Earth Day Celebration
15th Annual Earth Day Parade & Celebration,
featuring the Water Festival
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Weather Permitting, No Rain Date
The Lawrence Earth Day Celebration works every year to educate residents, businesses and surrounding communities regarding the importance of responsible environmental policies, raise awareness of each individual’s impact on the natural environment, and highlight actions each person can take to make Lawrence and Douglas County a more sustainable and eco-friendly place to live.
PARADE FOR THE EARTH
Saturday, April 11, 11:00 a.m.
The Parade for the Earth is hosted by KU Environs, and will go from Buford Watson Park to South Park along Massachusetts Street. Staging for the parade begins at 10 am.
If you would like to be a participant in the 2015 Earth Day Parade, please read the participation guidelines and then fill out the online parade registration form. Parade registration deadline is Tuesday, March 31st.
Click the link to view the Parade Participation Guidelines for the event.
For more information, please send an email to LawrenceEarthParade@gmail.com.
CELEBRATION IN SOUTH PARK
Saturday, April 11, 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
South Park at 11th & Massachusetts Street
The celebration in the park features live music, food, vendors and children’s activities. Attendees are invited to learn from exhibits about waste reduction, recycling, composting, alternative fuels and vehicles, energy conservation, land preservation, wildlife and habitat preservation, and more.
April Showers to Water Towers: a Water Festival for Douglas County will also be held offering interactive, educational activities emphasizing the importance of clean water to families, the community and environment.
The Lawrence Transit System will offer free rides on the T all day Saturday, April 11, providing the experience and benefits of public transportation on all fixed routes. To get help planning a route or for more information, call (785) 864-4644 or visit www.lawrencetransit.org to view schedules and try the Google Trip Planner.
Registration is closed for this event. A complete list of exhibitors will be posted soon.
Click the link to view the Exhibitor Participation Guidelines for the event.
- Big Dogs Cotton Candy
- Boyer's Artisan Meatballs
- Hot Box Cookies
- Kettle Corn Peddlers
- The Purple Carrot Co-op
- Wagon Wheel Concessions
Click the link to view the Food Vendor Guidelines for the event.
For more information, please call (785) 832-3030 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.