Waffle House is throwing an official solar eclipse party — and you’re invited

Waffle House lovers and space enthusiasts alike are invited to the Georgia-based chain’s official solar eclipse party.

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Starting at noon on Monday, Aug. 21, the Waffle House restaurant, located at 7505 U.S. 76  Pendleton, South Carolina, will be hosting games with the chance to win prizes such as official Waffle House merch and eclipse-themed swag.

Waffle House employees will also pass out eclipse glasses until supplies last.

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But the best part? Special eclipse-themed blueberry waffles.

Admission is free to all. See the Waffle House Facebook event page for more.

Waffle House operates more than 1,500 restaurants nationwide and its Pendleton, South Carolina, location is right inside the eclipse’s path of totality.

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According to Eclipse2017.org, the partial eclipse will begin at approximately 1:08 p.m. EDT. Totality will begin at approximately 2:37 p.m. EDT and last for two minutes and 37 seconds.

The restaurant is approximately two hours from metro Atlanta.

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If the Pendleton, South Carolina, location doesn’t pan out and you just have to grub on some Waffle House on eclipse day, University of Georgia assistant professor Jerry Shannon created this genius eclipse map detailing Waffle House restaurants along the Aug. 21 eclipse’s path of totality.

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