Earth Day is this Sunday, April 22, and there are tons of celebrations and projects in and around the Sacramento area this weekend to help you get involved!

Here’s a look at just a few:

Sacramento Earth Day Celebration
The 6th Annual Earth Day Celebration will take place on Sunday, April 22 from 11am-5pm at Southside Park in Sacramento. The event will feature diverse business, nonprofit, cultural and governmental vendors with practical information, goods and services for saving money, living healthier, and protecting the environment. For more information, visit

Global Youth Service Day – Midtown Clean Up
Celebrate Earth Day by giving back to Mother Nature and be a part of the largest service event in the world – Global Youth Service Day (GYSD). GYSD is an annual campaign celebrating and mobilizing the millions of children and youth who improve their communities each day of the year through service and service-learning. GYSD is the largest and longest-running service event in the world, and the only day of service dedicated to children and youth. GYSD is celebrated each year in over 100 countries. Click here to register.

Earth Day Cigarette Butt Clean-Up
Celebrate Earth Day by helping SOL (Saving Our Legacy) during their cigarette butt clean-up on Sunday, April 22 from 2-5pm at the Meadowview Lightrail Station at 8785 Center Parkway in Sacramento. Come out and show tobacco who the real boss is, as well as help the environment! For more information, contact Ashley Bivens White at or call 888-774-7685, ext. 300.

Celebrate the Earth Festival
Celebrate Earth Day in Roseville on Saturday, April 21 at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center in Mahany Regional Park. The event will include a variety of family-style entertainment, including live animal shows, music, juggling, food and much more. Click here for more information.

1000 Vegan Cupcakes for Charity
The Sacramento Vegan Challenge is presented 1000 Vegan Cupcakes for Charity at 100 Capitol Mall in celebration of Earth Day and to benefit three local charities. For more information, visit

Creek Clean Up
Help the Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) clean and beautify the natural landscape of Elk Grove and Laguna creeks, protect environmental resources, and have fun at the same time at the annual Creek Clean Up on Saturday, April 21 from 9-11am. Visit for more information and a list of meet-up sites.

STAR Eco Station’s Children’s Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day at STAR Eco Station on Saturday, April 21 from 11am-3pm with games, activities, performances and more! Click here for more information.

Adopt a Pet for Earth Day
Join Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary, the Sacramento SPCA and Extra Space Storage on Saturday, April 21 from 10am-2pm for complimentary food, prizes and fun for the whole family! Click here for more information.


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