Total Solar Eclipse 2024 Countdown: News and Updates

On April 8, 2024, Cleveland will be in the path of totality for a total solar eclipse crossing North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada.

A total solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, completely blocking the face of the Sun. The sky will darken as if it were dawn or dusk.

2024 Total Solar Eclipse Timeline   
Eclipse starts: 1:59 p.m. EDT  
Totality begins: 3:13 p.m. EDT  
Maximum totality: 3:15 p.m. EDT  
Totality ends: 3:17 p.m. EDT  
Eclipse ends: 4:28 p.m. EDT 

City & County Buildings Closed to Public

On Monday, April 8, all city and county buildings will be closed to the public.

The city will be operating, and our staff members will be “all-hands on deck” to make sure all events run smoothly, but the buildings will be closed. We also encourage other employers to consider remote work if possible.  

Waste Collection Schedule

Please note that Monday, April 8, 2024, will be treated as a public holiday and city waste and recycling collection will be delayed by one day.