City of Wilmington

Earth Day Celebration

Thanks for a great day! We hope you had a great time, and we’ll see you next year!


Here’s what we had at Wilmington Earth Day on April 23, 2022




Open Streets Raffle: Fill out a ticket at each vendor or activity booth that you visit. The more activities you visit, the more chances you have of winning! Winner gets a 3 month membership to YMCA Delaware and a gift basket of YMCA swag!

Earth Day Celebration Event Schedule (800 and 900 Blocks):

All Events (1:30pm – 4:30pm)

Live Music w/ Grand Opera House

1:30 p.m. The Joyous Music of Colvin Atiba Fields and his Steel Drums from Trinidad

3:30 p.m. We Kids Rock

Vegan Food Samples w/ Wilmington Kitchen Collective
Sample vegan menu items and vote for your favorite! The winning chef wins the Golden Tofu Trophy.

Nature Activities w/ Delaware Museum of Nature & Science
Animal specimens from the collection, children’s activities, and more!

Learn about the benefits of native plants from the Mt. Cuba Center and take home your very own free plant.


Seed Paper w/ Route 9 Library and Innovation Center
Make your own seed paper to keep and plant with recycled paper!

Colors of Love Project w/ LeCocq Design
Free inspirational art giveaways!

Iris & Callisto’s Apiary
Make your own candle using various honey and hive materials!

Plastic Free Delaware Info Table

Air Quality Partnership of DE/WILMAPCO Info Table
Free coloring books!

Clean Air Council Info Table
Free guides and maps to local outdoor destinations!

DART First State Info Table and Electric Bus

The Davey Tree Expert Company Info Table

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Info Table

Open Streets Wilmington Event Schedule (400 – 700 Blocks):

All Event (1:30pm – 4:30pm)

Free Bike Repairs w/ Urban Bike Project
Visit our stand along the route for help from friendly mechanics.

Children’s Activities w/ YMCA

Music w/ DJ Timdogg
DJ Timdogg will get you moving with family friendly hits.

Fight Hate w/ Gloves & Fine Black Art
Boxing drills with experienced trainers; mindfulness coaching; art projects and coloring books for kids

Fitness Challenges w/ CoreTen Fitness
Win prizes for completing fitness challenges and outdoor workouts for all ages and fitness levels. Plus try out the Torque Tank weight sled!

PlayStreets w/ Wilmington Department of Parks and Rec
Play equipment for kids, including jump ropes, hula hoops, corn hole, and more.

Produce Giveaways w/ Food Bank of Delaware
Free produce kits with recipe cards!

Kairos Prison Ministry and Delaware Poor People’s Campaign
Learn about services available to your family through these organizations, including support services, COVID health resources and voter registration.

Voter Registration w/ League of Women Voters

Public Allies Info Table
Sign up for this paid apprenticeship program!

Century Engineering Survey Table
Century Engineering will be on site presenting information about planned changes to 4th Street. Do you live, work, play, or transport yourself on 4th Street? Share your feedback and concerns!

Business Promotions and Specials

 Chelsea Tavern: 15% off all orders during the event!