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Green Apple Festival To Span 8 Cities
Published April 18, 2008

The third annual Green Apple Festival will offer free festivals in eight cities to celebrate Earth Day. The event will feature the talents of Los Lonely Boys, The Neville Brothers, Ziggy Marley, and many more.

The third annual Green Apple Festival, produced in partnership with Earth Day Network and presented by Chase, announces “America’s largest Earth Day celebration”– a weekend of music and environmental awareness culminating on Sunday, April 20th with eight free festivals occurring simultaneously at landmark locations across the U.S.

 

Approximately 500,000 people are expected to attend the all-inclusive, interactive and free public events in New York City (Central Park), Washington, DC (The National Mall), Chicago IL (Lincoln Park Zoo), Miami FL (Bicentennial Park), Denver CO (City Park), Dallas TX (Fair Park), San Francisco CA (Golden Gate Park) and Los Angeles CA (Santa Monica Pier).

 

Earth Day Network, the non-profit organization created by the original founders of Earth Day in 1970, and Green Apple Festival are proud to announce that the National Mall event in Washington, DC alone will bring together world environmental leaders, community activists, A-list talent and crowds in the hundreds of thousands to make this one of the largest Earth Day gatherings in U.S. history. The likes of Los Lonely Boys, Ziggy Marley, The Neville Brothers, Ne-Yo, and Menuda are scheduled to perform.