Huston-Tillotson University features a beautiful campus in East Austin between 7th and 11th Streets just off of I-35. Sustainability at HT includes academic programs, student activities, campus projects and community engagement. With its central location and interconnected indoor and outdoor, HT is the perfect location for Earth Day Austin 2017...
Keynote: Mayor Steve Adler
Mayor Adler will speak about Austin's environmental initiatives and his participation in the Global Compact of Mayors.
Schedule, Map & App!
The Earth Day ATX Event Map is Here! And the Earth Day ATX Schedule is full of exciting new exhibits and presentations. Coming soon, we will have an event app for you to download! Explore the event zones in the section below or click here to see an event schedule.
The Outdoor Activity Zone features such attractions as a trampoline, rock climbing wall, and electric bikes.
Earth day and our media partners film interviews on the plaza.
Attendees relax and recharge themselves and their devices while participating online and the ED-TX live feed media wall.
This area features sustainable cars. The 2016 exhibit included a Model S Tesla, and a 1906 Detroit Electric.
Includes kids stage with fun and engaging activities like kids yoga, music, magicians, wildlife and up-cycling.
Soothing activities in the Zen Zone includes henna painting, crafts, acupuncture, meditation, dancing and of course, yoga.
The young and young-at-heart venture down a covered walkway, exploring nature and sustainable innovations
Attendees explore sustainable living and sample foods.
Tiny house companies and connoisseurs exhibit their state-of-the-art designs.
Our musical line-up includes Hip-Hop, Ballet Folklorico, Flamenco, Country, Rock and more.
Food will be available in three locations across the campus.
Attendees experience workshops, panel discussions, films and live demos in the comfort of HT‚Äôs auditoriums and classrooms.
Get a close-up look at the latest renewable innovations.
Attendees can experience some of the latest and best environmental films and documentaries.
Hands-on demos provide a unique and powerful educational experience.
Valet bike parking will be available at both entrances.
- "...A very successful event for us. Lots of visitors to our booth learning about clay pot irrigation. There was a large crowd and lots for the kids to do."
- "Earth Day Austin is a great opportunity for Austinites to learn about our city's eco-friendly organizations and to celebrate what we love about our planet and our community. The Compost Pedallers have attended since our founding in 2012 and look forward to it every year!"
- "My team was so busy distributing information that we lost count with our clickers of how many people came by. My entire team thought it was a triumphant event and next year we're going to make sure that we schedule additional volunteers to help us manage our tables with the crowds."
- "The event was extremely well-organized, effective, and fun. We're counting down thedays until next year!"
- ‚"Thank you again for putting on this great event. If there is any event you'd like us to participate in, we will be there."
- "WOW!! a most amazing day, with purpose, heart and message! We were truly honored to be part of this."
- "We were so excited to see old friends and make new ones. The free exchange of information was incredibly enlightening!"