Solar Eclipse

On Sunday, August 20, 2017, Happy Hollow will be distributing certified solar eclipse glasses with paid entry into our park. One per person, while supplies last!

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. In celebration of this historic event, Happy Hollow will distribute a limited supply of special viewing glasses with each paid entry courtesy of our partners, Happy Hollow Foundation, One pair of glasses per person with paid entry while supplies last!

Happy Hollow will be open at 9:00 am on August 21st for guests wishing to view the eclipse inside the gates of Happy Hollow - a small supply of special viewing glasses will be available on a first come first serve basis that morning. Happy Hollow Members receive free admission for this event and regular admission will apply to nonmembers. 

Activities for the family will be available from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
A viewing area will be setup in the meadow. 
Even without your special viewing glasses - come see how the animal residents react to "night time in the day time"! 

This historical event will begin at 9:05 AM. The eclipse will peak (in our area) at 10:15:51 am PDT, when the moon obscures 74% of the sun.

Questions, please contact Guest Services, 408-794-6400. 

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