Down to Earth Festival

Down to Earth Festival

April 1, 2017 | 10am-5pm

Celebrate sustainability at the biggest Earth Day celebration in the Mid-South! Join us for a day full of live music, high-adventure play, eco-friendly vendors, local/sustainable food options and clean, green fun in Heart of the Park! 

Admission is $5 per vehicle, and all proceeds help keep Shelby Farms Park + Shelby Farms Greenline clean, green and safe. Shelby Farms Park Members park for free.


160+ eco-friendly vendors | eco arts + crafts | high-adventure play
live music | 17 food local food trucks | free fitness workshops

Event details are below. Download an event map here.


Adventure Zone | Great Lawn
Archery: $3/person)
Inflatables: ($1/ticket or $10 unlim. wristband)
Climbing Wall: ($5/person)
KnockerBall: ($5/person)
Zorbs: ($7/per play)
Laser Tag: ($3/game or $5/day pass)
Bungee Pillow: ($5/person)

Animal Way Petting Zoo: $3 per person
Eco Depot
All Day: Free eco-crafts, free dance workshops for kids
12pm, 2pm 4pm: Free guided nature hikes (meet at/depart from Eco Depot)
Jr. Fishing Rodeo (ages 3-14) | Jones Pond | 10:30am + 1pm | Free entry
Free Fitness Fun | Visitor Center Lawn
All Day: Tai Chi, Better Body Boot Camp
10:45am | Meditation
11am | Yoga (all ages), Belly Dancing
12pm | Belly Dancing
12:15pm | Zumba Dance
1:30pm | Nature Bootcamp
2pm | Belly Dancing
2:45pm | Lakefront Fitness
4pm | Yoga (all ages)

Main Stage Performances
10am | Overton Ovation
11am | Josh Threlkeld
12pm | Kris Acklen
1pm | Hotwired
2pm | Hope Clayburn & Soul Scrimmage 
3pm | Remus Bo Deemus String Band
4pm | FreeWorld

Vendor Opportunities

Vendor applications have closed for 2017, but stay tuned for future opportunities!

Be a part of the 2017 Down to Earth Festival!


For information about sponsoring this or other exciting Park events, contact Chris Duncan at or (901) 222-7250.


For marketing + media inquiries, contact Angie Whitfield at or (901) 222-7262.


To volunteer, click here.

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