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50+ Earth Day Celebrations in Los Angeles

Updated for 2023

April 22nd is Earth Day! This special day began in 1970 and since then, people all around the world take this opportunity to think about our planet and the steps we can all take to make our Earth healthier and cleaner. 

This year, the theme of Earth Day 2023 is “Invest In Our Planet.” Check out our list to learn about ways your family can celebrate and help take care of our precious planet.

Southern California is a wonderful place to celebrate Earth Day – with so many ways to be outside and enjoy nature. We hope you have fun with your family at one of these amazing events in Los Angeles.

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How to Celebrate Earth Day in Los Angeles

Earth Day Celebration at White Point Nature Preserve
1600 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA 90731

Celebrate Earth Day at White Point Nature Preserve on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is hosting a volunteer event to help “beautiful White Point Nature Preserve for the benefit of the community and wildlife.” Activities include a guided garden walk, a nature-based craft, and more. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate. Details are available online. 

National Park Week 
National Parks throughout the country

Families can take advantage of National Park Week happening from April 22nd through April 30th. Parks all across the country will be hosting a variety of special events and activities. Additionally, entrance fees will be waived on Earth Day, April 22nd. Check the website for details.   

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CSUDH Earth Day Festival
1000 E. Victoria St. — East and South Walkways, Carson, CA 90747

Families are invited to the 16th Annual CSUDH Earth Day Festival on Tuesday, April 18th from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. This free event will feature the weekly CSUDH Farmers Market, eco-crafting station, Earth Day-themed exhibits, free specialty recycling services, and more. Sign up online.

2023 Neighborhood Clean-Up Event

To celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day, the City of Santa Clarita is hosting a Neighborhood Clean Up Event on Saturday, April 29th from 8 am to 11 am. This volunteer effort will “help keep Santa Clarita clean and green by picking up trash and litter in your neighborhood and surrounding areas.” Pre-registration is required and details can be found online. 

Nothin’ But Sand Beach Cleanup
Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 

Celebrate Earth Day (and Earth Month!) on Saturday, April 15th by participating in Heal the Bay’s monthly Nothin’ But Sand Beach Cleanup. Sign up, show up, bring reusable supplies if possible, and get ready to have some fun while doing some good! Check the website for more details and registration information as they become available.

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Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival 2023
Alameda Park
1400 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

The Community Environmental Council (CEC) is hosting Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival 2023 on Saturday, April 29th (11 am to 7 pm) and Sunday, April 30th (11 am to 6 pm). The Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival is “one of the longest-running Earth Day celebrations in the country — and is believed to be one of the largest Earth Day festivals on the West Coast.” Enjoy live musical performances, a special Kids Corner, Green Car Show, an Eco-Marketplace, food vendors, and more. Check the website for details.

Earth Day 2023 Virtual Stage

The Earth Day Initiative invites families to enjoy its Virtual Stage event. In recent years, a number of scientists, politicians, actors, and more have participated in this event. Check the website for more details as they become available.  

Bee Kind To Our Planet
One Colorado
41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, CA 91103

One Colorado invites families to have some fun with “sweet-as-honey activities” to celebrate Earth Day.  On Saturday, April 22nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm, families will have the chance to shop, participate in a Pollinator Plant Workshop, and more. Be sure to check the website for more details as they become available.

Invest In Our Planet – Earth Day 2023

Families should definitely spend some time checking out the information and resources available on this website. Find out how you can help make a difference now (reducing your use of plastics, for example), how your family can get involved and stay involved, and learn about events celebrating Earth Day.

Earth Day Festival presented by the Aquarium’s Teen Climate Council
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 

“The Aquarium of the Pacific Teen Climate Council is taking over Earth Day with the Teen Climate Fest: Earth Day Edition” happening on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. In an effort to encourage visitors to learn about sustainability and climate action, this special event will feature an “upcycled fashion show, fashion company and teen researcher booths, and a panel discussing environmentally-friendly fashion.” Ticket information is available online. 

LA Sanitation & Environment EARTH DAY LA
Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant, 12000 Vista Del Mar Playa del Rey, CA 90293

Join LA Sanitation & Environment for a day of earth-friendly fun as we celebrate our annual citywide EARTH DAY LA, on Saturday 4/22 from 10am – 2pm! This event is back in full force with over 40 educational (and fun) exhibitors, City vehicles to explore, tons of photo ops, a kids zone, games, prizes, performances by local entertainers, and free food & beverages, while supplies last. They’ll also be hosting a composting workshop at 11am in the 2nd floor Learning Lab of the Environmental Learning Center. Register for free tickets. Please note, for safety and sanitary reasons, only service animals are permitted. Parking is ONLY available at 12505 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293, directly across from the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant. We will provide shuttle service to Hyperion. Only shuttles will be permitted to enter through the security gate.

Keep It Green, Keep It Clean Earth Day Celebration
Roundhouse Aquarium
End of the Manhattan Beach Pier

Visit the Roundhouse Aquarium on Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for their Keep it Green, Keep it Clean Earth Day Celebration. This family-friendly event will feature community partner booths, tutorials on how to repurpose common household items into something new, interactive craft and planting stations, and more, including the chance to observe the marine animals and exhibits at the Aquarium. Families can pre-register for $10 a person, or register in person on the day of the event for $15. Registration fees are only required for those planning to participate in the activities. Visitors can still enjoy the Aquarium free of charge. (All registration fees go directly to the Aquarium’s youth programs and community outreach initiatives.)

Earth Day 2023
Beverly Hills Farmer’s Market
Third St. between Civic Center Dr. and Foothill Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 

The City of Beverly Hills hosts its Annual Earth Day Event during its weekly Farmer’s Market on Sunday, April 23rd from 9 am to 12 pm. Learn about water conservation, bring your old documents to be shredded safely and securely, receive free gardening compost (while supplies last), and more.  

Earth Day 2023
1st Street, Claremont, CA 91711

Sustainable Claremont is hosting its Annual Earth Day Celebration on Sunday, April 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This special event will “connect the cities of San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona, and Claremont over 6.5 miles of car-free streets.” The festivities include live musical performances, games, native plant giveaways, hands-on composting workshops, youth activities, tree walking tours, community and vendor booths, and much more.  

Earth Day 2023
Sanitation Districts’ Joint Administration Office
1955 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA 90601

Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts are hosting an in-person Earth Day event on Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Participate in Earth-friendly arts and crafts, tour the facilities, visit more than 50 green exhibitors, enjoy live music, have fun with face painting, and more. This is a free event.

Earth Day Habitat Restoration – Ballona Wetlands
303 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey, CA 90293

Families are encouraged to “roll up your sleeves to help the Friends restore the last coastal wetland in Los Angeles” on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. You’ll play a part in clearing out invasive vegetation while also learning about urban ecology. Volunteers should bring their own gloves. Register online. (Activities are recommended for ages 7+.)

Earth Day at the Gardens
Alta Vista Botanical Gardens
1270 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA 92084

If you feel like going for a drive and getting out of LA, Alta Vista Botanical Gardens is hosting an Earth Day event on Saturday, April 22nd from 10 am to 3 pm. This free community event features vendor booths, a plant sale, food, lots of activities for kids, and more.

Earth Day
Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble, Irvine, CA 92618

Celebrate Earth Day at Pretend City Children’s Museum on Saturday, April 22nd from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. The festivities include recycling activities, storytime, art, Earth Science activities, and more. All activities are included in general Museum admission. Ticket information is available online.  

Kids Beach Cleanup
Dockweiler Youth Center
12505 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey, CA 90293

In celebration of Earth Day, LA County Beaches and Harbors has partnered with Heal the Bay to host a special Kids Beach Cleanup event on Saturday, April 29th from 9 am to 12 pm. In addition to the cleanup, kids will also have fun with an arts and crafts station as well as a traveling tide pool. Details and registration information are available online. 

Discovery Cube Science To Go: Improve Your Ecosystem
Sylmar Branch Library
14561 Polk St., Sylmar, CA 91342

Discovery Cube Science To Go: Improve Your Ecosystem is a special workshop happening at Sylmar Branch Library on Tuesday, April 18th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. “Learn about native plants and animals by planting and taking your own native plant seeds home in a biodegradable pot to encourage you to create your biodiversity gardens.” All ages are welcome. 

Exploring Your Own Backyard: Marine Biology Workshop series with USC Ocean Scientist
San Pedro Regional Library
931 S. Gaffey St., San Pedro, CA 90731

San Pedro Regional Library is hosting a 4-session workshop series on Tuesday, April 4th, April 11th, April 18th, and April 25th at 4:00 pm. Participants will do “fun, hands-on activities to investigate how the ocean environment changes life and why different creatures live in different ocean habitats. We will also solve mysteries that are changing ocean life on our own California coast.” 

Neighborhood Science: North East Trees Urban Tree Planting
Cypress Park Branch Library
1150 Cypress Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90065

Celebrate Earth Day with the Cypress Park Branch Library on Thursday, April 20th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. “As part of our Neighborhood Science Series, an urban forestry expert from North East Trees will lead a discussion on projects in our community and how a greener city is better for everyone.” This event is recommended for teens, adults, and seniors.

All Street Cleanup
Sherman Way (from Fallbrook to Vineland)

Volunteers Cleaning Communities is organizing a special cleanup effort on Earth Day, April 22nd, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. A 14.5-mile stretch of Sherman Way will be cleaned up. Volunteers will work in teams of 4 (you can choose your own team or be teamed up), and each team will work a half-mile section of one side of the street. There will be an ice cream social after the cleanup that will also include face painting, music, a balloon sculptor, yard games, and more. There is no age limit. Registration is available online. 

Earth With Us: The Great LA River Clean Up
7 Sites Along the LA River

Friends of the LA River (FoLAR) is hosting Earth With Us: The Great LA River Clean Up on two weekends – Saturday, April 15th, and Saturday, April 22nd. Seven different sites are participating and include River CleanUps, Habitat Restoration, kid-friendly education activities, and more. Volunteers can “join us at different FoLAR sites across 51 miles of the LA River — from the Upper River to the Middle River and Lower River.” Details and registration information are available online. 

Earth Day Festival
Las Virgenes Creek on Agoura Rd., Calabasas, CA 

The City of Calabasas invites families to its Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 23rd from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The festivities at this free event include live music, learning booths, wildlife presentations, giveaways, and more.   

Earth Day 2023
LA Green Grounds Teaching Garden
Corner of Boden St. and Carmona Ave., Los Angeles, CA 

LA Green Grounds invites families to its Teaching Garden on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for its Earth Day Event. LA Green Grounds is known for “helping to turn South LA yards into Edible Gardens.” Planned activities include a California Native Plants demonstration, paper pot making, eco-products for sale, and more. Check the website for more information as it becomes available. 

Wild for the Planet
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
5333 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Every weekend, between April 1st and April 30th, the Los Angeles Zoo is hosting Wild for the Planet. This special event is a way to celebrate “our precious planet and its rich biodiversity, featuring fun and inspiring activities, entertainment, and presentations.” The focus will be on conservation, sustainability, and community. Different activities and presentations are planned including nature-inspired entertainment, animal care presentations, and more. Details and ticket information are available online. 

Earth Day Beach Cleanup and Party 2023
Hermosa Beach Pier
1 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Beach Bound Sports in Hermosa Beach is hosting an Earth Day Beach Cleanup and Party on Saturday, April 22nd from 9 am to 3 pm. Prizes will be awarded to those who pick up the most trash. There will also be music, games, beach volleyball, and more. Registration information is available online.  

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
University of Southern California (USC)

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books returns to USC on Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd. Many activities are planned including performances, demonstrations, readings, panel discussions, exhibitors, and more. Don’t forget – you can take public transportation to and from the event! All the details and a schedule of events are available online. 

Arbor Earth Day Celebration
Thousand Oaks Community Center
2525 N. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 

The City of Thousand Oaks is hosting its annual Arbor Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 15th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The festivities include an electric vehicle display, educational workshops, a bicycle safety course, compost and plant giveaways, live music, kids activities (including a bounce house), and more. 

Earth Day Display
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Dr., La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Visit Descanso Gardens Tuesday, April 18th through Sunday, April 23rd for this week-long Earth Day Display. Families will have the chance to “view displays created by Descanso horticulture staff at the lake, Bird Observation Station, and California Garden that celebrate the importance of our oaks and the habitat they create.” Tours will be available each day at 11:00 am. Earth Day Display is included in the price of admission, and no reservations are required.

Seeding the City: Nature’s Story
Helms Bakery District
8800 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034

Seeding the City: Nature’s Story is happening on Saturday, April 22nd from 12:00 pm to 5 pm and features a “full day of playful visualizations to spark your (re)connection with nature.” Enjoy interactive workshops with storytellers, a scavenger hunt, a screening of My Garden of a Thousand Bees, and more. 

Earth Day Open House
Chatsworth Nature Preserve 
23236 Valley Circle Blvd., Chatsworth, CA 91311

Chatsworth Nature Preserve invites families to its Earth Day Open House on Saturday, April 1st from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The free event includes live animal exhibitions, guided nature hikes, Native American Storytelling, a community resource fair, and more. 

Earth Day Festival
Glendora City Hall
116 E. Foothill Blvd., Glendora, CA 91741

The City of Glendora is hosting an Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The fun includes children’s activities (bounce house, face painting, scavenger hunt), live entertainment, a community bike ride, workshops, and much more. Details are available online. 

JCPenney April Kids Zone Event
Stonewood Center
251 Stonewood St., Downey, CA 90241

Visit the Stonewood Center on Saturday, April 8th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm for a special Kids Zone event. Children will decorate a flower pot and plant seeds. Additionally, kids will receive a collector’s pin, and a special lanyard to hold their Kids Zone pins.  

Clean Up the Beach
Venice Beach
2100-1 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291

Families can Clean Up the Beach on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Volunteers are invited to pitch in and help out and plan to “ ‘Be Nice to VeNice’ by keeping it trash-free.” Registration information is available online.  

Assemblywoman Luz Rivas Presents: Earth Day Clean-Up
8255 Sunland Blvd., Sun Valley, CA 91352

Assemblywoman Luz Rivas Presents: Earth Day Clean-Up happening on Saturday, April 15th from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Participants will be “beautifying the South Bound I-5, Sunland Blvd off-ramp in honor of Earth Day.” Details and registration information are available online. 

Cerritos College Earth Day 2023 Spring Festival
11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650

Celebrate Earth Day at Cerritos College on Saturday, April 22nd from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. This free event features carnival games, giveaways, crafts, and more. Reserve your spot online. 

LA: Eco Challenge
Discovery Cube Los Angeles
11800 Foothill Blvd., Sylmar, CA 91342

In a sense, every day is Earth Day at Discovery Cube Los Angeles. In addition, from Saturday, April 1st through Sunday, April 30th families are encouraged to participate in Eco Challenge. Learn how to live more sustainably through a variety of family friendly activities from Discovery Cube and LA Sanitation and Environment. There will be a live worm and composting demonstration, interactive exhibits, environmental-themed films, and more. Details and ticket information are available online. 

Earth Day 2023: SBPC Campout
Hopkins Wilderness Park
1102 Camino Real, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

South Bay Parkland Conservancy invites families to its Earth Day 2023: SBPC Campout event. “We have the whole park reserved for our event, so make sure to bring your friends to enjoy a bit of urban wilderness.” Campers check in on Saturday, April 22nd and the day ends with S’mores and stories around the fire. Then on Sunday, April 23rd enjoy breakfast and guided nature walks. Tickets are $10 and are available online. 

Earth Day Celebration
The Shops at Rossmoor
12501 Seal Beach Blvd., Seal Beach, CA 90740

Celebrate Earth Day at The Shops at Rossmoor on Saturday, April 22nd from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. “Kids can enjoy Earth Day themed crafts, face painting, reptiles from Prehistoric Pets, balloon twisting, and more.” This free event will also offer a planting activity, eco-friendly giveaways, and more. Registration information is available online. 

Earth Day at the Bay 2023
Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve
Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center
2301 University Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92660

Take a drive to Newport Beach to participate in Earth Day at the Bay 2023 on Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. You’ll find much to see and do including arts and crafts, environmental-themed exhibits from community partners and local artists, live music, a scavenger hunt, and more. Food trucks will also be on-site. Registration for this free event is available online. 

CicLAvia – Mid City Meets Pico Union
4 miles

CicLAvia – Mid City Meets Pico Union is happening on Sunday, April 16th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. “Earth Day is Every Day – Let’s Support Each Other in Creating a Climate-Resilient L.A. and Celebrate the City we Love at a New Open Streets Event for All.” As a reminder, CicLAvia is a non-car event. Participants may walk, jog, ride, bike, skate, run, or skateboard — making it perfect for all ages and all abilities. It’s not a race, so families can explore at their own pace. You can enter and exit anywhere along the route. Check the website for more information about the route as well as an interactive digital map highlighting special activities along the route. This is a rain or shine event.

Celebrating Earth Day With LACMA
A C Bilbrew Library
150 E. El Segundo Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90061

Visit the A C Bilbrew Library on Saturday, April 1st from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for a special event, Celebrating Earth Day With LACMA. This special workshop “guides participants in creating beautiful earthy compositions using textures, shapes, and colors through the help of a LACMA teaching artist.” This event is recommended for children ages 5 and up. Advance registration is required as attendance is limited. 

Magic Soil Day
Audubon Center at Debs Park
4700 Griffin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031

Magic Soil Day is happening on Saturday, April 8th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. LA Compost is hosting this special event, as a kick-off for Earth Month. There will be lots of activities such as “Become a Soil Scientist” workshop (for children 6 and older), “Seek-a-Bird” workshop, a Meditation Station, a hands-on composting sifting station, and more. Register online for this free event.

10th Annual Earth Day Celebration
Tarzana Recreation Center
5655 Vanalden Ave., Tarzana, CA 91356

Tarzana Recreation Center is hosting the 10th Annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 15th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The fun includes demonstrations, exhibits, arts and crafts, face painting, a “critter squad,” on-site food trucks, giveaways, and much more. 

Children’s Earth Day Event
Zibby’s Bookshop
1113 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403

Zibby’s Bookshop is hosting a Children’s Earth Day Event on Sunday, April 23rd at 11:00 am. Author Diana Kapp will be discussing her book Girls Who Green the World. She will be joined in conversation by Kaitlin Mogentale. Following the conversation, there will be an audience question/answer session and book signing. Reserve your spot online. 

Earth Day Celebration: Storytime and Beach Cleanup
Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Laguna Art Museum is the place for Earth Day Celebration: Storytime and Beach Cleanup happening on Saturday, April 22nd at 11:00 am. My Friend Earth will be read and a book signing and there will also be a presentation of Blue Laguna by Rich German. Afterwards, families will help out with a beach cleanup. All supplies for the cleanup will be provided. Advance tickets are recommended and are available online. (Children 12 and under are free; adults are $30)

Wildlife In Our City
Pio Pico – Koreatown Branch Library
694 S. Oxford Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90005

Learn about the Wildlife In Our City at the Pio Pico – Koreatown Branch Library on Friday, April 21st from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. “Come celebrate Earth’s birthday month with us by learning how to identify, observe, and protect our local creatures.” This program is recommended for children ages 4 and up.

Earth Day Celebration
2nd & PCH
6400 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90803

Visit 2nd & PCH on Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for their Earth Day Celebration. Activities include “entertainment with friends from the sky, land and sea followed by meet and greets at the grand staircase stage,” crafts, face painting, and more.

Earth Day Festival
Westlake Village Community Park
31107 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Westlake Village, CA 91362

Westlake Village Community Park is the place to be for a special Earth Day Festival happening on Saturday, April 22nd from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The fun includes an outdoor screening of the Disney Pixar film Wall-E at sundown, games, sunset yoga, music, food trucks, local vendors, and more. 

Earth Day 2023 Celebration 
Heal the Bay Aquarium
1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Heal the Bay Aquarium is hosting its Earth Day 2023 Celebration on Saturday, April 22nd from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. “Celebrate the wonder of our Earth’s oceans,” at this special event which features a wildlife observation station, story time, sea star feeding, a Mini Dance Party every hour on the hour, eco-themed craft station, and more. 

Family Matinee: Wall-E, Earth Day Family Workshop, and Behold: A Conversation with Ben Burtt
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
6067 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is hosting a few Earth Day-related activities this weekend. On Saturday, April 22nd there is a Family Matinee screening of the Disney Pixar film Wall-E at 11:00 am. Then at 12:30 pm, there is an Earth Day Family Workshop inspired by the movie. The workshop will “reflect on the importance of finding ways to take care of our planet. Families can participate by planting seeds in a variety of upcycled and recyclable containers.” In addition, because the sound design in Wall-E is so memorable, there will also be automated dialogue replacement (ADR) and Foley demonstrations. And at 6:00 pm, the Museum is hosting Behold: A Conversation with Ben Burtt. This special event will “explore Burtt’s early career, sound as an art form, and a behind-the-scenes look into the making of his installation Behold: Ben Burtt.” Some highlights of his forty-five year, Academy Award-winning career include being the voice of the robot Wall-E and the source of Darth Vader’s breathing, among many other accomplishments. Details and ticket information are available online.

Caterpillar Adoption and Earth Day Event
The Children’s Museum at La Habra
301 S. Euclid St., La Habra, CA 90631

A special Caterpillar Adoption and Earth Day Event is happening at The Children’s Museum at La Habra on Saturday, April 22nd. Tickets include one Painted Lady caterpillar, food, mini butterfly enclosure, and magnifying class. The fun also includes story time, face painting, and other outdoor Earth Day activities. Sessions are available at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm. Museum admission is not included and must be purchased separately. Tickets and details are available online.  

LACSS Drought Tolerant Plant Festival 
Sepulveda Garden Center
16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino, CA

Celebrate Earth Day at the LACSS Drought Tolerant Plant Festival happening on Saturday, April 22nd (9 am to 4 pm) and Sunday, April 23rd (9 am to 3 pm). The Festival features more than 25 vendors, on-site food vendors, knowledgable experts available to answer questions, an interactive photo booth, and more. In addition, Sunday April 23rd is Kid’s Day from 11 am to 2 pm and features Pot-A-Plant and an educational display. Details are available online. Free admission and free parking.

Earth Day 2023
Natural History Museum Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007

The Natural History Museum is hosting an Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 22nd from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. “Join us in our Nature Gardens for live musical performances, hands-on activities, up-close encounters with behind-the-scenes Museum collections, and so much more!” In addition, kiddos will want to check out the Science of SpongeBob which also includes the chance to “learn how to draw your favorite Bikini Bottom characters with a live drawing demonstration” from Nickelodeon’s animators. And,  be sure to get your picture taken with SpongeBob and Patrick! A schedule of the day’s events and tickets are available online. All Earth Day festivities are included in museum admission.

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Saturday 22nd of April 2023

Thank you for compiling this list! This is an amazing effort, I would've never found all of this information on my own. Next year, I will plan better to see as many of these as I can in a single weekend, haha.

Sarah Auerswald

Sunday 23rd of April 2023

That's so kind of you to say! Our editorial team works super hard to find tons of events for this and many other holidays and special days. Thanks for reading and commenting!

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