Frequently Asked Questions

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General Event Information

Earth Day Texas is an annual, free, two-day festival that seeks to elevate environmental awareness and influence the way North Texans think, live and work. Through exhibits, entertainment and education for all ages, we hope to inspire our community to lead a more sustainable lifestyle.  

Earth Day Texas will be held at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas and will utilize approximately 600,000 square feet of event space. Additional information regarding Fair Park can be found by clicking here.

Earth Day Texas 2015 will take place on Saturday, April 25, and Sunday, April 26, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  

Earth Day Dallas is an admission-free event. Third-party vendors will have food and beverage items available for sale. Certain attractions on the Fair Park grounds, which are not directly related to the Earth Day Dallas, may charge admission or usage fees. Vehicle parking is $10, but we encourage attendees to take the DART's Green Line to Earth Day Dallas.  Bike parking will be available inside the Park.  

Fair Park has numerous attractions such as the African-American Museum, Perot Museum of Nature and Science at Fair Park, Children's Aquarium at Fair Park, The Hall of State, Texas Discovery Gardens, and the South Dallas Cultural Center. To learn more about Fair Park click here.  

Earth Day Texas merchandise will be sold at the event. To visit the Earth Day Texas online store, please click here.  

Concessions will include everything from organic and vegan food options to favorite festival treats. Beer and wine will also be available for attendees that are 21 years of age and older. 

Waste collection will be performed during the event and managed according to the following hierarchy:

  • Reduce generation of discards
  • Reuse / return / donate
  • Recycle / compost
  • Dispose

Performance monitoring, data tracking, and comprehensive waste reporting data will be implemented by EDTx.

Yes, EDTx is pet friendly; however, pets will not be permitted in indoor-event venues.  Please remember to keep your pet on a leash and bring the appropriate environmentally-friendly, pet-waste disposal bags.

We are always looking for Dirty volunteers! Just sent us an email at volunteer@TheOriginalMudRun.com!

Parking and Transportation

EDTx encourages attendees to use DART’s Green Line to the Fair Park stop, which lets passengers off between Gates 3 and 4. Another stop is located around the corner from the event on Trunk Street. Click here to visit the DART website to view maps and train schedules.   

Please park in the general lots at Fair Park. Fair Park will charge $10.00 per car to use their facilities. Bike parking is provided inside the Park. Parking maps can be found by clicking here

Exhibitor

EDTx is looking for corporate, non-profit, and academic exhibitors that can help elevate the level of environmental awareness in North Texas and influence the way North Texans think, live and work. 

Click here to learn more about becoming an Earth Day Texas Exhibitor. 

Volunteer Information

Yes! EDTx is accepting volunteers, to learn more about becoming a volunteer, please click here.

Sponsor and Donate

Absolutely!

Click here to learn more about becoming an Earth Day Texas Sponsor.

Yes, to make a tax-deductible donation to Earth Day Texas, Inc., please click here.