On Earth Day 2013, cities and communities around the world will come together to conserve energy, plant trees, and do their part in helping to clean up the up the planet. This April 22, Gravy – the free, mood-based what's going on app – wants to make sure no one misses out on any of the fun, entertaining and earth-conscious “green” events and activities going on near where they live, work and play.

From Project YES! Earth Day Film Festival in Denver, to the 50 Shades of Green Fundraiser in NYC and the Broccoli City Fest in Washington, DC, Gravy serves up something for everyone to do this Earth Day no matter where they are for this annual event.
Wondering which US cities are making the most impressive strides toward eco-friendliness, and helping their communities and residents live better, greener lives?

Based on the number of green friendly events happening in and around each city every year, Gravy has ranked US cities on just how “Earth-Friendly” they really are. Rounding out the top five are Portland, San Francisco, Boston, Austin, and Chicago. Did your city make the top 5?


Check out the list below for the ‘greenest’ US cities and some of the unique activities and events they are hosting for this year’s Earth Day:

1.     Portland, OR

OPERATION CLEAN STREET: The Third Annual Earth Day District Clean Up at Alberta Main Street. Portland residents come together to continue advancing efforts to develop Alberta Street as a vibrant, creative & sustainable commercial district serving residents and visitors to the community.

2.     San Francisco, CA

Earth Day SF 2013: This unique Festival is a full day of fun, excitement and amazing performances and is designed to support the Bay Area Community and beyond. EDSF focuses on acknowledging local and planetary environmental challenges and invites the public to integrate sustainable practices into their everyday lives. 

3.     Boston, MA

Earth Day Massive Spin Jam in the Common: Eternal Lotus Fire and Performance Art Collective welcome everyone to have fun and celebrate our earth to help raise money for local nature preservation. Tree saplings and seed packets will be handed out to those who attend.

4.     Austin, TX

Austin Earth Day Festival 2013: Back at the "Historic Browning Hangar" at Mueller, Austin's sustainable mixed-use urban development, the festival will feature great live music, inspiring speakers, educational workshops, kids activities, outdoor activities, food & drink, exhibitors, electric vehicles & more.

5.     Chicago, IL

Chicago Earth Day 5k: Turn awareness into action at the 4th annual GreenChoice Bank 5k for Earth Day. This Green event provides a great opportunity for the Chicago community to enjoy our earth’s natural environment. The fast and flat course is set in the beautiful Humboldt Park in the heart of Chicago.


Gravy is the fastest and easiest way to ensure you never miss out and is a fun, free and easy way to stay connected to cool events. Keep up-to-date with complete listing of fun and unique Earth Day activities with Gravy and learn how you can help save the planet.


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