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Earth Day Events & Activities (UPDATED 2022)


Earth Day is just around the corner which means there will be a lot of earth day celebrations and get-togethers! Earth Day recognizes, celebrates, and promotes our region’s unique beauty while educating the public about local environmental issues.

We are sharing some other awesome events happening in our region. Please note that DATES CAN DIFFER for each event. Take a look!


The Waste Less Shop 

We will have free beverages, face painting, a sustainable pledge selfie station, snacks and our favorite local green non-profits popping up from 12-4pm! Certain Village at Rancharrah neighbors will also be participating with their own earth lovin’ offerings!

Date: Friday, April 22, 2022

Location: The Village at Rancharrah 

Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm

Earth Day – Crystal Cove

Join Crystal Cove for an Earth Day celebration where they will be enjoying mother nature and all her gifts with food, drinks, sales, craft workshops, and a kid fun zone! This event is open to the public and pet-friendly!

Date: April 22-23, 2022

Location: 737 South Virginia Street

Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

TM Parks Foundation Plantapalooza

Join Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation for Spring Plantapalooza! Looking for volunteers to help plant at Rosewood Nature Study. Sign up on their website.

Date: April 23rd, 2022

Location: Rosewood Nature Study

Time: 9am

Earth Day Fest

Join the Animal Ark at their Earth Day Festival! They will be celebrating with local environmental groups and educators.  This is a family-friendly event! This event features youth activities, guest speakers workshops, keeper chats, and more.

The cost is: $14 for Adults, $12 for Seniors, $9 for Youth, Youth under 2: FREE

Location: Animal Ark

Date: April 23 & 24th 9am

Time: 10am-3pm

Reno Earth Day

Reno’s Earth Day Celebration Returns!

With twenty acres of Idlewid Park transform into over 200 exhibits and activities for all ages. Arts & crafts, sustainability businesses and resources and local non-profit organizations.  Activities include 3 stages of entertainment, specialty foods, local breweries, workshops, rallies, games and prizes.

Date: Sunday, April 24th, 2022

Location: Idlewild Park, Reno

Time: 11am-5pm


Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival

The largest Earth Day celebrations in the area, the free community event takes place at the Village at Palisades Tahoe from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and gives kids and adults the opportunity to learn about recycling, composting, alternative energy, and sustainability through hands-on activities the whole family can enjoy. Check out children’s activities and brain teasers hosted by The Discovery. Plus, don’t miss hours of free live music by local bands.

Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022

Location: Village at Palisades Tahoe

Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

South Tahoe Earth Day

Bring your friends and family to learn about ways to counteract global climate change through recycling and composting, alternative energy, water conservation, sustainability, and reducing our ecological footprint.

There will be live music and dance, a kids zone filled with activities, as well as arts and crafts, face painting, educational booths, and vendors.

There will also be food and drink for purchase and a raffle!

Date: Sunday, April 24th

Location: Bijou Community Park

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm


19th Annual Earth Day Celebration

Join us at Oats Park to bring awareness to protecting our environment. 

Enjoy learning, crafts, activities, family fun, crafts and more!

Date: April 22, 2022

Location: Oats Park

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


Earth Day Pollinator Habitat Creation & Tree Planting

The Walker River State Recreation Area with co-hosts Yerington Paiute Tribe, and Walker Basin Conservancy invites you to an Earth Day Celebration. Come ready to make native seed bombs, learn about bee’s soil, and hike with the rangers to learn about nature. We would also be planting Cottonwood and Willow trees along the river corridor. Enjoy awesome snacks while learning about the environment and conservation. The event is open to the public, $5 entry fee per vehicle, entrance fee waived for volunteers

Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022

Location: 211 E Walker Rd, Yerington, NV 89447

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Did we miss an Earth Day event?

Please note this list may not be all-inclusive. New Earth Day events are popping up every day and our team updates them as we find them.

If we’ve missed an event, please let us know in the comments below and we will get it added. Happy Earth Day!

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Born and raised in Las Vegas, she loves sharing all things family-friendly as well as local spots most don’t even know about! She co-founded Nevada Moms in 2018 and it has become the #1 Family Guide to Nevada experiences, activities, happenings, and more.

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