New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Solar Derby

Celebrate Earth Day 2015 at Palmer Park on Saturday, April 18th, 11 am to 7:30 pm!


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Thanks to Juan’s Flying Burrito!

donkey logoSpecial thanks to Juan’s Flying Burrito for their support of our volunteer Earth Day Planning Committee! The Earth Day Planning Committee is at the core of many important aspects of the festival including the Green Business Expo, the Kid’s Tent, the Silent Auction, and more. We deeply appreciate Juan’s generous food donations that enabled us to thank our amazing Earth Day Planning Committee in delicious style!


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Team Sno to perform on Earth Day Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage

15811_4183811835630_1920128974_nThe incomparable Team Sno (Slam New Orleans) will take the stage at 4:45pm on Earth Day! Don’t miss your chance to hear this three-time National Poetry Slam winning group of incredible local poets. They rock!


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Earth Day Silent Auction has gone live!

img3The Silent Auction is now officially live. Visit the Silent Auction’s website to bid on a wide array of items ranging from hotel rooms to Saints memorabilia to fine dining! Online bidding ends this Friday so make sure to get your bids in before then. Pictured above is a view from the Verandah Resort and Spa in Antigua! Bid in the Silent Auction to make this view yours!


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Support the festival and help keep it free!

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Introducing Sunshine Daiquiris– solar-powered, eco-friendly daiquiris! Click above to support the New Orleans Earth Day Festival, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and alternative energy sources. You generous donation will help us keep the festival free and move the Louisiana Bucket Brigade closer to financial independence so we can keep fighting for clean air and healthy communities!


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Play Earth Day Bingo to win a free bike!

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Win a free bike and learn about sustainability with our new Earth Day Bingo card!  The Bike Shop at 4711 Freret has generously donated a brand-new, beautiful blue cruiser from Big Shot Bikes.  This gorgeous bike is a lightweight cruiser with a low step-through frame and fat tires perfect for NOLA’s many infamous potholes.  Even better, it comes with two built-in wooden racks on back and front to attach a box or carry any oddly-shaped items!

Features include:

  1. Aluminum alloy frame
  2. Three piece crank
  3. Fenders with stainless steel rigid mounts
  4. Dutch style cargo rack with wood inlays
  5. Optional solid wood crate for hauling your precious cargo
  6. Barefoot friendly pedals


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Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage schedule announced

Guardians of the Flame at Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage of New Orleans Earth Day 2013

Guardians of the Flame at New Orleans Earth Day Festival 2013. Photo by Kate Gilbert

Visit the Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage for additional entertainment at the fest, featuring local performing artists, musicians, demonstrations, and community presentations in an intimate setting. This year’s performances and demos include storytelling, spoken word, theatre, music, aikido, and more.  Check out the schedule here!


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Louisiana Bucket Brigade’s Whole Foods 5% Day!

902867_570893642932896_1307350575_oJoin Captain Planet and the Green Army for a second line parade at Whole Foods’ Metairie location on Wednesday, April 16th at 5:30pm! 5% of all purchases made at that Whole Foods location on that day will go to the Louisiana Bucket Brigade. Make groceries, second line, support LABB, and gear up for Earth Day! We can’t wait to see you there!