Save the Date – April 8, 2024

Arrive Early. Stay Late. Stay Put.

Exciting things are being planned all over Van Wert County! Don’t miss this opportunity of a lifetime. Camping spaces bookable April 4th through April 8th, 2024. Two-night minimum is required.

Camping Information

We encourage you to join us for a unique Total Eclipse viewing experience! For additional questions, give our office a call at 419-238-9270. TWO DAY MINIMUM REQUIRED. No refunds will be granted.

  • Primitive and Motorhome/RV
    • 1 vehicle per campsite
    • No guaranteed use of awnings
    • No camp fires or fireworks
    • Spots are 20′ wide
  • Two- day minimum
    • Includes 2 adults and 2 children. $5 for each additional child.
  • Bring your own golf carts! $25 for the weekend with proof of insurance.
  • Water and 30 amp electric is included where available. Some spaces may require a 50 amp adapter.
  • Dump station available. There is NO sewer hook-up.
  • Restrooms and heated showers available onsite.
  • 11:00 pm – 7:00 am quiet time
  • Pets allowed (see updated policy)

Quick Facts

  • The last solar eclipse in Ohio was in 1806
  • Only 15 visible in the US since 1867
  • Last one until 2044
  • Next one in Ohio – 2444
  • Will travel across Van Wert County – starting 1:54 pm ending 4:27 pm. Totality 3:08 – 3:12 
  • We will experience full darkness!

Throughout Van Wert county, you can expect family-friendly activities, entertainment, shopping and more. We can’t wait to be your lodging choice at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds for this unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Eclipse Simulator

Additional Eclipse Information

More Activities in Van Wert County

Main Street Van Wert

Total Eclipse of a DORA Crawl

Come join us in the Van Wert downtown district for our DORA Crawl! Friends, drinks and love entertainment, what’s better than that?!