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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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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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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Treme Brass Band to play at Earth Day!

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This year’s traditional Earth Day second line will be lead by the Treme Brass Band! March as part of the Green Army with these amazing musicians in the lead starting at 2:15pm.


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Africa Brass to play at the festival!

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Africa Brass will take the stage at 4pm on Earth Day. Africa Brass embodies the most innovating, globally inspired marriage of Brass, drums, and Jazz, creating a musical experience unlike any other! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to see them for free!