Activities

To see a map for this year’s EarthFest, please click here!

Live Music
Click here to learn what type of music will be at EarthFest.

EarthFest Education Expedition: Listen, Learn, Stamp, Win!
Journey through EarthFest to expand your horizons and win prizes! Travel through EarthFest Village with the Enviro-Characters, watch demonstrations from vendors, and learn from keynote speakers to earn entries into a grand prize drawing. Each participant will receive a small prize for their efforts.

Youth Area: Crafts & Active Games

Crafts

The Innovation Station will be our “free build” area for crafts. Kids will be able to approach the station and build anything out of the provided recyclable materials. If kids want, and with the guidance of volunteers, we will provide several pre-made example crafts.

  • Coloring Station
  • Pop Top Necklace
  • Sock or Sleeve Puppet
  • T-shirt Bags
  • Spectrascope
  • Cardboard Paper Roll Planter
  • Cardboard Paper Roll Matchbox Car
  • Cardboard Paper Roll Airplane
  • Cardboard Paper Roll Snake
  • Cardboard Marionette Bird
  • Cardboard Tube Owl
  • Pet Rock with Knox Rocks Facebook Group
  • Paper Tube Bird Feeders with the Knoxville Arts and Fine Crafts Center

Active Games

  • Recycle Relay Race
  • Giant Environmental Matching Game

Community Partners at or near the Youth Area hosting events and activities:

  • Knox County Storm Water will be hosting their Enviroscape.
  • Knoxville City Schools will be hosting their Recycled Art Show.
  • Knox Makers will be hosting Brenda the Bike Blender and recycled paper demo.
  • Monsters Made With Love & Bearden High Environmental club will be hosting a self-love sewing workshop, beginning at 11:00 and again at 2:00. Maximum of 20 per session! Please register at the youth area to secure your place or it’s first come, first served.
  • Kundalini Rising will be teaching kid’s yoga workshops at 11:00, 11:30, and 1:00.
    11:00: Wiggle and Giggle (Ages 3-7) – Enjoy some fun while learning easy poses, rhymes and relaxation.
    11:30: Creative Movement for Mommy and Me! – Fun yoga songs and games for preschoolers.
    1:00: Sonic Body (Ages 7-10) – Free spirit yoga for body and mind!
  • Sierra Club will be hosting pine cone bird feeders and leaf rubbing.
  • Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center will be hosting recycled paper roll bird feeders.

Clean Fuel Vehicle Showcase:
ETCF

East Tennessee Clean Fuels will host an AFV showcase featuring: a Tesla Model X, the University of Tennessee EcoCar (a Camaro that has been entirely rebuilt by UT students to run as an AFV!), a City of Knoxville propane lawn mower, and a Nissan LEAF.

Clean Fuels will give two presentations about alternative fuels during the day. The first is entitled “Driving Electric in Tennessee: What’s the Emissions Footprint?;” the second presentation will be “What Alternative Fuels & Vehicles are Available in East Tennessee?” The Clean fuel showcase will be located on the main lawn next behind the food/drink area.

Goodwill Pop-up Shop
GoodwillWhen you shop at Goodwill, not only are you keeping great clothes out of the landfill, but you are helping to fund job training programs in our community. Goodwill will be hosting a mini Popup Shop at Earthfest, featuring a hand-selected assortment of pre-loved clothes. Get a sneak peak at some of the items they’ll be bringing by liking Goodwill Industries-Knoxville on Facebook.

 

Austin Bennett Art

East Tennessee Permaculture Research Institute

Anya’s Attic

Norwex

Sprig N Twig

ThatOrganicMom

KUB

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center

Kat’s Creations

Sassafras Fiber Arts

Knoxville Area Brewers Association

Alliance to Save Energy

Pagan Pride of East Tennessee

Brigid KO Designs

Wee Care Diaper Service

Claychet Collective

Knoxville Regional TPO

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club

Trees Knoxville

Vagabondary

Hound and Beagle

TDEC

City of Knoxville Tree Board

Sustainable Harvest Farm

Keep Knoxville Beautiful

Simple Wish Creations

City of Knoxville Parks and Rec

Knoxville Bonsai Society

Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc

Little River Watershed Association

DMDesigns

Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley

Dye Trying and CeraMYx

East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition

Water Quality Forum

Happy Skin Naturals

Goodwill

Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts

Wildlife Habitat of South Woodlawn

Monsters Made with Love

Ijams Nature Center

Knox Makers and the Maker City

Engaging Knoxville in Ecology and Evolution

Nothing Too Fancy

City of Knoxville Solid Waste

WUTK 90.3 FM

Zuparoo

WUOT

WBIR

TN Recycling Coalition

Center for Peace

Douglas J Aveda Institute

UT Ecological and Evolutionary Biology

Knoxville Botanical Gardens

TDEC Office of Policy/Sustainability Practices