by Photo courtesy of the City of Chula VIsta

Chula Vista will hold South Bay’s largest free and family-friendly Earth Day celebration to help build awareness on how to practice healthy habits of sustainability and your impact on the planet with interactive activities. 

South Bay Earth Day will be hosted on April 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Memorial Park, which will show people how to lead an environmentally friendly lifestyle. Over 40 vendors will be at this zero-waste event in addition to a showcase of eco-conscious products, programs, and hands-on green activities geared toward education, conservation, recycling, and sustainability. 

Attendees can find “Learn To” workshops as Zero-waste living, Food Waste Tips, and Tricks, Ask the Recycler, and Electrifying Your Home. 

Other free activities include: 


Have something that needs fixing — electronics, sewing, mechanical, or otherwise? Bring it to the Fix-it-Clinic where experts will help diagnose and fix the problem.  


Learn how to upcycle your old clothing with Cutify. 

Reuse and Repair Area. 

Learn all about ways to reuse, upcycle, repurpose, and repair before tossing something out at the Reuse and Repair Area.  

Free Food Waste Kitchen Caddy

Make food waste collection easy, come by and pick up a free food  waste collection caddy for your kitchen countertop (providing supplies are received in time.) 

Free Compost Giveaway. 

Replenish the soil health of your yard and garden. Free compost will be available for residents to pick up. Load your own (bring a bucket or a bag; supplies are limited). 

Artist Alley.

Visit art creations with environmentally safe art exhibits at the Artist Alley.  

Bike Corral. 

Opt for your human-powered vehicle (your bike!) and check it in at our designated bike-only valet located on the northeast corner of the park. 

Sustainable Vendors. 

Gain knowledge and browse products from 40+ environmentally conscious companies and community partners. 

In order to change the way we treat our planet, we need to be knowledgeable about the environmental issues we face today and the actions we can take to solve them. For more information, visit 

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