Earth Day Celebration 2018

Join us on April 21 to celebrate all things climate friendly and green in the Flathead!

This free community festival features a diverse selection of booths hosted by local conservation groups, non-profits, and businesses. Each family-friendly booth has a hands-on activity or craft based on one of the Earth Day themes: Grow It, Fix It, Save It, and Live It.

The official launch of the Center for Sustainability + Entrepreneurship will begin at noon with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The 2018 Climate Smart Champions will be announced after the ribbon cutting followed by a presentation and discussion about the new Whitefish Climate Action Plan around 12:30.

The 4th Annual Flathead Earth Day Celebration will feature:

  • Live music throughout the day
  • Local food trucks & vendors
  • 50 unique booths featuring a wide variety of hands-on, family-friendly activities and crafts
  • Tours of the new Center for Sustainability & Entrepreneurship
  • Classroom workshops and community discussions
  • A presentation of the City of Whitefish Climate Action Plan
  • The Get-a-Grip climbing wall and jumper
  • Student project exhibits
  • Tons of family fun, education, and inspiration!

Schedule of Events

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Earth Day festival at Whitefish High School, booths open to the public

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Grow Local with Native Plants Workshop

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: Live music by The Uken-do-ers

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Wild Bird Show by Wild Wings Recovery Center

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Center for Sustainability & Entrepreneurship Ribbon cutting Ceremony with the Crown of the Continent Choir

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Community Presentation of the Whitefish Climate Action Plan launch and presentation of the Climate Smart Champion Awards

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Live music: Myah Stauser

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: The Dirt on Compost Workshop

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Live music by Gimmic