Spectator Information

Weather Update: April 27, 2019

We are expecting Partly Sunny skies with a high in the low 60s and a low in the mid 40s.

The weather leading up to Sunday, May 5th is going to be cool and rainy, but is expected to clear for the event.

Note: this event is held rain or shine!

What can I expect as a Spectator on the Day of the Event?

We invite organizations, individuals and families to the streets of downtown Lowell to celebrate the greening of our city with a mile-long parade featuring marching bands, puppets, costumes, and eco-conscious groups. 

Overview: Immediately following the parade, we’ll be holding a fun sustainability festival for all participants and the general public. Attending the festival gives you a chance to connect with over 50 local organizations and companies in fun ways.

Main Event Details

2019 Lowell Earth Day Parade and Festival

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Parade start: Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center (LNHP VC) (246 Market Street)
Parade finish/Festival location: UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St, Lowell, MA 01852

12:30 PM: Parade Leaves the LNHP VC & the Earth Day Festival Opens at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
4:00 PM: Festival closes

Insider Secret

The best viewing area is on Hurd Street for the Parade around 12:40 pm and then you can come back to the festival once the initial crowds following the parade die down inside. More information to come for our 2019 celebrations.

Want to volunteer you or your organization participate the day of the event?