Select Wegmans Stores Will Close for 30 minutes in Observance of the Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024

Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, NY and Erie, PA – March 21, 2024:

WHAT:  Wegmans today announced, stores located in the path of totality of the 2024 total solar eclipse will close from 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2024, to give employees an opportunity to view the eclipse. In total, 48 Wegmans stores throughout upstate New York and in Erie, Pennsylvania, will close for 30 minutes. During that time, all services, including pharmacy and grocery and Meals2Go pickup and delivery will be unavailable.

“The opportunity to experience a total solar eclipse comes once in a lifetime, and we don’t want our employees to miss out,” said Patrick Bourcy, Wegmans regional manager. “We appreciate all that our employees do to help our customers prepare for and enjoy events like this, and in return, we welcome the opportunity to make this a celebratory and memorable occasion for them.”

WHEN:  Monday, April 8, from 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Wegmans stores in the path of totality of the 2024 total solar eclipse:

New York State


  • Brockport
  • Calkins Road
  • Chili-Paul
  • East Avenue
  • Eastway
  • Fairport
  • Holt Road
  • Irondequoit
  • Latta Road
  • Lyell Avenue
  • Marketplace
  • Read
  • Penfield
  • Perinton
  • Pittsford
  • Ridge-Culver
  • Ridgemont


  • Alberta Drive
  • Amherst St
  • Dick Road
  • Jamestown
  • Losson Road
  • McKinley
  • Military Road
  • Niagara Falls Blvd.
  • Sheridan Drive
  • Transit Rd.
  • West Seneca

Finger Lakes:

  • Auburn
  • Canandaigua
  • Geneseo
  • Geneva
  • Ithaca
  • Newark

Southern Tier:

  • Corning
  • Elmira
  • Hornell
  • Johnson City


  • Cicero
  • Dewitt
  • Fairmount
  • Great Northern
  • James Street
  • John Glenn
  • Onondaga
  • Taft Road



  • Erie Peach St.
  • Erie West

About Wegmans

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a regional supermarket chain with 111 stores located along the east coast. The family company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 26 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2023.

Media Contact Information:

Rochester-area media: Mandee Puleo, 585-464-4748, [email protected]

Buffalo-area media: Michele Mehaffy, 716-685-8170, [email protected]

Syracuse-area media: Evelyn Ingram, 315-546-1110, [email protected]