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The WorldFest Earth Day Festival is LA’s premiere solar-powered, family friendly, and “green” event. The festival will be held at the beautiful outdoor setting of Woodley Park. Enjoy a magnificent day filled with entertainment, education, and enlightenment. The combination of great music, empowering speakers, environmental, humanitarian, and animal welfare non-profits, kid’s activities, and a delicious food court make for an earth-friendly experience that is sure to be inspiring and enjoyable for all.

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Here’s What’s Happening at WorldFest:

  • Main Stage – bands and celebrity speakers
  • Earth Lounge – singer/songwriters, jazz, rock, funk, and world music groups and poets
  • EcoTent – speakers, discussions, and displays about sustainable living and current environmental issues
  • Healthy Hut – speakers, discussions, and displays about health including yoga, meditation, and cooking demos
  • Global vegan food court – delicious, healthy, and environmentally friendly
  • Animal Film Pavilion – films, speakers, and displays about the human-animal relationship
  • Art Avenue – Engaging art work with a message of sustainability, humane issues or environmentalism
  • Exhibitors – more than 100 companies and organizations showcasing their products or eco- and animal-friendly messages
  • Kids’ Kingdom– storytelling, face painting, and children’s entertainers and other activities
  • Oasis Beer and Wine Garden – brought to you by the Lagunitas Brewing Company 
  • Animal Adoptions – dogs, cats, rabbits, and lots of animals looking for good homes
  • ATM Access – there is an ATM machine on the grounds
  • FREE water  bring your own water bottle for FREE filtered water by Lifesource Water Systems (water is free if you bring your own cup or bottle. They will also be selling steel bottles and you can get a compostable cup for $1)

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  • Ed Begley Jr., Activist/Actor/Environmental leader in the Hollywood community
  • Rachel Carson-Begley, Environmentalist/Actress
  • Gene Baur, Author and President of Farm Sanctuary – Hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by TIME magazine
  • Saginaw Grant, veteran film and TV actor. Respected figure in the Native American community
  • Alexandra Paul, Actress/Activist/Athlete/Multi-award winning activist for the environment, voting rights and non-violence
  • John Salley, NBA Champion/TV Host/Actor/Wellness Guru/Philanthropist and Entrepreneur
  • William McNamara, Actor/Activist/Noted Animal Advocate and executive producer of Extreme Animal Rescue
  • Neville Page, Judge on Face Off on the SyFy Channel, and Lead Creature Designer on the highest grossing movie of all-time, Avatar
  • Mariana Tosca, actress,producer and social advocate who has been at the forefront of social advocacy for decades
  • Debra Wilson, Comedienne/Actress/Host for events for such non-profits as New Leash On Life Animal Rescue and the Four Legged Friends Foundation

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WorldFest Earth Day Festival promises a day of entertainment and inspiration and to inspire festival-goers to embrace compassionate living – inspiring people about making a difference for their community and the planet.

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Watch a video on WorldFest here.

WHAT: WorldFest Earth Day Festival
WHEN:  Sunday, May 19, 2013 | 10:30 am – 7:00 pm
Woodley Park | 6350 Woodley Avenue | Van Nuys, CA 91406



  • General Admission – $9
  • Seniors over 60 – $5
  • Ride your bike to WorldFest – $5
  • Take the Metro – $5 (show your pass or ticket for the day)
  • Kids 12 and under – FREE
  • 91406 zip code residents – FREE (with proof of residence)
  • Tickets are tax-deductible
  • Parking – $5


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