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.
- 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.