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Join us for Earth Day on the Commons!


Earth Day Festival

  • Saturday, April 20, 2024, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join the 2024 Earth Day Festival on the Ithaca Commons, April 20 from 12-5 pm! Come celebrate your community’s efforts to address climate change and other environmental issues with a family-friendly celebration featuring lots of hands-on activities, food, music, free raffles, and more.

Learn all about the Ithaca Green New Deal, home electrification, sustainable transportation and agriculture, and much more! Help us explore a positive future and learn how you can be part of the solution!

On April 20th, Everyone Rides TCAT for FREE!

TCAT buses are for free all day on Saturday, April 20th, in celebration of our Earth. Leave your car behind, walk or bike to a TCAT stop, and explore our beautiful county by bus. Rides sponsored by CCE-Tompkins’ Energy and Climate Change Team with support from the Park Foundation.

TCAT is always free, every day for kids under 18 (or still in high school)!

The Earth Day Festival is hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Tompkins County in collaboration with the City of Ithaca and significant partners. The Earth Day Festival will feature:

CCE Tompkins

There will be an induction cooking demonstration

Public Sector



There will be an electric vehicle car show


Arts & Culture

WRFI will also DJ the event

Civic & Student Groups

Beverage & Food Vendors

(Food Vendors TBD)

A special thanks to Ithaca Beer for donating cases of ginger beer for the event!

If you have any questions about this event, please reach out to Jack Wright or Guillermo Metz of the Energy and Climate Change Team.




Ithaca Commons
171 East Martin Luther King Jr. / State Street
Ithaca, New York 14850

Last updated April 11, 2024