Activities

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

Be  Creative

Come discover how your creativity can lead you to your next green hobby. Whether it’s sourcing your own dye from plant based products, learning how to sew, making your own reusable grocery bag, or wandering through the Recycled Art Show, EarthFest has activities and crafts suitable for the kids and young at heart.  Learn more about the activities in the Youth Area here.

Get creative at these onsite activities:

Monster Made With Love– sewing with a self love twist for all ages:

Class 1: 11:30- 1:00 PM   $10
Class 2: 2:30- 4:00 PM     $10

Youth Area Crafts

10 AM- 5PM ALL DAY!

Recycled Art Show

10 AM- 5PM ALL Day!

 

 

Be Green

EarthFest will showcase a green marketplace where you can find local vendors and small  businesses that sell everything from the everyday items to the more green savvy products that can help lower your ecological footprint in your own life. To learn more about vendors click here.

Be green at these onsite activities:

Ride & Drive– Electric vehicle showcase and rides

10 AM- 5 PM ALL DAY   FREE
Tennessee Clean Fuels Tent
Come go for a ride (or drive) an electric vehicle

Paper Making

10 AM- 5 PM ALL DAY    FREE
Youth Area Tent
Created by a bike powered blender

Be Well

Wellness in yourself helps foster an appreciation for the wellness of the Earth. Participate in onsite activities that encourage well being,  celebrates our outdoor recreation, and keeps you active. Years past have featured activities like yoga, community bike rides, free chiropractic screens, essential oil samples, urban foraging and acro-yoga demonstrations.

Be well at these onsite activities:

Family Yoga– with  Kundalini Rising

11:00 AM

Yoga with Jill (adults)

Class 1: 12:00- 1:00 PM     FREE
Class 2:  2:00- 3:00 PM      FREE

Free Chiropractic Health Screenings

Freedom Chiropractic Tent
10 AM- 5PM ALL DAY

Capoeira Demonstration

11:05 AM
Music Tent
Enjoy live demonstration of capoeria. Combines elements of dancing and fighting- its sure to be exciting.

 

Be Informed

Local nonprofits and government agencies help shape green policy and implement green initiatives for us. Come learn about what they do and services they offer the public to keep East Tennessee clean, beautiful, and  green.  Hear more about other ways EarthFest provides education opportunities here.

Get informed at these onsite activities:

Ask the Expert Sessions

Starting at 11 every hour on the hour
Education Tent
Enjoy one-on-one conversations with local green gurus on a variety of topics.

Envirocharacter Journey

10 AM- 5 PM ALL DAY
Education Tent
Get led by our friendly envirocharacters through different stations that will teach you about different green topics.

Knoxville Botanical Garden Tours

12:00: Center for Urban Agriculture tour led by CUA Manager Jacob 
1:00: Historic Howell Gardens tour led by Director of Horticulture Amanda Spangler 
2:00: Dogwood Nature Trail tour led by Senior Gardener Joy Grissom
3:00: Secret Garden tour led by Executive Director Jim Richards

Be Entertained

You can’t have a celebration here without music. Good thing East Tennessee is chalk-full of local crooners, bare-foot banjoists, and talented buskers to help give EarthFest  rhythm and entertainment. Click here to learn what type of music will be at EarthFest.

Have Fun at these onsite activities:

Fox & Fogarty Hangout Lounge

10 AM- 5 PM ALL DAY
Play cornhole, giant jenga or just lounge in hammocks

Live Music

10 AM- 5 PM ALL DAY
Local bands will play 30 min- 1 hour long sets to sing and dance to

 

 

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