GreenFest is upon us - here’s how to enjoy all the food, music, fashion, and fun the festival has to offer this weekend.

This weekend, GreenFest returns to Boston for the ninth year in a row. Hosted by Foundation for a Green Future, it’s the region’s largest multicultural environmental music festival celebrates all things green. The festival is free and features music, food, arts, film, fashion, fitness, and tons of local exhibitors and vendors.

 

GreenFest is described as a fun community classroom - it’s a great opportunity to learn about cool new ideas in sustainability and pick up strategies for going green in your own community. Here are just a few of the things you can enjoy at this year’s festival:

Experience live music and dance performances from more than 20 countries
Watch an upcycled fashion show
Help create a community-wide art piece
View a green film festival
Test drive an electric car
Listen to inspiring environmental speakers
Take a ride on a bike that generates electricity
Taste healthy international cuisines

GreenFest is produced by the Foundation for a Green Future, which works with communities to build a more environmentally-friendly world by bringing nature into our urban spaces. It’s also committed to making sure that the festival itself is environmentally friendly! Here’s some information about GreenFest’s “green footprint.”

Interested in attending? Here’s all you need to know to enjoy GreenFest:

When

Friday, August 19th
12pm - 10pm

Saturday, August 20th
12pm - 10pm

Sunday, August 21st
12pm - 6pm

Check the complete schedule for times and locations of performances, activities, forums, and more.

Where

It all goes down around Government Center - at Boston City Hall Plaza, Faneuil Hall, and Sam Adams Park.

Venues are easily accessible from the Green, Blue, and Orange lines: Government Center, Haymarket, and State Street stations are very close by. Prefer to travel on two wheels? There are several Hubway stations near the festival!

How to learn more, stay up-to-date, and help out!

Want to plan out the events you want to attend? Learn more about the exhibitors - there are lots of locals in the lineup!

Want to keep GreenFest’s schedule, updates, and useful information in your pocket? Download their app to stay up-to-date all weekend.

Want to lend a hand? GreenFest is seeking volunteers!

Greenovate would like to thank the Foundation For a Green Future for putting on this fun, free, and green annual event. This event is all about creating a greener future for Boston - so you know Greenovate will be there! Stop by and say hello Friday and Saturday - we’ll be ready to challenge you to a game of climate Jenga!


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