This year “Pittsburgh Earth Day” the city-wide celebration is held from April 20th to 22nd with many events scheduled that you should not miss. This big spring Pennsylvania event has many exciting special events planned.
Ecolution Fashion Show
The Ecolution Fashion Show will start off the Earth Day Festival in Pittsburgh at the Fairmont Hotel. When you attend, expect to see fashion that focuses on recyclable and used materials featured. There will be live entertainment, dancing, cocktails, and appetizers. It runs from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on April 20th. This is the kickoff event that starts your Earth Day celebration in Pittsburgh!
Pittsburgh Sustainability Business Breakfast
Did you know that Pittsburgh has won awards for green design, .and smart growth? On April 21st a panel of experts will discuss sustainable business practices and what organizations can do to help. The breakfast will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Tickets are free, but space is limited so reserve your seats today at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in the downtown area.
Paint the Square Green
Paint The Square Green at Market Square will feature a variety of vendors with earth friendly products. The events will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m on April 21st and 22nd. There will be numerous food vendors and live entertainment at the event. You can enjoy a day of food, green product suppliers, and live entertainment.
April 21st Performance Line-Up:
11:00 AM-Noon: Pioneer Recording Artist Hannah Jenkins
Noon-1:00 PM: Social Media Voting Contest for people’s choice band. More info coming soon!
1:00 PM-2:00 PM: Rachel B
2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Joel Lindsey
3:00 PM-4:00 PM: Nina Sainato
4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Two Tall Twins
April 22nd Performance Line-Up:
11:00 AM-Noon: Pioneer Recording Artist Chase & The Barons
Noon-1:00 PM: Melinda Colaizzi
1:00 PM-2:00 PM: NOX BOYS
2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Beauty Slap
3:00 PM-4:00 PM: Cello Fury
4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Grandad Childs
Earth Day Solar Powered Food Truck Festival
Food trucks for this event from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on April 21st and 22nd will run on solar powered energy located on Fourth Avenue near Market Square. Nearby will be lunchtime concerts in Mellon Park with local musicians for you to hear. Food trucks will serve hot dogs, barbecued foods, oriental food, sandwiches, sweets, and ices. Mobile fashion trucks will be available too. The electricity for the food trucks will run on Solar Energy as part of the events part in the “From Steel to Sustainable Festival”.
Sustainable Lunch and Learn
The Sustainable Lunch and Learn will take place from at the Tower at PCN Plaza from noon to three. The luncheon will allow you to discuss sustainable practices with Pittsburgh leaders. These events will have appetizers by Capital Grill and a national speaker.
La Vie en Vert
End this three-day celebration from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with a dinner at Coterie Company, Pittsburgh’s newest female forward coworking space located in the Frick building Penthouse. You will enjoy delicious gourmet “earth to table” food from three caterers, live jazz entertainment, signature cocktails, and great desserts. A portion of ticket sales to this VIP event will be donated to Sustainable Pittsburgh and 412 Food Rescue.
Dean Honda knows that Pittsburgh residents love to go green for Earth Day in style and these Pittsburgh Earth Day events are a great way to do that!