Nashville’s Earth Day Festival is a free, family friendly event with live entertainment through out the day celebrated each year in April. This year’s festival will help the community take another step toward Mayor Karl Dean’s goal of making Nashville the greenest city in the Southeast.
The event will feature exhibits and activities aimed at educating Nashvillians about protecting our environment. With nearly a hundred family-friendly booths, hosted by community groups, environmental organizations and government agencies, will offer fun and exciting hands-on activities for all ages.
2015 Festival Highlights
Earth Day Stage Schedule – Live music Line-up
Green/Farmers Market – Buy locally grown produce and locally made products in the Green/Farmers Market.
Beer Garden – Enjoy some locally brewed beer in the Beer Garden located near the Stage.
Recycling & Disposal Drop-off Opportunities – This year at the Nashville Earth Day Festival, you will be able to recycle and/or property dispose of some of your household goods.
- Mercury Thermometers – Bring your old mercury thermometer and exchange it for a digital thermometer at the Metro Beautification/Public Works booth.
- Handheld Electronics, batteries and CFL’s – bring your old hand-held electronics (cell phones, mp3 players, tablets, laptops, digital picture frames, e-readers, cables, etc.), batteries (rechargeable or household batteries) and compact fluorescent bulbs for proper recycling at the Metro Beautification/Public Works booth.
- Unused or Expired Pharmaceuticals – Bring your unused or expired pharmaceuticals for safe and proper disposal at the Metro Nashville Police Department’s exhibit.
Children’s Educational Activities – Many of the Earth Day exhibitors have a special educational activity for children.
GET TO EARTH DAY GREEN – You can do your part to help keep the air clean.
Free Bike Valet Parking from WalkBike Nashville -Free bike valet parking is provided at Earth Day by Walk/Bike Nashville. So use pedal power to come over and have the peace of mind that your bike will be watched over while you enjoy Earth Day to the fullest.
Take the Bus – You can get to Centennial Park on the following Metro Transit Authority bus routes: