Get in for Free if you ride your bike there! Park in the free bike valet and get a free pass to the event. Students with ID get a reduced $10 admission at the door.
I usually don't post events more than $10 but I wanted to give a shout out for this event which I really enjoy!
11:00am - 6:00pm
The Green Festival is back at The Convention Center this weekend with a marketplace of over 300 eco-friendly businesses! Recommend checking this one out if you can. See the website for a list of speakers, vendors, etc...
The event will feature more than 125 renowned authors, leaders and educators; hands-on DIY workshops; a Sierra Club environmental green film installation; a green kids' zone; organic beer and wine; vegetarian cuisine (available for purchase) and a diverse line up of live music. "Learn how to invest in your community, green your home and avoid products made without consideration of the earth or its people. A wealth of information, education and inspiration awaits you at Green Festival."
Sunday Main Stage Speakers include:
Greg Palast - 12:00pm
Investigative journalist; bestselling author
Ralph Nader - 1:00pm
Consumer advocate, author, lawyer and former Presidential Candidtate
Medea Benjamin - 4:00pm
Social justice advocate and co-founder of CODEPINK and Global Exchange
The Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Pl, NW
Metro: Mt Vernon Sq - Convention Center or you can walk up 7th from Gallery Pl - Chinatown