No weekend plans? Check out these Earth Day events


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Earth Day (April 22) is almost here, and to help you do your part to celebrate, HellaWella has compiled a list of events from around the United States sure to inspire you to get your green on.

Washington, D.C.

If you will be in Washington, D.C., this weekend, check out Earth Day on the National Mall.  This rally will bring together thousands of people from around the country to express support for environmental change.
When: April 22, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

New York, N.Y.

Still haven’t recycled that old cell phone? Then check out the Sims Recycling Solutions NYC SAFE Disposal Events across the five boroughs.
When: April 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Jersey City, N.J.

Join the Hudson County Improvement Authority for its annual 5K Run/Walk along the Hudson River Waterfront followed by an Earth Day fair at Liberty State Park.
HCIA Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Fair
When: April 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bridgeport, Conn.

Celebrate art, music and poetry for Earth Day at McLevy Green at this picnic-style festival.
When: April 22, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


If you will be in Philadelphia this weekend, don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to make your home more eco-friendly.
When April 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Join the Foundation For A Green Future as it hosts its first annual “GreenFilmFest for Earth Day.” The festival will showcase films highlighting environmental issues from around the globe.
When: April 22

Los Angeles

Calling all yoga, music, dance and organic-food fans: The Tadasna Yoga & Music Festival in Santa Monica is the event to get your “om” on.
When: April 20 to 22

San Francisco

San Fran shows why it’s one of America’s greenest cities with a full day of music, workshops and more.
When: April 22


This Earth Day weekend, help keep the Duwamish River looking beautiful for future generations. No experience needed.
When: April 21, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Still don’t have a reusable bag, or just need an extra one? Target will be giving away 1.5 million reusable bags on April 22. Click here to find a store near you.

Whether or not you participate in an Earth Day event, going green doesn’t have to stop on April 22. HellaWella asked its fans for ways to go green all year. Here’s what they said:

“Avoid eating GMO food.”
“No littering, ever!”
“Recycle everything.”
“Go paperless with all your bills, and opt to not print a receipt from ATMs.”
“Give to a green charity.”
“Live plastic-free.”

What are your Earth Day plans? Share them with us below.