SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Earth Day here, and there are several fun ways to celebrate and give back to Mother Nature.
There's something for everyone from volunteer opportunities, festivals, workshops, celebrations, and much more happening across San Diego County. Check out our list below:
Saturday, April 23
Earth Day Festival at the Gardens
Where: Alta Vista Botanical Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day by connecting with nature and learning how to go green with fun activities for kids, live music, food, etc.
Nature Night at the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
Where: 320 N. Broadway, Escondido
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Kids can become nature knights and advocate for the planet by completing a quest to save the earth at the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum. The event will include hands-on activity booths where children can learn about the environment, sustainability, etc.
Creek Bay Clean Up
Where: Various locations
Time: 9:00 a.m.
This is one of the largest single-day environmental action events in San Diego County. Volunteers of all ages are invited to join by cleaning up around their neighborhoods or joining one of the group’s designated sites. Volunteers are encouraged to register through their website.
Spring-in to Camping Earth Day
Where: Lake Poway 14644 Lake Poway Road Poway
Time: 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Cost: $55 per car (residents) and $65 per car (non-residents)
Families can participate in special crafts, take a guided nature hike, learn about local wildlife and more. To register click here.
Earth Day of Service and Celebration
Where: Buccaneer Park 1506 South Pacific Street Oceanside
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The city of Oceanside is hosting an Earth Day of Service and Celebration at Buccaneer Park that will feature arts, crafts, cleanups, music and other family-friendly events. Each activity will promote sustainability and how to take action to preserve and protect our communities and earth.
Sunday, April 24
Where: Balboa Park 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
EarthFair 2022 features over 200 exhibitors in 11 exhibit areas, international food courts, children's activity area, four entertainment stages, Earth Day Parade, the eARTH Gallery arts and crafts show and the cleaner car concourse.