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Wild Center logoTupper Lake, N.Y. - To celebrate the Apr. 8 total solar eclipse, The Wild Center will open its 115-acre campus from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apr. 6-8 for a weekend of eclipse themed activities. Highlights of the event include glass blowing demonstrations from The Corning Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop, commemorative eclipse tattoos from Plain Jane Tattoos, solar-powered maple tastings and tours, and more!…

ROOST - Adirondacks USALake Placid, NY (March 26, 2024) – The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) has established a helpline in preparation for the upcoming solar eclipse to share information and answer questions that may arise in the days leading up to the event.

The dedicated phone line (518-621-3682) is available through April 8, staffed by a team of ROOST employees who will be on hand to answer questions regarding events, viewing locations, safety considerations, parking and other questions that may arise.

We Are NYTwo Weeks Ahead of First Total Solar Eclipse Over New York State in 99 Years, Governor Hochul Reminds New Yorkers of State Efforts to Ensure a Safe Viewing Experience for This Once-In-A-Generation Event

Since October 2022, Interagency Task Force Convened by Governor Hochul Has Been Working With Local Authorities to Prepare

Governor Hochul Cautions Travelers to Prepare for High Volume of Traffic and Reminds New Yorkers to Use Proper Eye Protection During Eclipse

Governor Hochul Releases Buffalo Bills PSA With Safety Tips Here

State Parks Across New York and NASA to Hold Events on April 8 and Weeks Leading Up to the Event 

Two weeks ahead of the April 8 eclipse, Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state’s preparations to ensure everyone can have a safe and memorable viewing experience. In October 2022, Governor Hochul convened an Interagency Task Force comprised of nearly two dozen state agencies and authorities. The Task Force has been collaborating for the past 17 months on plans to ensure everyone can safely enjoy the eclipse. New York State is expecting hundreds of thousands of visitors, and Governor Hochul is reminding travelers of several tips to ensure the smoothest possible experience for everyone.

We Are NYNew York State Will Distribute Limited Edition I LOVE NY Eclipse Glasses at 30 Locations Throughout the State – Including New York State Welcome Centers and Select Service Areas Along NYS Thruway

Urges New York Stargazers to be Wary of Scams, Fake Merchandise and Phony Accommodation Listings

Announces Expansion of Ongoing I LOVE NY Eclipse Safety Awareness Campaign to Include Messaging Promoting Glasses Distribution Across the State

Builds on Statewide Preparations for Once-in-a-Generation Celestial Event

Governor Kathy Hochul today launched a statewide effort to protect New Yorkers ahead of the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8. The effort includes statewide distribution of limited-edition I LOVE NY eclipse glasses at 30 locations throughout the state – including New York State Welcome Centers and select service areas along the NYS Thruway – as well as a reminder for stargazers to be wary of scams, fake merchandise and phony accommodation listings. In addition, the Governor expanded an I LOVE NY campaign to urge New Yorkers to take proper safety precautions during the eclipse. Today’s announcement builds on previous actions to prepare the state, as well as New York stargazers, for the once-in-a-generation celestial event.

Destiny USA solar eclipse glassesSign up for Destiny USA’s Email List and Receive FREE Solar Eclipse Glasses

Syracuse, NY (March 14, 2024) – Destiny USA is excited to announce a special giveaway event in anticipation of the upcoming solar eclipse. As part of our commitment to providing unique experiences for our customers, starting on Friday, March 15th, Destiny USA will be offering free solar eclipse glasses to those who sign up for our mailing list. Customers who sign up for the Destiny USA mailing list will have the opportunity to pick up their free solar eclipse glasses at the guest services desk located on level 1 under the Carousel. The eclipse glasses will provide a safe and enjoyable viewing experience for this rare celestial event.

GCVM_Photo1 - EclipseMumford, N.Y. – Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY, will celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse with a four-day Solar Spectacle Festival, coming up Friday, April 5, through Monday, April 8. The living history museum will experience 3 minutes and 32 seconds of totality, and offers a limited number of visitors the once-in-a-century opportunity to experience totality in a 19th-century Historic Village.

Celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse at the Hudson River MuseumYonkers, NY, (March 11, 2024)—A total solar eclipse is the rarest and most spectacular of all astronomical events. On Monday, April 8, our region will experience one—the last chance we’ll get until 2079! Celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event at the Hudson River Museum! Enjoy an array of special programs for all ages leading up to the event, including day and evening in-person talks with former NASA astronaut Ron Garan. Purchase custom HRM solar eclipse glasses online and in the Museum Shop while supplies last. 

Hornell Solar eclipse PosterHornell, N.Y. – Hornell NY is directly in the path of the April 8th, 2024 Eclipse, while Hornell is not in totality, we will see a deep partial meaning that the sun will be blocked at 99.74%, and will 100% need glasses to view safely.  The best way to get glasses is to attend the Solar Event at Shawmut Park in Hornell hosted by the Friends of the Hornell Public Library and its sponsors.  Thanks to grants to the Hornell Library, and donations from NASA, Explore Steuben, and other agencies.  Additionally, every student from the Hornell School District will be getting glasses sent home with them the day of the eclipse.

Three Brothers Cosmic CollectionEmbark on a Cosmic Journey with Three Brothers Wineries' Spectacular Tribute to the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse

Geneva, NY – As the world eagerly awaits the awe-inspiring phenomenon of the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, Three Brothers Wineries is proud to announce the launch of their limited edition Cosmic Collection, designed to commemorate this celestial event in style. Crafted with passion and innovation, each product in the Cosmic Collection offers a unique experience.

We Are NYLeading Up to April 8Events Across the State Will Invite Visitors to Learn About the Eclipse and Ways to Stay Safe While Viewing It

A Variety of Viewing Events to Be Held Inside and Outside of the Path of Totality on April 8 

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced New York State Parks and Historic Sites will host a range of events and activities to celebrate the rare total solar eclipse passing through Western New York, the Finger Lakes, and the Adirondacks on April 8, 2024. This cosmic event happens once every 400 years in the same location. Events will be held both where the eclipse will be fully visible across a narrow route, referred to as the path of totality, and where visitors can experience a rare partial eclipse throughout the rest of the state. …

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