The Great American Eclipse happens one week from today as the planning, preparations and anticipation continues and grows.

A three day festival at Patrick Henry Square is set to start on Saturday which features vendors, a kids zone sponsored by Vincennes PBS, live music, special performers and other activities.

Vincennes/Knox County Eclipse Facebook Page

vincenneseclipse.com webpage

The festival starts at 10am, Saturday, Sunday and Monday culminating with the 3:04-pm eclipse on Monday April 8th.

Local residents should expect an influx of people coming to view the eclipse with many areas offering camping and parking areas.

Traffic delays will be likely in the days leading up to and especially the day of the eclipse.