Earth Day

April 22, 2023 marks the 53nd anniversary of Earth Day. The first Earth Day, which took place on April 22, 1970, increased the public's awareness of the world’s environmental problems. Millions of Americans, including students from thousands of colleges and universities, participated in rallies, marches and educational programs across the country. 

*********UPDATE: NEW DATE! April 29**********

Visit the Earth Day Festival that will be held at the corner of Lorimer Road and Concord Road, adjacent to the Davidson town green, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

2023 Activities will include:

Hands on science, food, games, activities, music, free native seedlings, education, and more! Earn a prize by sharing a personal action you are proud of; stop by the Town of Davidson booth for details. For more information about May is Bike Month events visit

Exhibitors list to date - with more coming soon!

A special thanks to event partners Davidson Lands Conservancy and Davidson College, as well as event sponsors Dearness Gardens, Ace Hardware, Harris Teeter, and Bradford Market (formerly Bradford Farms). 

Earth Day Festival

NEW DATE - April 29 (due to weather conditions on April 22) To learn more about  the Town of Davidson's sustainability and climate change efforts, click here