12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Albany Skyway

Broadway at Clinton Avenue


The Downtown Albany BID and City of Albany host Eclipse Day on the Skyway with DJ Tall Matt on April 8, 2024 from 12:00 PM-4:00 PM.

Join us on the Skyway in downtown Albany to take in this once in a lifetime cosmic event, as legendary DJ Tall Matt sets the mood. The first 500 guests to arrive will receive a pair of one-of-a-kind commemorative #AlbToTheCore eclipse viewing glasses

To everyone watching in Albany, the eclipse will begin at 2:12 PM, reaching a peak totality of 96.6% at 3:26 PM, and ending at 4:36 PM. Stop by on your lunch break before the eclipse to snag your glasses and enjoy ice cream from Boozy Moo! while you wait for the show to start. Popcorn will be provided courtesy of ParkAlbany. 

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Parking is available at the nearby Quackenbush Garage (25 Orange St.) and Quackenbush Parking Lot (45 Montgomery St.) Handicap parking and EV charging spaces are available at both locations. Parking rates vary by location, for more information visit https://parkalbany.com/find-parking.

Solar Viewing Safety

#AlbToTheCore Eclipse Glasses User Safety Information

*The #AlbToTheCore eclipse viewing glasses meet the requirements for ISO 12312-2 certification for safe solar viewing. All attendees, especially members of the community with sensitive eyes, and parents of young children, are urged to take special precaution that glasses are worn correctly and remain unaltered and free of damage/defects to ensure safe viewing. It is never safe to look directly into the sun for prolonged periods of time. By attending Eclipse Day on the Skyway, you acknowledge that you are viewing the eclipse at your own risk. Read guidance from the AAS on safe solar viewing here