*In light of the recent eclipse glasses recall, please exercise caution and follow these tips and tricks to tell if your eclipse glasses or handheld solar viewers are safe.*
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Catamount Institute – Watch the partial eclipse take place over the course of three hours at the Catamount Institute’s viewing party with wide open spaces available in Sondermann Park, available viewing glasses, and the chance to craft an eclipse viewer to take home.
Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum – Stop by the museum during the eclipse for a drop-in craft and activity to learn more about the “Great American Eclipse.”
Cheyenne Mountain State Park – Take a guided hike during the first half of the eclipse on Raccoon Ridge and Boulder Run trails ending at the park’s amphitheater where the maximum unobstructed coverage of the sun can be viewed. Eclipse glasses will be available at the park while supplies last.
503W – Test space-themed trivial skills after the eclipse at 503W along with dinner and a beverage.
Space Foundation Discovery Center – View the eclipse at the Space Foundation Discovery Center along with half price admission, telescopes for viewing and live feed from different U.S. total solar eclipse locations.
Florissant Fossil Beds – Join park staff to celebrate the partial solar eclipse and learn how to safely view the eclipse by making pinhole cameras.
Penrose Library – This viewing party has no registration required. The Penrose library will offer safety glasses to view the eclipse and light snacks while supplies last.
SunWater Spa – Enjoy a chakra crystal set and solar eclipse glasses! Experience a crystal ceremony, chakra yoga, and live music from The Cosmic Yoga Goats. Add on a soak in SunWater Spa's mineral-water pools to you experience for an additional $10.
Goat Patch Brewing Company – Enjoy a pint and a spectacular view at the Goat Patch Brewing Company solar eclipse viewing party. Each table is stocked with eclipse safety glasses while supplies last. Stop by and enjoy a view and some grub!
Woodland Park – Join the Woodland Country Lodge Pub for lunch and get a free pair of NASA approved viewing glasses with the purchase of a lunch special.
For more information about things to do near Pikes Peak, visit our activity guide.