Eclipse Party Ideas

Are you ready for the big eclipse of 2017? If you're one of the hundreds of thousands of people who live or will be going to the "Path of Totality" to view the total eclipse then you'll want to be prepared. Officials are predicting heavy traffic throughout the path during the eclipse which means you'll want to get where you're going in plenty of time and be prepared to stay for a while. We'll be gathering with lots of friends and family to view this historic event and will have eclipse related foods and drinks to make the event into a party.

Love these eclipse viewing party ideas! Food, drinks, and music!
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Here's a glimpse at what we'll be having at our viewing party.

Fun ideas for an eclipse viewing party. Food, drink, and music ideas!

Eclipse gum / Eclipse tshirt / Blue Moon Beer


We'll also have these eclipse themed foods:

  • Sandwiches on croissants, since they're shaped like the crescent moon
  • Chocolate and vanilla flavor Oreos, because they resemble the sun and moon.


Here's a list of fun drink possibilities to have at an eclipse party:

  • Sunkist
  • Sundrop
  • Moonshine
  • Blue Moon Beer
  • Corona


And a very appropriate eclipse playlist:

  • Bad Moon Rising
  • Blue Moon
  • Moondance
  • Total Eclipse of the Heart
  • Fly me to the Moon
  • Dancing in the Moonlight
  • Bark at the Moon
  • Walking on the Moon
  • I'll follow the Sun
  • Island in the Sun



***Be sure to wear ISO and CE certified eclipse glasses to prevent any damage to your eyes!***


Will you be watching it? What are some ways you'll be celebrating? We'd love to know!



1 comment

  1. I am definitely watching but it will only be a partial eclipse here. Our viewing time is 2:41 pm. I ordered glasses last week and probably will watch with my father-in-law who pulled out the goggles that he wore in his army days for eye protection while testing atomic bombs. I think his eyes should be well protected! :)

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