Water for All
O U R F O C U S :
Earthx2019 was all about finding ways to sustain clean, clear, abundant water for all, and to protect our world’s oceans, rivers and lakes.
J U M P I N :
Over 175,000 earth advocates joined us at EXPO Earthx2019 for 10 days of inspiration, learning, activities and sharing ways to ensure we always have enough water. Join us for Earthx2020, April 24-26 as we focus on another way to protect our planet.
Learn how smart solutions in transportation can make a big impact on our environment. We're making it fun for consumers to discover emerging technologies and options from leading green auto makers available in market. From hybrids to zero-emissions. Find your future car here! Here you can create the content that will be used within the module.
Art 4 Dumpsters
The City of Dallas Office of Environmental Quality and Sustainability brings DISD schools to transform a blank dumpster into a piece of art that will shine a light on the importance of recycling.
Green Speaker Series
Expert speakers and panelists talk about a wide range of topics ranging from everything from electric cars to bee pollination. They share ideas and knowledghe on breakthrough innovations, practical home remedies, and other ways to begin building a sustainable future.
When's the last time you went diving in Downtown Dallas? Take the plunge and experience scuba diving with certified master divers in our huge 20x30 foot "Go Dive Now - Scuba Pool". Wetsuits, fins, regulators and tanks are included. Don't forget your bathing suit.
Sample the many food trucks coming to EarthX! Featuring Boardwalk Bites, Rolling Cone Ice Cream, Soulgood, Nosh Box Eatery, Stickdog, Green Stone Catering, Fast & Furious and more.
Joel Sartore, National Geographic Photographer and Fellow, and National Geographic Photo Ark Founder started the Photo Ark some 11 years ago in his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska. Since then he's visited 40 countries in his quest to create this photo archive of global biodiversity.
Experience art projects, an "Ask the Expert" booth, Trees for Threes by the Dallas Mavericks and an exhibit on the benefits of trees. Plus, meet Tree-mendous Tom presented by Arborilogical Services.
Presented by Once Kids, EarthxKids features customizable eco-bricks inspiring creativity.
A 24-hour codefest, EarthxHack is the world's largest environmental innovation competition. We're sitting at the intersection of innovation, technology, and the environment – a platform for creating groundbreaking solutions by utilizing the brightest technical minds focusing on solutions for tomorrow.
Tesla Car Club Exhibit
See dozens of Tesla vehicles and learn more about electric cars.
Join EarthX for an exciting, educational weekend exploring the environmental benefits of hemp-based products. EarthxHemp highlights hemp industrial products ranging from highly sustainable hemp products such as food, household items, and personal products.
Great Seed Bomb
Make seed balls using native wildflower seeds, compost and clay. This activity is fun, collaborative and helps spread habitats for pollinators like monarch butterflies and native bees!
Featuring The Seastars, who weave six-part vocal harmonies to remind us of the harmony of humans and nature, and the interdependence that fuels all Life. The Seastars have performed at sustainability conferences like GreenBiz's VERGE, major events including Global Climate Action Summit side events and Daybreaker, and festivals like Burning Man.
Ballet Folklorico de Fort Worth
Watch traditional Mexican dance and music performed by The Ballet Folklorico de Fort Worth
Recycled Tire Shoe Demo
Come see the Step Tire mini factory concept at EarthX and get your own pair of Step Tire shoes made from recycled tire treads.
Cyclists from around town will converge at EarthX after a bike ride from diverse parts of town. Once at EarthX, they can enjoy a cold beer and some tacos.
Dallas Mayoral Forum
Multiple Dallas Mayoral Candidates will discuss local environment policy Saturday, April 27th at 10:30am in Hall of State - Grand Hall.
Get inspired and amp up your excitement about doing your part to take care of our planet by reading some great books about nature and the environment. Our expertly curated collection will help you better understand the global crisis and share inspiring stories of hope for our climate.
Signings are a great way to ask questions and walk away with personalized keepsakes from your favorite authors. There’s no better way to get inspired to read your new books once you get home. Bring a friend or find new ones there as you spark conversations with like-minded readers. Click here for the full schedule.
Calling All Artists K-12. Use your creativity to help sustain our world! Enter the Eco-Art Competition for Student Artists in grades K-12, and take on the challenge of creating a piece of art, either 2-D or 3-D, using any medium or combination of media, that illustrates the EarthX theme: Our Earth, Our Home.
Mixed Reality • Virtual Reality • Augmented Reality • EXPERIENCE REALITY
Go on wild, immersive journeys, like swimming with dolphins, dancing with flamingos, exploring remote islands and defending wildlife in the African jungle. Experience scores of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality projects and educational workshops in our interactive zone and throughout the Expo.
There are a lot of questions that we don’t always consider about our food. Was this ethically sourced? Does it have a negative environmental impact? Is the food I’m eating and the way I’m living promoting a more sustainable food system for the world? Come try inventive and tasty sustainable food options from scores of local vendors. Bon appetit!
Hear from a wide variety of guest speakers as they discuss the environmental topic affecting their organizations. Learn about real issues influencing sustainability in business today. Learn even more about our guest speakers at our EarthxInterview stage where speakers from all over our 20 stages will come answer incisive questions led by guests hosts.
Solar Car Challenge
See full-size, roadworthy solar race cars, designed and built by students who participate in some of the most engaging and challenging high school science programs available. Race for bragging rights, or test drive one yourself.
Students show off their technical skills, teamwork, self-confidence, ingenuity, and community by developing and racing solar powered vehicles. It's all about empowering youth to improve the world’s energy systems.
Outbreak Epidemics in a Connected World
This exhibition is part of the Smithsonian National History's Outbreak project, which convenes global partners to raise awareness of the human, animal and environmental factors contributing to infectious disease epidemics.
Bike Test Track
E-Bikes are here in a big way. From cargo bikes to city bikes, messenger bikes to mountain bikes, road bikes and even beach cruisers, there is something for everyone. They make the joy of cycling accessible to so many people in so many ways. Plus they're a blast to ride. If you haven't tested one yet, do yourself a favor.
Do downward dog alongside barnyard goats in all their bleating, adorable glory. You've heard about it, now it's time to see what all the Instagram hype is about.
Tiny House Exhibit
Buildings contribute to about 1/3 of greenhouse gas emissions. Living small means living more sustainably. Tour tiny homes and learn more about this popular lifestyle.
Mexico is home to some of the world's most awesome eco-treasures. From the Meso-American Barrrier Reef to the majestic Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes near Puebla, to the crystal clear cenotes and underground rivers of the Yucatan and the stunning scenery of Copper Canyon's Barrancas del Cobre, Mexico has a wealth of natural wonders.
A national leader in nature conservancy, Colorado is not only home to some of our nations most breathtaking scenic vistas, it is also a state that focuses on far-sighted solutions to eco-challenges that combine science and creativity. By working together, they chart Colorado’s future and inspire people to take action.
Yoga & Meditation
Yoga and meditation return to EarthX! Unify with your surrounding in these hour-long classes for the whole family. Yoga classes presented by Dallas Yoga Center.
A showcase of exotic trained birds presented by Window to the Wild.
Ruby Room Studio
Come learn a dance with a nature theme brought to you by Ruby Room Studio. All ages encouraged!
Visit the Sustainability kiosk for recycling and compost demonstrations, recycling art projects, and more.
This garden amphitheater will host reading times for kids as a well as educational puppet shows.
Climate Action Townhall
The City of Dallas Climate Action Townhall at EarthX will be Saturday, April 27th at 11:45am in Hall of State - Hill Lecture Hall Fair Park.
PARTY FOR A NEW TOMORROW!
An Eco-Star-Studded Evening of Elegance
Friday, April 24, 2020 • 6:30PM - 11:00PM
An eco-star-studded evening of elegance that will celebrate progress, hope, innovation and a global shift toward a more sustainable future for all. Proceeds from this SOLD OUT event will go towards year-round educational activities and environmental awareness.
Network, Listen & Learn
A Series of Informative Talks
Join the Conversation
Dine with fellow advocates and show your support for a cleaner, more sustainable planet. Get inspired and energized by a global lineup of government, industry and environmental leaders, discussing the latest in clean solutions and ways to help create a sustainable world at one of our lunch and dinner banquets from April 24-26, 2020.
Student Field Trips
April 24, 2020
Attention Parents, Teachers and School Administrators:
EarthX provides opportunities for students to explore sustainability, careers in STEAM fields, and leading programs from colleges and universities across the globe. We invite you to bring your students for a day of interactive opportunities and special activations, like STEAM-based hands-on learning, robotics and technology, virtual reality, film screenings, teacher-led walk STEM tours and filmmaking workshops.
The World’s Largest Environmental Experience
Attendees Since 2011
All Creating Solutions for Protecting Our Oceans, Forests and Climate.
for EXPO Earthx2020
$5 suggested donation upon entry
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our partner in Mexico.
- Take U.S. 75 (North Central Expressway) South toward downtown Dallas
- Take exit 284A to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana)
- Take exit 48A and follow directions to Fair Park
- Take Interstate 35E North to downtown Dallas
- Take exit 428B to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana)
- Take exit 48A and follow directions to Fair Park
From Fort Worth-Abilene-Weatherford
- Take Interstate 30 East to Dallas
- Follow signs for Interstate 30 East toward Texarkana
- After passing downtown Dallas, take exit 48A and follow directions to Fair Park
- Take Interstate 35E South to downtown Dallas
- Take exit 427E
- Immediately after taking the exit, move to one of the left two lanes and enter Interstate 30, Eastbound
- Follow signs for Interstate 30 East toward Texarkana
- After passing Downtown Dallas, take exit 48A and follow directions to Fair Park
- Take Interstate 45 North to exit 284A
- Move to the right lane and follow signs for Interstate 30 East
- Take exit 48A and follow directions to Fair Park
- Take Interstate 30 West toward downtown Dallas
- Take exit 49B and follow directions to Fair Park
Event Map & Floor Plans – EXPO Earthx2019
Building Floor Plans
A LOOK BACK
When is Earthx2020?
EarthX is always hosted the weekend immediately before or after April 22, which is the official day Earth Day is celebrated worldwide. The EXPO Earthx2020 will run April 24-26, CONFERENCE is April 23-26, FILM occurs April 17-26, 2020. Gates open at Fair Park at 9:45am, exhibit halls open at 10:00am.
Is there a difference between the three days?
The EXPO and all exhibits are open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are special programming and entertainment events scheduled on certain days. There are CONFERENCES that are not open to the public on Thursday. Friday will feature special programming tracks and notable speakers that cater to the business community and Dallas-area schools. Select schools have FIELD TRIPS to the EXPO on Friday. Students have special access to the EXPO exhibits and interactive experiences that are also available Saturday and Sunday..
Saturday & Sunday
Saturday and Sunday will feature special interactive experiences and education tracks, such as our Green Speaker Series, and the EarthxFilm Festival will be in full swing and live music will play well into the evening. There will be special programming for families and children in addition to the regular event activities. Please check the event schedule section of the website to see everything that will be happening at EarthX.
What are the hours of the event?
The regular hours of the Expo are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. all three days. EarthxFilmFestival screenings at the EXPO begin on Friday and run through Sunday. There are also screenings at select theaters and other venues throughout the week prior to the EXPO weekend events. Consult the EarthxFilmFestival Schedule for dates, times and locations.
Can I ride my bike to the event?
Yes – in fact, we encourage it! We will have large bike parking stations inside the event.
The DART rail’s Green Line will take you right to the entrance of Fair Park, next to Gate 4 and the Music Hall off Parry and Exposition Avenue. Once you hop on the train your stop is called ‘Fair Park Station.’ Easy enough to remember!
DART is a great resource here in Dallas and, even if you’ve never taken the rail line before, we encourage you to try it out for the first time for EarthX.
Will there be something to eat at the event?
Yes, there will be healthy, sustainable dining options, samples from some of the best restaurants and chefs in Dallas, and snacks from local Texas food producers.
There is so much to see – how do I plan my visit?
Consult this website or download the EarthX mobile app to view the EXPO and EarthxFilm Festival event schedules, scavenger hunt options, speakers and programs to help you plan your day.
Where does EXPO EarthX take place?
EXPO EarthX takes place among the beautiful art deco buildings and historic oak trees at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. See the Directions, Event Map or Event Guide sections of this website for details.
Does it cost to attend?
EarthX is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. There is a suggested donation to EarthX of $5 per adult.
Is the event family-friendly and can I bring my kids?
Absolutely! It’s FOR kids of ALL ages. Although there will be some areas designated for adults, there are numerous activities specifically designed for children and families. There will be fun, interactive and educational activities all across the event. EXPO EarthX is the perfect place to spend the weekend with your family and friends!
What should I bring?
Please bring friends, family, dogs, bikes, refillable water containers, and a thirst for learning. Purses and shoulder bags are allowed, as are strollers. Smart phones are encouraged (download the EarthX mobile app!). Check the weather before you head out and don’t forget your eco-friendly sunscreen if it is going to be sunny.
Where do I park at Fair Park?
We encourage event attendees to use alternative means of transportation – biking, DART, carpooling – but if you need to drive, we recommend entering and parking at Gates 2, 6 and 10 at Fair Park.
Can I bring my dog?
Yes. The City of Dallas places certain restrictions on dogs entering buildings, but there are plenty of outdoor activities and areas for your best friend to join you on your journey through EXPO EarthX. Please remember to keep your dog on a leash and bring paper bags to pick up after your pet.
What can I NOT bring?
Please do not bring anything that is unsafe, illegal or not in the spirit of Earth Day. Bags will be checked at entrances to the event.