2024 Earth Day: Planet vs Plastics

FREE - Saturday April 27, 2024, Noon until 5 pm, Summit Park, Blue Ash - FREE

Bring your reusable water bottles, we have filling stations on site! And bring your reusable silverware to use at your food trucks

​We’d love to have you as a sponsor

Greater Cincinnati Earth Day Celebration’s and major sponsors included Blue Ash Summit Park, Natorp’s Nursery Outlet, Duke Energy, Edible Ohio Valley Magazine, MadTree Brewery, 80 Acres Farms, Green Umbrella, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., River Metals Recycling, Vision Print Group, and Perfetti VanMelle.

Check out our Sponsor page to find out how you can support the largest Earth Day event in Ohio!

55th Anniversary of Earth Day

Over 125 exhibitors, local music, local vegetarian foods, and Madtree Brewing Company’s craft beer make the festival one of the best environmental education events in the region. Typically, attendance is over 8000. Activities and presentations about environmental education will be featured at the event. Families from all over the region are encouraged to get out and enjoy Earth Day even if it's only at their local park, traditionally the first fun family outdoor event of the year!

About the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition

The Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition produces an annual Earth Day celebration. It's a community event for not-for-profit organizations, businesses, government agencies, and individuals from the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Tri-state region who work cooperatively and actively to promote the beauty and environmental quality of the Tri-State area.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to help with the event as well as serve on our board.

Check the Volunteers page for the link to sign up and information on board positions available

2024 Main Stage Schedule

11:50 - Opening Ceremonies Blue Ash Mayor’s Proclamation

12:00 - School of Rock House Band

12:45 - Climate Change Trivia

1:00 - Northern Cincinnati Youth Orchestra

1:30 - Environmental Awards

2:15 - 46 Long

3:00 - Climate Change Trivia

3:15 - Preston Charles III, Violinist

4:00 - Climate Change Trivia

4:15 - Highly Likely

5:00 - Ending Ceremonies

2024 Greater Cincinnati Earth Day Festival

Sponsor, Exhibitor and Activity Locations and Directory

Exhibitor Requirements

• Must be set up by 11 am
• 20 lbs. of weight (2 gal. water jugs or four bricks) need to be attached to each canopy leg. If you do not have the necessary weight, you will be charged $30 ballast rental fee.
• No tear down before 5 pm, no vehicles in the park
• No pruning of any plants or trees in the park

Cincinnati Recycling and Reuse Hub will be accepting these items at Booth 12A.

They tried to pick things a lot of people would have, but that wouldn't take up too much space in their van.

-- Corks

-- Straws

-- Cell phones (these will be shredded by our electronics recycler, so no need to worry about wiping data; batteries should remain in the phone if possible, otherwise we have to pay more to ship the batteries)

-- Plastic utensils -- wrapped (to send to food pantries) and unwrapped (for recycling)


-- Cell phone cases & Pop Sockets

-- Kroger brands "bag" packaging -- including Kroger, Simple Truth, Private Selection, Comforts, HemisFares, Luvsome, and Abound bags (i.e. -- for cheese, apples, baby wipes, pet food, etc.)

-- Bimbo Bakeries bags -- including Thomas' English Muffins, Beefsteak, Ballpark, Bimbo, Brownberry, Boboli, Sara Lee, Entenmann's, Arnold's, Bay's

-- Oral Care & Deodorant -- includes toothbrushes, toothbrush packaging, empty toothpaste tubes, empty floss containers, empty deodorant sticks

-- Brita water filters, packaging, and pitchers

-- Plastic gift cards, expired (cut up) credit cards, membership cards

All items must be clean and dry when they're dropped off, too.

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