The premier name in sustainability events will take place at Chicago’s Navy Pier; features national and local speakers, workshops, vendors and new, innovative programming.
CHICAGO, IL - Green Festival,the nation’s largest and most trusted green living event, returns to Chicago’s famed Navy Pier for its seventh year May 18-19, 2013. Featured at the weekend-long show will be leaders in the social justice and environmental community, including speakers, entrepreneurs and activists; an organic beer and wine pavilion; a unique marketplace of more than 270 eco-friendly businesses, featuring the latest and greatest in sustainable products and services and new programming that will appeal to all members of the Chicagoland community.
FORD Motors and Green Festivals have partnered once again to fund a Community Green Grant at the Chicago Green Festival. Attendees will be able to vote for their favorite project at the FORD Community Green Grants Booth during show hours. One winner will receive a $5,000 grant, while four runner-up organizations will each receive a $1,000 grant. Local organizations are encouraged to enter – the deadline for proposal submissions is April 26, 2013
Green Festival is the only green event that screens exhibitors for their commitment to sustainability, ecological balance and social justice using co-producer, Green America’s green business standards.
Chicago Green Festival 2013 Program Highlights:
- Ford Ride and Drive opportunities
- Do-It-Yourself Workshops
- Good Food Stage & cooking demos
- Green Kid’s Zone
- Green Jobs and Careers
- Responsible Investing
- Green Business Opportunities
- Renewable Energy
- Beer and Wine Pavilion
- Yoga and Movement Pavilion
- Organic Local Food
- Community Action
- Sierra Club Green Films
- Youth Programs
- Local musicians
- Keynote speakers
WHERE: Navy Pier: 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL60611
WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013: 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
TICKETS: Free admission for anyone who rides his or her bike and parks with the bike valet.
$10- 25 for a full weekend pass. Tickets can be purchased online at www.greenfestivals.org or at the show. All tickets provide access to exhibit floor, workshops, speakers and films.
To exhibit, please call (828) 333-9403 x300. For volunteer opportunities, visit greenfestivals.org/volunteer.