2017 Minnesota Eco Events

The above event logos are samples of fundraising events (Green Tie Affair), Earth Day events (March for Science), Green product and services events (Environmental Initiative Awards) and legislative action events (Water Action Day).

Please note: Some events listed below require preregistration. Some charge fees. Be sure to check website links for additional information. AND be sure to check out all our great organizations at our Minnesota Eco Organizational Directory.


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Legally Green 2017:stand up for science

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:30-9:00 p.m., University of St. Thomas - Woulfe Alumni Hall

                                                                Buy tickets now: bit.ly/legallygreen2017



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12th Annual Green Gifts Fair

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Minneapolis

Shop among 80+ local, eco-friendly artists and businesses; enjoy holiday food samples, educational passport and prizes, and many green living demos. The Green Gifts Fair is a fun, family-friendly event with an estimated attendance of 6,000.

Learn more about Green Gifts Fair



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Earth Day will be the Minnesota Election Day for the Environment. It is a test of a new democratic tool — common internet voting that culminates for the first time on ONE day, an online issues “election day.” It will demonstrate the strength of ALL our numbers on Earth Day — the day that once again will show the force of protest.

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