Newton’s Earth Day Festival

Newton's Earth Day Festival


Sunday, 04/23/2023    
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Newton City Hall
1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA

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Come visit our table (#16) at Newton’s Earth Day Festival to learn more about Newton Conservators, the Newton Conservation Office, and the Newton Pollinator Group. We’ll have information about Newton’s many open wonderful open spaces, pollinator gardens, native plants, invasive pulls and much more including a tour of the City Hall Demonstration Pollinator Garden.

Pick up a free schedule of our more than 50 spring events including walks, webinars, invasive pulls and our live in person Annual Meeting this spring. Check our Trail Guide and Almanac. Originally scheduled to be outside, due to predicted rain, the tables will be inside the War Memorial Auditorium.

Newton’s Earth Day Festival is organized by Green Newton and full info can be found at

Bring your friends and family to Newton’s 2nd Annual Earth Day Festival for live music, green technology showcase, an EV expo, nature themed activities, food, and more. There is a terrific line-up of exhibitors ready to answer all your questions on waste reduction & composting, electric vehicles, solar power, insulation, heat pumps, gardening & pollination. Are you considering an Electric Vehicle? Check out the EV Display at the festival, where many of our Newton neighbors will be available to tell you more about their experience. This is the perfect time to ask an EV owner about charging stations, EV ranges, pricing and other questions. There will even be test drives available for select cars! More interested in bikes? We’ll have E-bikes on display so you can see first-hand how they can help get you around town! The Earth Day Festival is jam packed with fun activities for kiddos of all ages. Enjoy live music from local bands. Get ready to hear some great tunes to inspire us all on Earth Day!

Local exhibitors include:

350 Mass – Bike Newton & Safe Routes to Schools – Black Earth Compost – Blue Bikes – Charles River Food Co-op – Citizens’ Climate Lobby – Communities Responding to Extreme Weather – Endless Energy (Mass Save Insulation) – Fulfilled Goods – Green Energy Consumers Alliance – Green Newton – HomeWorks Energy (Mass Save Insulation) – Indigenous Peoples Day Newton Committee – League of Women Voters of Newton – LigerBots – Mothers Out Front Newton – New England Ductless (Heat Pumps) – Newton Community Farm – Newton Conservation Office – Newton Conservators – Newton Energy Coach – Newton EV Task Force – Newton Neighbors – Newton Power Choice – Newton Recycling Committee – Newton Sustainable Materials Management Commission – Newton Stormwater Management – Recirclable – Sunrun Solar – Watt Wagons – and more!

Entertainment schedule

  • 12:00pm – LigerBots
  • 1:00pm – Dark Crushes
  • 2:00pm – Dave Herlihy (from O Positive)
  • 3:00pm – Little Beats

Walk, bike, bus, or drive to the event! The Earth Day Festival will take place at the War Memorial on Memorial Dr. There is a Blue Bikes station at the Newton Free Library, and bus stop on the corner of Walnut St. and Homer St. Parking is available at City Hall and Newton Free Library, in addition to street parking.