Things to Do to Celebrate Earth Hour in and around Toronto

The 13th annual Earth Hour takes place this Saturday, March 30, 2019

Earth hour first started in 2007 in Sydney Australia.

Six continents, over 170 countries, and 24 time zones will be united as a global community, making our voices heard through individual action. Turn off as much power as you can and focus on your commitment to climate action for the rest of this year.

Join the largest environmental movement on Earth and turn the lights off at 08:30 PM for one hour for future generations!

A list of things to Do in and around Toronto to Celebrate Earth Hour

1. Roncesvalles Earth Hour

Roncesvalles Earth Hour. Bring your candle/lantern. Details

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Meet at Roncesvalles Dundas Peace Garden; Stroll down down Roncesvalles Ave.at 09:00 PM

2. Special Earth Hour AstroTour

Imagining the Earth as an Exoplanet. Join us for an exciting panel discussion about observing the Earth as an exoplanet with a group of panelists specializing in astronomy, astrobiology, atmospheric science, and planetary science. Details

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 7:00 PM

Earth Sciences Centre, 5 Bancroft Ave, Room ES1050, University of Toronto.

FREE

3. Earth Hour at High Park

Join us for a lights out event at the High Park Nature Centre! We’ll begin the event with candle dipping and lantern making. The lanterns will light our way through the trails as we learn about the impacts of climate change on the animals and plants of High Park. We will end the hike with a campfire and s’mores. Details

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

High Park Nature Centre
375 Colborne Lodge Dr, Toronto

4. Nature Blows Our Minds!

Do you value environmental education, but don’t know how to engage kids with abstract concepts such as habitats and biodiversity? Are you looking for fun kids activities to celebrate Earth Hour and Earth Day? Bring your kids to our workshop and see how game-based learning can capture their excitement! Details

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

192 Spadina Ave Meeting Room G (4th floor)

5. Extended Earth Hour Celebration

Join us for an exciting Earth Hour celebration! Bring your family out for an evening of adventure and experience the night. Learn about nocturnal animals, light pollution, climate change and tips for reducing your energy consumption at home. Details

March 30, 2019 | 8:00PM – 9:30PM

Albion Hills Field Centre – 16555 Humber Station Rd, Palgrave

6. Earth Hour Vaughan

You don’t want to miss Earth Hour Vaughan’s 10th annual celebration! Enjoy live entertainment and free prize giveaways Join the night cycle ride Tell us how you will #ShineALightOnClimateChange by making an environmental pledge on our lightbulb wall Craft a lantern for our community lantern walk or bring your own Join Mayor Bevilacqua in lighting the Earth Hour Vaughan flame, a symbol of our community’s commitment to #ChangeClimateChange Participate in Candlelit yoga in the Council Chambers– bring your own yoga mat! Enjoy a healthy smoothie made by a pedal-powered smoothie-making machine Witness the unveiling of the City’s first fully electric vehicle. Details

March 30, 2019 | Events start at 6:00 PM

Vaughan City Hall, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Maple

7. Town of Ajax Earth Hour Celebration

Unplug and Recharge – Yoga by Candlelight. Bring your yoga mat and reusable water bottle and unwind at a candlelit yoga session, great for all experience levels. Enter at the door for a chance to win an eco-friendly prize pack and learn about the impact of climate change on our community.. Details

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 7:30 PM. – 9:30 PM

Ajax Community Centre , HMS Room, 75 Centennial Road, Ajax

8. Annual Markham Earth Hour Lantern Walk

Come for fun kids activities, learn about sustainability & enjoy some hot chocolate. Please bring a lantern! #Connect2Earth. Details

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Cornell Community Centre, 3201 Bur Oak Ave, Markham

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