Sponsored by Hilton Garden Inn in Gatlinburg. Enjoy a week of family-oriented events created around Earth Day Celebration. The week features fun and entertaining community activities designed to educate people about adopting easy green practices.
Here are all the events during Earth Week.
- Thursday, April 21: Earth Day Festival - Bring the entire family to Gatlinburg to the annual Earth Day Festival to learn about easy green practices, enjoy music, activities and games, craft stations and food. Gatlinburg area green businesses and organizations will be onsite with activities and information. Earth Week t-shirts featuring the art work of a local student will be for sale at the festival. All sales will benefit the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation which provides local scholarships, donations to schools, the Gatlinburg Goes Green Program and community educational events.
- Friday, April 22: Earth Day 5K Run/Walk - Runners and walkers are invited to celebrate Earth Week by participating in the Fifth Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk in beautiful downtown Gatlinburg. Athletes of all ages are welcome to participate in this USA Track and Field sanctioned event. Early registration is encouraged to guarantee your shirt size! Race night registration begins at 8:00pm at Nantahala Outdoor Center.
More events to come...