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Earth Day is April 22! Celebrate our planet with these earth-friendly events around Atlanta.

For more ideas on how you and your family can go green, read Atlanta Parent’s post, 50 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day.

Earth Day at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Celebrate nature and beautiful plants with engaging and fun activities. April 19.

Kendall Rae’s Earth Day Parade & Learning Fair in City of South Fulton

This year’s theme, “Plastic vs. Everyone,” shines a spotlight on the urgent issue of plastic pollution with a parade, vendors, a sustainable fashion show, a DJ, a kids’ zone with a reading corner for little ones and more. April 20.

Earth Day at Mill Creek Nature Center

Support the natural habitat at Mill Creek Nature Center by helping to remove Chinese privet from areas around the property. April 20.

Kids Day at CHaRM Decatur

Environmental groups, recycling partners and corporate partners will help kids learn to engage in recycling, reusing items and benefiting the environment. April 20.

Earth Day at The Avenue West Cobb

Bring your recyclables, documents for shredding and old electronics for disposal, enjoy music from a DJ, and pick up a bee-friendly mini plant. April 20.

Earth Day Planet Party at The Avenue Peachtree City

Recycle old electronics, enjoy giveaways, visit coloring tables, play games and more at this event celebrating the planet. April 20.

Earth Day Festival at The Pettit Preserve

Learn about the importance of the Earth with hiking programs, kids’ activities, games, food trucks and music. April 20.

Garden Faire at The Grove at Wills Park

This annual gardening event features plants, speakers, vendors with garden accessories and tools, a Children’s Corner and more. April 20.

Earth Day Party at Ponce City Market

Celebrating Earth Day, Georgia Forestry Foundation brings together nonprofits, educational and advocacy groups for a day focused on environmentalism with virtual reality experiences, giveaways and live animal encounters. April 20.

Earth Day Decatur at Decatur Square

Play yard games, learn about sustainability and the environment, take home a tree seedling, and enjoy lots of family fun activities. April 20.

Earth Day Fest: Pop-Up Market and Concert in the Garden at East Atlanta Village Community Park

Celebrate Earth Day with local vendors, live music, a plant swap, a recycled craft station and more.  April 20.

Waterfest at Midland Greenway

Listen to local talent while exploring the Environmental Expo with local organizations highlighting their good work and family-friendly activities. April 20.

Earth Day Open House at Northwest Water Reclamation Facility

Tour the facility, learn how wastewater is treated, and enjoy family activities and information from community agencies. April 20.

Earth Month at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Celebrate the importance of nature and the Earth by learning about seeds and pollination, making a planet diorama, enjoying special storytimes and more. Through April 30.

Outdoor Exhibits to Explore:

EcoTinker Science Stations at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Explore the connection between STEM and nature with hands-on tech and tinker stations. Through May 31.

Flora, Fauna & Flight at Fernbank Museum

Discover how plants and animals defy gravity with this artistic outdoor art display. Through June 23.

Past events:

Gardening Workshop at Home Depot

Home Depot and Back to the Roots have partnered together to celebrate Earth Month with a workshop to inspire young gardeners to grow their own food. April 6.

Spring to Life Family Festival at Oakland Cemetery

Go on a tour to learn about plants, trees and animals, meet animal ambassadors, learn about the history of Black Gardens, make your own seed paper and more. April 13.

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