Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve 

Whether it’s your first year or you’ve attended many times, it’s the perfect year to check out Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve. The free celebration takes place on Saturday, April 22 from 10 am - 2 pm. Come enjoy earth-friendly exhibitors with informative and interactive displays, Southeastern Raptor Center demonstrations, vegetable plant giveaways, face painting, live music from Alli and Christy, hot dogs, cotton candy, and more!

Date: April 22

Time: 10 am - 2 pm

Location:  Hays Nature Preserve - 7161 US-431, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763

Parking: Parking may be limited at Hays Nature Preserve during the Earth Day festivities but additional parking will be available at the Mark Russell Recreational Center (429 Taylor Road). Huntsville Transit will pick up attendees from the Mark Russell Center and take them to Hays Nature Preserve. Signs will note drop-off/pickup locations.

Please reach out to Operation Green Team at 256-532-5326 with any questions.

Cost: Free!


Earth Day At The Orion Amphitheater 

Orion Earth Day

Image By: Orion Ampitheater 

Join the Earth Day celebration at The Orion on Sunday, April 23, 2023, from 1 PM to 5 PM! The activities are endless with live demonstrations and eco-educational workshops. We couldn't forget to mention local vendor booths for upcycled and naturally-made goods and so much more!

Demonstrations & Workshops By:

  • Seed Planting Workshop presented by Master Gardeners of North Alabama
  • Foraging Demonstration presented by Feral Foraging
  • Seed Bomb Workshop presented by Huntsville Botanical Garden
  • Shirt Printing Demonstration presented by Green Pea Press
  • Bike Tuneup Station presented by HUBS Coop

Education & Outreach By:

  • Land Trust of North Alabama
  • Tennessee Riverkeeper
  • NASA Earth Division

Date: April 23

Time: 1 pm 

Location: Orion Amphitheater - 701 Amphitheater Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 

Cost: Free!

Harrison Brothers Hardware Earth Day Celebration 

Harrison Brothers Earth Day

Come celebrate Earth Day the Harrison Brothers Way! Saturday, April 22nd, between 11 am and 3 pm, Harrison Brothers Hardware in downtown Huntsville will have make-and-take crafts and lots of other family fun activities to enjoy.

Date: Saturday, April 22 

Time: 11 am - 3 pm 

Location: Harrison Brothers Hardware - 124 South Side Square Huntsville, AL 35801

Price: Free 


Party For Our Planet At EarlyWorks Children's Museum 

Earlyworks Museum

Learn about our planet and how to care for it! Several experts from the Huntsville community will host hands-on activities and demonstrations from 10 AM - 2 PM. There will also be fun Earth-themed games throughout the entire day that will entertain and inspire families to be more Earth-friendly in their own backyards. 

Date: April 15, 2023

Time: Saturday: 9 AM - 4 PM Sunday: 11 AM - 4 PM

Location: 404 Madison Street, Huntsville, AL

Price: Admission Charged