Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is now a worldwide movement with events in more than 193 countries, which currently is coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.
You can find out more about the Earth Day Network organization at https://www.earthday.org/
Some Earth Day Events around San Diego:
California State Parks Foundation
20th Annual Earth Day Restoration and Clean up
Saturday, April 21
Earth Day Weekend Beach Cleanup by Cal Poly Alumni – San Diego Chapter
Mission Bay – Crown Point Shores
Crown Point Drive and Corona Oriente Road San Diego, CA 92109
Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
SDRVC Earth Day 2018 – Planting Event at River Path Del Mar by San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy
SDRVC volunteers removed over 800 yards of ice plant at the River Path Del Mar at our December 31, 2017 New Years Resolution Restoration Event. Restore this beautiful area at the San Dieguito Lagoon with native plants. Just bring your enthusiasm and sweat equity. They supply the rest!
River Path Del Mar Parking San Dieguito Drive Del Mar, CA 92014
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Earth Day Art and Music Festival by Vail Headquarters
Vail Headquarters 32115 Temecula Parkway, Temecula, CA 92592
Murrieta Arts Council, Sierra Club Santa Margarita Group and Vail Headquarters present an Earth Day Art and Music festival with fun for the whole family!
Sat, April 21, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
Earth Day Festival at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
Children’s nature activities, music and dance, vendors, plant sale and more
Alta Bontanical Gardens,1270 Vale Terrace Dr, 760-822-6824.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
SEA Days: Earth Day.
Experience science, exploration and adventure as you meet researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and learn about exciting new research, and participate in fun activities.
Birch Aquarium at Scripps, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 11 am-3 pm
Free with admission.
San Dieguito Lagoon Day
Be one with nature at this annual event where you can observe and learn about the bird species found in the lagoon, create seedballs which will be distributed within the park to increase native plant communities, meet aquatic animals and learn about their role in the marine ecosystem, watch a presentation of live native raptors and more. Birdwing Open-Air Classroom, 3201 Via De La Valle, Del Mar
Saturday, April 21. 2018 from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm.
“Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth” Story Time at Barnes and Noble.
Filled with gentle humor and insight, Oliver Jeffers’ New York Times bestseller is a poignant celebration of life on Earth. Come to a fun story time followed by activities.
For participating locations, visit www.barnesandnoble.com.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11 am
Kids’ Kitchen: Earth Day, Colorful as a Rainbow, Healthy as a Garden by Lazy Acres Moonlight Room
Lazy Acres 150 Encinitas Boulevard, Encinitas, CA 92024
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
$20 – $25
EarthFair 2018 in San Diego by San Diego EarthWorks
The annual EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair and Earth Day celebration in the world. EarthFair 2018 will be San Diego EarthWorks’ 29th annual event! Each year, the EarthFair draws around 50,000 visitors.
Balboa Park, 1549 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101
Sun, April 22, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM PDT