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Calling all classrooms grades K – 12!  Win a cash gift up to $200 for your class. You are invited to enter an environmental project in the Earth Day Class Challenge.  Sign up at:  http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/earthday

2020 Booth Registration is now open

Santa Cruz Earth Day joins forces with The Earth Day Global Network to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day!

April 18th, 11 am – 4 pm in San Lorenzo Park

Booth Registration

Highlights

2020 Highlights

 

Main Stage Entertainment

 

  • Live Music from SambaDá
  • Guest Speaker, Dr. Jackie Busse, Plant-based Kids Expert and Pediatrician
  • Recycled Fashion Show
  • And more!

Kid Friendly Activities

  • See and talk with winners from the Earth Day Environmental Class Project Challenge
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Gymnastics/Tumbling Area
  • Climbing Wall & Photo Booth
  • Face Painting
  • Music with Mothersong

Additional Highlights

  • Electric Vehicle Showcase & Test Drives
  • Zero Waste Zone: Recycle, Reuse, Compost…DIY and Learn!
  • Delicious Vegetarian and Vegan Food
  • Beer and Wine Garden
  • Notable Environmental Speakers sponsored by VegFest
  • Bike Valet Service…enter for a chance to win cool cycling prizes
  • Meet and Greet the Recycling Fairy
  • Graduates of the City’s 2019 and 2020 Master Recyclers program will assist visitors with recycling activities and questions.  Take the Recycling Challenge and win a cool prize!

Guest Speaker

Hear from guest speaker, Dr. Jackie Busse, She is the lead author and editor of the newly-released Pediatric Quick Start Guide from the Plantrician Project and is the pediatric lecturer for the Plant Based Nutrition certification program through eCornell. She currently teaches a regularly occurring whole-food, plant-based nutrition appointment series and is active in the community, speaking to local interest groups and schools.