The Ennis Bluebonnet Festival April 15-17 includes free self-driving tours of local bluebonnet trails.
March 30, 2016
Earth Day festivals have blossomed across North Texas over the years. Fortunately, they don’t all happen on April 22. Instead, more than 20 environmentally themed events are spread out across the month so greenies can party all through April. The celebrations kick off on Saturday.
Spring Trash Off & Environmental Fair - Flower Mound
Hosted by Keep Flower Mound Beautiful
Fair includes kids activities, Home Depot workshop and booths promoting positive environmental/healthy practices.
Earthfest Allen - Allen
Hosted by: City of Allen
10am to 2pm
Nature walks, wildlife demonstrations, kite flying and food at Dayspring Nature Preserve.
Family Earth Day Film - Irving
Hosted by: City of Irving
11am to 12:30pm
Film chronicles a year in the life of a bear family.
Earth Party - Fort Worth
Hosted by: City of Fort Worth
12pm to 4pm
Music, educational booths and exhibits at Magnolia Green Park.
Earth Day Fest - Farmers Branch
Hosted by: Brookhaven College:
10:30am to 1:30pm
Information tables, music and food in the Commons Courtyard.
ColorPalooza - Lewisville
Hosted by: City of Lewisville
10am to 4pm
New event that focuses on both art and the environment.
Earth Day - Arlington
Hosted by: River Legacy Living Science Center
10am to 2pm
Enjoy nature walks, story times, crafts, activities and demonstrations at the park.
Oak Cliff Earth Day - Dallas
12pm to 5pm
Venders, artisans, food trucks at Lake Cliff Park.
Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebration - Cedar Hill
Hosted by: City of Cedar Hill
Green vendors, live music by Vocal Trash at the Cedar Hill Government Center.
Earth Day - Arlington
Hosted by: UT Arlington Institute for Sustainability & Global Impact
11am to 1pm
Environmental vendors, Earth Day shirts, free herb plants and food from Bombay Chop Stix
Sustainability Summit - Lancaster
Hosted by: Dallas County Community College District
9am to 4pm
Free all-day seminar features tracks on healthy living, environmental integrity, economic vitality and social responsibility. Keynote speaker is Dr. Mark Nelson on Making Peace With Mother Earth: Practical Applications in Sustainability From a Biosphere Pioneer. Plus, an Earth Day & Health Fair is held 11:30am to 1:30pm.
Bluebonnnet Trails Festival - Ennis
Hosted by: Ennis Garden Club
Three day festival featuring arts and crafts, bluebonnet souvenirs, children’s activities and music. Download a free map for the Bluebonnet Trails driving tour.
Epic Earth Day - Grapevine
Hosted by: Keep Grapevine Beautiful & the city of Grapevine
Earth-friendly vendors, Grapevine Garden Club Spring Plant Sale at Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park. Enter to win a one-night stay at Grapevine’s Great Wolf Lodge, lodging at an Omni Hotel and other great prizes.
Hosted by: City of Plano
8am to 2:30pm
Eco fair follows cleanup with exhibitor booths and kid’s activities.
EcoCoppell Earthfest - Coppell
Hosted by: City of Coppell
10am to 2pm
Green booths, plant sale, document shredding.
Barefoot on the Boulevard - Dallas
Hosted by: SMU Environmental Society
12pm to 5pm
Entertainment, shirts, tie-dye and Chipotle.
P.O.P. Music Festival - Dallas
Hosted by: Promise of Peace Garden
1pm to 4pm
Music fest supporting P.O.P.'s community garden programs at The Lot on East Grand Ave.
Hosted by: Mountain View College
EarthFest - Denton
Hosted by: University of North Texas
The International Fair & Market will join with EarthFest again this year to create a large event that celebrates global citizenship.
BioBlitz - Fort Worth
Hosted by: Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area
The nonprofit is hosting this science-based event in lieu of its annual Prairie Fest. Volunteers will be documenting all living species at the park over a continuous 36-hour time period. On Saturday, from 10am-4pm, there will be free guided, hikes, wildflower tours and kids activities.
Earth Day Texas - Dallas
Hosted by: Earth Day Texas
The mother of all eco expos is held on three days and attracts thousands of visitors to Fair Park. Hundreds of exhibitors will be on hand, including environmental non-profits, businesses, academic institutions and government agencies aiming to raise the environmental consciousness of North Texans. There is also a full schedule of speakers, demonstrations and films at this free fest founded by Dallas philanthropist Trammell S. Crow.
Earth Day Texoma - Sherman
Hosted by: Red River UU
Green vendors, workshops, plant sales.
Artscape Fine Art Show & Sale - Dallas
Hosted by: Dallas Arboretum
9m to 5pm
Juried fine art show and sale featuring artists from around the country. Event includes demonstrations, food and entertainment.
Denton Redbud Festival - Denton
Hosted by: Keep Denton Beautiful
Family event featuring vendors, workshops, recycling and plant sales.
Earth Day - Glen Rose
Hosted by: city of Glen Rose
Speakers, plant sales, children's activities at Heritage Park.
Earth Day Fun - Glen Rose
Hosted by: Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come for a fun workshop at the Park Store making Earth Day crafts out of containers you might otherwise throw away. Bring your recycled magazines, copied photos or pictures for pasting on your cans.
Wills Point Bluebird Festival - Wills Point
Bluebird themed festival with pageant and car show.
Japanese Garden Spring Festival - Fort Worth
Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, sword demonstrations, raku, tea ceremonies and nature in the beautiful outdoor venue.
Hosted by: Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Don't see your favorite Earth Day fest on our list? Email Julie@GreenSourceDFW.org.