On Monday, April 8, 2024, people within a 124-mile-wide band in the state of Ohio will experience a total solar eclipse Areas in Ohio that are outside the path of totality will experience a partial eclipse. A total solar eclipse is a rare and spectacular event. On average, one happens somewhere on the Earth only once every 1.5 years. Only 21 total solar eclipses have crossed the lower 48 states in the entire existence of the United States. The last total solar eclipse visible in Ohio was in 1806. The next total solar eclipse in Ohio will be in the year 2099. The Champaign County Visitors Bureau is working hard to provide visitors, residents and businesses with information about what to expect, where to view, and what events are happening throughout the area. The website will be updated frequently as more information is received! Stay Tuned!