Solar Eclipse in Ellijay - Why 99% is still awesome!
Ellijay, Georgia is only going to view a 99% Full Solar Eclipse, but that is still AWESOME! There are some perks... less crowds, available lodging, viewing parties at the vineyards, Carter's Lake and other great places. If you haven't made plans for August 21, check out what Ellijay is doing for the Solar Eclipse.
Scheduled Viewing Events:
Other safe public viewing locations we encourage:
Click Here for a full list of our lodging partners. Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals will place glasses in your cabin with advance reservations. They also have a viewing area by their office available, but parking will be limited. Wilderness View Cabins is waiving their two night minimum for that Monday. The Gilmer Chamber is no longer selling Solar Eclipse Glasses, due to any potential liability. If you have purchased glasses from the Gilmer Chamber you may bring the glasses to us for a refund. No refunds will be given without the glasses being returned. There will be no school for Gilmer County schools that day, so no school traffic and kids can participate in this epic natural event. Whether you live locally or coming to visit for the event. Ellijay is 99% the place to be in North Georgia for the solar eclipse on August 21. www.exploretheellijays.com