Friday, April 05, 2024 - Monday, April 08, 2024

Mena Eclipse-mas Festival

Janssen Park

What to know

Making plans to travel to a great location for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse? Join us in beautiful Janssen Park for four days of Eclipse-mas Festival, April 5th - 8th, 2024. There will be free, live concerts, arts & crafts, great food vendors, performance arts, and a kids corner with lots of activities. Please go to for additional information.

Reasons to view the Total Eclipse in Mena:
  • Four minutes, seven seconds of total eclipse
  • Vast rural areas with little to no light pollution
  • Home to beautiful Rich Mountain - Arkansas' second highest peak with 360 views and the gateway to the Talimena National Scenic Byway
  • Hone of two incredible Arkansas State Parks: Queen Wilhelmina State Park and Cossatot State Park
  • Location of the Ouachita National Forest, one of the nations oldest forests, and the Ouachita Mountains - the only range in the U.S. that runs east to west
  • An abundance of natural forest, creeks, lakes, and rivers, hiking/biking trails, arts district, parks, museums, and a wonderful history of being a welcoming, friendly place.
7th Street
Mena, AR 71953