Bill Nye, the Science Guy, to appear in Central Texas for April 8th’s total solar eclipse | San Antonio

Bill Nye “the Science Guy” will be headlining a two-day Texas Hill Country camping experience on April 7-8 in Fredericksburg, as part of the Eclipse-O-Rama event hosted by The Planetary Society. Nye, who is also the leader of the organization, will be joined by a lineup of science-enthused speakers such as YouTuber Mark Rober, science educator Science Bob, and Planetary Society radio host Sarah Al-Ahmed.

The festival will offer various activities, food, and the opportunity to watch the total solar eclipse with Nye himself. Tickets for the Eclipse-O-Rama festival are priced at $325 per person, covering daytime programming from Sunday through Monday night. Children aged 5 and younger can attend for free. However, attendance at the event is exclusive to Planetary Society members. If you are not a member, you can become one by paying a one-time annual fee of $50 during the Eclipse-O-Rama registration process.

The festival will take place at 3319 Lower Crabapple Road. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

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