Sunday, June 25 10 AM - 4 PM
Learn to care for nature, plants, the land, and yourself, and, be educated as you are entertained by musicians, storytellers, presenters and artists.
Historic Smithville Park will once again be transformed into a sanctuary of recycling, gardening, health, and wellness for Earth Fair 2023.
Find ways to care for nature, plants, the land, and yourself, and, be educated as you are entertained by magicians, musicians, and presenters, such as acclaimed naturalist, Pat Sutton.
Enjoy guided walks through Historic Smithville Park and the Mansion. Presenters and demonstrators will share the latest healthy and green practices in the Sustainable Living and Demonstration tents. Visit Artisan Row, featuring upcycled and recycled goods and listen to live music in the Performance Tent and at the Beer Garden.
Burlington County Recycling will bring the Spinning Trivia Prize Wheel to test your recycling knowledge. You can drop your small electronics, such as ear buds, computer mice, tablets, cell phones and power cords to be recycled.
Have you ever wanted to power a household appliance with a bicycle? New this year, you can pedal your way to a delicious beverage with Wheelie Good Smoothies!
This event is all about recycling and reusing in the home and in the garden. You can drop off your plastic flowerpots on your way into the event. Have too many plants at your house? Bring some healthy plants to share in our Plant Swap tent and take home something new. In our Recycling & Clean Communities Tent you can view our new “Recycling Center Virtual Tour” video. You can also bring small ewaste items (mice, cables and keyboards) to our tent and we will also have a girl scout troop will be collecting gently used, clean reusable bags to donate to a food pantry
In our Sustainable Living Tent, in addition to learning about solar installations, visitors can get a good look at new electric vehicles including motorcycles and bicycles. Visitors can pick up a free native tree sapling and look at sustainable electric yard care equipment. REI will showcase sustainable outdoor gear and their outdoor adventure programs. The NJ School of Conservation, a fair newcomer, will preview their family friendly outdoor programs, such as Searching for Salamanders. The Tri-County Sustainability Alliance will offer tips on how to institute “green changes” in your community. You can also see special “glass rocks” that are made from recycled bottles and jars collected in Burlington County.
Children’s activities at the Earth Fair will include a rock-climbing wall, live animal presentations by Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge and Burlington County 4-H groups, a Pop-up Nature Center and a recycled art-making activity and parade with Spiral Q Puppet Theater.
Native Plant and Backyard Habitat Lecture by acclaimed naturalist Pat Sutton - download companion materials before the lecture here
Wheelie Good Smoothies – Have you ever wanted to power a household appliance by riding a bike? Here’s your chance to pedal your way to a refreshing beverage!
Green Planet Band - "Recycling Rock n’ Roll One Song at a Time"
Alpha Rabbit – “Indie Dance Punk for your soul”
The Big Idea Committee – Children’s Interactive Music
Plaid Salmon – “Rock/Funk/Soul/Pop band with a healthy helping of jazz!”
Full-Grown Men – Classic Rock
Jersey Sound Chorus – Female acapella four-part harmony chorus.
Presentations & Demos
Artisan Marketplace featuring upcycled and recycled goods
Pop-Up Nature Center
Plastic Flowerpot drop-off
Small e-waste drop-off
Rain Barrel Workshop (preregistration required)
Compost & Rain Barrel Sale (Order ahead and pick up at Earth Fair)
Talewise Science Show
Storytelling by Queen Nur
Rock Climbing Wall
Sustainable Living Tent
Recycling & Clean Communities Tent