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The festival returns to Muny Grounds in Forest Park on April 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

the St. Louis Earth Day Festival returns this month and it looks like it will be better than ever. After going on hiatus for the past two years due to the pandemic, the festival is set to return to the Muny Grounds in forest park (1 Theater Drive) April 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The festival is always a favorite family event as it has elements for children and parents.

Along with offering music from Fire Dog and Sharon Bear and the Cubs, attendees can also take a yoga class, watch dancers, climb a rock climbing wall, check out all the stalls, and see bird shows. organized by the World Bird Sanctuary. .

Dr Jessica Watson, executive director of earthday365, said those curious about cars of the future are encouraged to attend as “this year’s festival has a strong focus on electric vehicles. There will be charging stations and cool battery products for people to use in their electric vehicles.”

Dr Watson also said the ceremony and awards ceremony to be held on Saturday April 23 is not to be missed.

Hosted by Cori Bush of St. Louis at 1 p.m., Earthday365 will not only recognize outstanding green businesses and activists at this ceremony, but they will also present the “Keystone Community Activist Award,” which highlights projects under- recognized and projects affecting communities of color and environmental justice.

And like all other good events in St. Louis, you know there will be food. At the St. Louis Earth Day Festival, visitors can grab snacks from restaurants certified as sustainable by the Green Dining Alliance. The festival also features a beer garden which features beers from Perennial Artisan Ales, Schlafly Beer, Urban Chestnut Brewing Company and 4 Hands Brewing Company.

As this is an outdoor event, masks are mostly optional, but Dr Watson says the organization asks visitors to wear masks if they take a community shuttle to the festival.

Visit EarthDay-365.org to learn more about the festival or to get involved in the community.

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