Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, April 18 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Mount Trashmore Park!

EarthDayLogoFINAL (002).jpg​There will be environmental and science exhibits, interactive displays, demos, a recycling zone, crafts, games, food and live entertainment. The Earth Day Celebration will also feature a volunteer litter cleanup up of Lake Windsor and an Earth Day 5K Race and a Mile Fun Run-Walk hosted by the Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation Foundation. Celebrate your commitment to bettering the environment and join us on this great day by exploring more ways to make our planet a better place.​ Continue to check back for more information on events, activities and entertainment. 

 Event Schedule

fall-golf-tournament-2018.jpg​​Earth Day 5K Race & Mile Fun Run-Walk

Saturday, April 18, 2020 | 11:30 a.m. 5K Race | 12:30 p.m. Mile Fun Run-Walk | Mount Trashmore Park

Mark your calendars for this competitive and family-friendly Earth Day 5K Race & Mile Fun Run-Walk through Mount Trashmore Park during the 50th anniversary Earth Day Celebration in the park. Activities include a postrace party including food, soda & adult beverages, an awards ceremony, and Earth Day activities commemorating this 50th year of focusing on the proper care of our home -- the planet earth. Race participants and families are invited to stay and enjoy Earth Day celebration activities and events.  The Foundation will host a beverage tent. Register Online  ​

​Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration is in partnership with Public Works/Waste Management and the Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission. Other supporters include Lynnhaven River Now, Virginia Aquarium, Virginia Department of Game and Island Fisheries, SurfRider Foundation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Eco Maniac, Parks & Recreation ​Foundation and the Earth Day Network. ​ ​​


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