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Kalamazoo Earth Day Festival

Saturday, April 18, 2020, Noon - 5pm

Kalamazoo Farmer's Market, 1204 Bank Street

Earth Day is a wonderful opportunity to join together as a community to recognize and protect our beautiful planet, and 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Check out the Facebook page for current updates on the 2020 event!

This event is organized by the Kalamazoo Earth Day Committee and supported by the Kalamazoo Nature Center, the City of Kalamazoo, and the Western Michigan University Climate Change Working Group. We are looking for volunteers for the day's activities; learn more and sign up here.

The event will include:  live music ∙ food & drinks ∙ vendors ∙ fun activities for families and kids ∙ speakers ∙ educational exhibits & displays.

PLEASE NOTE:  Registration deadline for booths is Monday, April 13.  

Learn more about 101,000 Acts of Green and how your organization, school, business, or neighborhood can get involved!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Benefits of Sponsorship:

  • Recognition and Publicity of your organization through association with a City-supported, earth-friendly, family-oriented Earth Day celebration.
  • Exposure to a broad audience in the Kalamazoo community who will learn about your organization and its commitment to environmental sustainability.
  • Promotion of your organization through conversations and distribution of materials if you choose to have a booth.
  • Networking with other people and organizations dedicated to environmental sustainability, conservation efforts, and eco-awareness.

Sponsorship Levels:

GREEN Level:  $1000 ($800 is tax deductible)
For $1000, your logo will be printed on the back of all Earth Day branded products. Your name will be listed and logo placed most prominently on all Earth Day materials: Facebook page, sponsor board, tee shirt, and Earth Day promotional materials. Your name will also appear on the Earth Day banner, and you will be announced as a GREEN sponsor at the event. Sponsor name and logo needed by March 20 to insure being on the poster.

BLUE Level:  $500 ($400 is tax deductible)
For $500, your logo will be printed on the Earth Day branded products, your name and logo on the Facebook, sponsorship board, your name announced at the event, and you will be listed on the Earth Day tee shirt and on all Earth Day promotional materials. Sponsor name and logo needed by March 20 to insure being on the poster.

BROWN Level:  $250 ($200 is tax deductible)
For $250, your logo will be printed on the beautiful Earth Day tee shirts, your name and logo will appear on the Facebook, sponsorship board and your name will be announced at the event. Sponsor name and logo needed by March 20 to insure being on the poster.

See the 2020 Sponsorship Info Packet here. 

Booth Rentals

Booth Types (fees are waived for sponsors):

Business: $50
For businesses to advertise or sell sustainably made, local, hand-crafted, fairly-traded, organic, natural, or earth-friendly food and drinks, products, technologies, and services.   

Non-Profits: $25 (may be waived upon request)
For earth-friendly advocacy groups to provide information on an organization's mission or activities, or to provide educational materials on environmental issues.  To request a waiver of the $25 fee, please contact Paul Clements at paul.clements@wmich.edu - do not register for a booth via this site. She will take your booth information when your registration fee is waived.


Booths will be 10 ft x 10 ft.  All sponsors can reserve a booth for no additional charge.  We will provide a table and two chairs.  Organizations will need to provide their own tents, if desired.  Please note that Bronson Park does not allow stakes to be used to secure tents and canopies.  Booths must be set up by 11:30 am the day of the event for city inspection, and may not be removed until 5:15 pm at the end of the event.For more details, please see the 2020 Booth Policy Guidelines here. 

Deadline:  Registration deadline for booths is Monday, April 13.  All booth fees are non-refundable.