Celebrate what makes the Earth great at EcoFest’s signature event. Free food, live music, and fun activities!
EcoFest Schedule 2015:
Four days, four great events!
Green Movies, TED Talks & Popcorn
Watch themed movies and TED talks for everyone.
Thursday, April 16 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm in the Sports Zone, Commons building 2nd Floor.
Make dorm decorations, gifts, and other DIY crafts with recycled materials.
Friday, April 17 at 11:00am – 2:00pm at Commons Main Street, across from the Bookstore.
CERA Hike & Cleanup
Come for a stroll through UMBC’s very own nature preserve.
Saturday, April 18 at 10:00am to 1:00pm, at the front of the Admin Building and the RAC.
EcoFest’s signature event! Free food, live music, fun activities.
Monday, April 20 at 10:00am – 2:00pm in the Gameroom, on the second floor of the Commons. NOTE LOCATION CHANGE DUE TO RAIN FORECAST!
Add these events on Facebook by following the date and time links above.
Celebrate with people that make this planet great
Enjoy the great outdoors
Make, watch, and learn
And the week continues! Check out UMBC’s Earth Week, a collection of independently organized events from 4/16 through 4/24. These include
- a research symposium on climate change
- book presentation by the author
- 5K race for Earth Day
- Tree Beautification, by landscape and grounds
- and more.
“Ecofest was huge and well organized! Great job keeping the tradition alive. UMBC has been celebrating Earth Day with Ecofest for over a decade now! It seems to be getting better and bigger over time” – Tanvi Gadhia, Sustainability Coordinator, UMBC, EcoFest 2014.
At EcoFest 2014:
- Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate Earth Day
- Free Music filled the air, along with Festival Games and DIY Crafts, all presented by talented student groups
- Dozens of environmental organizations came to meet people and teach sustainability
- Local businesses brought food, handmade jewelery, and more
Like Ecofest, all year round!
To stay current on all sustainability events, visit the sustainability calendar, updated by students, staff, and faculty.
Get in Contact with Us:
EcoFest is proudly hosted by UMBC’s Students for Environmental Awareness. Like our Facebook Page for more of what we do. Meetings are open to the public, in Math and Psych room 102.
EcoFest would not be possible without the community of groups that make up sustainability at UMBC. To learn more about them, please visit our list of active groups. For more information about UMBC sustainability, visit sustainability.umbc.edu.