Dubois County, located in southern Indiana, is a destination to experience the North American total solar eclipse. Sitting in the path of totality, Dubois County will experience darkness for approximately 3 minutes and 42 seconds just before 3:04pm EST on April 8, 2024. With ease of access off Interstate 64, Ferdinand and Huntingburg exits will be the gateways for traffic to flow into the communities including Jasper, where a wide variety of events are planned. Hotel accomodations, vacation rentals, and camping sites are still available. To view lodging, viewing locations, and events, click on the interactive map below and make your plans today!

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Your Guide for Instant Darkness

Plan Ahead to Make Your Memories Great and Your Worries Small


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View a list of hotels, camp sites and vacation rentals

About our Area

Learn more about Jasper, Huntingburg, Ferdinand, Patoka Lake and all Dubois County has to offer.

Get Ready For the Eclipse

Follow these checklists for the best eclipse experience

Nearby Attractions

Listed here you will find nearby attractions to experience that are worth the drive  while visiting the rolling hills of southern Indiana.

Information for Dubois County Residents

Enhance your experience by taking home memorability to capsulate this once in a lifetime event

Key Experiences

Enjoy the Day in the Dark All Weekend Long from the Castle on The Hills of Ferdinand, Click Here for Details
All Aboard A Train Ride Into Total Darkness, Click Here for Details


01mar10:00 amEclipse Exhibit

07mar6:00 pm7:30 pmDiamond Painting Moon & Sun Coaster Class

11mar3:00 pm7:00 pmTotally Awesome Eclipse Party

12mar6:00 pm7:30 pmStar Door Decor

16mar10:00 am11:30 amMake Your Own Box Pinhole Projector

17mar2:00 pm3:30 pmSpace Lego Tournament

20mar6:00 pm7:00 pmSTEM for Preschoolers

23mar10:00 am11:30 amMoon Dough Craft

24mar1:00 pm2:30 pmAliens Among Us - Alien Recycled Art

25mar10:00 am2:00 pmBuzz Lightyear Party

25mar10:00 am2:00 pmSolar Eclipse Bingo

27mar10:00 am2:00 pmGalaxy Paint Day


02apr10:00 am11:00 amSun, Moon, and Stars Storytime

03apr6:00 pm7:00 pmCraft of the Month: Eclipse Time

04apr4:00 pm5:30 pmOctober Sky Interactive Movie

04apr4:00 pm5:30 pmCuriosity Café: Solar Eclipse Party

04apr4:00 pm8:00 pmDowntown Chowdown

05apr(apr 5)12:00 am09(apr 9)11:59 pmA Day in the Dark at the Dome

05apr(apr 5)10:00 am07(apr 7)5:00 pmSolar Stroll

05apr(apr 5)10:00 am08(apr 8)6:00 pmHuntingburg Eclipse

06apr(apr 6)8:00 am08(apr 8)5:00 pmRooted Artisan Market

06apr11:00 am1:00 pmMusic on Main

06apr(apr 6)2:00 pm07(apr 7)4:00 pmMovies on Main

06apr7:30 pmLea Salonga in Concert

07apr5:00 pm8:00 pmLive Music on High Pointe

08apr7:00 am7:00 pmTotal Eclipse in the Park

08apr11:00 am6:00 pmSultan's Run Eclipse from the Fairways

08apr1:00 pm5:00 pmLive Music in the Courtyard Tent

08apr2:00 pm4:00 pmSpirit of Jasper Train Ride with Eclipse Viewing

Places to Stay


Comfort Inn & Suites

123 Scenic Hills Ct.
Ferdinand, Indiana 812.998.2121

Benedictine Hospitality Center

841 E. 14th St.
Ferdinand, IN
800.880.2777 or 812.367.1411

Quality Inn & Suites

440 S. Main St.
Ferdinand, IN

Clarion Pointe

272 Brucke Strasse
Jasper, IN
800.742.7482 or 812.482.6000

Comfort Inn & Suites

1970 Hospitality Dr.
Jasper, IN

Fairfield Inn & Suites

333 River Centre Landing
Jasper, IN

Hampton Inn

355 3rd Ave.
Jasper, IN
800.HAMPTON or 812.481.1888

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

2000 Hospitality Dr.
Jasper, IN
888.HOLIDAY or 812.482.3344

Super 8

75 Indiana St.
Jasper, IN
800.4CHOICE or 812.481.2008

SureStay Plus by Best Western

951 Wernsing Rd.
Jasper, IN
800.780.7234 or 812.482.5555

Quality Inn

406 E. 22nd St.
Huntingburg, IN
800.228.5151 or 812.683.2334

Other Lodging Options

Dubois County Fairgrounds

4157 Indiana 162
Huntingburg, IN 47542

Hill Springs Campground

Dubois, IN 47527

Sisters of St. Benedict

841 E. 14th St.
Ferdinand, IN
800.880.2777 or 812.367.1411

AIRBNB Options

Throughout Dubois County

River House Bed & Breakfast

410 Riverside Dr.
Jasper, IN

Winfeld West Bed & Breakfast

325 W. 6th St.
Jasper, IN

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