City of Chesterfield Celebrates 25th Annual Earth Day Festival April 30 at Chesterfield Mall

The Chesterfield Earth Day Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! This festival is one of the region’s largest Earth Day events and offers a convenient recycling drive-thru, eco-friendly and up-cycled products, information exhibits, plus cultural entertainment! The Chesterfield Citizens Committee for the Environment will host the 25th Chesterfield Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Chesterfield Mall. This is a FREE community event for all ages to enjoy!

Participants can enjoy visiting with informational exhibitors and vendors selling up-cycled and recycled art and craft items and nearly anything that can be recycled will be collected at the drive-thru recycling area on the parking lot between Macy’s and Sears. Most items are free of charge, but certain fees may apply to TVs. Items that are not accepted include thermostats, smoke detectors and alkaline batteries.


  • 10:00 am: Opening Ceremony (lower level Center Court)
  • 10:30-11:10 am: Perennial STL-Insect Hotel Demo
  • 12:00 pm: Conservation Awards (Stage near Food Court)
  • 12:30-1:30 pm: Kunama Mtendaji, African storyteller & drum dancer

New this year, Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge will have a Mobile Visitor Center parked outside near Jared’s Jewelry. Participants are invited to tour the Visitors Center throughout the event to learn more about the organization’s commitment to conserving America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

Free confidential document shredding will be provided by Shred-It (five-box limit). And the Citizens Alliance for Positive Youth (CAPY) and the Chesterfield Police Department will be collecting prescription and over-the-counter medications, inhalers, ointments and patches. The popular recycling drive-thru takes place on the lower level parking lot between Macy’s and Sears from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Limited capacity exists for most vendors, so first-come/first-served.

For more information on the event and recycling in Chesterfield, please visit online at www.chesterfield.mo.us and search for Earth Day or call 636.537.4000.