Special Alert

Eclipse Viewing from Sanford Stadium

  • August 21, 2017
  • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: Sanford Stadium
  • 100 Sanford Dr. 
  • Athens, GA
  • Price: Free
  • Time: From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The University of Georgia will open Sanford Stadium for viewing of the total eclipse of the sun on August 21. There will be optimal views of the eclipse, with 99.1% of the blackout visible from the stadium according to the UGA Department of Geography. The jumbo screen will be showing views of the eclipse from around the world. The first 5,000 people who come to the “Eclipse Blackout” will get free viewing glasses, and concessions will be available.

The stadium will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. with peak darkness arriving at 2:38 p.m.

Sanford Stadium
100 Sanford Dr.