Vancouver is full of Free events to celebrate Earth Day. So pack your rubber boots and umbrellas (or sunglasses and sandals!) and head to an amazing party or get into nature! Here’s a Top 10 for some serious family fun! NB: Events take place from April 13-28, 2019.
10 FREE Events to Celebrate Earth Day in Vancouver
Looking for serious family fun with an eco theme, get yee to Surrey’s annual Party for the Planet on April 13th. Think kids entertainment like Bobs & Lolo, a local plant sale, a zip line, environmental education and more.
Investing in Community it the theme of the April 13 Earth Day celebrations at Memorial Peace Park, Maple Ridge. Find live entertainment, food trucks, crafts, art installations and more.
In East Vancouver, join the Annual Earth Day Parade and Festival on April 20. The parade begins at Commercial and Broadway at 1 pm with afternoon festivities at Grandview Park.
Also in East Van but further south, join friends and neighbours of Everett Crowley Park to celebrate Earth Day. Plant native plants, spread mushrooms, and enjoy interpretive walks and free refreshments.
Become an eco-steward with the Stanley Park Ecology Society on April 27 . Bring your binoculars for a heron colony tour, learn about Indigenous plants in Stanley Park, join the invasive plant pulls, wetland weaving workshops, and a kids zone.
The Earth Day Celebration at Richmond Nature Park on April 28 is another great event for kids.
Investing in Community it the theme of the Earth Day celebrations at Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge. Find live entertainment, food trucks, crafts, art installations and more.
Get the kids active with at an invasive species pull (which is a fancy term for weeding!) at Loutet Farm in North Vancouver on April 27 and follow it up with games and family fun.
If you’re in the Fraser Valley, make seed bombs on April 18th at the local library and watch your garden grow (make plants not war)!
If you’re in the Fraser Valley, the City of Abbotsford Earth Day event on April 27, features free workshops focused on simple, effective ‘green skills’, an EARTHplay playground for the kids, and a Bike Lanes Tour.