2024 Earth Day Events in Westchester

2023 Earth Day Events in Westchester

2024 Earth Day Events in Westchester

This year, Earth Day is commemorating its 54rd anniversary. This day was created to raise awareness about the issues in our environment and how to protect it. People of all ages can do their part to protect the Earth. One of our favorite ways is to give back and participate at one of the many Earth Day events in Westchester. Check out the complete list below, featuring engaging, educational, and fun Earth Day activities happening in Westchester.

Saturday, April 13th from 8:30am-9:30pm
Spring Birding with Doug Bloom

Celebrate Earth Day at the Sheldrake with expert birder Doug Bloom. Families will learn how to identify birds by sights and sounds as well as their migration habits and habitats. Free, registration is required. Sheldrake, 685 Weaver St, Larchmont, NY 10538.

Saturday, April 13th from 9:00am-3:00pm
Earth Day Celebration

Families are invited to celebrate the Earth. Plus, learn how to better take care of it. Palisades Community Center, 675 Oak Tree Road Palisades, NY 10964.

Saturday, April 14th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Rivertowns Clean Energy Expo

Families are invited to learn how to efficiently upgrade their home. Incredibly, this includes insights on solar buying and leasing EVs. Plus, drive EVs and electric landscaping equipment. Irvington’s Senior Center & Scenic Hudson Park

Friday, April 19th from 7:30am-2:00pm
Westchester Parks Foundation Envirothon Volunteers

Pitch in and volunteer with your family as a part of the Westchester County Regional Envirothon. Held at Croton Point Park, volunteers are needed to assist with registration, judging, scoring tests, and orienting attendees. Thus, this is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to give back to the community and has a passion for the environment. 1 Croton Point Avenue Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.

Saturday, April 20th and Saturday, April 27th
Household Recycling Days

Westchester County Government is hosting two in person recycling days. Here, you can bring household items. This includes old medications, chemicals, paints, electronics, textiles, and more. Firstly, this is held on April 20th at 2957 Crompond Rd., Rte 202, Yorktown, NY, 10598. Finally, the last one is on Saturday, April 27 is at Sprain Ridge Park in Yonkers: 149 Jackson Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10706

Saturday, April 20th from 8:00am-3:00pm
Earth Day and Adopt a Highway

Enjoy a 9D clean-up, followed by family beach clean-up. Please register to attend. However, all Adopt a Highway volunteers must be 18 years or older — unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. 3011 Route 9d, Cold Spring, New York 10516.

Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st from 9:00am-5:00pm
Earth Day Weekend

Visit the Westchester Children’s Museum for a packed weekend of Earth Day events. Covering a variety of themes while using interactive elements, kids will learn more about using natural energy sources, wind turbine, recycling, and more. Plus, kids can create a poem using Carl Sagan’s “Pale Blue Dot.” Included with museum admission. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway Rye, NY, 10580.

Saturday, April 20th from 10:00am-5:00pm
Green Ossining Earth Day Festival

Celebrate Mother Earth at one of the biggest Earth Day festivals in the County. Held on April 20th, this zero-waste festival includes local vendors, activities, music, and a children’s march that kicks off the festival at 9:30am. Plus, enjoy a kids’ zone, textile/e-waste recycling, vegetarian and vegan food, and more. Ossining Waterfront, 25 Westerly Rd, Ossining, NY 10562.

Saturday, April 20th from 11:00am-4:00pm
Earth Day Festival

Kids of all ages and their families can come together for an Earth Day Celebration at Rockefeller State Park Preserve. The event includes animal ambassadors, plant seeds to take home, and a live birds of prey demonstration with birds of prey and reptiles. Plus, learn more about  ecology, conservation, agriculture, waste management, native plants and pollinators, and more. Free! Rockefeller State Park Preserve, 125 Phelps Way Pleasantville, NY 10570.

Saturday, April 20th at 8:00pm
Highland Lights

Join the Processional Arts Workshop and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival for the third annual Highland Lights, a community celebration of art and nature on Earth Day. Incredibly, the event will feature a spectacular outdoor procession of lights and community-built lanterns, coupled with storytelling and refreshments. Additionally, Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles, of Processional Arts Workshop, will lead a month of free, drop-in sessions. Participants can collaborate to design, build, and animate an underwater world in motion. 2015 Route 9, Garrison, NY 10524

Sunday, April 21st from 12:00am-3:00pm
Earth Day Festival

Enjoy a fun family afternoon with Bedford 2030 at the Bedford Hills Train Station. Additionally, enjoy live music, family fun, and tips and resources for a healthier yard and community.  46 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, NY 10507

Sunday, April 21st at 11:00am
Earth Day Playdate

Enjoy a family-friendly Earth Day event with Little Green Hearts. Additionally, families will make a stone soup and they should bring an old pot or container. 2881 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

Sunday, April 21st from 10:00am-4:00pm
Earth Day Playdate

Enjoy this fun outdoor Earth Day celebration. Plus, enjoy live music, hands-on activities, Earth-focused vendors, and more. Senasqua Park, Elliot Way, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, 10520