Earth Day Festival at Downsview Park

Earth Day Festival at Downsview Park – Fun for the whole family

Earth Day at Downsview Park has been a yearly tradition tree plantings that has helped us build our urban forest; thousands of trees have been planted by families, groups and organizations which are beautifying the Park and will be enjoyed for generations to come. For our 2018 Earth Day celebration Downsview Park will offer new and different programming, which will include an afternoon of activities, stewardship and education.

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day with a variety of FREE activities for the whole family. All programs run from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted


Birds of prey demonstrations (11:30-3:30)

Seed ball making

Garlic-mustard pesto making (12:30-1:00, 3:30-4:00)

Arts and crafts station- Using natural materials

face painting (11:30-3:30)

Sing-along by the campfire, complete with marshmallows (11:30-3:30)

Family Nature walk (11:00-12:00, 1:30-2:30, 3:00-4:00)

Invasive species removal (11:30-12:30, 2:30-3:30)

Litter pick-up

Participants may learn more about some of our tenants that are making a positive impact like Fresh City Farms, Toronto Beekeepers Collective, Toronto Wildlife Centre and Toronto Black Farmers and Growers.

We would like to thank everyone who has helped to cultivate trees in our urban forest, and look forward to celebrating Earth Day 2018 with our new programming.

Please RSVP and let us know you are coming. Limited spots available in some workshops.

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