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Chula Vista’s South Bay Earth Day 2024

Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 11 AM to 3 PM
Bayfront Park
All Ages

South Bay Earth Day returns to Bayfront Park!

Update: Chula Vista’s South Bay Earth Day celebration now features a new, free, headline performance by genre-bending band Ozomatli!

This celebration will feature a host of family-friendly activities, workshops, exhibits, vendors, art, food and drink, nonprofits, how-to and all-day entertainment featuring a nationally recognized, surprise headline recording artist. In addition to celebrating our precious, fragile planet and its bounty, South Bay Earth Day will engage and motivate visitors to choose environmentally friendly products and lifestyle choices, learn and practice, sustainable and mindful habits.

Highlights of the zero-waste, day-long activation will include:

· Fix-it-Clinic. Repair extends the life and reduces the environmental footprint of devices, furnishings and objects. Have something that needs fixing from lighting and gadgets to small electronics and mechanical devices? Bring them in! Mend your favorite outfit. Repair road and mountain bikes. One of our experts will help you evaluate, diagnose and fix it if they can.

· Tie-Dye Workshop. Upcycle your plain (light-colored) garments and fabrics into original, colorful creations.

· Live Entertaiment. All-day performances include Dreaming of You—Ultimate Selena Tribute, and a surprise marquee headliner to be announced.

· Over 50 Green Vendors: everything sustainable and eco-conscious, from home furnishings to jewelry and apparel to garden gadgets, as well as exhibits and booths from local nonprofits, including Chula Vista Water Sports and Ocean Connectors with The Kayak Café; Citizens Climate Lobby; Living Coast Discovery Center; MAAC Project; SanDiego350; San Diego Community Power; and Creation Care Ministry.

· Artist Alley. Enjoy the sight of beautiful art creations with environmentally safe

art exhibits at the Artist Alley. There will be at least three live painters on-site, and many artists will be present to talk about their works. Some items will be available for purchase.

· Kid Zone: Paint or decorate free (one per household) kitchen waste caddies! Make piñatas out of recyclables! Visit live animals and learn about conservation in the Living Coast Discovery Center! Interactive sorting games! Coloring! Conservation corn hole!

· Food Trucks. The San Diego area’s most diverse array of food truck options.

· Compost Giveaway. Learn about the benefits of compost and take a small sample home.

· Free Bike Valet

South Bay Earth Day on Facebook / Instagram

With nearly 280,00 residents, the City of Chula Vista is a state leader in sustainability awareness and activity. The City has been at the forefront of sustainability since rolling out its citywide recycling programs in 1993, joining the U.S. Conference of Mayors in 1997, and publishing its first Climate Action Plan in 2000. The City also developed an Operations Sustainability Plan and a Waste Reduction Strategic Plan, or Zero Waste Plan, that considers “People, Planet, and Prosperity” as the “triple bottom line” to achieve social, environmental, and economic sustainability and a green local economy and community.

Chula Vista’s South Bay Earth Day
City of Chula Vista
Chula Vista’s South Bay Earth Day

Bayfront Park

980 Marina Way
chula vista, California 91910

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Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.