Waterloo Green Day

Presented in partnership with Planet Texas 2050
Location: Waterloo Park
Date: April 24, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Waterloo Green Day is designed to educate, inspire, and encourage sustainability, innovation, and environmental justice.

This free daytime Earth Month celebration will feature interactive exhibits, hand-on workshops, moderated panels, live music & dance, a birds of prey flight showcase, and exhibit booths on topics ranging from climate change, alternative energy, water sustainability, overpopulation, Central Texas biodiversity, and the pollution and restoration of waterways. 

Event Highlights

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Stage: Live Music, Dance, & Panels

  • 12:00 PM – DJ Zetroc
  • 1:00 PM – Bramaya West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
  • 2:00 PM – Climate Justice Panel sponsored by Planet Texas 2050
  • 3:00 PM – Ventana Ballet’s A Million Alien Gospels sponsored by Planet Texas 2050
  • 4:00 PM – Superfonicos

Wildlife Exhibitions and Demonstrations

  • 1:00 PM – Central Texas Snakes Live Reptiles 
  • 1:30 PM – Bird of Prey Flight Showcase
  • 3:00 PM – Central Texas Snakes Live Reptiles
  • 3:30 PM – Bird of Prey Flight Showcase

Powell Foundation’s Families & Children Environmental Education Workshops

  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Music Workshop with Kupira Marimba
  • 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Hands on workshops with MadScience and GirlStart
  • 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – DIY Nature Journal & Collection Book with Artist Jodi Bade

Love, Tito’s Exhibitor Lawn

  • 35+ Interactive Exhibitors & Displays
  • Planet Texas 2050, a UT Grand Challenge 
    • Postcards from Planet Texas with artist Juliet Whitsett
    • Hills Cave fossil identification with the Kemp Lab
  • Scavenger Hunt with Families in Nature
  • Live mural paintings from local artists Kandy Kuo and Wade Thompson.

Waterloo Green Day Exhibitors

AIA Austin / Austin Foundation for Architecture
ATX Kids Club
Austin Bat Refuge
Austin Creative Reuse
Austin Parks and Recreation
Austin Rowing Club
Austin Water
Austin Youth River Watch
Boy Scouts of America, Capitol Area Council
Children’s Research Center at UT Austin
City of Austin – Austin Resource Recovery
City of Austin – Office of Sustainability
City of Austin – Watershed Protection

Families in Nature
Heart of Texas Peace Corps Association
Longhorn Solar
Pines and Prairies Land Trust
Ripple Press LLC
Solar Austin
Stars and Science Austin
The Expedition School
The Parent’s Climate Community
Travis Audubon
Travis County Beekeeper Association
US Green Building Council