Durham Earth Day

 Celebrate with Us on April 27, 2014… and througout the year.

Children playing wooden board gameTalking in front of KDB Earth Day TentMother & child making Earth Day buttons

Keep Durham Beautiful partners with the City of Durham Parks & Recreation to celebrate Earth Day with a festival for the people of Durham. 


Earth Day Festival

2014 Earth Day Festival(Rain or Shine | Free Admission)

Mark Your Calendar
Sunday, April 27
Durham Central Park
502 Foster St. Noon – 5 p.m.
Pre-Earth Day Activity (March 17) Lake Michie Canoe Cleanup – Creek Week
“Go Green” at Durham’s Earth Day Festival. Participants will enjoy “green” activities and demos; learn about many green practices and products at the Sustainability Expo and Earth Art Market; and enjoy great music, food and much more!
Plan your trip to Earth Day! Do your part to go green and walk, skate, bike, ride the bus, or carpool to Earth Day.
Members of Durham’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission will host a valet bicycle parking service near the corner of Foster and Hunt streets – ride in and check your bicycle for free! Get your bike safety checked and learn how to change a flat as well. There is something for everyone.
New this year at Earth Day! Farmer’s Lane TROSA Store Ecycling/Recycling Yard
Additional Activities Include: Live entertainment Earth Art Market sponsored by the Triangle Ecycling, Planet Aid and Moore Recycling Associates Inc. Eco-Lounge Kids’ Zone Live Music Sustainability Expo
The Earth Day Parade will feature the Bulltown Strutters and a special guest performance by the Hillside High School Band.
Get Involved!
Interested in being a volunteer or sponsor?  To volunteer, email your interest to DPR Volunteers or fill out the online volunteer application. Be sure to mention the time that you are able to volunteer. Check out our sponsorship packet for information about partnering with us on Earth Day.
Submit your vendor application as soon as possible because space is limited. Education, artists and non-food vendor opportunities available. All food vendor slots have been filled.   For information, call (919) 560-4355 or email Tina Chavis.
The Durham Earth Day Festival is presented by Durham Parks and Recreation and Keep Durham Beautiful, Inc.