Earth Day 2024 Events

Two people picking up trash on the beach

Earth Day 2024 events are planned throughout the month of April—and even into May—in dozens of communities throughout California. Check your community for additional events that may not be listed here. (Note: Please contact event organizers to confirm information provided in this listing.)


National Park Week | April 20, 2024
Free admission on April 20, the first day of National Park Week. Parks across the country will host special program and events. This Earth Day (April 20), if you want to roll up your sleeves and pitch in with a project, look for a park where you can help out.

Bay Area

Belmont – Earth Day 2024 Event | April 20, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall
The City of Belmont will be holding its annual Earth Day Event at City Hall in Twin Pines Park. The event is a great opportunity to learn about our environment and how we can do better to protect it by way of hands on activities, informational booths, and live demonstrations.

Berkeley Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Shorebird Park Nature Center
Individuals, families, and groups are welcome to join us for the Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup. All volunteers should plan to wear closed-toe shoes and dress appropriately for the work and weather conditions of the day. Let’s work together to keep the Berkeley Waterfront clean!

Cupertino – Earth and Arbor Day Festival 2024 | April 20, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Library Field Park
Cupertino’s Annual Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival is an interactive event that invites community members of all ages to learn about environmental issues and solutions in a family-friendly atmosphere. Consistently attracting thousands of attendees and dozens of partner organizations, the Earth Day & Arbor Day Festival features hands-on activities, live entertainment, and delicious food served by local food trucks.

El Cerrito – El Cerrito Earth Day Celebration 2024 | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The citywide annual celebration includes a morning of volunteerism and work parties followed by a Complimentary seedling giveaway. For more information on the City of El Cerrito’s annual Earth Day event, or to find out how you can get involved next year, please send an email or call (510) 215-4338.

Emeryville – 2024 Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup | April 21, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Shorebird Park in Emeryville
Have fun with family, friends and neighbors and help clean up the beach! Bring ‘em if you got ‘em: Collection buckets and/or bags, garden claw, and reusable water bottle, coffee mug, and wear layers, sunscreen, hat and work gloves. Additional tools will be available for use until supplies run out.

Hayward – Citywide Clean-up and Community Fair | April 20, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Weeks Park
The Annual Citywide Clean-Up and Community Fair is a litter pick-up event hosted at Weekes Park through which volunteers come together to collect litter and debris in various neighborhoods throughout Hayward. After the pick-up, community members meet back at Weekes Park, where lunch will be provided for those who register online.  There also will be a Community Fair with sustainability-themed booths featuring resources and fun activities hosted by community organizations.

Martinez – John Muir Birthday­–Earth Day 2024 | April 20, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez
The boyhood home of naturalist John Muir, a federal historic site, will be the site of the city’s John Muir Birthday–Earth Day Celebration. There will be a silent auction, live music, exhibits and activities for kids. Admission and parking are free!

Napa – Earth Day Napa 2024 | April 20, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oxbow Commons
Don’t forget to join the Earth Day Napa Cleanup from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Then, it’s time to join Earth Day Napa celebration! More information can be found at: Napa County RCD

Oakland – Oakland Earth Day: Volunteer on April 20, 2024! | Various sites
On Saturday, April 20, 2024, the City of Oakland’s Environmental Services Stewardship Team is celebrating Oakland Earth Day with environmental volunteer events, such as tree plantings, weeding and pruning, and habitat restoration across the city. Volunteers can also pick up litter, remove graffiti, and participate in other service events!

Oakland – Oakland Zoo’s Earth Day Celebration 2024
Celebrate the Planet at the Zoo this April, it’s included with the cost of admission! Visit the Zoo and enjoy booths featuring our conservation partners and local environmental organizations, musical performances, art, crafts, and more!

Pacifica  Volunteer & Take Action For Earth Day | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at various sites
Do your part to clean up the shoreline and community during one of the largest eco-friendly events in California. This year we are celebrating Earth Day on Saturday April 20th with our volunteer actions, celebration and WhaleFest from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Redwood City – Earth Day on the Bay | April 20, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marine Science Institute
The Marine Science Institute (MSI) hosts its annual, all-day event to provide fun, safe, and special memories for the whole family that will foster and grow cherished connections between your family and the San Francisco Bay. MSI’s exclusive combination of music, mud, and sea creatures makes Earth Day an enjoyable, educational time for all!

San Francisco–Earth Day San Francisco 2024 | April 21, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the New Farm
Gather with us on April 21, 2024 for Earth Day SF, as this is your launching pad for change. In our Activism Zone, we’ll have dynamic speakers, green non-profits, and a selection of exhibitors and sponsors who focus on sustainability. View transit options through our online tools. We’ll have live music, art, and kid’s activities.

Santa Clara Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration | April 11, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Park Pavilion
This year, Santa Clara’s Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration will be celebrated in-person at the Central Park Pavilion. Santa Clara is designated Tree City USA since 1987. Join your community to celebrate environmental protection and the important role trees play in our world.

San Mateo – Earth Day at CuriOdyssey | April 21, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at CuriOdyssey
Enjoy music and tasty food from Satay on the Bay and Mozzeria, try out eco-activities for kids of all ages, browse our Earth Day Vendor Market, and learn more about conservation at CuriOdyssey as we celebrate our amazing planet and learn more about how to come together to take better care of the world around us.

Santa Rosa – Earth Day Festival 2024 | April 20, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Courthouse Square
Our annual Earth Day Festival is a FREE, family-friendly, zero waste festival brings the community together through fun activities, live performing arts, great food, and inspiring exhibits that raise environmental awareness. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate our vibrant city and get involved by learning about solutions to address drought, climate change, and environmental concerns in our community.

Solano CountyEarth Day Cleanup | April 20, 2024 at various sites
Coordinated by the Solano County Conservation District, cleanups will take place throughout the county including all seven of its cities. Funding provided through the CalRecycle Beverage Container Recycling City/County Payment Program.

Sonoma – Earth Day 2024 | Digital Resources
To promote sustainability and climate action in Sonoma, the city invites all to celebrate the 54th anniversary of Earth Day 2024–a day for celebration, reflection, and action. The city is sponsoring a Photography Contest and co-sponsoring a Green Business of the Year Award.  The city is working with our partners on promoting each other’s events.  In addition to the city’s events, other groups and organizations are hosting Earth Week 2024 activities.

Vallejo – Vallejo People’s Garden Easter/Earth Day Festival | April 17, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Mare Island
Due to popular demand, we will have our second festival, this time to celebrate Easter/Earth Day at the Vallejo People’s Garden on Mare Island. Free for the general public. $30 vendor fee.

Watsonville Earth Day Celebration 2024 | April 21, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Watsonville Plaza
Earth Day 2024 will be a celebration of the earth and a place to inspire our community to preserve its health and well-being for our children and future generations. Attendees can participate in games and activities relating to climate action and climate solutions. This event is family-friendly and free of charge.

Windsor Earth Day Trash Cleanup | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at various locations
Call for Volunteers! In honor of Earth Day 2024, the Town of Windsor Storm Water Quality Program is organizing a community trash cleanup event. Meet on Market Street at the Windsor Town Green to pick up safety vests, pickers, gloves and bags. Volunteers will be dispatched to in-Town locations to pick up trash. All participants will receive a free gift and snacks.

Central Coast

San Luis Obispo – SLO County 2024 Earth Day | April 20, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Laguna Lake Park
Due to the massive use of plastics in our society, Earth Day Alliance will support the 2024 national theme “Planet vs Plastic” as we continue to educate and motivate the public to protect and preserve our natural resources. This is a family friendly event. All ages are welcome and admission is free.

Santa Barbara – 2024 Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival | April 27 and 28, 2024 at Alameda Park
The Santa Barbara Earth Day festival is one of the longest-running Earth Day celebrations in the country – and is believed to be one of the largest Earth Day festivals on the West Coast. Santa Barbara’s environmental reputation attracts national media, celebrity attention, and local crowds. In 2024, we are aligning with the Earth Day Network’s theme of Planet vs Plastics.

Inland Empire

Moreno Valley 2024 Earth Day Celebration | April 20, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City Demonstration Garden
In celebration of Earth Day the Parks & Community Services & Library Departments will be offering a environmental organization booths, raffles, workshops, Demonstration Garden tours, and many other Earth friendly activities.

Rancho Cucamonga – Cucamonga Valley Water District 2024 Open House and Water Fair | May 4, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Ashford Street CVWS site
Event highlights include CVWD department demonstrations, vehicle displays, and family-friendly activities and entertainment. CVWD staff will provide water leak investigations, water valve repair display, emergency preparedness, and much more.

Rialto – 2024 Earth Day Celebration and Open House | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at WVWD West Baseline Road site
West Valley Water District invites you to the 2024 Earth Day and Open House! The 2024 Earth Day Celebration and Open House will feature family-friendly activities, informational booths, water treatment tours, landscape workshops, interactive demonstrations and complimentary food and refreshments (while supplies last).

Riverside – Earth Day Celebration at the Riverside Insect Fair | April 20, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Main Library
Buzz on by for the Riverside Insect Fair celebrating Earth Day on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 10 am – 4pm in-person at the Main Library. Get the chance to buzz in on Storytime fun with the Library, explore a Day in My Life with UC Riverside Entomology Graduate Students, learn how to create your own bug collection, visit the Wyland Mobile Learning Experience sponsored by Riverside Public Utilities, shop, and much more!

Los Angeles/Orange counties

Beverly Hills – Earth Day 2024 | April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Farmer’s Market
The City of Beverly Hills will be celebrating the 21st Annual Earth Day event at Farmer’s market on Sunday, April 28th. This year’s theme is “planet vs. plastics.”

The Public Works department will have a booth with information about the City’s sustainability efforts, vendor and organizations booths, free compost giveaway, and free shredding services for the community take part of on that day.

Calabasas – Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo | April 13, 2024 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Las Virgenes Creek site
Over 50 exhibitors from all over Los Angeles County and Ventura County will be participating in the event to help participants take actions that will save them money through efficiency while protecting our planet. The festival is free of charge and the Calabasas Earth Day event will have something of interest for everyone. The festival will also feature numerous children’s activities to teach kids about the environment while they have fun.

Carson – CSUDH Earth Day Festival | April 23, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at CSUDH Campus
Join California State University Dominguez Hills in the great outdoors on the South, East, and NSM-SBS walkways for Earth Day-themed tabling and exhibits by campus groups and other organizations from across the state, showcasing their remarkable efforts dedicated to environmental preservation and justice, along with our weekly CSUDH Farmer’s Market.

Claremont – Earth Day Celebration | April 21, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Shelton Park
Get ready to celebrate the Earth with us! We are thrilled to announce that Sustainable Claremont will be hosting our annual Earth Day Celebration on Sunday, April 21st. The 2024 celebration will take place in the heart of Claremont’s historic village neighborhood at Shelton Park. This year, Sustainable Claremont will feature: Exhibitor booths, Native plant & tree giveaways, Chip Grubbs–native plant expert from CALbg will be there to give plants advice.,Urban Foraging walking tours and so much more!

Culver City – Enviro-Fest 2024 | May 4, 2024 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Stoneview Nature Center
Celebrate Earth Day at Stoneview Nature Center! We will have animal presentations, nature crafts, and a plant sale! Plus, a special musical performance by Alfredo Rolando Ortiz, “World Adventures with my Harp.” Musical performance provided by The Music Center. The event is FREE and all ages are welcome.

Diamond BarEarth Day Celebration | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at SCAQMD parking lot
The City of Diamond Bar in collaboration with Walnut Valley Water District will be hosting the annual Earth Day Celebration and Water Festival on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at the South Coast Air Quality Management District parking lot. There will be a variety of workshops, vendor booths, activities for children, display of Arbor Day poster contest winners, student performances, paper shredding, free mulch giveaways, and compost bins available for purchase.

Glendora – 2024 Earth Day Festival | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Glendora City Hall
The festival features workshops for smart gardening and composting, food gardening, efficient irrigation for the home garden, gardening with native plants, energy efficiency, and solar power.  Join us for an eight-mile community bike ride, a bounce house and face painting for the kids, as well as a children’s treasure hunt. Participate in collection events for Used Motor Oil and Used Oil Filters, Beverage Container Recycling, gently used shoe drive and confidential document shredding.

Irvine – 2024 Earth Day Festivities | Various dates and locations
Earth Day 2024 is April 22, and this year marks the 54th anniversary of this celebration. This year’s theme is Planet vs. Plastics, highlighting a commitment to end plastics for the sake of human and planetary health.

The City of Irvine is hosting a variety of community events all month long in honor of Earth Day.

Los Angeles – Cleanup at the LA River | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. North Atwater Park
After a rainy winter, there’s a lot of cleanup to be done along the LA River. Join us for a family-friendly event where we’ll roll up our sleeves and tackle the aftermath of the rains, clearing away debris and revitalizing the riverbanks.

Los Angeles – Earth Day LA 2024 | April 21, 2024
SAVE THE DATE! Earth Day LA is returning on Saturday, April 20, 2024 in North Hollywood. Details and registration are coming soon!

Los AngelesEarth Day | April 21, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Natural History Museum
Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22 to give a voice to environmental consciousness and inspire people to take action for their planet. The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County protect and share more than 35 million specimens and artifacts, the largest natural and cultural history collection in the western United States. By understanding the world around us, past and present, we gain a better appreciation for our planet and for all who share it.

Mission Viejo Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration | April 20, 2024 from 8 a.m to 12 p.m. at Oso Creek Trail
The City of Mission Viejo is hosting its annual Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration with a planting and Green Expo from 8 am to noon on Saturday, April 20.  Volunteers will have the chance to embrace nature by planting trees and shrubs along the section of Oso Creek Trail that is north of Jeronimo Road.  Participants should wear a hat, gloves, boots and sunscreen.  Lunch and ice cream will be available for volunteers while supplies last.

Newport Beach – Earth Day at the Bay 2024 | April 20, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center
We are excited to welcome you back to the Upper Newport Bay for the return of our annual Earth Day Celebration! Join us for a free family-friendly day full of hands-on arts and crafts, educational activities, and science discovery. Enjoy live music as you explore our Adventure Partners’ booths, take a break for a tasty treat at one of the food trucks, and don’t forget to complete the scavenger hunt for prizes and giveaways! We hope to see you there!

Orange County (Various Cities) – 2024 Earth Day Events
Orange County has several events and if you are looking for a place to celebrate our home, look no further. Enjoy Orange County has a few suggestions for you.

Orange County Public Libraries (Various Sites) – Earth Day Celebrations
In celebration of Earth Day, OCPL is excited to partner with OC Waste & Recycling (OCWR) and Discovery Cube to bring programs to Orange County and build connections while doing our part to protect the planet.

Venice Beach – Annual Earth Day Venice Beach Clean-Up | April 22, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Ocean Front Walk
This family-friendly event promises a day of fun and environmental impact as we rally EcoServants from all walks of life to preserve our beloved beach. Did you know that every year, millions of tons of litter end up in our oceans, threatening marine life and their aquatic ecosystems? Plus, this is a chance to lead by example and inspire positive change in our community. Bring your friends, family, and boundless enthusiasm as we roll up our sleeves and make a big splash for the planet.

Whittier Earth Day 2024 Community Festival | April 13, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sanitation Districts’ Joint Administration Office
It’s Earth Day time! We hope you join us for a free fun-filled day to learn how you too can help protect the environment. Learn from over 50 green exhibitors all the ways you can help the environment, take tours of our facilities and see how we convert waste into resources. We’ll have our famous Paint-a-Pot and Plant-a-Seed booths. Guests get to decorate a terra cotta pot with paints and once its dry, you move on to the plant poppy seeds (the California State Flower) in it.

Northern California

Fort Bragg – Noyo Food Forest Earth Day Festival April 20, 2024 | April 20, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Fort Bragg High School
Noyo Food Forest’s 15th Annual Earth Day Festival will be held Saturday, April 20 at The Learning Garden on the Fort Bragg High School campus at 300 Dana Street. Join us for this FREE, fun family event. This year’s festival will include live entertainment, a plant sale, hands-on environmental activities, earth-friendly artisan crafts, local nonprofit booths, delicious food, upcycled T-shirt press, and our famous bicycle-powered smoothies – all with a focus on regenerative gardening and community farming. Please observe school campus rules: no dogs, no alcohol or drugs, and no smoking.

Redding – Earth Day Redding | April 20, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Caldwell Park
Shasta Environmental Alliance is organizing an Earth Day Festival featuring music, booths, kids’ activities and much more.

Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Central Valley

Bakersfield – Great American Cleanup | April 27, 2024 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Yokuts Park
Registered volunteers clean up at various locations throughout the city before gathering for lunch and ceremonies. Includes the Mayor’s Challenge for high schools with the most volunteers.

Folsom – Earth Day Celebration | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gallery at 48 Natoma
The City of Folsom’s first Earth Day Celebration. A free, family-friendly even to learn about sustainability efforts in Folsom and to honor the achievements of the environmental movement and raise awareness. The event will begin with volunteer opportunities and culminates with a festival near City Hall.

Fresno – Earth Day Fresno 2024 | April 13, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fresno City College
A spectacular celebration of Earth Day, where we honor our planet and inspire positive change through community engagement, education, and unforgettable experiences. Set in Fresno City College’s beautiful west lawn, this festival promises to be a day filled with fun, learning, and meaningful connections.

Modesto Earth Day in the Park | April 20, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Graceada Park
Earth Day is a community event to celebrate sustainability and environmentalism. We are excited to welcome you to Graceada Park in Modesto from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Celebrate recycling and the planet with us at this family-friendly, fun, engaging event. Take a picture with local mascots! Grab lunch from local food vendors or bring a picnic! Meet your councilmembers or the mayor! Win a prize for answering recycling trivia! Listen to music and play games in Mancini Bowl! And so much more!

Sacramento – Sacramento Earth Day 2024 | April 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Southside Park
Welcome to Sacramento Earth Day 2024! Sacramento Earth Day is the largest Earth Day celebration in the Sacramento region. Join us on April 21, 2024 at Southside Park in Sacramento, for a free, family-friendly event, with opportunities to learn and network about sustainability. We will have 150 exhibitors and vendors, music, food and hundreds of attendees.

Sacramento – Dia de la Tierra 2024 | April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at La Familia Maple Neighborhood Community Center
United Latinos and La Familia Counseling Center celebrate Dia de la Tierra with live entertainment, food, and educational programming in an environmentalism-centered festival.

Stockton – Stockton Earth Day 2024 | April 21, 2024 at Victory Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stockton Earth Day Festival has a long history of helping people recognize the importance of caring for our planet and its natural resources. It is also an opportunity for the community to get together and address environmental issues that affect us locally and nationally. Attendance is free.

San Diego

Carlsbad – Earth Month 2024 Celebration | April 6, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pine Avenue Community Center and Park
Celebrate Earth Month and learn how to do your part to reduce food waste. Enjoy family-friendly activities, workshops and live music at the City of Carlsbad’s annual Earth Month Celebration event.

Chula Vista – South Bay Earth Day 2024 | April 12, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bayfront Park
Show Mother Nature Some Love with the South Bay Earth Day Celebration! On Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chula Vista Bayfront Park (off J St.). We only have one big, beautiful planet to live on- let’s give it the appreciation it deserves!

La Mesa – Earth Day Fair 2024 | April 20, 2025 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MacArthur Park
Let’s come together as a community to celebrate our planet and inspire the next generation of environmental stewards at the La Mesa Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 20 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at MacArthur Park, 4900 Memorial Dr. This FREE event will feature fun, hands-on activities, sustainable products and resources focused on environmental conservation and education. Children will have an opportunity to participate in a bicycle skills course (bring a bike and helmet) and an opportunity to win a bicycle (with helmet).

Oceanside – Green Oceanside Earth Day Celebration | April 20, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Libby Lake Park
The Green Oceanside team is hosting a fun, family-friendly Earth Day celebration and we need your help to make this the most sustainable yet! Join us on Saturday, April 20 from 9am to 12pm for an Earth Day Community Event at Libby Lake Park. Check out educational booths, activities for kids, music, games, and more! Participants can also volunteer for a neighborhood cleanup event as part of the regional Creek to Bay event. To register in advance visit All ages are welcome!

Pauma Valley – Inter-Tribal Earth Day | April 6, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at La Jolla Campgrounds
The La Jolla Band of Mission Indians announces the Intertribal Earth Day Event on Saturday, April 6, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the La Jolla Campgrounds. This is a rain-or-shine event. This is a zero-waste tribal community event sponsored by La Jolla, Los Coyotes, Pauma, Pala, Pechanga, Rincon, San Pasqual, and Santa Ynez.

Ramona – Ramona Earth Day Festival | April 20, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Begent Ranch
Earth Day Festival will include a variety of speakers, vendors and exhibitors. One of the highlights will be a Children’s Sustainable Treasure Hunt in which children gather information at booths and exhibits and then sharing the information with Sustainable Ramona volunteers in exchange for a bag of goodies.

San Diego – San Diego Earth Fest | April 20, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Balboa Park
San Diego EarthFest is a FREE Earth Day celebration presented by Vegan Food Popup. Featuring over 100 eco-friendly food, product and service vendors as well as environmental, conservation and animal rescue groups. Food & Drink Samples, Live Music and DJs, Speakers and Demos, Interactive Workshops, Games and Prizes, Kid-Friendly Activities. This event is family-friendly and dog-friendly with free parking available. This is a zero-waste event.

San Diego – Party for the Planet | April 20-21, 2024 from 11a.m. to 3p.m. at Birch Aquarium
We’re participating in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Party for the Planet — a family-friendly event that celebrates our ocean planet’s biodiversity and highlights simple steps we all can take to make a difference! This event features an hourly dance party, people powered music and interactive stations that show how we can collectively tackle some of our planet’s greatest challenges. Don’t miss the opportunity to contribute to an upcycled kelp art project and take in improvisational performances. Witness these components merge into one community climate storytelling experience, connecting guests’ personal ocean stories through art and theater.

San Diego – 32nd Annual Multi-Cultural Earth Day | April 21, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Word Beat Center
This year, WorldBeat Center’s Multi-Cultural Earth Day will be focused and dedicated to Climate Resilience and Food Sovereignty. Our food and our health are threatened by the conventional way of living, but we the people are the solution to today’s problems. We are excited about our speakers who will share about the importance of healing our soil, access to healthy foods, and how we can create wildlife-friendly habitats. Come enjoy this annual family-friendly with music, dancing, and support local vendors.

Vista – Earth Day at the Gardens | April 20, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
Earth Day Festival is on April 20th from 10am to 3pm.  Food will be available for purchase courtesy of Amigos de Vista Lions. There will be a plant sale and garden advice from our very own Growgetters. Our garden shop will be open with crafts and snacks, and there will be vendor booths!

San Diego – Virtual Earth Month 2024 | April 22, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at County Operations Center
We hope you enjoy these activities that celebrate our beautiful planet and help you care for our natural environment. We look forward to celebrating with you virtually all year long, and in person at this year’s Earth Day Fair at the County Operations Center, 5500 Overland Drive, from 11 a. m. to 1 p.m. on April 22, 2024. This site offers something for everyone including events you can join, how-to videos, hikes, science and technology activities, e-book collections, and proactive ways to live more sustainably. You can even visit museums and iconic locations around the world on this site.

Sierra Nevada Foothills

South Lake Tahoe – South Tahoe Earth Day Festival 2024 | April 27, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Community College
Our local Earth Day celebration is one of the largest environmental education events in the area. The event provides local residents and visitors an opportunity to learn about the various environmental issues that affect South Lake Tahoe.This is a free, family friendly event open to organizations and vendors that engage the community in a constructive and positive manner.

Tahoe/Truckee Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival 2024 | April 20, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Village of Palisades Tahoe
This free, environmental-education event is a community tradition that takes place in The Village at Palisades Tahoe from 11am-5pm and allows kids and adults to learn about recycling, composting, alternative energy, and sustainability through hands-on activities the whole family can enjoy. The event provides residents and visitors an opportunity to learn about the various environmental issues that affect the North Lake Tahoe – Truckee Region. Plus, don’t miss hours of free live music by local bands.

For more information contact, the Office of Public Affairs,