Earth Day 2018 in Washington, DC

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Gaylord Nelson, a United States Senator, created Earth Day in 1970. The first edition of the holiday celebration drew over 20 million enthusiastic, eco-conscious revelers. Over the years, Earth Day steadily grew in popularity to the point that in... ... read more

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Washington, DC Earth Day Overview

Gaylord Nelson, a United States Senator, created Earth Day in 1970. The first edition of the holiday celebration drew over 20 million enthusiastic, eco-conscious revelers. Over the years, Earth Day steadily grew in popularity to the point that in 2009, the United Nations officially named April 22nd as International Mother Earth Day.

Earth Day is now celebrated by over one billion people in nearly 200 countries. In America, there’s no better place with a healthier list of Earth Day events than the nation’s capital.

Earth Day in Washington, D.C. is home to a plethora of Earth Day parties like Earth Day on the National Mall. There, guests watch live performances by popular musicians, listen to speeches by celebrities, and participate in a number of green themed interactive exhibits and demonstrations.

Meanwhile, other environmentally conscious individuals head to Earth Day at the National Zoo to meet the Smithsonian National Zoo’s Green Team experts, who lead green-themed arts and crafts and educate guests on eco-friendly lifestyles.

There’s no Earth Day celebration more eco-friendly than the Potomac Watershed Cleanup, where hundreds of D.C. denizens flood over 275 sites along the Potomac River to clean trash.

Come Earth Day, Washington, D.C., is the best place to learn about, celebrate, and tidy up the environment.

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Earth Day in Washington, DC Videos

Earth Day 2012 DC - Chad Hollister Band and Ron Holloway - Set 1
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Earth Day 2012 DC - Chad Hollister Band and Ron Holloway - Set 1 433 views
Patrick Stump - Live! - Earth Day 2010 DC - JTMP 4,384 views
Moe - Earth Day 2009 DC - "All Roads Lead To Home" - JTMP 841 views
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DJ Spooky - Earth Day DC 2009 - JTMP 206 views

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