EcoFest 2017



Party for the Planet!

EcoFest is a family-friendly, educational outdoor festival hosted by the Straub Environmental Center in partnership with the City of Salem slated for June 17, 2017 at Riverfront Park. There will be educational booths, family friendly activities, food carts, craft beer and wine, live music, and more!

EcoFest has four goals:

  1. Educate our regional community about environmental stewardship;
  2. Showcase businesses that produce/offer eco-friendly goods and services;
  3. Raise funds for the Straub Environmental Center’s educational programs; and
  4. Create a celebration that will attract families and individuals from all walks of life.

The festival will feature:

  • An Eco Marketplace showcasing eco-friendly products and services of businesses;
  • A “Nonprofit Neighborhood” where like-minded nonprofits can share what they do with attendees;
  • A Creative Craft Corner where nonprofits offer environmentally-themed activities;
  • A Food Court;
  • A Sustainable Beer & Wine Garden, and,
  • An Eco Adventure Area with obstacle courses for kids and adults and a rock climbing wall.

This page will be updated regularly with additional details. Please check back!

Click on the following to view applications for EcoFest 2017: