TSP’S 2024 Total Solar Eclipse and Star Party Event Packages Still Available For April 8th, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse


Texas Star Party, Inc. TSP’s 2024 Total Solar Eclipse and Star Party Event Poster. Event venue location is 7/10’s of a mile west of the center line of the eclipse shadow. Totality is 4 minutes and 23.5 seconds.

As of November 20, 2023

Remaining Event Packages Include:

  • 17 Hotel Rooms
    • NOTE: 2 rooms with interconnecting door are still available for a group of 4 to 6 attendees.
    • if connecting door is unlocked:
      (This would provide 2 Queen size beds and 2 twin beds, plus each room has its own b
      athroom facilities.)
    • Must request this combination by sending an email to tsphousing@texasstarparty.org to determine if still available.
  • 6 Family Rooms
  • 193 Dormitory Bunk Beds Gender Male
  • 200 Dormitory Bunk Beds Gender Female
  • 0 RV Sites
  • 185 Tent/Dry Camping (This is based on each individual and not the tent/dry camp site)

Texas Star Party, Inc. is hosting:

A 4 night (April 5th to 9th, 2024) total solar eclipse and star party event complete with accommodations, meals, featured, guest speakers, fun activities and special guests. TSP staff will be setting an observing field with electrical power and telescopes to take you on a tour of our universe, both during the day time and at night under total dark (no white light) rules.

Our Guest speakers include:

  • Dan McGlaun-Veteran Solar Eclipse Chaser
  • David Kipping, PhD. associate professor-Exoplanet and Exomoon researcher with Columbia University
  • Ted Saker, Esquire-Veteran Eclipse Chaser and astro-imager

Special Guests attending include:

  • Accuweather’s Bill Wadell and a as yet to be named photographer
  • AAS-Sky and Telescope magazine’s science Editor Camille Carlisle.

TSP staff will have a movie marathon showing throughout the day and evening when the auditorium is not being used for presentations. Why see the April Total Solar Eclipse alone? See it with friends and make new friends. And why just go and see just a total solar eclipse when you can participate in event hosted by an organization that has been hosting week long amateur astronomy events since 1979. Our venue, Latham Springs Camp and Retreat Center is located on 400 acres of beautiful rolling hills along the Big Bend of the Brazos River just 25 minutes southwest of Hillsboro, Texas. The city that Astronomy magazine rated as the 7th best out of 20 places in the USA to observe the April 8th, 2024 total solar eclipse and the 4th best location in Texas. And our venue is just 45 minutes northwest of Waco, Texas. Come and stay with TSP and our TSP family of volunteers will welcome you home to Texas. The skies are really dark…”Deep In The heart of Texas!” Come and join us in April 2024 and miss all the traffic! We have a Big Texas Howdy waiting for you!

To Book your Event Pass based on  your selection of accommodation type.

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Thank you and have a great day!