Green Festival Breezes Back into the Windy City

This 10-year-old ‘Party with a Purpose’ is an exciting weekend experience for individuals, friends and families. Festivities include presentations by more than 125 renowned authors, leaders and visionaries, informative how-to workshops, cutting-edge films, enriching kid's activities, organic beer and wine, delicious organic vegan and vegetarian cuisine, diverse live music and an amazing marketplace of more than 300 green local and national businesses and organizations.

Chicago Green Festival features national and internationally renowned authors, leaders, visionaries and activists. Keynote speakers include Amy Goodman, John Perkins, Dr. Sharif Abdullah, Colin Beavan (No-impact Man), The Fabulous Beekman Boys, Dr. Devra Davis and Hunter Lovins.

You will find something for everyone at Green Festival. Several brand new admissions options make Green Festival accessible and affordable for everyone! Purchase your tickets online in advance for discounted admission! You can also purchase tickets at the door the day of the event. When you purchase a ticket online or at the door, you will receive “GF Bucks” back to spend at the festival in the Green Marketplace. Resource Recovery Partner and Corporate Innovator Ford will offer free admission available when you visit regional metro Ford dealerships. Also, local nonprofits will reward you when you “Pay it Forward” by volunteering or donating as you “Get it Back” by receiving tickets to Green Festival. Details for each of these amazing options will be available on the Chicago admissions page.

Stay tuned to the Chicago city page for news updates, an exciting diverse speaker lineup, wonderful workshops and kid’s activities, musical and cultural performers and so much more. Preview local, regional and national green businesses in the 2011 Exhibitor Directory.