Thank you to all of our vendors, sponsors, and attendees for making the 2019 Whole Earth and Watershed Festival a huge success! Even when the weather got wild, with wind, rain, lightning, and hail coming down on top of us, you stayed in good spirits and kept the Festival feeling festive until the end!
~Save the date for next year’s Festival: Saturday, April 18th 2020~
Best of the North State Over 170 Exhibitors were the highlight of the Festival this year. These outstanding Exhibitors included businesses, non-profits, government agencies, educational organizations, and community agencies. Now in its 14th year, this Festival offers an amazing opportunity to learn, network, and celebrate the best of the north state!
The Festival is dedicated to featuring exhibitors whose products, mission, or activities promote healthy living, building healthy communities and/or restoring a healthy planet.
The 2019 Festival featured:
Bike Valet Pedal to the Festival and park your bike at the FREE Bike Valet sponsored by the Shasta Wheelmen located in front of City Hall near the Miracle Mile Stages. Your bike will be safe until you return! Not only are you going green, but you get hassle free parking!
Homegrown Roots Bring the farm to your own table – learn about, taste and explore the Shasta Growers Farmer’s Market (Open from 7:30am to 1pm) located on the back side of City Hall along with numerous exhibitors located in the Sculpture Park who will have many veggies, plants, and homegrown products for sale!
Kids Activities Your kids will have plenty of things to keep them engaged and active. They won’t want to miss the Whole Earth Children’s Zone, the S.T.E.A.M. Tents (STEM + ARTS), the 4-H Petting Zoo, the Climbing Wall and Zorbs, the special “Bus-Ta-Move” Bus Party as well as the MANY creative, educational activities at our Exhibitor Booths.
Get ACTIVE at the FESTIVAL Local and regional companies and businesses showcasing sport, fitness, and outdoor related products and ideas will inspire active lifestyles. Our Climbing Wall and Zorbs will get you ACTIVE! Be sure to check them out. We hope you will consider riding your bike (FREE bike valet) or walking in the March for Science for even more exercise!
FREE RABA SHUTTLE RABA is providing FREE shuttle rides to the event from 10:30am to 5:30pm. The RABA Shuttle will run between the Downtown Transit Center and Redding City Hall. There is LOTS OF PARKING available at the RABA passenger parking lot and the Downtown Mall parking structure. It’s quick and easy! Don’t forget – the RABA Shuttle has a bike rack!
Whole Earth Walk About Take a Walk About at the Festival and get the chance to win awesome prizes! Passports are available at the Exhibitor Booths, at the Information Booth, and from any Event Staff walking around the Festival Grounds. They will also be available at all of the Exhibitor Booths. What do you have to do?? It’s easy – simply visit 1 Booth in each of the 8 areas and then turn it in at our Information Booth located in front of City Hall!
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