There are many activities to attend if you'd like to celebrate Earth Day this weekend in the Reno-Tahoe area.

Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival:

This "zero-waste" event is a volunteer run, non-profit event to recognize and celebrate Tahoe-Truckee's local beauty. There will be live music, educational booths on the topics of watershed, health, forest health, pollution prevention, alternative energy, waste management, local art and more. The Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival is free to the public and T.A.R.T. will be offering free return bus services from the festival to North Lake Tahoe, Incline Village and Truckee. 

Where: Village at Squaw Valley

When: Saturday, April 21st from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here for more details. 

Reno Earth Day 2018:

There will be over 350 exhibits and activities for all ages at Idlewild Park, including educational exhibits, non-profit organizations, arts and crafts and local businesses. 

Special Features:

            Future of Transportation – Electric Car Show and Solar Car Derby

            The Garden – Farmer’s Market

            Animalia Kingdom – Pets for adoption, Petting Zoo and Wildlife Exhibits

            The Artists’ Grove – Local Artists and Demonstrations

            Earth Day Around the World – Stage with Dance and Cultural Performances all day long

            The Great Outdoors – Rock Climbing Wall

Where: Idlewild park, 2055 Idlewild Drive 

When: Sunday, April 22nd from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Visit here to learn more.

Reno People at Earth Day event:

The City of Reno is inviting the public to Reno Earth Day. This is a free, family event. Reno City Councilmember David Bobzien will speak about the Reno People Project at 11:15 a.m. on the JamPro Stage. The next 25 Reno People will be honored at the event. To learn more, visit booth #42. 

Where: Idlewild Park, 2055 Idlewild Drive in Reno, JamPro Stage (next to California Building)

When: Sunday, April 22nd from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Recycling at Reno High School:

This is a free community recycling event. You can drop off

  • eWaste (all electronic waste except for CRT TVs/Monitors, by ComputerCorps),
  • Clothing and Appliances (by Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northern Nevada),
  • Bicycles (any condition, by Kiwanis Bike Program)
  • Books (any condition, for Earth Day Book Drive)

Where: Reno High School Parking Lot (Corner of Booth Street and Foster Drive)

When: Sunday morning (April 22nd) until 2 p.m.