Welcome to Fredericksburg’s 15th annual Earth Day Festival at Old Mill Park!


Saturday, April 21st, 11am-4pm

The mission of the Fredericksburg Earth Day Festival is to provide an enjoyable and engaging family-friendly event devoted to environmental awareness and stewardship.

This FREE festival is filled with hands-on exhibits, live  music, delicious food, and much more. From beekeepers to birds of prey, pony rides to face painting, environmental organizations to scouting groups, there is something for everyone! Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation, & Events.

Walk the Heritage Trail to Old Mill Park (limited parking on-site)!

Earth Day is Presented by the following: 



Gold Sponsors ($500+ cash or in-kind donation):



Stage Schedule:

Music by Hazel Run – 11-11:50

Welcome by Mayor Greenlaw – 11:50

Symposium “Bees with Thurman Burnley” – 11:55-12:10

Music by Semilla Cultural – 12:10-1

Symposium “Bats with Nancy Stalik” – 1:05-1:20

Music by Duskwhales – 1:20-2:10

Symposium “Composting with Clara Mills” – 2:15-2:30

Sierra Club “Living Green Award” – 2:30-2:45

Exhibit Awards – 2:45-2:50

RAFFLE Drawing (Held at INFO tent) – 2:55-3:10

Music by Ask Fred – 3:10-4:00


RAFFLE PRIZES – Tickets $2 / 3 for $5 – Drawing @ 3pm for:

Kayak, Paddle & PFD (donated by River Rock Outfitter)

YMCA Family Water Park Pass

Great Blue Heron painting (painted by Kent Churchill, $250 value)

Bee Quilt (created by Julie Kay & Stacey Churchill, $300 value)

Bat House (created by Gil Churchill, $100 value)

Bicycle – Olde Towne Bikes

Bicycle – Bike Works ($440 value)

Rain Barrel (donated by Friends of the Rappahannock)

Bird Feeder (donated by Lowes)

Gently used Backpacking Equipment

Bird Bath (donated by Roxbury Farm and Garden Center)

Wood Duck Box

Weis Market Gift Cards

…and more!