Missouri Wine Country: The Perfect Eclipse Destination

Time is running out! You only have a couple of weeks to plan your Total Solar Eclipse getaway. We suggest you spend the day at one of Missouri’s scenic wineries. Several wineries are hosting special events in conjunction with the eclipse. From live music to a balloon glow, Missouri’s wineries offer an amazing experience you won’t soon forget. Some wineries require reservations; call ahead to ensure ticket and space availability. Then pack up your lawn chairs or blankets and set out on your eclipse expedition. Visit Missouri Wines events calendar for more detailed information about the following solar eclipse events.

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7C’s Winery 

Solar Eclipse Watch Party – August 21 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Walnut Grove

Features:

  • Bring your picnic basket; 7C’s Winery will provide the Bratwurst
  • Solar eclipse glasses for sale or view the eclipse with a pinhole projector at the winery

www.7cswinery.com/events.html; 417-788-2263

RSVP on 7C’s Winery’s Facebook page

Cave Vineyard 

Total Solar Eclipse – August 21 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Ste. Genevieve

Features:

  • Complimentary snacks and special drinks
  • RV parking available by reservation only
  • Solar eclipse glasses available for $1 while supplies last

cavevineyard.com/news/; 573-543-5299

Charleville Vineyard Winery & Microbrewery

Short Black Sun Boar & Brew Eclipse Party – August 21 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Ste. Genevieve

Cost: $43.47, ages 12+; $21.74, ages 5 to 12; Free for ages 4 and under

Features:

  • Included in ticket price: all-you-can-eat roasted pig luncheon with sides, first glass of wine, beer or root beer, solar eclipse glasses, live entertainment and seating

www.charlevillevineyard.com; 573-756-4537

Cooper’s Oak Winery

Eclipse Party – August 21 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Higbee

Features:

  • Food available for purchase
  • Free solar eclipse glasses
  • Unobstructed viewing
  • Wine tastings

660-456-7660

Dale Hollow Winery

Eclipse Party – August 21 (11 a.m.), Stover

Features:

  • The first 30 guests receive solar eclipse glasses
  • Custom made Eclipse label stickers

573-569-0094

Edg-Clif Winery

Solar Eclipse Party – August 21 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Potosi

*Cost: $30/person, $45/couple – Must be 21+ to purchase tickets

Features:

  • BBQ lunch
  • Live music
  • Solar eclipse glasses
  • Special edition Chambourcin Eclipse wine with a commemorative label

Purchase tickets through Edg-Clif Winery’s Facebook page

573-438-4741

Fence Stile Vineyards & Winery

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Viewing Party – August 21 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Excelsior Springs

*Cost: $50/person

Features:

  • Combo event: education session, August 13; viewing party, August 21
  • Toast the celestial event with a glass of wine and special Eclipse food menu

www.fencestile.com/calendar.html; 816-500-6465

Hummingbird Vineyard & Winery 

Black Out Party! – August 21 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Mexico

Feature:

  • Solar eclipse glasses available for $3/each while supplies last

www.hummingbirdwinery.com/winery-events-mexico-mo; 573-582-7425

Jowler Creek Vineyard & Winery

Kansas City Eclipse & Sips Festival – August 18 – 21 (hours & costs vary)

Features:

  • Educational events
  • Limited edition Eclipse & Sips wine glass
  • Live music
  • Solar eclipse glasses while supplies last
  • View the stars through one of the largest privately-owned telescopes in the Midwest
  • Wine tastings

www.jowlercreek.com/events.html; 816-858-5528

Les Bourgeois Vineyards

A Blufftop Eclipse & Moonshine Release – August 19 – August 21 (hours var), Rocheport

*Free and open to the public

Features:

  • Cocktail samples
  • Extended menu options at the A-Frame
  • Live music

missouriwine.com/2017/a-blufftop-eclipse/; 800-690-1830

Mount Pleasant Estates

Great American Solar Eclipse Watch Party – August 21 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Augusta

Features:

  • Live music by Ticket to the Beatles
  • Complimentary wine tour
  • Solar eclipse glasses available for $2.50/each while supplies last

mountpleasant.com/great-american-eclipse/; 636-482-9463

Serenity Valley Winery

Sip to the Eclipse – August 19, 12 to 4 p.m.; August 20, 7 to 10 p.m.; August 21, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fulton

Features:

  • Balloon Glow
  • Camp sites
  • DJ
  • Food trucks
  • Live classic rock music performed by Open Road
  • Yard games

www.serenitywinerymo.com; 573-642-6958

Stone Hill Winery

Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Party – August 21 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.), Hermann

Features:

  • Box lunches available for purchase
  • Complimentary wine tours
  • Solar eclipse glasses available while supplies last

stonehillwinery.com; 573-486-3479

Twin Oaks Vineyard & Winery

Solar Eclipse Party – August 21 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.), Farmington

Features:

  • Celestial and eclipse themed food and drink specials
  • Live music by Deja Vu
  • Solar eclipse glasses available for purchase

www.twinoaksvineyard.com; 573-756-6500

Villa Antonio Winery

Total Eclipse – August 21 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Hillsboro

*Cost: $20 parking passes

Features:

  • Chef Bruce Special BBQ plates will be available for purchase
  • Live music with Scott Laythan and Karl Holmes

villaantoniowinery.com/index.php/events-calendar/; 636-475-5008

Vox Vineyards

Solar Eclipse 2017 Watch Party – August 21 (11:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.), Kansas City

*Cost: $45/person

Features:

  • Picnic lunch
  • Wine tasting

www.voxvineyards.com/calendar/solar-eclipse-2017-watch-party-august/; 816-354-4903

Missouri wineries are a popular destination for people who want to experience the Total Solar Eclipse in a unique and memorable way. Some winery events are already sold out. Contact your favorite winery to save your spot today!

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