New Earth Day Festival To Debut At Balboa Park
The San Diego EarthFest will be held on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, in Balboa Park at the Park Boulevard and Presidents Way Lawn, Park Blvd, San Diego.
The inaugural San Diego EarthFest
Presented by Vegan Food Popup, the event will feature over 100 eco-friendly food, product and service vendors, as well as environmental, conservation and animal rescue groups. The event is being sponsored by Brain Excel Neurofeedback, Dr. Bronner’s, Guayakí, Local Roots Kombucha, MyStage, The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, Seva Foods and V-dog.
Several dozen non-profit groups will be onsite with information booths, such as Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, CAFT, GRID Alternatives San Diego, Global Conservation Force, Vegan Justice and Project Clean Water, Kind Heart Coalition, Urban Corps of San Diego County and PlantDiego.
Eat, shop, have fun!
The event schedule will provide a full lineup of entertainment, featuring speakers, cooking demonstrations and live music, as well as family-friendly games.
An international food court with 25 local vendors will offer a huge variety of plant-based foods from around the globe and a wide selection of beverages, desserts and pre-packaged snacks and sauces will also be available to purchase. Additionally, attendees can shop from a large selection of sustainable products and services, including apparel, jewelry, beauty and wellness products, dog treats and home goods.
There will be several stages where local musicians and DJs will provide entertainment for the day, as well as speakers and healthy food and lifestyle demos.
San Diego EarthFest is proud to be a zero-waste event and is partnering with Sustainability is Sexy to implement onsite waste diversion and recycling management.
See you there
Balboa Park is the previous site of EarthFair, once the world’s largest Earth Day festival, which drew over 60,000 attendees in 2019 and ended in 2022.
“We are so excited to continue the tradition of celebrating Earth Day at Balboa Park,” said Michelle May, Director of Events for San Diego EarthFest. “This event offers a unique opportunity to connect with eco-friendly local businesses and organizations while celebrating our beautiful planet and learning how to better protect it, so that every day we can choose to live more sustainably.”
According to EARTHDAY.ORG, more than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day events each year since the first Earth Day observation in 1970, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
More information available here.
See you there, San Diego!