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Sunday, April 22, 2018 is our 30th Anniversary Celebration!
This year's theme is "Every Day Is Earth Day"
11am to 4pm at Victory Park (Yoga starts at 10am)

Stockton's Earth Day Festival has a long history of helping people recognize the importance of caring for our earth and natural resources.

Through educational programs and other activities, the all-volunteer Earth Day Festival committee has helped share this vision with thousands of people each year.  The festival has grown over the years but it remains true to its mission of education, conservation and recycling.

We are grateful for the volunteers, sponsors, schools and community organizations that help make this a remarkable annual event.

Earth Day Festival Committee Members 

Position Name Email Phone
General Questions Bruce Giudici
Peace & Justice Network
Email (209) 559-6279
Volunteers Morgan Harthorne, Assistant Director
Center for Community Involvement | University of the Pacific
Booth Exhibitors Bruce Giudici
Peace & Justice Network
Email (209) 559-6279
Food Vendors Bruce Giudici
Peace & Justice Network
Email (209) 559-6279
Media / Marketing Martin Saltzman   
Public School Teacher
Email (209) 470-4622
Booking Agent/Stage Mgr. David Qualls 
DeltaFusion / Educator 
Bicycle Parking Corral San Joaquin Bike Coalition Email  
Educational Activities     SJC Office of Education Conni Bock    
Teacher grants / Science Fair Conni Bock    
March for Science - Sat., April 22nd    Ava Simpson Email (916) 320-2672
Yoga Instructor JoDee Nosanow Eatmon Email (209) 688-6040
Event Recycling Deb Phillips - SJC California Conservation CORP. Email (209) 403-9914
Earth Day Arts & Crafts Annette Depauli   (209) 329-5443
MC and Radio Personality "Governor Don"    
City Liaison Sabine Verelst - City of Stockton    

Festival filled with fun and free activities!

Stockton and San Joaquin County will celebrate its 30th Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Victory Park behind Haggin Museum.  “Water is Life” is the theme of this area’s premier environmental event and will focus on educating local residents in taking care of our environment. Over 80 vendors will participate, including some great healthy food fare.  It is a fun day for kids and families, and admission is free.

Through an array of informative, interactive booths, demos, displays and exhibits, this annual Festival is a chance for local area schools, environmental organizations, community agencies and green businesses to come together to share ideas and discuss important environmental issues with area residents. Local area schools will teach about how to better take care of our Earth with a variety of hands-on activities, and environmental organizations will provide education about important green issues and how we can make a difference. Community agencies will help us live a healthier, more positive life, and green businesses will assist attendees in making changes to their home and workplace.

Warm-up for the day with stretching during a relaxing hour of yoga on the park green starting at 10 a.m.  Join other local cyclists, young and old, and peddle to the Festival and secure your bicycles in a safe bike corral staffed by the San Joaquin Bike Coalition as you enjoy the activities at the Festival.

Great entertainment will be featured at the Festival. A variety of local area bands and cultural groups will be there to captivate and delight attendees. This year’s music lineup includes: UOP’s The Brubeck Institute Jazz Quartet, blues group Shad and the Groovinators, rock band Project 58, New Age electronica group Yellow Dot Project, and the Washboard Monkeys performing bluegrass and swing. Stockton Bukkyo Taiko Drummers will open the Festival at 11 a.m. and an organic drum circle will close the day at 4 p.m. on a percussive note.

Local scientists and concerned citizens will “March for Science” at 10 a.m. at Victory Park. This walk will focus on the responsible application of science to government. The marchers will be advocating to prevent changes to existing environmental policies that could cause negative effects to our planet such as climate change.

The Earth Day Festival is brought to you by the collaboration, cooperation and dedicated work of the Peace & Justice Network, City of Stockton, San Joaquin County Office of Education, Mayaco Marketing/Internet and Stockton Area Water Suppliers. Companies and organizations are encouraged to participate and support this important environmental event by becoming a sponsor. All sponsors will be recognized before and at the event.

This Festival is made possible with the help of wonderful volunteers from the community. If you would like to volunteer, there are many ways to help on the day of the event. Join others who care about our environment and help make this year’s Earth Day Festival a success.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

11am to 4pm | Victory Park


Join the Fun!


Earth Day Festival is truly a celebration of fun and educational opportunities for the entire family. From live music and dance to fun ways to go green. Plan now to enjoy the festival.

Yoga at the park

Calling all yoga instructors, students of all levels and those who’ve never tried yoga but would like to try!!!

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The Festival continues to draw a larger and more diverse crowd each year, and provides an enjoyable way for the community to learn more about protecting our environment and natural resources.

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About Us

Stockton's Earth Day Festival has a long history of helping people recognize the importance of caring for our earth and natural resources.


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Earth Day Festival
Email: stocktonearthday@gmail.com
P.O. Box 4123
Stockton, CA 95204
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