GreenFest in the Gardens – CANCELED

Due to the forecast for severe storms, GreenFest in the Gardens on Saturday, April, 22 at Brookside Gardens is canceled.

GreenFest in the City at Marian Fryer Town Plaza in Wheaton on Sunday, April 23 is still on.

Protect and Preserve the Environment

This free Earth Day festival is a great way to have fun while discovering practical ways to protect the environment. Walk the trails and explore the beautiful gardens, all while learning, shopping, and enjoying good food!

Event Highlights

Accessibility Options

We’re working to make GreenFest a welcoming experience for everyone. The event will include a sign language interpreter, a sensory retreat tent, and a wheelchair-accessible shuttle cart. Accessible parking is available in all public lots. Please visit our website for more information and to request other reasonable modifications.

Environmental Education & Advocacy

Over two dozen non-profits and government agencies will have educational booths at GreenFest. Visitors can enjoy interactive activities and demonstrations aimed at educating people of all ages about environmental issues.

Arts & Crafts Fair

Guilt-free shopping! All items are made from reused, recycled, upcycled, or sustainable products produced within 100 miles of Brookside Gardens.

Plant Vendors

It’s the perfect time to buy plants for your summer garden and home! Looking for native plants that support pollinators? Or houseplants to brighten your living room? Check out the vendors below!

Food Options

Grab a snack, lunch, or dessert from the great lineup of food vendors at GreenFest! Enjoy a variety of options including vegetarian and vegan. Seating is available outside and in the Visitor Center Auditorium.

Montgomery County Certified Green Business

Environmental Businesses