|Location||655 W 34th St
New York, NY
|Details||The nation’s largest and most trusted green living event will kick off its 12th year by bringing the New York City green community together at the Green Festival for the second time. Featured at the weekend-long show will be leaders in the environmental community, including speakers, entrepreneurs and activists, as well as an organic beer and wine pavilion, a Green Kids’ Zone and a unique marketplace of more than 300 eco-friendly businesses, featuring the latest and greatest in sustainable products and services.
Local nonprofits have the opportunity to enter Green Festival partner FORD Motor Company's Community Green Grant competition for the chance to win $5,000. Runners-up will each receive $1,000. The deadline for entries is March 29, 2013.
Green Festival will launch its first New York City business-to-business (B2B) Green Trade Day on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 3-7 P.M. at Javits Center North. The afternoon will allow retail and wholesale buyers to conduct business with Green Festival exhibitors before they open its doors to consumers.
Tickets are $15 - 25 for a full weekend pass, and can be purchased online at www.greenfestivals.org or at the show. Fan passes available online only. Free admission for youth under eighteen and union members with valid identification, Green America and Global Exchange members, Sierra Club members with membership card and volunteers. All tickets provide access to exhibit floor, workshops, speakers and films. Keep it green and ride your bike to the event – attendees that park with the festival bike valet get in for free.