So many people are preparing for the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8th. The Solar eclipse will be able to be seen in the United States from Texas to Maine, in Canada, and Mexico.

Although we had an eclipse last October this is supposed to be the last solar eclipse until sometime in the 2040s, so Sonic has something special up their sleeve.

For a limited time, Sonic Drive Inn will be offering a Blackout Slush Float. It is available today! What makes this extra special is while supplies last you will receive a pair of eclipse glasses with your purchase, at participating restaurants.

Thanks to blogger markie_devo we have the inside scoop has to what makes up the Blackout Slhush Float.

What makes the Blackout Slush Float:

The Blackout Slush Float is made with:

  • Frozen slush mix
  • Soft serve ice cream
  • Blackout Syrup consists of dragon fruit and cotton candy flavoring
  • whip cream and Galaxy sprinkles on top

The Blackout Slush Float is only available for a limited time and the eclipse glasses that come with the purchase of this float are only while supplies last, at participating restaurants.


The eclipse happens on April 8th. This will be a total solar eclipse that will cross Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

What happens during an eclipse?

A solar eclipse is when the moon comes between the earth and the sun not allowing any light to reach the earth.

What time will the eclipse happen?

According to NASA, the partial eclipse will begin at about 12:20 pm beginning in the Dallas area and the full eclipse is expected to happen about 1:40 pm and last 4 minutes and 28 seconds.

You mustn't

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look directly at the eclipse, as it could cause damage to your eyes. You must wear eclipse glasses to protect your eyesight.


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