Saturday, April 06, 2024 - Monday, April 08, 2024

Solar Fest at Dee's Barn

Dee's Barn & Venue
View of a large beautiful wooden barn behind a wooden bridge over a stream.
Enjoy the 2024 Solar Eclipse in beautiful Ashdown, Arkansas!...
View of large wooden barn.
Make your reservations now to be a part of this historic event!...
View of inside of barn, set with various round tables and flowers.
Our beautiful space will be filled with vendors, live music, and activities for the whole family dur...
Event flyer with information on the weekend Solar Fest event.
It's a whole weekend of fun!...
Event flyer with information on the Solar Viewing Lunch.
A special Solar Viewing Lunch event will be held at Dee's Barn & Venue....

What to know

Join us for a Solar Weekend of food, crafts and fun! Come on over to Ashdown, Arkansas located in Little River County. We border Oklahoma and Texas and are situated between the Little River and the Red River. Here in the Southwest Corner of Arkansas we will be seeing the Solar Eclipse 2024 in its totality. We will host an Arkansas' Got Talent Contest along with other entertainment over the weekend. During the Solar Fest, admission is $10 per day. This price covers parking. April 8, 2024, we are hosting a Solar Lunch Viewing Event, $ 40.00 per person. Price includes Southern Fried Catfish basket, parking and viewing.
Those making reservations ahead will also receive a Solar Gift Basket.

2024 Solar Eclipse Weekend - April 6th - 8th, 2024 Bounce Houses, Food, Games, Music and Vendors!

Hours: Saturday 4/6/2024 9a.m. – 11 p.m.

Sunday 4/7/2024 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Daily ticket pricing at the Gate: 5-11 $ 5.00 12-up $ 10.00

Schedule of Events

Saturday 4/6/2024

9 a.m. Vendor Booths Open

9 a.m. Luke Guthrie Music & Karaoke

11 a.m. The Moss Brothers Band

3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Texarkana Jazz Collective

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Joe Bateman and the 870 Boys

Sunday 4/7/2024

9 a.m. Vendor Booths Open

11 a.m. Luke Guthrie Music

1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Sunrise Cowboy Church Band

3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Paul Holder & The Hot Snakes

Solar Eclipse Lunch Event

Monday 4/8/2024

The package price is $ 40.00 per person. This price includes: parking, eclipse viewing, southern fried catfish basket and an eclipse gift. With no streetlights to hamper your viewing experience you can enjoy our rural community located at 122 Little River 11, Ashdown, Ar. 71822. Pop up tents and lawn chairs are welcome. Lunch baskets will be served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please make reservations no later than March 1st, 2024, in order to receive the gift basket. For further information please call (870) 542-6336 and leave a message. Your call will be returned as soon as possible. To learn more about Dee’s Barn & Venue see us at

Vendors of all sorts are welcome! For further Festival and Vendor information contact Dee's Barn & Venue, 122 Little River 11, Ashdown, Ar. 71822 (870) 542-6336. Check out our website to learn more about our Venue.

Along with the Ashdown and Foreman City Parks, Millwood State Park, White Cliffs Recreation Area & Campgrounds, we are the home of country music star, Tracy Lawrence. For other events, keep an eye out on the website and check with the Little River Chamber of Commerce (870) 898-2758.