Solar Eclipse 2024: Military Tribute

202408apr11:00 am4:00 pmSolar Eclipse 2024: Military Tribute11:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00) The Shops at Perry Crossing, 2499 Perry Crossing Way, Plainfield, IN 46168CategoryCommunity Event,Fair/Festival,Free,Outdoors,Shopping EventFilterFreeSeasonalEclipse

Event Details

The Shops at Perry Crossing announced today it will host their Solar Eclipse 2024: Military Tribute event on Monday, April 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to witness a total eclipse of the sun, in collaboration with local military branches and groups. This event is supported by Visit Hendricks County, Town of Plainfield and York Automotive Jeep.

The Solar Eclipse 2024: Military Tribute event will include interactive activities and displays from
local military branches, including the Army, Navy, Marines, Air & Space Force, National Guard and Coast Guard. We will have a ‘Veterans Remembered’ window display for guests to leave photos and notes honoring those who served. ​​Visit Hendricks County tourism will provide a free pair of glasses to the first 5,000 guests to safely watch the total solar eclipse.

Offerings from local military branches include:
Air Force: Bomb suits to try on and a virtual reality experience
Marines: Interactive 16-wheeler vehicle with virtual reality and photo opportunities
National Guard: Humvee and obstacle course

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public—no tickets required. Guests are encouraged to shop and dine at The Shops at Perry Crossing throughout the day of the event. For updated information about the event, visit


(Monday) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-04:00)



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