Solar Festival at Yellowstone Nature Connection

The Great American Solar Eclipse is coming to West Yellowstone!

Yellowstone Nature Connection promotes science and fun in one very special event, a solar eclipse on our campus! While we are not in the path of totality, we are pretty close, at 98.7%! So why not come out and celebrate Earth’s favorite star, our Sun.

The Great American Eclipse Solar Glasses

Get Your Solar Glasses HERE!


We have Pinhole viewers, buy them for $1.00

On August 21st:

  • Landscape and/or Flower Photography by Carolyn Fox
  • Make & Bake Solar Ovens $2 (Making S’Mores)
  • Make & Take Solar Bracelets $2
  • Watching the Sun Safely – The Countdown
  • Learn how to make sun tea
  • 50/50 Raffle: One Ticket $2, 6 Tickets $10, and Arm’s Length (13 tickets) for $20
  • Plus: In case of clouds or bad weather: MegaWebcam by NASA

AND Prizes for the

  • Most decorated solar glasses,
  • Best drawings of the solar event,
  • Coolest photograph of #SolarFestYNC

Here’s to hoping for very sunny weather, beautiful clear skies and tons of fun! Hope to see you here!


  • August 21st
  • 9 am to 4 pm
  • The Solar Eclipse starts around 10 am and goes through completion at 1:45 pm
  • 10 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT: Map
  • Phone: 406-646-7557
  • Email:


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