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Earth Day

Each year on April 22, communities across the world celebrate Earth Day as a way to increase awareness of environmental issues. Keep reading to learn more about how you can get involved and protect the Earth for future generations.


Earth Day Celebration

 A FREE community event celebrating sustainability in Lakewood. More details provided below.


Vendors can apply online through the Earth Day Celebration Vendor Application


Bear Creek Lake Park Volunteer Project

Nature lovers, get your hands dirty participating in a volunteer project on April 22 from 8 a.m.-noon to honor Earth Day. Volunteers will work on various projects throughout the park. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to participate, and the registration deadline is April 18.


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Saturday, April 22


Hours & Location | Poster Contest | ActivitiesVendors & Sponsors | Community Partners

Hours and Location

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, April 22, 2017



Poster Contest


The City of Lakewood is looking for an environmentally-inspired poster design for this year's Earth Day Celebration. Learn more about the requirements and specifications, and submit your design using the form below.




Earth Day Celebration - poster


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Stay tuned for a full list of Event activities!

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Beer Garden
All Day
Enjoy beer, wine and spirits at the Beer Garden, while listening to live music and playing yard games. All proceeds from the Beer Garden will go to Jovial Concepts, a local non-profit organization committed to community and stewardship. By supporting Jovial Concepts, you can take your pick from donated drinks provided by Odell Brewing Co., Avery Brewing Co., Colorado Vodka Co., and Crazy Mountain Brewing Co.
Cider Days Beer Garden
Food Trucks
All Day
Grab a bite to eat from a Colorado food truck while you listen to the music and enjoy the beer garden. 
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Bike Valet
All Day
Ride your bike to the Earth Day Celebration and park it at the free bike valet so you can enjoy the event worry free! The Lakewood Bicycle Advisory Team and Green Mountain Sports are co-hosting the event and can give you tips on biking in Lakewood. 
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Live Music
Gazebo, All Day
Enjoy live music at the Gazebo from local artists throughout the event. Set list coming soon!
Composting Demonstration
Sustainability Garden, Time TBD
Learn the basics of browns and greens and how you can compost in your backyard from Lakewood's composting guru, Julie Elam. 
 Compost - Julie Elam
Seed Starting Demonstration
Sustainability Garden, Time TBD

Join Sprout City Farms as they walk you through the basics of seed starting, including different seed types, potting mixes and planting techniques. 
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Fitness Classes 
Health & Wellness Hub, Time TBD
Get moving with fun fitness activities, open to all ages and levels and led by Lakewood recreation instructors.
Climbing Wall
Health & Wellness Hub, All Day
Try rock climbing with confidence at the Avid 4 Adventure climbing wall! 
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Vendors & Sponsors

Interested in being an Event Vendor? Apply online using the 2017 Earth Day Celebration Vendor Application.


Interested in being an Event Sponsor? Contact


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Thanks to Our Community Partners!

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Beer Garden donations provided by:




CO Vodka
Crazy Mountain


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