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Total Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm


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!

Live Music:  Other Bands will TBA

Friday:  Carlos Alberto (Classical Flamenco) & ????

Saturday:  Carlos Alberto (Classical Flamenco), Dave Clark Trio (Classic Rock/Country) & ????

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

Monday:  Carlos Alberto (Classical Flamenco) & ????

Both of our Suites Have Been Booked.  We are Still Taking Reservations for RV Camping.

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

MUST Be Self Contained

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

22 Spaces Available:  Space Size Restrictions:  30 ft wide / 60 ft long.

Cost:  $100.00 per Night / 3-Night Minumum

  • The full amount of the camping fee will be collected at the time of reservation.
  • Cancellations must be made by email to the following Blue Sky Vineyard employees by May 15, 2017:  jim@blueskyvineyard.com / brandy@blueskyvineyard.com
    • All but $25.00 of the reservation fee will be refunded if cancellations are received prior to May 15, 2017.
    • 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: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm


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