Union Station in Washington DC is hosting Earth Month 2014, a month-long event scheduled for April 1 through April 30, featuring interactive, eco-friendly experiences to raise awareness of environmental issues and encourage sustainability. As a historic landmark that attracts travelers from around the globe, Union Station is an ideal setting to spread a message of sustainability and conservation to worldwide audiences. In addition to the scheduled events, exhibitors from across the country will be on hand to highlight their own green initiatives, programs and events.
Earth Month is presented by Earth Day Network and the Premier Tourist and Landmark Association and will feature a film festival, a farmers’ market, alternative energy demonstrations, a green fashion show and a science fair with local schools, all held at Union Station throughout the month of April. There will also be programmed activities, entertainment, discussion panels, contests, games, giveaways and much more, with a full day of special events and entertainment on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. Most events are free and open to all ages.
Union Station is located at 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE. Washington, DC. It is located on the Metro’s Red Line. See a map. Onsite parking includes more than 2,000 spaces. Earth Month events will be held throughout the building.
Event ScheduleTo Be Announced
About Earth Day NetworkEarth Day Network’s mission is to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. EDN coordinates Earth Day, mobilizing over one billion people in 192 countries every year on environmental challenges impacting our health, quality of life and the natural world. Year-round, Earth Day Network is a leader on environmental education and green school buildings. Earth Day Network also plants millions of trees worldwide – in the places that need them most – and works to expand the emerging green economy and protect natural lands. For more information, visit www.earthday.org.
About Premier Tourist and Landmark AssociationPremier Tourist and Landmark Association is an agency that specializes in the marketing and promotion of destination venues. An association of the prominent Tourist Destination Venues and Attractions in North America, Premier Tourist and Landmark Association works to maximize the guest experience and provide comprehensive, unique marketing platform solutions for a variety of clients including Union Station, Washington DC, Harborplace in Baltimore, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, and River Center in San Antonio, Texas. For more information, visit www.ptala.com.
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