City of Houston Mayor's Office of Communications 

Mayor's Press Release

Earth Day HTX Comes to Downtown Houston April 17-19

Earth Day LogoApril 14, 2023 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner invites everyone to celebrate Earth Day HTX, the largest Earth Day event ever presented by the City of Houston. An environmentally-focused speaker series will take place April 17-18, culminating with an outdoor interactive festival at City Hall on April 19 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Earth Day HTX Festival will feature citywide accomplishments like advances in recycling, water conservation, and solar technology, plus hands-on activities such as a tour of a tiny house, a stroll through a simulated forest, and an electric vehicle ride and drive. The outdoor event will also have food, performances, musical guests, and giveaways.

Earth Day HTX:

Speaker Series
April 17-18, 2023
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Julia Ideson Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77002

April 19, 2023
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Hermann Square at City Hall
Houston, TX 77002

Renowned climate and environmental experts such as Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Jim Blackburn, Dr. Matthew Tejada, and Dr. Robert Bullard are just a few of the featured presenters and panelists that will take part in the Earth Day HTX Speaker Series. For more information about Earth Day HTX visit