Celebrate the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day in New York City in 2013. Learn how to protect the planet and embrace a greener city at these great events featuring music
, fun, and activism in the great outdoors.
- Earth Day at Grand Central Terminal
Organized by the nonprofit organization Earth Day New York, the annual New York City EarthFair will be held inside Grand Central Terminal in Vanderbilt Hall from April 20-22, 2013. Enjoy live performances, sustainability talks, kids' activities, and more.
- Earth Day in Union Square
For 2013, the outdoor Earth Day festival (previously held outside Grand Central Terminal) is moving to Union Square. On April 21, come play in the park and see the green vehicle show, live performances, and exhibits by environmental organizations.
- Green Festival at Jacob Javits Center
The Jacob Javits Center is once again hosting a Green Festival over Earth Day weekend. The festival will showcase green gadgets, sustainability career opportunities, organic beer and wine, natural beauty products, and an action-packed Green Kids' Zone. If you travel to the festival by bike, you can park with the bike valet and get free admission. Children under 18 and Green America and Global Exchange members will also receive free admission.
- Earth Day in Central Park
Bring the whole family to Central Park on April 20th to celebrate Earth Day and help to beautify the park.
- Million Trees NYC Spring Planting Day
On Saturday, April 27, 2013, join more than a thousand community volunteers and the NYC Parks Department in planting 20,000 trees in a single day at 16 park sites across the city’s five boroughs.