Vancouver is full of free events to celebrate Earth Day. So pack your rubber boots and umbrellas and head out into nature! Here’s a Top 10 for some serious family fun!
10 FREE Events to Celebrate Earth Day in Vancouver
In East Vancouver, join the Annual Earth Day Parade and Festival. The parade begins at Commercial and Broadway at 1pm with afternoon festivities at Grandview Park.
Get your groove on at Party for the Planet at Surrey City Hall Plaza. It is BC’s largest Earth Day celebration, full of day-long activities and entertainment.
Become an eco-steward with the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Attend the morning workshop, then help remove invasive species posing a threat the native ecosystem.
Or check out the educational and fun Earth Day Celebration at Stanley Park, also hosted by the Ecology Society. Festivities kick off at the roof deck of the Nature House!
Do some planting at Mahon Park in North Vancouver. Tools and refreshments will be provided as planting work gets under way the in the native plant demonstration garden.
Donate used bikes at the Earth Day Bicycle Drive & Clinic at Holy Cross School in Burnaby. Bikes will be refurbished for distribution to low-income people in the Greater Vancouver Area. And bring your current bike for a free checkup.
Join the Earthwise Society for opening day of the Agassiz site. Plant a tree or a native plant, play games and learn about the local ecosystem.
Try the “Family Freecycle” at the Earth Day celebrations at Memorial Peace Park, Maple Ridge. Find entertainment, food trucks, crafts, art installations and a special farmers market where gently used clothes, books and toys will be free for the taking.
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