Earth Day Roanoke and Arbor Day

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The 27th annual Earth Day Roanoke Festival
Celebrate Trees, and plant one today!
The Roanoke Tree Stewards give away trees.
Saturday, April 23, 2016

Celebrate Arbor Day & Roanoke as a Tree City USA
with all your favorite Earth Day educators
at The Big Lick Kid Fest   10 AM – 3 PM

The Taubman Museum CraftsEarth Day Roanoke SupporTs The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals for 2016

Free Activities and gifts for all ages inside the park.

Earth Day is recognized across the nation and the world.  Communities create festivals, teach-ins,  actions, art installations and all kinds of school projects.

Plan an Earth Day project with your class or family.  Roanoke’s Green education Festival has grown each year since 1990.  Enjoy a great day with friends, family and neighbors from across the City and surrounding Counties.  You can make a difference and protect our natural resources.  Come learn how!


Bee talkRoanoke is known for expanding its environmental awareness and practices.  A strong citizen influence has provided the consistent motivation and support for recognizing our needs and learning about sustainability.
Earth Day Roanoke Educators List

Earth Day is a premier day for meeting experienced teachers, professionals and local trail blazers.  Get to know friendly Master Gardeners and receive helpful tips.  Get inspired by leaders in green practices , planning and advocacy.  Learn about Neighborhood  projects and how you can be more green at home.   City representatives give advise about local resources and provide children’s activities.  Dozens of Environmental Organizations, community groups and hands on activities excite young and old.

We welcome your participation.
Education options & contact .

Earth Day Network Appreciates Teachers


earth day flowersThe Children’s area includes crafts and educational games. If you would like to partner with us next year, please send info to


Environmental organizations, Farmers, Green advocates, Community education,  Green crafts and businesses

Community Resources

Registration forms  available by sending your request and a detailed description of your educational / green booth or craft to:

Vendors: More information


VolunteerVolunteers are vital to the process of hosting a festival for  Earth Day.
Join the team today, and take a role.
Volunteer opportunities, committee work, special support.