Earth Day—it's a bit like Mother's Day, but for Mother Nature, although you don't have to buy her a gift or bouquet from a flower shop. Celebrate and find things to do outside at parks in the city, turn off the lights in your NYC apartment, unplug your gadgets, and hit up the best events for Earth Day NYC has to offer.
When is Earth Day?
Earth Day is on Friday April 22, 2016.
Earth Day NYC events and ideas
The best Earth Day events in NYC
These cool Earth Day events will have you channeling Captain Planet and making Leonardo DiCaprio proud!
Events and things to do outdoors
Your guide to getting outdoors to the best beaches, pools, parks and events
The best NYC parks
There are more than 1,700 parks in New York City—an urban jungle, indeed
Where to buy all-natural beauty products
These natural-beauty stores in NYC keep grooming rituals chemical-free
Where to volunteer in NYC
Give back to the city by getting involved in environmental issues, animal care or helping the homeless