Join your fellow Austinites in celebrating Mother Earth at the annual Earth Day Austin festival on Saturday, April 22 from 12-7 p.m., with a new location this year at Huston-Tillotson University. Find plenty of indoor and outdoor activity areas with a focus on the environment and hands-on learning for all ages. You’ll get to know many local eco-friendly organizations, enjoy music, food trucks, and lots of fun for the kids. Plus, this event is open to all with free admission.

Check out some of the fun planned for this year’s Earth Day Austin:

  • The Eco Discovery Zone — a multi-sensory, interactive activity zone that will feature a butterfly tunnel and a rainforest listening experience presented by the Rainforest Partnership.
  • The Re-Zone — a fix-it clinic and workshops from Austin Furniture Bank, Goodwill of Central Texas, Austin Resource Recovery, and Unbound from Austin Public Library.
  • TreeHouse Thoughtful Living Showcase — cooking demos, products & services that feature the latest innovations in sustainable living.
  • Fun and healthy activities from HEB
  • Rain garden installation
  • Display of the world’s largest shovel
  • Environmental art installations
  • Solar cars
  • Movement & wellness zone
  • National Parks experience
  • Food trucks
  • Mobile River Bus
  • Bike repair
  • and more!

There are plenty of easy, eco-friendly transportation options to get you to and from the event. Click here for a full list of travel ideas. For a map of the festival and more details about logistics, click here.

For more info, you can also visit the event website or Facebook page.

See you there!