Lakewood Earth Day Celebration

Next date: Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM


Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park
801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood

Each year Lakewood hosts the Earth Day Celebration at Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park with music, entertainment, educational exhibits, food, drinks, and family fun. We hope to see you at our next Earth Day Celebration: Saturday, April 27, 2024. 

See photo highlights from the 2023 celebration.

Schedule of Events

Our schedule changes a little bit each year. Here was the schedule for 2023:

11 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • Welcome Booth
  • Beer Garden
  • Food Trucks
  • Music Stage
  • Bike Valet
  • Zero Waste Stations


11 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Exhibitors
  • Vendors
  • Electric Transportation Hub
  • Interactive Chalk Art at the entrance
  • "Sustainable Yard" sponsored by the Sustainable Neighborhoods
  • Beehive tours sponsored by 4-H
  • Museum Store pop-up shop


11 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • Art Station between the gazebo and the schoolhouse


11 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Nature’s Educators live animals in the schoolhouse


11 a.m.- Noon

  • Big Hooray Bluegrass Band - along the plaza and then on the main music stage


Noon -12:20 p.m.

  • Hoop Fit at the Gazebo


Noon -12:30 p.m.

  • Library Storytime in front of the schoolhouse


Noon - 4 p.m.

  • Test drive an electric vehicle in the ride-and-drive


12:30-2 p.m.

  • The Wrecklunds - on the main music stage


12:30-1:30 p.m.

  • Tour the Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park Historic Buildings - meet at the event entrance


1 - 5 p.m.

  • Take an e-bike on a test ride


2-2:30 p.m.

  • Polka Folka - on the main music stage


2-3 p.m.

  • Nature Walk to Belmar Park - meet at the event entrance


2:30-3 p.m.

  • Youth Performance Troupe and Adult Tap Performers - at the gazebo


2:30-3:30 p.m.

  • Tour the Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park historic buildings - meet at the event entrance


3-4:15 p.m.

  • Jubilingo- on the main music stage


3-3:30 p.m.

  • Animal Yoga in front of the schoolhouse


4-4:15 p.m.

  • Gather for the Parade of Species in front of the gazebo


4:15-5 p.m.

  • Parade of Species - wear your animal costume or mask


5-6:45 p.m.

  • Chain Station- on the main music stage

Parade of Species

We held our second annual Parade of Species in 2023 and the event will continue in 2024. If you're interested in taking a leadership role and growing the parade, please send an email to

Kids, adults, and pets are invited to bring or wear your favorite costume or make an animal mask at the event, decorate your wagons and strollers, bring an instrument, and march through our event in celebration of all of the animal and plant species with whom we share the earth.



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In 2023 we enjoyed music provided by:

11 a.m. - Big Hooray Bluegrass

12:30 p.m. - The Wrecklunds

2 p.m. - Polka Folka

3 p.m. - Jubilingo

5 p.m. - Chain Station

Rocky Mountain Steel Band

Vendors and Exhibitors

Check back regularly; vendor, food truck, and exhibitor applications for the 2024 event will open sometime near the end of 2023.

Food and Drinks

A variety of food and drinks were available at the 2023 celebration so attendees could grab lunch, dinner and snacks with us at the event!

2023 food trucks and food vendors:

Beer Garden provided by New Terrain Brewery in partnership with Jovial Concepts.

Bike Valet

Get to the Earth Day Celebration in an environmentally friendly way! Ride your bike to the event and park it for free at our bike valet station.

Bicycles parked in the bike valet station at the Earth Day Event


Electronics Recycling

In past years we’ve had an electronics recycling event as a partner to our Earth Day event. Due to declining participation, we will no longer host electronics recycling at this event.

Electronics recycling options & resources

 Rooney Road Recycling

Sustainability Recycling

Earth Day Art

Check back to see the winning poster design in our 2024 poster art contest.

Earth Day Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are the heart of our event! Check back in January 2024 to sign up to volunteer at the 2024 Earth Day Celebration.


Thank You to our Sponsors

We appreciate our sponsors who help make the Earth Day event possible. If you are interested in sponsoring our event, please contact us at for details.

Special thanks to our 2023 sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor: Xcel Energy Electric Vehicle Team

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Event Sponsors: Fermelia Dental, Alameda Connects, Gravina’s Window Center of Littleton, Foothills Credit Union, FedEx Ground



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  • Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM


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