Earth Day Events in Utah 2017

Mar 22, 2016
By: Ann Whittaker

Dear Utah Denizens who love your backyard,

It’s time to celebrate the super-powers of the earth: photosynthesis, erosion, lopsided seasonal tilt, volcanic eruptions, ancient sea beds that are now desert landscapes, etc. Join a billion other earth denizens who celebrate this planet that sustains us this year on April 22, 2017. Utah’s pretty rad, and your kids will raise their kids here and take them to all those places you hold dear. Let’s keep it clean. And keep it fun. Here's a list of all the events going on throughout the state to help you get into the spirit of planetary stewardship:

Ogden Nature Center Earth Day Extravaganza


Red Butte Garden - Arbor Day

Red Butte Garden

Special Earth Day Birding Tour: Saturday, April 22, 2017. Regular admission fees.

Arbor Day: Friday, April 28, 2017

Bulbs & Blooms Festival: entire month of April. Regular garden admission.

Hogle Zoo

Party for the Planet: Saturday, April 22, 2017: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Celebrate the earth with animals, presentations and info booths where you can learn about all the small things you can do that will make a big impact on the planet.

Earth Day Spring Garden Tour: Saturday, April 22, 2017: 10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m

Hogle Zoo, Party for the Planet

Salt Lake City

March for Science: Saturday, April 22, 2017: 3:00 p.m

Earth Day 5K and 10K: Saturday, April 22, 2017

South Jordan

Earth Day 10K: Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m


Earth Day at Ogden Nature Center: Saturday April 22, 2017: 11:30 a.m - 4:00 p.m

Ogden Nature Center Earth Day Extravaganza

Learn about how you can do your part to help the planet, and go for a nature walk and trash pick-up around the nature center.

Ogden Treehouse Museum Earth Day Celebration: Saturday, April 22, 2017: 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m

Logan Earth Day 5K & 10 K: Saturday, April 22, 2017


St. George Events: Saturday, April 22, 2017


Zion Canyon Community Center Earth Day Celebrations: Saturday, April 22, 2017: 11:00 a.m to 5:00 pm

Live solar-powered music, art & food vendors, activities and demonstrations about alternative energy, native plants, solar ovens, environmental art and sustainable products, Kids Zone activities.

Arches National Park - Community Artist Katrina Lund

Join Community Artist in the Parks Madeline Logowitz, and bring your art supplies or just come to chat.

Canyonlands National Park Horseshoe Canyon Hike: Saturday, April 22, 2017: 9:00 a.m to 2:00 pm (or later)

Guided hike through Horseshoe Canyon, 3-5 hours. Strenuous. Bring a gallon of water per person, food, sturdy hiking shoes, sun protection and any medications you may need.

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