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Total Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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*** Both Suites & ALL RV Campsites Have Been Reserved ***

Did you know that Blue Sky Vineyard is NASA’s Point of Longest Duration for the 2017 eclipse?  Check out NASA’s website for more information.

In celebration, we are planning a four day event complete with Self Contained Camper parking, food, music, and even a special-label release wine!  Truly a one-of-a-kind experience.  Bring the kids, or share the experience with that special someone.  More information will be forthcoming, so keep checking back for updates!

Winery Eclipse Hours:  Winery & Pavilion will be closing at listed hours.  Outside venues and bands will remain open to 9:00pm.

Friday:  10:00am – 8:00pm  /  Saturday:  10:00am – 8:00pm  /  Sunday:  10:00am – 8:00pm  /  Monday:  9:00am – 8:00pm

Live Music:

Friday:  Carlos Alberto (Classical Flamenco) & Tie Dye Two Piece (Original/Folk/Rock)

Saturday:  Mason Lee & Zami de Vette (Pop/Country), Dave Clark Trio (Classic Rock/Country) & Carlos Alberto (Classical Flamenco)

Sunday:  Carlos Alberto (Classical Flamenco), Dave Clark Trio (Classic Rock/Country), Beattie Rhodes (Acoustic Folk/Rock)

Monday:  Travelin’ Kind (Americana/Folk/Rock/Originals), Carlos Alberto (Classical Flamenco) & Zola Road (Acoustic Country/Rock/Folk)

Enjoy the View:  A suite or camper reservation is NOT required for you to visit the winery and enjoy the eclipse with us.  We hope to see you all at the vineyard.  Please be aware that we will not be taking space reservations for the day and that space is available on a first come, first served basis.

Both of our Suites Have Been Booked.
Sorry – All of our Camping Spaces have been Reserved.  No Vacancy.

Class A, B, & C Motorhomes / Fifth Wheels / Tow Behinds


Enjoy a unique opportunity to view the 2017 eclipse and explore the wonders of southern Illinois while overnighting at the winery.  Imagine, you step out of your RV, take a deep breath, pull up a chair and slow down for the night in lovely, peaceful surroundings of our vineyard. 

Blue Sky Vineyard will be offering a space only, to park camp trailers and will not be providing the following amenities.  All campers MUST be self contained.

  • No electrical hookups
  • No potable water
  • No dump services
  • Parking Surface:  Grass

MUST be able to hold/store enough water and waste for a 3-night stay.

RV / Camper Spaces – SOLD OUT

22 Spaces Available:  Space Size Restrictions:  25 ft wide / 60 ft long.

Cost:  $100.00 per Night / 3-Night Minimum

  • The full amount of the camping fee will be collected at the time of reservation.
  • Cancellations: No refunds for cancellations will be given after May 15, 2017.

For more information or to reserve your campsite please call or email Brandy.  618-995-9463 ext. 28  /  brandy@blueskyvineyard.com




Date: August 21
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm


Venue Name: Blue Sky Vineyard
Address: 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd.
Makanda, IL 62958 United States
Phone: 618-995-9463