Solar Eclipse Celebration

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America. This will be the last total solar eclipse in Canada until 2044. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, blocking the Sun from view.

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Solar Eclipse Celebration at TTP

GUIDED TOURS ARE SOLD OUT

Celebrate the solar eclipse on April 8 with your friends and family at Tommy Thompson Park (TTP)!

While outside of the path of totality, viewers at TTP will experience a deep partial eclipse, with a magnitude of 99.56%. The eclipse will begin at 2:05 p.m., reach maximum coverage at about 3:20 p.m., and end at 4:41 p.m.

Book a guided hiking tour through Toronto’s Urban Wilderness and view the eclipse from one of TTP’s unique natural viewpoints!

Price: $15 + HST per ticket.

Each ticket includes a guided interpretive tour and a pair of ISO 12312-2 compliant solar eclipse glasses, which ticketholders will receive upon arrival.

Discounts:

  • Conservation Parks Members receive a 10% membership discount*
  • Orders of 4+ tickets receive a 10% family discount

*To receive your membership discount, please contact TRCA Visitor Services.

Purchase Solar Eclipse Glasses

SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES ARE SOLD OUT

Interested in viewing the eclipse from a different location? No problem! Purchase a pair of ISO 12312-2 compliant solar eclipse glasses today from Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and make the most of your eclipse experience. Your purchase supports TRCA education and outreach programs.

Solar eclipse viewers must be used to view the partial phases of the solar eclipse. If viewing the eclipse from outside of the path of totality, glasses must be worn for the entire duration of the eclipse.

Price: $10 + HST per pair.

Each purchase of glasses grants access to a curated package of digital resources related to the solar eclipse via a password protected website.

Discounts:

  • Conservation Parks Members receive a 10% membership discount*
  • Orders of 4+ glasses receive a 10% family discount

*To receive your membership discount, please contact TRCA Visitor Services.