Celebrate the Earth Austin-style at the free Austin Earth Day Festival, Saturday Apr. 26 at the Browning Hangar at Mueller. The festival runs from 12 to 6 pm and includes many interactive experiences and attractions, live entertainment, food truck vendors, how-to workshops, a kid’s zone and more!
The kid’s zone includes a “fun farm” with a petting zoo and pony rides, art stations, a cardboard box building area, touch tables, and performances by musicians Laura Freeman, Boone Graham, Mr. Will, and the magician, Kent Cummins.The amazing Whole Life Learning Center will also be there offering face-painting, big bubbles, a create your own seed balls station, primitive skills workshops and teaching how to make your own medicine pouch with rosemary, sage and lavender. See the complete list of kid’s zone offerings here.
For those who want to commit to a greener ride to the festival, BikeAustin has created a custom Google map to find a safe route to the festival via bike, as well as a few tips for travel. Find transportation information here.
The Austin Earth Day Festival is a great chance to get to know many of the local businesses that are deeply committed to sustainability all while having a great time and celebrating the diversity of Austin!
Ava Love Hanna is a writer, performer, and mother of a super awesome 6-year-old. She loves exploring Austin’s best kid-friendly places with her husband and son. Read about her adventures in writing, parenting, and battling Transformers at avalovehanna.com.