The Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area is filled with beautiful natural spaces. It is important that we can continue to help our local environment thrive and flourish since it is one of the great assests of our communities. Come celebrate Earth Day and learn more about environmental protection at fantastic events being hosted this year throughout the North Texas region. Plus, it is the perfect excuse to safely recycle some unwanted items from your house during spring cleaning and/or find some stunning new plants to add to your home's garden! Check out these great Earth Day events taking place this Saturday, April 22nd in DFW!

Earth Day TX 2017

Dates: Friday, April 21st - Sunday, April 23rd

Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (daily)

Location: Fair Park (1300 Robert B. Cullum Boulevard, Dallas)

Cost: FREE admission!

Explore the world’s largest Earth Day event! This incredible event is fun and informative. Enjoy demonstrations, talks, exhibits, and more from experts in the environmental field. There are numerous activities to partake in as well as live music, food, and beverages.

Survive and Thrive Plant Sale

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park (411 Ball Street, Grapevine)

Cost: FREE admission!

Pick up some beautiful North Texas friendly plants from the Grapevine Garden Club. There will be butterfly nectar, drought-tolerant plants, heirloom perennials, and host plants for sale. In addition, enjoy some special Earth Day events occurring throughout the Botanical Gardens.

28th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Dates: Saturday, April 22nd - Sunday, April 23rd

Times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Saturday) & 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Sunday)

Location: Heard Museum (1 Nature Place, McKinney)

Cost: FREE admission!

Help your garden look its very best by picking up some herbs, native plants, and well-adapted plants from this favorite annual sale. Learn more about organic gardening and landscaping from one of the experts in the field, Howard Garrett, who will be signing his latest book and answering questions on Saturday between 10:00 am and noon.

IKEA Sustainable Living Your Way

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Location: IKEA (7171 Ikea Drive, Frisco)

Cost: FREE admission!

Celebrate Earth Day at this event filled with activities, giveaways, and workshops. There will be face painting, food specials, an LED digital game competition, solar panel tours, and so much more. Be sure to bring your used, unwanted furniture for the Furniture Take Back.

Community E-waste Recycling Event

Date: Saturday, April 22nd

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Snappy Salads (2175 East Southlake Boulevard, Southlake)

Cost: FREE!

Help clear your home of clutter and safely recycle your unwanted, unused electronics at this community drive. You can drop off batteries, calculators, cell phones, computers, lamps, small appliances, and televisions.