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Earth Day 2023
April 22, 2023

Wilmington’s annual Earth Day Festival will be Saturday, April 22, 2023, from noon to 6 p.m. in Long Leaf Park. “Invest in Our Planet” is the theme for 2023. This fun-filled, family-friendly afternoon event is FREE, and will feature environmental information and activities offered by 60+ exhibitors. There will be live music from The Delia Stanley Duo, Brett Johnson & Nimara Snyer, Ashby and the Business End and Tribe of the Infinite. 

Come out to enjoy the music, dancing on the lawn, vegan-friendly food trucks, and a Kids´ EcoZone for children to make art. The Kids' EcoZone will include a Terrarium Workshop with Airlie Gardens, a Yarn and Stick Craft with Nature Connect, Sea Turtle Rescue games with Fort Fischer Aquarium and the New Hanover Country Library Book Giveaway.

One lucky raffle prize winner will go home with a Hurricane Kayak donated by Great Outdoor Provision Co. There will be 20 other raffle prizes as well! Edward Teach Brewery, Hi-Wire Brewing and Good Hops Brewery will offer beer for sale. Food and beverage will be available from RiCoQui Plant Based Street Food, Webo Catering, Soul BBQ, Smash and Dash, Panacea, Smart Smoothie, and Chocolate and S'more. There will be recycling and composting stations to help this be a zero-waste event.

Bring your own refillable water bottle! T-shirts featuring the 2023 festival logo will be for sale. On-site free parking and trolley shuttles from satellite locations are planned. 

Location: Long Leaf Park, 314 Pine Grove Road, Wilmington. To volunteer for the Festival or fundraiser, email, call (910) 798-7130, or complete the form in the “About Us” section of 

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Earth Day 2022 

Check out local videography company Bootscrap´s capture of our 2022 festival! 

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