Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22nd since 1970. Each year more than 193 countries worldwide hold events that support protecting the environment. Are you planning on spending Earth Day in the Big Apple? Consider New York as your sightseeing destination and you won’t be disappointed! Here is a sneak peek on what to expect.
Earth Day in Union Square
Dozens of exhibitors, interactive displays, live performances and many kid’s activities to see! It’s a great opportunity to connect to environmental campaigns, learn more about the green lifestyle and just have fun! Join the event on April 17th! How do you get there? Just Hop-Off at Downtown Tour Stop #7!
Earth Day 5K Green Tour
Participate in the 2nd Annual Walking Tour on April 22nd. Visit some of great sites of the city such as the world’s first underground park and help raise money for environmental education programs. It’s a great activity to enjoy with family and friends! Lunch will be provided by the Natural Gourmet Institute.
Take a Cruise!
No better way to see the city sights and enjoy the environment than by hopping on a NYC Cruise! Great views of the skyline, Statue of Liberty and the beautiful Hudson River! With our Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise, you can visit some great park such as the Brooklyn Bridge Park at stop DUMBO!
Earth Day at Sahd Metal Recycling
This free family fun event will take place on Saturday, April 23rd. With over 25 educational and environmental exhibits, different vendors will teach families about the countless forms of recycling and how to be environment-friendly. Along with contests, great food and some charity activities, it’s great event to be a part of!
Visit a New York Park!
Some of the parks in the city prepared some Earth Day events and activities, too! You can volunteer in installing new plants at Fort Tryon Park, hike and watch Native American performances in Marine Park Brooklyn or help cleaning Prospect Park. You can also take a stroll and just enjoy the scenery at Central Park and Battery Park!
There are so many great things to do to celebrate Earth Day! No easier way to get around and see these sights than with us!