5 ways to celebrate Earth Day in Fort Worth

By David ArkinMarch 26, 2024No Comments
Fort Worth skyline and the Trinity River.

5 ways to celebrate Earth Day in Fort Worth

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As April approaches, communities worldwide eagerly anticipate the arrival of Earth Day, a time to honor and appreciate our planet’s natural beauty and resources. Earth Day celebrations serve as poignant reminders of the importance of environmental stewardship and sustainable living practices. With events ranging from tree plantings and clean-up efforts to educational workshops and eco-friendly fairs, Earth Day brings people together to advocate for environmental conservation and raise awareness about pressing ecological issues. Let’s delve into the diverse and inspiring Earth Day celebrations awaiting us this April in the DFW area!

Cowtown Great American Cleanup

Join Keep Fort Worth Beautiful for the 39th Annual Cowtown Great American Cleanup in 2024 and work with schools, churches, businesses, families and individuals also volunteering. Volunteers are invited to join KFWB from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sycamore Park, 2400 E. Vickery Blvd., immediately following the Cowtown Cleanup to celebrate with a free hot dog lunch, entertainment, the Trashion Fashion Show, pet adoptions, exhibitors and volunteer appreciation.

Location: Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey St., Fort Worth

Date: March 23, 2024

Time: 8-11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Earth Day Festival

Join River Legacy Nature Center in celebrating Earth Day with family-friendly nature walks, story times, crafts, activities, demonstrations and more. 

Location: River Legacy Nature Center, 703 NW. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington

Date: April 6, 2024

Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day at Aviva Fort Worth by learning how to plan some beautiful flowers and herbs.

Location: Aviva Fort Worth, 6150 Oakmont Trail, Fort Worth

Date: April 22, 2024

Time: 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Arbor Day: Run for Earth Dallas-Fort Worth

Every runner will get an Earth Stress ball after the run and a tree will be planted at One Tree Planted on your behalf. This small, private group run is capped at just 15-20 participants per wave. All paces and ages are welcome to run or walk. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. 

Location: Trinity River Trail, 3100 Bryant Irvin Road, Fort Worth

Date: April 27, 2024

Time: 7:30-11 a.m.

Cost: $35-$45

Fort Worth Earth Day Market

This all-ages event will have over 35 vendors for shopping, live music, beer, face painting, lawn games, food trucks and so much more. This event is also dog-friendly. 

Location: Martin House Brewing Company, 220 S Sylvania Ave., No. 209, Fort Worth

Date: April 28, 2024

Time: 1-5 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend