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Earth Day Festival in Ridgefield Park 2023

Here’s another Earth Day event in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.

  • As of May 9, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Earth Day event.

Every Day is Earth Day Festival

Join the Ridgefield Park Environmental Commission in celebrating nature, wildlife and environmental causes!

A new addition to this year’s program will be Neighborhood Compost, a New Jersey subscription-based compost pick-up service and circular home shop. Once again, the Hudson River Fisherman’s Association will be on hand to help those who would like to fish on the Hackensack River with a catch and release program.

Earth Day Festival in Ridgefield Park 2023 flyer

When is this Earth Day event?

May 20 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm

When is the raindate?

No rain date information has been provided.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


Earth Day Festival Activities

Hosted by the Ridgefield Park Environmental Commission, the day starts off with multiple interactive shows featuring lessons on different animal species and scientific demonstrations. The fun continues with eco-cruises from the Riverkeeper along the Hackensack River, all-day music provided by Mark Rust, face painting and a Green Fair featuring local artisans, environmental exhibits and demonstrations throughout the day.

  • Live animal shows
  • Fishing
  • Eco-cruises
  • Archery demonstrations
  • Science programs
  • Environmental education

The association will be providing fishing equipment for those who don’t have their own fishing gear. The Board of Recreation will also be offering a mini archery clinic throughout the day.

Earth Day Festival Schedule of Shows

The following shows will be presented throughout the day and include:

  • Mad Science –Interactive Science Experiments Show – Start Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Snakes n Scales – Start Time: 12:15 p.m.
  • Tenafly Nature Center-Raptors Show-Start Time: 1:15 p.m.
  • Bats-Bats-Bats with NJ’s Bat-Man, Joe D’Angeli-Live Animal Show-Start Time: 2:15 p.m.

What is the admission price for this Earth Day event?


This Earth Day event is being organized and hosted by

Please contact them with any questions regarding this NJ Earth Day event. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event.

Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

24 Industrial Avenue
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey 07660 United States

To learn more about this event visit the website below

To find more Earth Day events across New Jersey visit our guide to Great Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in New Jersey with Kids and Teens

Great Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in New Jersey with Kida and teens

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