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CreekFest: A Celebration of Sustainability
June 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
As the park with a purpose, SPC’s beautiful native landscaping serves as the perfect backdrop for this free eco-friendly community festival. CreekFest makes sustainability fun, accessible and engaging in an effort to build awareness and interest in environmental responsibility and sustainable practices including low-impact development, renewable energy, preventing pollution and reducing waste.
Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and what you can do to help the San Antonio River Authority in its mission of protecting our natural waterways through a variety of crafts, activities and demonstrations for the whole family. Enjoy a variety of local vendors – including many local sustainability-focused organizations and initiatives – as well as a variety of delicious food trucks, live music and local artisans.
Free parking is available in two locations for CreekFest attendees – at the Christopher Columbus Italian Society lot (201 Piazza Italia) or in the W. Salinas St. lot (231 W. Salinas St.).
Exhibitors and Vendors will include:
Alamo Area Texas Master Naturalists
The mission of the Alamo Area Chapter is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within our community for the state of Texas.
Re Works SA
ReWorksSA is deeply committed to being San Antonio Business’ trusted resource for connecting businesses to cost effective solutions and to the customers who value social responsibility.
San Antonio Botanical Garden
The San Antonio Botanical Garden’s mission is to inspire people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives.
Tim Kinsey, Learn Nature
Local naturalist and educator, Tim Kinsey, will engage visitors with his live animal ecology programs and activities.
Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA)
The Edwards Aquifer Authority is a regional water management agency that regulates the use of the aquifer through integrity, transparency, and respect for the resource and the people that use it. Learn about how you can help the EAA achieve its mission to manage, enhance and protect the Edwards Aquifer.
Learn how to make artwork out of recycled materials with local artist Laurel Bodinus.
UTSA – The University of Texas at San Antonio, Office of Sustainability
“Taking a leadership role in addressing our region’s sustainability challenges is an important priority for UTSA. Our university has a unique responsibility to make decisions that foster the environmental welfare of our campuses and our city, integrating the best sustainability practices into the life of the campus. As a discovery enterprise and urban serving institution, UTSA applies the expertise of our researchers to find innovative solutions for regional challenges, serving as a model for sustainability education and leading through the actions we take to protect and preserve the environment.” ~ Dr. Taylor Eighmy, UTSA President
Momo & Pompa
Local artists, Momo & Pompa, will debut a new, large-scale artwork made entirely out of recycled materials. The sculpture, titled San Antonio Rob-Car, will transform from a car to a robot and back!
Local photographer, Luis Garza, will bring his pop up photo booth to CreekFest where visitors can pose for free photographs with the beautiful San Pedro Creek Culture Park as the backdrop.
San Antonio River Authority
SARA staff will provide demonstrations and activities about Low Impact Design strategies, watershed management tools, and DIY beehives for your backyard.