19th Annual Tucson Earth Day Festival & 4th Annual Water Festival

The Earth Day Festival and The Water Festival partner for a big community event for learning and family-friendly fun on Sunday, April 21, 2013 9am-2pm, at Reid Park.  Register as a sponsor, exhibitor, artist, workshop leader, or volunteer.  More information is available at http://www.tucsonearthday.org and http://www.WaterFestivalTucson.org.


Pima County, AZ – Share your eco-friendly message for Earth Day at the Annual Tucson Earth Day Festival and Parade in combination with The Water Festival on Sunday, April 21, 2013. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Reid Park, off Country Club Road north of 22nd Street. The Parade starts at 10 a.m. The registration deadline for exhibitors and parade entries is March 29, 2013.

In its 19th year, the Tucson Earth Day Festival and Parade with the theme “Green Planet, Green Future” is partnering with the 4th Annual Water Festival, presented by Tucson Arts Brigade, for this 2013 event.

Who’s invited? Non-profit organizations, private businesses, government agencies, clubs, families, artists, youth groups and community groups who have an eco-friendly message to share.

Sponsors have the opportunity to receive advertising benefits and recognition for their stewardship at each or both festivals. Businesses are encouraged to apply early to maximize their benefits.

Exhibits should provide information on environmental products or issues such as water conservation, water quality, air quality, household hazardous waste, habitat conservation, sustainability or other “eco” topics. Exhibitors should provide engaging, hands-on activities with take-away information about how to preserve earth’s resources for our children of the future. In addition, the Earth Day Festival features a Farmer’s Market and The Water Festival features water-inspired entertainment and workshops.

Parade entrants should share eco-friendly messages and can reflect the parade theme “Green Planet, Green Future.” Environmentally themed floats must be human-powered or use alternate fuel.

Alternate-Fuel Vehicle Exhibitors featured at the Earth Day Festival can show how their auto, bike or motorcycle runs on clean fuels such as biodiesel, compressed natural gas, electricity, ethanol, propane and even waste vegetable oil.

The Model Solar Race Car/Solar House Competition is open to middle school students who will show off their design and construction skills. Kits for this competition are available from the Society of Women Engineers at www.swetucson.org/solar.

Art Show, “The Vibe” Live Art Happenings, and Design for Water Solutions Contest, featured at The Water Festival, invites artists to show their water-inspired visual and performing arts, plus compete for a winning creative proposal for a water solution.

For more info and registration for The Tucson Earth Day Festival and Parade, go to http://www.tucsonearthday.org, call (520) 206-8814 or e-mail tucsonearthday@yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook at Tucson Earth Day Festival and The Water Project. To register at The Water Festival, go to http://www.WaterFestivalTucson.org, call (520) 623-2119 or e-mail info@WaterFestivalTucson.org.



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