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Earth Day Austin





New Location

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.


Features & Attractions

Keynote Speakers, Tiny Houses, Autonomous Vehicles and more!

Live Music & Dance

Our musical line-up includes Hip-Hop, Ballet Folklorico, Flamenco, Country, Rock and more.

Film & Multi-Media

Attendees can experience some of the latest and best environmental films and documentaries.


Environmental organizations and companies connect with Austinites.

Workshop & Presentation Areas

Attendees experience workshops, panel discussions, films and live demos in the comfort of HT’s auditoriums and classrooms.

The Hands On Experience

Hands-on demos provide a unique and powerful educational experience.

The Green Business Roundtable

Green businesses gather to network with other industry leaders, meet job candidates, and mentor aspiring green entrepreneurs.

The Re-Zone

Valet bike parking will be available at both entrances.

Kid's Zone

Includes kids stage with fun and engaging activities like kids yoga, music, magicians, wildlife and up-cycling.

Explorers Discovery Path

The young and young-at-heart venture down a covered walkway, exploring nature and sustainable innovations

Outdoor Activity Zone

The Outdoor Activity Zone features such attractions as a trampoline, rock climbing wall, and electric bikes.

The Wellness Zone

Soothing activities in the Wellness Zone includes henna painting, crafts, acupuncture, meditation, dancing and of course, yoga.

TreeHouse Modern Living Zone

Attendees explore sustainable living and sample foods.

Modern Vehicle Exhibits

This area features sustainable cars. The 2016 exhibit included a Model S Tesla, and a 1906 Detroit Electric.

Transportation Hub

Valet bike parking will be available at both entrances.

Renewables Marketplace

Explore the latest renewable innovations.


Food will be available in three locations across the campus.

Media Plaza

Earth day and our media partners film interviews on the plaza.

Recycle at Earth Day

Bring your electronics, textiles, batteries, light bulbs, styrofoam and more to recycle at Earth Day.

Transportation & Parking

Explore the future of mobility while finding your way to Earth Day.

  • "...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."
    Lori Haynes
    Dripping Springs OLLAS
  • "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!"
    Dustin Fedako
    CEO, Compost Pedallers
  • "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."
    Jessica Wilson
    City of Austin, Watershed Protection
  • "The event was extremely well-organized, effective, and fun. We're counting down the
    days until next year!"
    Sara Cotner
    Executive Director, Magnolia Montessori For All
  • ‚"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."
    Kevin Stanley
  • "WOW!! a most amazing day, with purpose, heart and message! We were truly honored to be part of this."
    Kenya Masala
    Source Consulting Group
  • "We were so excited to see old friends and make new ones. The free exchange of information was incredibly enlightening!"
    Shanon Yarbrough
    American YouthWorks

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