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Earth Day at the Gardens


23rd Annual Earth Day at the Gardens


Saturday, April 25, 2020 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens—Blount Plaza & Gerlach Plant Information Center

Free and Open to the Public 

Join the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens as we cultivate a passion for plants, gardens, and the environment by celebrating sustainable living at our 23rd annual Earth Day celebration. The free, family-friendly event will promote healthy communities, sustainable living, and human wellness through educational dialogue, informational displays, and outdoor activities.

Exhibitors representing organizations advocating for strengthened community bonds, environmental awareness, community education, improved waste management, and the physical and psychological benefits of our natural environment. Representatives of ZEOG (Zero Emissions Owners Group) of Birmingham and the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition will present displays of electric vehicles, solar panels, and zero-emission lawn tools and be available to answer your questions.


Is your organization interested in being a part of Earth Day at the Gardens? Learn more about how to become an exhibitor or vendor and complete the application form today.

Exhibitor Letter

Exhibitor Application



 Request more information from Education Activities Specialist Dawn Coleman Lee at [email protected].

Volunteer at Earth Day at the Gardens!

Interested in being a part of Earth Day at the Gardens? While it's free and open to the public, Earth Day is made possible due to hours of behind-the-scenes work from staff and volunteers. We have many positions ranging from setup to hospitality to assisting exhibitors. To learn more about these opportunities, contact Volunteer Coordinator Alice Thompson Moore at [email protected].