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WELCOME TO ECOFEST 2022

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

LOCATION

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Ride your bike or walk and bring a reusable water bottle to get free tickets to a prize drawing.

Join the Eco-Scavenger hunt and get another free drawing ticket.

Visit the Information Booth for details.

Location

PARKING

City Hall Parking Lot

505 S Vulcan Ave, Encinitas, CA 92021​

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COMING FROM THE SOUTH

Take exit 42/Encinitas Blvd, turn left onto Encinitas Blvd. Turn left on South Vulcan Ave. Turn left on D street, and right into the parking lot. 

COMING FROM THE NORTH

Take exit 42/Encinitas Blvd, turn right onto Encinitas Blvd. Turn left on South Vulcan Ave. Turn left on D street, and turn right into the parking lot. 

We recommend carpooling!

From the parking lot proceed north on Vulcan Avenue, cross over Encinitas Blvd. Cottonwood Creek park is on your right. 

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Event Map

GETTING AROUND: FREE EBIKE RENTAL

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What better way to get around on EcoFest Encinitas Day than carbon-free E-Bikes! Ride Encinitas BCycle pedal-assist E-Bikes for FREE ALL DAY on Sunday, 10/9. Simply download the free BCycle App, select Day Access and start riding! We recommend wearing a helmet, follow the rules of the road and have fun!!

*The Day Access pass unlocks unlimited 60-minute trips till midnight on 10/9. Please be sure to return the bike to any dock around Encinitas (found on the app map) to avoid overtime fees.

EVENT SCHEDULE

ALL-DAY EVENTS

Prize Drawings

Grand Prize: On-site painting by Tibetan monk and artist Tashi Norbu. Other drawing prizes: Free meals from local restaurants and items from other local businesses. Drawings will take place hourly, 10 minutes prior to the hour. Must be present to win.
- Located at the Main Stage -

Food Trucks

A variety of tasty options from Krishna's Kitchens and SeaCoCatch.
- Located in the parking lot -

Libations Lounge

Quench your thirst with drinks from our great partners: Flying Embers, Jaybird Hard Kombucha, California Wild Ales, Sacred Hill - ICA, Burgeon Beer Co, First Light Craft Spirits, Pure Project
- Located at the northeast corner toward the tennis courts -

eVehicle Showcase

A wide variety of electric vehicles on display: Nissan Leaf, Lucid Air, Rivian R1T, Ford Mustang and F150 Lightning, Polestar 2, Tesla S, 3, X and Y, Hyundai Kona, Chevy Bolt. Test drives available with the amazing Solo and and Arcimotos.

- Located in the parking lot -

Happy eBike Test Rides

Free test rides all day.
- Located at the north park entrance -
Hula Hoop Performers
TIME-SPECIFIC EVENTS
Bird Walk
10:00-11:00AM
Check out local and migratory birds with Buena Vista Audubon society.
- Located at the gazebo -
San Diego Fix-It Clinic
10:00AM-3:00PM
Bring your broken, non-functioning electronics, computers, toys, bicycles etc. for assessment, disassembly, and possible repair. We’ll provide workspace, tools, and guidance to help you disassemble  and troubleshoot your item. Whether we fix it or not, you’ll learn more about how it was made and how it worked. This is a family-friendly event: great for kids!
- Next to Libations Lounge -
The Bubble Man
11:00AM-1:00PM
- Located at the Activities Zone south of the gazebo-
Bike Rodeo
11:00-11:30AM and 1:30-2:00PM
30 minutes of fun for young riders (ages 5-10) and their bikes. We will be checking helmet fit, talking through ABCs of riding, going through a series of bike handling drills and traffic situations. Cheer them on to embrace healthy habits like walking and biking to school.
- Located at the basketball court -
Cottonwood Creek Nature & History Tour
11:30AM-Noon and 2:00-2:30PM
Led by Brad Roth and Mark Wisniewski, who have tirelessly been taking care of Cottonwood Creek and its habitat for more than 30 years.
- Sign up and meet at the gazebo -
Event Schedule

STAGE SCHEDULE

MC for the day is

Danny Salzhandler
10:00
A Mindful Moment
Stephanie Maalouf - Song Keeper, Devotee of Planet Earth with a 4 Directions Ceremony.
11:15
Niels Lund
A longtime hometown singer/songwriter and passionate Climate Reality leader.
10:15
Lama Tashi Norbu
Live painting with ambient bells. Tashi Norbu is a Tibetan monk as well as contemporary Tibetan artist, living in the Netherlands and traveling around the world for his art and Tibetan Buddhist activities.
11:45
Keynote Address - Local Dignitaries
Introducing Tasha Boerner Horvath
  and Mayor Catherine Blakespear
12:15
Sleepy Pearls
Violette Larsen and Brendan Michie are the "Sleepy Pearls,” a duo inspired by a bygone era of coastal California doo wop and Western Folk of the fifties and sixties.
12:45
Dryad
An Enchanting Musical Conversation with the spirit of A Tree. Husband & wife duo sing original earth songs in celebration and defense of
their California natural community. Through a compassionate, eco-centric musical styling along with magical flutes, they weave lyrics with environmental concerns.
1:15
Cori Strell
Singer/songwriter born in Encinitas, with an environmental/social flavor. A 2019 graduate in Sustainability from UCSC.
2:00
Lee Coulter
San Diego award-winning singer/songwriter, Lee is a
TED X speaker, filmmaker and children’s book author who brings a zest and hopeful perspective to universal themes of Earth and Social Justice.
3:00
Well Shift
Groovy original vibrations of positivity & love.  With songs like "Garden Song," "Desert Breeze" and "Love Will Find a Way" they celebrate a shift towards a brighter future!  Harnessing the power of roots & rhythm with silky smooth harmony, this family band will make you want to dance and celebrate life and living well!
3:30
Aki Burkes  Drum Circle
A prolific and passionate drummer, Aki and his famous “drum circles” can be found in Muramid Arts & Cultural Center as Music Director where he  showcases not only his drum talents, but those from many cultures. Allow Aki to entrance you.
Stage Schedule

CBS 8 INTRO TO ECOFEST 2022

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EVENT POLICIES

Covid Regulations

EcoFest is following all recommended guidelines as provide by the State, County, and City. We will have masks available as well as hand sanitizer throughout the event. We ask that attendees bring their own water bottles to fill at EcoFest.

Pet Guidelines

Per the City of Encinitas All pets need to be on a leash while at the park.

Event Policies
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