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Earth Day Weekend


Friday April 21st

3rd Annual Earth Day Festival

5-8 p.m.

Maggie Salinas Downtown Pavillion and Xeriscape Garden (251 N 6th Street)


This free event will have fun, engaging activities, crafts, and educational demonstrations surrounding the topics of Recycling, Upcycling, Preservation, Conservation, Plants, Environmental Awareness, and Wildlife. All will have an opportunity to earn prizes by entering our raffle, there will be giveaways, and all youth participants will receive a tote bag filled with goodies.


Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/514389590852037

Saturday April 22nd

A Ride on the Wild Side

Starts at 8 a.m.


Come out to support a great cause and enjoy a wonderful ride that is only available once a year on the King Ranch. This is the ONLY public ride through the famous King Ranch. Proceeds sponsor the Texas Lions Camp and other Kingsville Noon Lions Clubs service projects.


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For more information, please visit: https://arideonthewildside.org/


Plant Swap

9-11 a.m.

In front of Kleberg Bank (100 E. Kleberg Ave)


Have extra plants that you’re looking to get rid of? Want to get new plants? Stop by the Kingsville Garden Club’s annual plant swap in front of Kleberg Bank. Take a plant and leave a plant for the beautification of Kingsville and Kleberg County. This is event is free and open to everyone.


Kingsville Farmers Market

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Maggie Salinas Downtown Pavillion (251 N 6th Street)


Start your morning by checking out the Kingsville Farmers Market. Buy fresh vegetables, eggs, meat, baked goods, and artisan crafts.


Festival de la Loteria

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Downtown Kingsville


Festival de la Loteria will be on Historic Downtown Main Street Saturday April 22nd from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Listen to live music, play games, eat delicious food, and participate in Earth Day festivities.

Loteria games will be played for some great prizes! Three rounds of Loteria will be played with a minimum of 10 winners in each round. Two cards can be purchased for $20 per round. A new set of cards will need to be purchased for each session.


Stay around for the South Texas Fashion Show, the costume contest, and the Earth Day Recycled Fashion Show.

Recycled fashion show banner

All Weekend

Kingsville Earth Day Bio-Blitz

Friday April 21-Sunday April 23

All Day


Explore all the nature that’s around us by participating in the Earth Day Weekend Bio-Blitz on iNaturalist! Starting Friday April 21st and ending Sunday April 23rd, report any nature sightings in Kingsville. Our goal is to record at least 50 different species! Pay attention on Saturday, April 22nd for some Loteria related Bio-Blitz challenges throughout the day.


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