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Celebrate Nature This Weekend at These Earth Day Events

Earth Day is April 22, so local businesses and environmental groups are celebrating Brevard’s beautiful rivers, beaches, and wildlife. Become one with nature this weekend for Earth Day!  There are tons of celebrations and beach clean-ups that are both fun and beneficial to the environment. Pick the one nearest to you and get involved.

Earth Day

Earthday Celebration and March for Science at Mrs. Mango

When: April 22, 10AM – 4PM

Where: Mrs. Mango & Company, 3500 US Highway 1, Rockledge

This Earth Day celebration will feature over 30 local vendors and artists. They will be offering only handmade, upcycled and recycled items. Enjoy family-friendly activities all day.  There will be a March for Science out front all day so bring a poster or banner to join in. This event is free!

Viera Wetlands Nature Festival

When: April 22, 10AM – 4PM and April 23, 10AM – 2PM

Where: Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands at Viera, 3685 Charlie Corbeil Way, Viera

Get a good look at local wildlife at this year’s Viera Wetlands Nature Festival! There will be birds, bats, and butterflies, as well as native plants, nature photography, and art. There will also be guided walking and van tours of the wetlands, tours of the adjacent water reclamation facility, and workshops in both wildlife photography and birding. Tours are guided by knowledgeable rangers that can answer all of your questions. Register for tours and workshops here.

Chive Brevard Beautiful

Earth Day

When: April 22, 5PM

Where: Behind Coconuts on the Beach, 2 Minutemen Causeway, Cocoa Beach

The Chive is teaming up with Keep Brevard Beautiful to clean up the beach behind Coconuts on the Beach. There will be an after party at Coconuts with a special Chive Taco Bar and awesome drink specials. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Keep Brevard Beautiful!

Earth Day Sip n’ Stroll

When: April 21, 6 PM – 8 PM

Where: Rockledge Gardens, 2153 US Highway 1, Rockledge

Rockledge Gardens will have live music, complimentary cocktails, and special discounts to celebrate Earth Day! The Marine Resources Council will be there to discuss their work in restoring the Indian River Lagoon. Bringing a reusable cup is encouraged, but if you don’t have one to bring, mason jars will be available for $2 each. Proceeds from mason jar sales as well as raffle tickets will benefit the Marine Resources Council.

The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary’s Annual Earth Day Festival

Earth Day

When: April 22, 10AM – 3PM

Where: Brevard County Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, 444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville

The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary’s Earth Day Festival will feature live music from The Freightliners, food from Ritter’s Custard and Peru Power, live animals, native plants, and a sustainable marketplace featuring all small businesses across Brevard County.

Party for the Planet at the Brevard Zoo

When: April 22, 10AM – 3PM

Where: Brevard Zoo, 8225 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne

Blue Life, Brevard County Natural Resources, The City of Satellite Beach, Recycle Brevard, and the Sea Turtle Preservation Society will be at the zoo with fun hands-on activities to celebrate Earth Day! This party is included with Zoo admission.

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