Reno Earth Day 2017!!!
Although Earth Day will be Saturday April 22nd 2017, the annual event dedicated to appreciation of the Earth will be taking place Sunday April 23rd 2017 from 11 a.m. - 6p.m. and open ceremonies starting at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held at its usual destination at Idlewild Park.
Every year the event is packed full of people in the community enjoying all the festivities that comes along with it. There are countless sponsors and local vendors that are involved in the event each year and it only seems to keep growing.
Bus - RTC #16 bus will drop passengers off at Booth and Idlewild. Make sure to take your bus ticket to the RTC booth to earn your prize.
Walk - Earth Day promotes keeping the earth clean and free of smog emissions and what better way to do that then keeping the car at home for a day and walking the local trails to Idlewild.
Bike - Get those legs pumping and make sure to take out your bike for the day. The Reno Bike Project will be offering free bike valet right in front of the California building and Many Spokes For Many Folks will be offering free monitored bike parking the day of the event. Stop by Many Spokes For Many Folks booth and let them know that you rode your bike to the event and get your prize ticket.
Rideshare and Carpool - Make sure to register for a carpool through RTC and once you carpool the the event verify your registration at the RTC booth to receive your prize ticket. This is quick and easy to get a group of friends, family or peers together and save emissions for the day. If you are flying solo no need to worry, RTC has a TRIP MATCH which allows you to find other people coming to the event.
Free Parking - Reno High School will be offering free parking for the event and shuttles will be transporting people from the high school to the event pretty much most of the day.
If you are using your car in the park, neighborhood, high school or surrounding area make sure to not keep your engine on and remember the events slogan "Turn Your Key, Be Idle Free".
This years stage headliners for music will feature names such as: Alisha Sadler, Aversion Therapy, Boondoggle, Jenes Jessica Carter, Jonathan Rolling, Just Guys Being Dudes, Nancy Northrup, Reggae Shack Refugees, The Sierra Sweethearts, Todd Morgan & The Emblems, and Treedom.
Booths and Vendors:
Some of this years booths and vendors will be:
~ Non-Profit and Government Organizations ~
Truckee Meadows Water Authority ~ City of Reno ~ Renown REACT Recycling Station* ~
Bowling for Rhinos* ~ Access to Healthcare Network ~ Basin and Range Organics ~ Great Basin Outdoor School ~ JDRF FALL ONE WALK* ~ League to Save Lake Tahoe/Keep Tahoe Blue ~ Eckankar-Reno (Nevada Satsang) ~ May Arboretum Society* ~ Nevada Humane Society ~ Planned Parenthood Mar Monte ~ RENO 5000* ~ Reno Bike Project ~ Reno Rot Riders ~ The Nature Conservancy ~ Tahoe Institute for Natural Science ~ Reno Aces & Reno 1868 FC* ~ Thunder Bear/The Life Change Center ~ Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation ~ Wild Sheep Foundation* ~ United Blood Services ~ United States Wolf Refuge ~ Urban Roots ~ Alpine Academy ~ Nevada Department of Environmental Protection-Division of Water Quality ~ Northern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition ~ Tahoe Pyramid Bikeway ~ 39 North Downtown ~ She Talks to the World* ~ Scenic Nevada ~ Washoe County Health District-Environmental Health ~ Washoe Tribe Environmental ~ Reno Doula Project* ~ Procrastinating Pedalers ~ Heifer International ~ Democratic Party of Washoe County ~ Tour de Nez ~ OUR Center-Reno Pride Parade* ~ Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living* ~ Desert Research Institute ~ Pirates of Reno ~ Tahoe Cielo Aerialists ~ NDOT Zero Fatalities ~ Heifer International ~ Honors Academy of Literature ~ Reno Art Works ~ Controlled Burn ~ Upper Southeast Communities Coalition ~ Skydance Aerialists* ~ Electric Automobile Association of Northern Nevada ~ Reno World Dance Collective ~ Shriners of Reno* ~ Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows ~ Great Basin Herpetological Society ~ Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) ~ Washoe County School District Volunteer Services ~ Reno Gem and Mineral Society ~ Tahoe Husky Rescue* ~ Nevada Bugs and Butterflies ~ ChessKids ~ Tahoe Rim Trail Association ~ UNR Residence Hall Association ~ KUNR Public Radio ~ Friends of Black Rock High Rock ~ Nevada Health Link ~ Healing Sleep Foundation ~ Circle’s Edge Center for Spiritual Living ~ Sierra Nevada Donate Life ~ Northern Nevada International Center* ~ Reno Free Thinkers ~ Nevada Recycles ~ Good Luck MacBeth Theater ~ Washoe County Library System ~ Tahoe Resource Conservation District ~ Washoe County Health District-Air Quality Management ~ Little Explorers’ Expedition ~ Camp Galilee* ~ Church of Inner Light ~ Citizen’s Climate Lobby ~ Communities in Schools* ~ Friends of Nevada Wilderness ~ Great Basin Institute ~ Nevada Conservation League* ~ Nevada Museum of Art ~ Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia* ~ Project HELP Nevada* ~ Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol ~ Reno Celtic Festival* ~ Snowlands Network ~ Idlewild Massage Garden* ~ No Bear Hunt Nevada ~ Special K9’s CA Search and Rescue* ~ Center for Biological Diversity* ~ Northern Nevada Beekeepers Association* ~ Neighbor Network of Northern Nevada ~ Local Food Network* ~ The Wild Horse Conspiracy.org* ~ The Sierra Club ~ ComputerCorps Tech Camp ~ March for Science* ~ Compassionate Connections Matter* ~ Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival* ~ VegNV ~ Drum Circle ~ Vrill Society ~ Unitarian Universalist Green Sanctuary ~ Food Not Bombs ~ The Alchemist Theater* ~ Midtown Merchants’ Association ~ City of Reno Senior Services*, Sierra Kid’s and Urban Forestry Commission ~ Nevada Shade Tree Council* ~ Nevada Department of Veterans’ Services* ~ CSA Headstart & Early Headstart* ~ Nevada DMV Smog Spotter ~ Kiwanis Bike Program ~ Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful ~ Falun Gong ~ Mountain Lion Foundation ~ Project Coyote* ~ Sierra Nevada Alliance* ~ Girl Scouts of Sierra Nevada ~Powered By Sunshine* ~ Great Basin Bird Observatory ~ Nevada SPCA ~ Envirolution ~ Safe Embrace* ~ One Truckee River* ~ Northern Nevada March for Science* ~ Reno Tahoe Rescue Society* ~
~ Artists, Crafters and Businesses ~
Davidson’s Organic Teas ~ Rail City Casino Dining Tent ~ SunWorks Solar ~ Green Solutions Recycling Station ~ Blue Dot Water ~ Full Circle Soils & Compost Sierra Wellness Connection
Rocksport Reno ~ Sherry Bell (Bijoux)* ~ Usborne Books and More ~ Henna Blessings* ~ Pink Zebra-Tianna Gomez ~ Campie’s Lavender Patch* ~ NV Energy ~ LuLaRoe ~ Kandles by Kate* ~ Scentsy ~ This Is Reno ~ Infinite Glass Art* ~ Wildtree Spices ~ Crystal Catchers* ~ Pete Fendelander-Sierra NVGems&Mins* ~ Tahoe Wood Maps* ~ Meridian Press & Fish Flower Press* ~ Nest Boxes by Steve* ~ Neal’s Yard Remedies–Organic ~ The English Lavender Farm* ~ Earth Studio Arts* ~ Nevada Connections Academy ~ Libby-Lou Creations* ~ Tahoe Bath and Candle Works* ~ Essentially Sublime-doTERRA Oils ~ Tahoe Timber ~ Look What We Made* ~ Dusted Diamond Designs* ~ Reno Media Group ~ Reno News & Review ~
Fun Events – Fantasy Face Painting*, Bungee Trampoline, El Toro Loco/Crazy Bull, Human Hamster Balls, Mega Meltdown ~ Dragonfly Bath & Body* ~ Copper Cat Studio* ~ Gil’s Gourmet – Tillie’s Nevada* ~ Elevated Glass* ~ Let Us Charm You* ~ Paisleypuzzle* ~ One Crafty Coffee Chick* ~ Pruitt Puppets* ~ Southwest Spirit ~ TK Etching and Glass* ~ Momma Leche Soap* ~ Edible Tahoe Reno ~ Rich’s Wood Shop* ~ Reno Wine Snobs* Crystal Tortoise* ~ Bubbly Creations* ~ Enjoy By Bev* ~ Damsel in Defense ~ Spoonfest Jewelry* ~ Designs By Patrice* ~ Oneloa Hats ~ Desert Plains Soapworks* ~ Aquariuz Sewing* ~ Clothes With Purpose* ~ Kynd Cannabis Company ~ Mynt Cannabis Dispensary ~ Nevada Vapor ~ Flowers By LeAnne* ~ Regeneration Art Works* ~ Pynhavyn Books, Baubles and Bonnets* ~ TTO Publishing* ~ Billie Garrow* ~ C&G Ceramics* ~ Clockwork Monster* ~ Desert Tortoise Tie Dyes* ~ Rock NV Jewelry* ~ Custom Creations* ~ Modular Greenhouses ~ Rocks From Beyond* ~ Nevada Botanical Science ~ Cosmic Copper* ~ The Folded Book* ~ Snap To It Jewelry ~ Mwintsoph Enterprises* ~ Designs By Daylene* ~ Hidden Valley Honey* ~ Reno Aloha Festival ~ Bud & Brew Music Festival ~ The Wired Tree* ~ Reno River Festival ~ Bambam & Little Missy* ~ Hemp Designs* ~ Back in Balance Massage ~ Kitty Sitty* ~ Professional Dog Mom ~ Wild Sierra Soap* ~ Premier Design Jewelry & Knitting by Lydia* ~ Art By Kendel* ~ Dandy Little Soap Company ~ Honey & Lace Clothing ~ Edible Reno-Tahoe ~ Donna’s Wire Baskets* ~ Asian Creations* ~ One-of-A-Kind Stuff ~ Reno Spin Art ~ Sandy’s Ragtime Quilts* ~ Real Time Pain Relief ~ Euphotoria-My Hometown Heroes ~ Soliel Communications-Welk Resorts ~ Sound Vitality ~ Wells Fargo Bank ~ Lotus Radio Stations ~The X 100.1 ~ Outdoor Spanish Club-Training Connexion ~ Fused Finery* ~ Happy Treats ~ ATA Cancino’s Black Belt Academy ~ Organic Native* ~ Lovely Lips -Lip Sence/SeneGence ~ Cannavative ~ Energetic Creations* ~ Scenic Wonders* ~ Kurt Kuznicki & Janis Knight Photography* ~ Reno Hydroponics ~ Cutco Cutlery ~ Beads, Etc.* ~ Bob FM Radio ~ Bob Tregilus Photography* ~ It Works! ~ Majestic Spirit ~ Mini-Maker Faire ~ Monster Smiles* ~ Moonshine Bay Clothing ~ Natural Selection Store ~ One of a Kind Stuff ~ The Drop Out Bike Shop ~ Uplifting Products* ~ Whole Earth Tea ~ Nathan Heselton-Project HELP Spotlight Artist* ~ American Arborists ~ Tom and Miluska Rogers* ~ Nuts.com ~ Cricket Wireless ~ Gentle Dental ~ Thoughtful Momma* ~ Reno Gazette Journal ~ Paula Paris Reno Psychic ~ Earth Stuff/Judee’s Jewels* ~ The Melting Pot ~ Make Up Eraser ~ One Reno ~ Silver State Trading ~ Strainz ~ Handmade By Elsie* ~ Kanna ~ Sippee’s ~ Anita Costa-Aine* ~ Silver State Relief ~ Healing One ~ MisBeeHaven Farm* ~ Limelight by Alcone ~ Savers ~ The Grow Shop ~ Odyssey and Eve* ~ Shakeology/Beach Body ~ Sienna Starr Designs* ~ Anything Grows Hydroponics ~
~ FOOD & Beverages ~
Breweries: Stoneyhead Brewing Company ~ Battle Born Beer ~ Saint Archer ~ Drake’s Brewing ~ Hop Valley Beer
Entres: Sippin Good ~ Koko’s Korean Teriyaki ~ The Codfather* ~ Tasters Paradise Mobile Café&Bakery ~ All Wrapped Up ~ The Fix Falafel ~ Electric Blue Elephant ~ Starkey’s ~ Goodi’s Fresh Squeezed Lemonade ~ Still Rollin ~ Stix and Strips ~ The Potato Bar ~ Big Daddy’s BBQ ~ Tacos Tijuana ~ Grinder Switch
Treats: Frozen Fantasies ~ AJ Video-Hawaiian Ice ~ Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory ~ Poppin’ Off Kettle Corn* ~ Snowie Bus ~ Pop It Forward Funnel Cakes* ~ Winey Munkies
Make sure to come out this Sunday to celebrate with the community to celebrate the Earth and enjoy all the festivities that the event has to offer. You won't want to miss it!