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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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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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!


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Get your bike on!

imagesStop by the Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage to learn about bike maintenance and safety from the experts at Bike Easy! Biking is a fun, a great form of exercise, and most importantly a way to get around without help from Big Oil. Bike Easy will also have a booth at the fest, so make sure to visit them with all your biking questions!


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Have a healthy Earth Day with help from GymMatrix!

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Stop by our Silent Auction Tent to bid on 3 months of 24/7 gym access, 3 group training sessions per week for 3 months, and 1 fitness assessment every 30 days for 3 months courtesy of GymMatrix! Get in shape and support the Louisiana Bucket Brigade at the same time…it’s a win-win!


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Yoga on the Bayou

Come relax, energize, and rejuvenate with Yoga on the Bayou presented by Bikram Yoga New Orleans. This free event will start your day off right and have you warmed up for our New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Green Business Expo. New to yoga? No worries, our friends at Bikram Yoga N.O. work with all experience levels. The class is designed for beginners to the more advanced. Please join us Sunday April 22nd along Bayou St. John at Orleans Ave from 9am to 9:45am. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat or a towel. Don’t forget your favorite reusable water bottle! We will have purified water pumped right to the festival grounds. For more information please visit our website or contact EvanMarie at 504-484-3433 or evanmarie@labucketbrigade.org.