Presented by North Georgia Technical College

Watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse in Blairsville, GA. Blairsville-Union County is in the path of the total solar eclipse that will cross the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017, and it was recently named one of the best places to watch the Eclipse in Georgia. The Partial Phase starts at 1:05pm and Totality begins at 2:34pm. Blairsville will receive 1 minute and 58 seconds of totality!

Reservations are filling up quickly, so book your place to stay today!

T-shirts and viewing glasses are available to purchase leading up to the event and on the day of the Great American Eclipse. Stop by the Chamber offices at 129 Union County Recreation Road, call 706-745-5789 or email

Mark your calendar for this once in a lifetime event that you won't want to miss!

NASA Astronaut and International Space Station Commander, Dr. Leroy Chiao will be in Blairsville to speak about the Solar Eclipse on Sunday, August 20, 2017. Time and location are TBD, but check back for more details on this exciting event! 

Glasses and T-shirts

Eclipse viewing glasses and Blairsville Eclipse Experience T-shirts are for sale at the Welcome Center, while supplies last. Remember that you should not look at the Solar Eclipse without proper eye wear.  

Glasses are $2 each.


T-shirts are $13 each for sizes S - XL.
XXL shirts are $15 each.
XXXL shirts aare $17 each.

Local Events:

Branan Lodge/Wesley Mountain Village Viewing Party

Crossing Creeks Eclipse Party

Get Off The Grid Fest

Paradise Hills Winery & Spa Eclipse Viewing Party

The Great Eclipse Weekend At Walnut Hollow Ranch

Learn More About the Eclipse:

Eclipse Write-ups:

Alternate Viewing Areas:

Rabun County, Georgia

Franklin, North Carolina