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Earth Day Santa Cruz will be happening on Saturday, April 20, 2024!

Organizations and businesses vendor booths are now fully booked, no waitlist.

PASSPORT PROGRAM! There will be many activities for children to participate in at the event! Don’t forget to pick up a PASSPORT at the INFO BOOTH when you arrive so that any children in attendance can earn an ice cream scoop from Mission Hill Creamery or a free cookie from Pacific Cookie Company.

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Santa Cruz Events

Santa Cruz Earth Day Celebration

Join us for the Santa Cruz 2024 Earth Day Celebration at Downtown Santa Cruz. Read below for more specific event details.

This is a free family-friendly community celebration to promote environmental stewardship, healthy living, and sustainability.

Come build community and lean into climate action while you enjoy performers, live music from Coffee Zombie Collective, eco-minded exhibitors, inspiring conversations, and arts and crafts.

Cooper Street, Pacific Avenue and Abbott Square

We are very excited to bring back our annual Earth Day Santa Cruz celebration in 2024! Earth Day 2024 will be held at beautiful Downtown Santa Cruz on Cooper St and Abbott Square. We look forward to gathering local businesses and organizations for a day of fun and environmentally focused activities and education. We will feature live music, face painting, a photo booth, lots of food options from Abbott Square and our other downtown eateries, and many activities for kids to take part in and even earn a sweet treat by participating in our interactive Passport Program. We will also be putting on an environmentally focused fashion show featuring local kids from the Fashion Teens program. We look forward to seeing all of you for Earth Day 2024!