Pittsburgh Earth Day is a city-wide celebration of sustainability providing engaging programming for the region. Check out all the great events happening Downtown this week below! For more information, visit the Earth Day website.
Ecolution Fashion Show | Fairmont Hotel
Thursday, April 19 | 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
This year’s “Forces of Nature” theme promises nothing less than a powerful experience. The main event will feature a runway fashion show highlighting recycled and reused materials designed exclusively for Pittsburgh Earth Day by local designers with music by DJ Selecta, spoken word by Vanessa German, and special performances by Miss Thea Trix, Weylin Gomez and Texture Contemporary Ballet.
Sustainability Business Breakfast | Fairmont Hotel
Friday, April 20 | 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Come hear a panel of experts discuss Pittsburgh’s sustainable business community and learn what your organization can do to succeed by going green.
Paint the Square Green | Market Square
Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Market Square will feature a world market with a mix of local vendors specializing in Earth-friendly products and services, along with organic and educational vendors and live music.
Food Truck Festival | Smithfield Street
Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Participating food truck vendors include BRGR, Evil Swine BBQ, Oh My Grill, PGH Crepes, PGH Halal Food, Sugar and Spice, Burgh Bites, Bull Dawgs, Cool Beans, Pgh Pierogi, Randita’s and The Wok of Life.
Great Lakes Brewing Sustainable Sips Pub Crawl | Various Downtown locations
Saturday, April 21 | 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
To complete this unique crawl, participants must go to each of the seven participating bars listed in the passport between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m., have a beer there (choose from a multitude of Great Lakes beers!), and get their individual passports stamped by the bar staff as proof. Once completed, participants will return to the Great Lakes tent in Market Square and show their stamped passport. For every five completed passports received, Great Lakes will plant a tree!