Down to Earth Festival

Down to Earth Festival

Saturday, April 2 | 10am-4pm

Celebrate sustainability at the biggest Earth Day celebration in the Mid-South! Join us for a day full of live music, high-adventure play, eco-friendly vendors, local + sustainable food and clean, green fun! 

THE 9TH ANNUAL DOWN TO EARTH FESTIVAL FEATURES:

  • live music
  • adventure play activities
  • local food trucks  
  • eco-friendly exhibitors
  • green speakers circle 
  • eco depot children's crafts
  • Go Ape Treetop Ropes Course 

Parking Fee: $5 per vehicle

All proceeds help keep Shelby Farms Park + Shelby Farms Greenline clean, green and safe.


Schedule of Events

live music + entertainment

10:30am - 11:00am: Savannah Brister 
11:00am - 12:00pm: Tori Tollison 
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Mighty Souls Brass Band 
1:00pm - 1:30pm: Alima Tribe 
1:30pm - 2:00pm: David Bowen 
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Memphis Ukulele Band 
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Bellevue's School of Performing Arts

FAMILY FUN HIKES

Times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm  | Free

YOGA IN THE PARK

Times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm  | Free

JIMMY OGLE talk:  "Shelby farms then and now: from the roots to the fruits"
Location: Yurt | Times: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm  |  Free

Adventure Play

Archery: $3 per child    

Adventure Fun Zone Inflatables: $1 per ticket | $10 wristband

Climbing Wall: $5 per person

Animal Way: Petting Zoo: $3 | Pony Rides: $5

Knockerballs: $5 per ride

Zorbs: $7 per ride

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course: Ages 10-15: $40.61 | Ages 16+: $62.56 

(Learn more about the course, which features more than 2 hours of fun here!)


Vendor Opportunities

Share your eco-business at this fun event! Cost of booth space varies based on the scale of your business:

  • $50 for 501(c)3 Organizations or Student Artists
  • $75 for Eco-Artists and Handmade Crafters
  • $100 for Businesses

vendor application form


Volunteers Needed!

If you would like to help make this day a special event for the entire community, click here or contact Irene Montanez, Volunteer Coordinator at imontanez@shelbyfarmspark.org or (901) 412-2062.


contact

For marketing + media inquiries, contact Natalie Wilson, Events Manager at nwilson@shelbyfarmspark.org or (901) 222-7267.

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Caleb Tinkle, Development Manager at ctinkle@shelbyfarmspark.org or (901) 222-7248.

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