The Enrichmond Foundation is thrilled to host 23rd Earth Day Richmond on Saturday, April 23rd from 11am-5:00pm at Great Shiplock Park.
From Press Release:
To celebrate Mama Earth, The Enrichmond Foundation is thrilled to host 23rd Earth Day Richmond on Saturday, April 23rd from 11am-5:00pm at Great Shiplock Park. Just like last year, we will be celebrating at Great Shiplock Park, one of RVA’s most scenic locations along Shockoe’s riverfront.
This year’s festival will feature many new and enhanced interactive activities for the whole family! Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy kayak rides along the James, guided mountain bike rides on the Virginia Capital Trail, performances from Jesse the Juggler, a bouldering wall, participate in a hip hop dance class, the Earth Day 5K Race Without a Trace and much more.
The event will also feature eco-friendly activities including a craft market, exhibits from local non-profit groups, family friendly outdoor fun, and much more! Rumor has it, baby goats from Bright Hope Farm and Apiary will also be joining us for this year’s festivities.
Free shuttle service will be available from the 17th Street Farmers Market to Great Shiplock Park. The bus stop will be located in the middle of the 17th Street Farmers’ Market right across the street from Lulu’s. Paid parking lots are available at 17th & Grace and across from Main Street Station. Free street parking is available throughout the area on Main, Franklin and Cary Streets. Park in Shockoe Bottom and then catch a ride at the 17th Street Farmers Market.
Admission to the Earth Day Richmond festival is free. Food, beverages and other merchandise from vendors are available at an additional cost.
For additional information on Earth Day Richmond, visit – www.earthdayrichmond.org.