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April 8, 2024

Solar Eclipse

See This Cosmic Coastal Event in Corpus Christi, Texas

Extend your beach vacation and coast in for the Great North American Eclipse this April! Learn more about places to stay, events, and where to watch in the Gulf Coast Capital.

2024 Eclipse in Corpus Christi
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Safety Information

Stay informed before coasting in for the Solar Eclipse in Corpus Christi.

  • Heavy traffic is expected. Avoid traffic jams by extending your stay on the beach after the eclipse ends.
  • Plan for extra travel time to find parking or access to beaches, the state park, or national park before the event (eclipse starts at 11:55:48 AM).
  • Ensure your vehicle has plenty of fuel beforehand.
  • Do NOT park on highway shoulders, sides of the road, ditches, or center medians.
  • Never look directly at the sun during an eclipse without proper eclipse glasses.
  • ONLY use eclipse glasses that are CE and ISO certified.
  • Pack plenty of water, sunscreen, and snacks.
  • Ensure that children and pets are kept close in crowded eclipse-viewing areas.
  • Respect any specific guidelines or regulations put in place by local authorities to ensure a smooth and safe eclipse experience.

2023 Eclipse Map

GETTING HERE & GETTING HOME

 
Arrival By Land:

US 181  |  I-37  |  US 77/HWY 44

Driving Times To/From Major Cities:

San Antonio – 2 Hours | Mcallen – 2.5 Hours | Austin – 3.5 Hours | Houston – 3.5 Hours | Dallas/Fort Worth – 6 Hours

Arrival By Sea:

Corpus Christi Municipal Marina
400A N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Arrival By Air:

Houston – 45 Min. Flight | Dallas/Fort Worth – 1 Hour Flight

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