Q: What is Earth Day Houston?
A : Earth Day Houston, developed by Air Alliance Houston, is the Houston area’s premier celebration of our planet at Sam Houston Park. The FREE one-day celebration will focus on the merits of mindful, sustainable living while educating and encouraging Houstonians to do their part to preserve, conserve and enhance our city and the Earth. Earth Day Houston showcases more than 100 booths and exhibits, each educating visitors on how they can make Houston a greener place to live.
Q: Where is Earth Day Houston?
A : Earth Day Houston is held at Sam Houston Park (1000 Bagby Street) downtown.
Q: When is Earth Day Houston?
A : Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 11am to 5pm
Q: How much does Earth Day Houston cost?
A : Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, Earth Day Houston is free and open to the public.
Q: What type of food and beverage will be available?
A : A variety of sweet and savory food trucks, plus a beer and wine garden, will have food & beverage available for purchase. Culligan of Houston will be providing hydration stations with filtered water available for free to patrons. Be sure to bring your reusable water bottle or purchase a branded Earth Day Houston water bottle at the event.
Q: How will waste be collected?
A : Bring your waste to one of several "waste stations" throughout the festival, where trash will be sorted into recycling, landfill, polystyrene, and compost. We will also have a recycling bin on site for food, shoes, and other textiles.
Q: Can I Bring Fido?
A : Unfortunately, no pets are allowed at Sam Houston Park.
Q: Can I donate to Earth Day Houston?
A : Absolutely, please follow this link.
Q: How can I help the fest be more sustainable?
A : Reduce your carbon footprint by walking, biking or taking public transportation to the festival.
Consider volunteering for a shift with our "Green Team" at the festival.
Please bring a reusable bottle with you to enjoy our complimentary Culligan Water Stations.
Please bring gently used Polystyrene to be recycled in our recycling zone by Friends of Foam.
Ride your bike and take advantage of complimentary Bike Valet provided by Bike Houston!
Q: What should I bring with me?
A : Please bring a reusable water bottle so you can take advantage of our Culligan water stations.
Bring gently used polystyrene to be recycled on site in our Recycling Zone.
Bring gently used clothing, shoes, soft toys, and household textiles that you wish to recycle with American Textile Recycling Services.
Coolers, blankets, and chairs are also allowed.
*Please do NOT bring pets, glass containers, cigarettes/pipes, or weapons.*
Q: What are our Green Initiatives?
A : Visit this page to learn more about our Green Initiatives