Mark your calendars for April 18th! In just a few weeks we will be commemorating the 5th anniversary of the 2010 BP Disaster by celebrating our planet, going solar, and a commitment to environmental health & justice.
Earphunk will be performing at the New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Solar Derby 2015! This New Orleans born-and-bred progressive-funk quintet has performed at huge festivals such as Electric Forest, Bear Creek, and Wakarusa. Come see the magic that is their high-energy, dynamic live show with us at Palmer Park on April 18th.
Theresa Andersson will be headlining the New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Solar Derby 2015! This singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has performed at Jazz Fest and Voodoo so a free show of hers is not one to miss.
Rick Trolsen- trombone, has performed with Bonerama, Neslort, Lina Prima, Dr. John, and is a great bandleader as well.
Special 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!
The 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!
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!
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!
- Aluminum alloy frame
- Three piece crank
- Fenders with stainless steel rigid mounts
- Dutch style cargo rack with wood inlays
- Optional solid wood crate for hauling your precious cargo
- Barefoot friendly pedals
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!