Come Celebrate the Solar Eclipse in McKinney
We're excited to welcome you to McKinney for this rare celestial event - taking place Monday, April 8, 2024 - at least rare to us in North Texas. Here, we'll be able to view the solar eclipse's totality for almost four full minutes and the partial eclipse before and after totality for a couple of hours! Check out the resources below to find McKinney hotels offering special rates for our out-of-town visitors, and information on things to do while in McKinney, and other information about the upcoming solar eclipse.
Also, watch for activities (to be announced) being planned for the weekend before and day of the eclipse.
Hotel Booking Information
Below are hotels that have set up special booking links for our Solar Eclipse visitors. (Click hotel name to access booking link.)
- Best Western Plus McKinney Inn & Suites
480 Wilson Creek Blvd. - 15% off best available rate. Book one of our newly renovated guest rooms at a special Solar Eclipse discount! All rates include a deluxe hot breakfast buffet, self-parking, and WiFi. Rate offering must be prepaid in full at time of booking. Rate will be available until the hotel sells out.
- Home 2 by Hilton
2631 S. Central Expwy. - Dates Offered: April 5-9, 2024. Rate based on availability and any changes to each reservation may result in a change of rate. 14 days Cancellation Policy - to avoid the first night cancellation penalty.
- Red Roof Inn & Conference Center
1300 N. Central Expwy. - 10% off regular rate. Cutoff to book with this link is 30 days prior to arrival. Cancellations must be by 4 p.m. the same day.
- SpringHill Suites by Marriott
2660 S. Central Expwy. - Enjoy 10% off your stay when you book early! 1,000 Marriott Bonvoy Bonus Points, Solar Eclipse Welcome Goody Bag, plus complimentary breakfast buffet, parking, and Wi-Fi. Dates Offered: April 5-9, 2024. Rate based on availability and any changes to each reservation may result in a change of rate. 14 days Cancellation Policy to avoid 1st night cancellation penalty.
McKinney Solar Eclipse FAQs
What hotels are offering special room rates?
Hotel room blocks are in the works and will be announced soon.Book Hotel Room at XYZ
When are most of the shops open in downtown McKinney?
The majority of the shops in downtown McKinney are open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There are many that are open on Mondays during these same hours and on Sundays usually between noon and 5 p.m. Most restaurants open around 11 a.m.Read More