Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary List of Events

The COVID-19 pandemic will affect most events. Please check with the organizer or this blog regularly. Any updates will be posted as soon as they are available.

Virtual Earth Action Week, April 20-26, 2020

Join the City of Sonoma’s virtual Earth Action Week at home!

Even though we are sheltering-in-place, you can still participate in the city’s virtual Earth Action Week at home. There are many options for all ages to learn about our natural environment, celebrate our community’s environmental accomplishments, and take action — all in the spirit and intent of Earth Day — and have some fun doing it! As the old adage says, “think globally, act locally.” So join the City and community for some environmental sustainability learning, action, and fun during our virtual Earth Action Week!

Visit the Earth Action Week page for information, suggestions, games, actions, and tools and find out how to get a Victory Garden Starter Pack from the Sonoma Ecology Center.

Volunteer Clean-Ups

Windsor Earth-Day Clean-Up cancelled:  Join the Town of Windsor Storm Water Quality Manager for a trash clean-up day and help protect wildlife by removing trash on our streets to keep it from getting to our creeks!  Non-Windsor residents also welcome. Please call 707-838-5385 or email for more details visit

Earth Day Creek Clean-Up cancelled: Celebrate with Sonoma County Regional Parks and Sonoma Ecology Center by removing trash along Sonoma Creek. All ages are welcome. Regional Parks will provide gloves, tools, drinks, and snacks. Registration is required for this volunteer event. For more information, email or call (707) 565-3356.

Cleanup on The Greenway – Earth Daycancelled. Olive Park Footbridge (105 Orange St). Help with a cleanup of Santa Rosa Creek, native plant care, and trail maintenance.

Festivals and Other Events

The ClimateMusic Project cancelled. This event combines the talents and expertise of visionary world-class scientists, composers, musicians, to produce science-guided music and visual experiences to inspire people to engage actively on the issue of climate change. Music followed by a panel of experts who will answer audience questions and discuss local solutions to climate change. For tickets and more info:

Climate Action Nightcancelled: Come learn about current state and local proposed climate legislation from high school and college student presenters. Attendees will have the opportunity to write postcards in support of the legislation to their elected representatives, and learn about next steps in supporting meaningful climate action.  State and local elected officials will be in attendance.

Windsor Earth Day Celebrationcancelled: Kick off an earth-friendly day by riding your bicycle to the Town Green for this event featuring free valet bicycle parking, information booths and workshops, live entertainment, the Windsor Certified Farmers Market, a plant sale, environmental education and giveaways, children’s activities and more!

Earth Day Climate Strike cancelled: If you can envision a better, greener, sustainable, livable Sonoma County, then join your community for three days of global climate action, starting on Earth Day.

Earth Day Ukiahcancelled: Celebrate Mother Earth in beautiful downtown Ukiah!  This event features environmental education, interactive booths, live performances, recycled arts, and crafts for the kids.

14th Annual Earth Day Festival, Noyo Food Forestcancelled: Considered one of the top family events on the Mendocino Coast, with dozens of organizations providing educational activities, experts teaching workshops, gardeners sharing the bounty and local live entertainment and food, all devoted to working toward a thriving environment. This is also a fundraising effort to sustain the mission of Noyo Food Forest.

Santa Rosa’s Earth Day OnStage 2020 cancelled: FREE family‑friendly event with live performances, local and earth-friendly products, and eco-friendly crafts and activities for kids!