What better way to learn and celebrate our planet Earth then by attending the WorldFest 2014 Earth Day Festival on Sunday, May 18th from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.? This year, the day long festival will be held at the spacious and natural environment of Woodley Park, which is located in Lake Balboa, CA. Join the festivities for a day of learning about the environment, things you can do to help the Earth, and enjoy live music and an overall sense of fun and relaxation! Everyone that is staying in Downtown Los Angeles is encouraged to attend this environmentally-friendly and educational festival!
There are a number of things to expect if you decide to join in on the fun! There will be a Main Stage where some bigger-name bands and celebrity speakers will perform during the entire event. The Earth Lounge will have several smaller musicians playing in various genres. Some of these genres include jazz, rock, funk, world music groups, and poets. The EcoTent is where you can go to hear speakers, listen to discussions about the environment, see displays and presentations about living sustainably, and become familiar with topics such as current environmental issues. In the Healthy Hut, you can learn about topics like yoga, meditation, cooking, and other things pertaining to living a more healthy life.
Other highlights include the Animal Pavilion, which is a tent to view films and speakers regarding the relationship between humans and animals. Art Avenue will have a number of different pieces of work representing issues like sustainability, humane issues, or environmentalism. Also, don’t miss out on the hundreds of vendors displaying items that are animal and eco-friendly. There will also be an Oasis Beer and Wine Garden next to the Main Stage so you can stay refreshed all day.
General admission is $12, but if you ride your bike or take the metro to the event, you can get in for $5! Kids under 12 can get in for FREE! Water bottles will also not be sold at the event in order for the festival to have zero waste. Be sure to bring a reusable water bottle so you can refill at water stations throughout the event.