There’s no better way to celebrate Earth Day with your family than attending the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 22. From electric boat tours and live animal shows, to live music and great food, the Conservancyof Southwest Florida’s annual Earth Day Festival offers a full day of fun and educational eco-friendly activities for visitors of all ages.
“Our Earth Day Festival provides a fun for all ages and family-friendly atmosphere for our community to celebrate the Earth, while learning about the unique qualities of nature that make the world we live in so special,” said Rob Moher, president and CEO of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. “As our biggest community celebration of the year, we are pleased to have the opportunity to share our love for the Earth with people of all ages, and hope to instill our commitment to preserving its natural beauty within the minds of our guests as well.”
All Day Events
The festival has many activities this year including Glen Beitmen of “Super Science and Amazing Art.” Children will have the opportunity to participate in science experiments throughout the day in the Kids’ Zone. There will be hands-on activities with Snapology Legos Presents “Nature’s Super Transformers.” Guests can enjoy live music, a variety of food vendors, a bounce house and more.
For the youngest guests, the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) will be hosting special family-friendly day-long activities. The Little Explorer Play Zone and Jr. Vet Lab will be open for play for children under six, and the Kids’ Zone will feature a variety of activities for children, including games, crafts, face painting and sand art.
Offering a fun day of celebration for the whole family, admission to the eco-friendly event is $10 for adults, $5 for children and free for children under 2 years old. Admission is free for Conservancy members. For a full schedule of events, visit www.Conservancy.org/EarthDay.
The festival starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m.. The Conservancy Nature Center is located at 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples, right next to the Naples Zoo.