Join us on Sunday, April 23 for a park-wide celebration that will educate, inspire, and encourage sustainability, innovation, and environmental justice in our community.
Green Fest will feature interactive environmental exhibitors on the Love, Tito’s Lawn, hand-on workshops, immersive art installations, guided garden tours and a special boisterous outdoor spectacle from Squonk that fuses fantastical visual design, playful staging, high energy original music, and features the world’s largest puppet hands!
Ride Bikes Austin is helping cyclists attend Waterloo Greenway’s Green Fest 2023. Gather at 45 Chicon Street at 11:00 AM for a guided 3 mile ride to Waterloo Park! Learn more
Keep an eye on our website and social media channels for potential schedule updates due to the weather forecast.
Guided Hill Country Garden Tours (tours start promptly, please arrive early)
- 12:30 PM – Pollinators & Native Plant Guided Tour with Monarch Sanctuary Project
- 02:00 PM – Seeing Bees Tour with Round Rock Honey
- 02:30 PM – Tree Identification Tour with Tree Folks
Hands-On Workshops & Crafts
- Master Beekeeper Workshop with Round Rock Honey
- Artist Scientist and Habitat Investigation with City of Austin Urban Forestry
- Bird Migration Challenge with Travis Audubon
- Chromatography Butterfly Craft with MadScience
- Zero Waste Reduction Principals & Practices with STEMSigns
Watch a preview of Squonk’s Hand to Hand below.
Squonk is an original progressive rock group that defies categorization. Their new production Hand to Hand features original chamber rock music and an opportunity for audience members to come together, Hand to Hand encourages shared discovery and making a community of the imagination.
Green Fest Exhibitors
Austin Bat Refuge
Austin Creative Reuse
Austin Native Texan Plant Society
Austin Resource Recovery
Austin Youth River Watch
Capital Area Master Naturalists
Central Texas Seed Saver Exchange
City of Austin Office of Sustainability
City of Austin Park Ranger
City of Austin Urban Forestry
Families in Nature
Keep Austin Beautiful
Monarch Sanctuary Project
Planet Texas 2050
Round Rock Honey
University of Texas at Austin, Children’s Resource Center
Food & Beverage
Blenders & Bowls
Jeany’s Caribbean Elixers
Mom & Pop’s All Natural Frozen Pops
Nosh’d Luxury Snacks
Slideshow photos by Suzanne Cordeiro