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Go! Green Brooklyn Festival

  • McCarren Park Bedfor Avenue & Lorimer Street Brooklyn, NY (map)

GO GREEN! BROOKLYN FESTIVAL is the place to discover and learn about the many brilliant sustainability initiatives in North Brooklyn. Come and figure out how you can become an active participant of this thriving community while enjoying local food, arts and crafts. 

Go Green started in 2008 as the first Earth Day Festival for the community and has grown every year since. To learn more:http://www.gogreenbk.nyc/

Festival features include: 
• Live music performances
• Educational and scientific displays that will enhance our appreciation and understanding of the environment
• A Greencycle Swap which will take bicycles, electronic equipment, clothing, books and toys
• Volunteer park cleans with other community groups (tba)
• Yoga and wellness classes
• Live art projects and galleries, that are also part of Greenpoint Open Studios

Now in its 11th year, Go Green participants include local organizations, artists, artisans, musicians, chefs, community groups, educators, politicians and companies. Tables will be organized by categories like Transportation, Energy, Food and Open Spaces so that people can learn about each issue from multiple perspectives.