On Friday, September 16, you can take the kids to Zilker Park from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. for the 15th Annual Mother Earth Day Festival. Kids can enjoy music, puppet shows, music, interactive booths, games, art and more for free!


Photo by Bonica Ayala

This Festival is promotes environmental awareness and fun, especially relating to Barton Springs and Barton Creek with a special emphasis on water conservation. Every activity is made to ensure that kids from 4-13 years of age have a great time and an interactive learning experience. You can enjoy these free activities just across the parking lot from the Zilker Hillside Theatre. All are welcome!

event-poster-6507462–> What to Expect: 

  • Educational and Fun Ecological Activities
  • SOS Endangered Species of Barton Creek Mural
  • Tours of “Splash! Exhibit”
  • Mother Earth Art Projects
  • Barton Springs Puppet Show
  • Dancing and music
  • Salamander sock puppets
  • Solar Powered by Austin Energy Solar Trailer
  • Pirates
  • Giant Chess Game
  • Turtles
  • Hula Hoops
  • Magic

Photo by Bonica Ayala

–> What to Bring:
Bring blankets, picnics, plenty of water, sunscreen and hats. It’s also advised to wear closed-toe shoes. Questions? Click here to read the FAQs.

For more information, you visit the Mother Earth Day Festival website and check out their photo gallery from last year’s event.

Have fun! Hope to see you there!