Healthy/Green Events

MI Green Team produces a wide variety of events, from exclusive member events to major community events, including one of the planet's largest Earth Day festivals, with as many as 200 exhibitors and 70,000 attendees. Check out the MI Earth Day Fest website and Facebook page for details. In addition, MGT partners to produce outstanding special events with non-profit organizations, including the Back to School Bonanza. Get information and register for upcoming green/wellness events by clicking the links below:

Upcoming events

    • 04/21/2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • 04/23/2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • 300 Water Street at Third St, Rochester, MI 48307


    Connect with MI's Green/Healthy Living Consumers at this 12th Annual Festival 

    Exhibit at one of the planet's largest and liveliest Earth Day celebrations, highlighting the efforts of business and community organizations, like yours, to Make Every Day Earth Day

    Connect with thousands of attendees seeking earth-friendly alternatives in food, energy, transportation, fashion, wellness, career, home, gifts, garden, finances and more. 

    The event will again be held in downtown Rochester - the Rochester area was recently named one of CNN Money Magazine's Top 10 Places to Live. 

    This year it will return to the location of the largest festivals on the 75,000+ sq/ft paved lot at Third & Water Streets and on Third Street, between the historic Rochester Mills building and Rochester's solar-powered fire station.

    Space and product categories will be limited. So, register soon to reserve your spot and to take advantage of the best pricing.

    Sold Out Categories/Brands

    The following categories/brands are (nearly) sold out:

    • doTerra 
    • Young Living 
    • Essential Oils 
    • It Works!
    • Face-painting
    • Gutters & Gutter Guards 
    • Chiropractic Services (1 left)
    • Windows (2 left)

    • 04/21/2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • 04/23/2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • MI Earth Day Fest

    Invitation to Apply for miEDF Programming

    The MI Earth Day Fest will offer presentations in the Connect Cafe, activities in the Kids Activity tent,  and entertainment at the Main Stage throughout the festival weekend.You are invited to submit your application for presentation, activity or performance before the submission deadline of February 28 (or when schedule is full). 

    Applications will be reviewed for the following criteria:
    • appropriateness for a general audience & green/wellness theme
    • relevance to current publicity, news and topics of public interest
    • anticipated incremental attendance
    • presenter/performer marketing support offered
    • presenter/performer fees and expenses
    • flexibility of schedule
    Call for Presentations

    Presentations on a wide variety of green & wellness topics will be offered throughout the weekend, on the hour, at the Main Stage, Presentation Stage in the Connect Cafe, and at the Kids Corner Activities Area. To apply, click the Register button, and select Presenter registration level.

    In addition, MGT member non-profit organizations are welcome to apply to "table" in the Connections Cafe, where round-tables will be set-up during the entire festival, for exhibits and discussions. To apply, NPO (Trainer) Members can register here.

    Call for Performances

    The music program is complete and music applications are no longer being accepted.
    Musical and other entertainment will be offered throughout the event, at the Main Stage. To apply for presentation, select Performer registration level.
    • 04/21/2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Awards at MI Earth Day Fest - Main Stage, Fri. 7pm

    Nominate your local green hero!

    The highlight of the MI Earth Day Fest Kickoff & Awards Ceremony will be the sixth annual MI Green Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony, which will recognize the dedication and achievement of a some of Michigan's leading green heroes.

    Nominations will be accepted in a variety of categories including business, education, government, community, individual, and student achievement.

    To nominate an award winner, click the Register button. Enter your (nominator) email address and your name, and feel free skip non-required fields. Enter all required nominee information fields at the bottom of the form.

    The nominee must be available to receive the award on Friday, April 21 at 7 pm, at the MI Earth Day Fest in Rochester to be eligible. We also prefer that the nominator (or representative) be present to provide an introduction of the award recipient. 

    MI Green Team will review nominations upon receipt and select one award recipient in each category. The 2017 MI Green Hall of Fame inductees will be announced by April 7th.

    • 04/21/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MI Earth Day Fest (SE corner) - Emagine Entertainment Stage

    MI Earth Day Fest Kickoff

    Enjoy live music, networking and celebration. Join media, community leaders, and award winners, as well as event sponsors, managers and supporters, for the kickoff of the MI Earth Day Fest. 

    The one-hour program will be highlighted by the 6th annual green awards ceremony, at which a select number of Earth Day heroes will be inducted into the MI Green Hall of Fame and the talents of the winners of the USGBC Kids Art Contest will be awarded.

    All are welcome to attend and registration is not required. However, seating is limited and will be reserved for registered attendees. To register, click the Register button.

    Donations will be accepted on behalf of the US Green Building Council Detroit Regional Chapter for its green schools programs.
    • 04/22/2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • MI Earth Day Fest - Main Stage

    Join the Earth Day Parade & Pep Rally!


    Bring your non-motorized vehicles, pets, dance-moves and earth-friendly displays and costumes. Meet at the Main Stage and join in the parade down the Paint Creek Trail/City Walk, around and through the festival site. The 1/4 mile parade will conclude at the Main Stage for a Pep Rally. Use your voice, instruments and drums to and make some noise to celebrate our favorite planet! Special prizes will be awarded for largest/loudest group, and for best Earth Day themed costume and display. Everyone with Earth Day enthusiasm is welcome to to participate. Registration is encouraged but not required.

    • 04/23/2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • Third & Water Street Lot - SE Corner, 277 E 3rd St, Rochester, MI 48307


    Join RARA to celebrate our favorite planet at the Earth Day 5k Fun Run.The 5K is a scenic loop route through trails, parks and the neighboring subdivisions. All ages are welcome and the route is friendly for pets and strollers. The race will be chip timed and have awards for each age division along with raffle give-a-ways from our sponsors.

    Participation awards include, race tech shirts, medallions, a seedling tree for you to plant, and a goodie bag from our sponsors. Click here for run details and to register at early bird pricing. Have questions? Contact Rochester Avon Recreation Authority



Past events

03/25/2017 Rochester SCHSA Healthy Home & Living Expo - Exhibitor Registration
01/07/2017 New Year, New You! Wellness Expo - Program Registration
01/07/2017 New Year, New You! Wellness Expo - Exhibitor Registration
04/24/2016 RARA Earth Day 5k Fun Run
04/23/2016 MI Earth Day Parade & Pep Rally
04/22/2016 MI Earth Day Fest Kickoff & Awards Ceremony
04/22/2016 MI Earth Day Fest 2016 Programming
04/22/2016 MI Earth Day Fest 2016 Exhibits
03/31/2016 MI Earth Day Fest Preview
02/04/2016 Rochester Healthy Home & Living Expo - Exhibitor Registration
11/24/2015 2016 MI Green Hall of Fame Award Nomination
11/18/2015 Exhibit at the Plant Based Lifestyle Expo
10/15/2015 Healthy People & Planet (Oct 15) - Exhibit
10/15/2015 Healthy People & Planet (Oct 15) - Programming
04/26/2015 RARA Earth Day 5k Fun Run
04/25/2015 MI Earth Day Parade & Pep Rally
04/24/2015 MI Earth Day Fest Kickoff & Awards Ceremony
04/24/2015 MI Earth Day Door Prize Donations
04/24/2015 MI Earth Day Fest 2015 Programming
04/24/2015 MI Earth Day Fest 2015 Exhibits
04/22/2015 Earth Day Evening Party
04/02/2015 MI Earth Day Fest Preview
03/21/2015 Green Door Prize Drawing for the MI Earth Day Fest
01/01/2015 MI Green Hall of Fame Award Nomination
01/01/2015 My Green School Art Contest!
04/26/2014 MI Earth Day Pep Rally
04/25/2014 MI Earth Day Fest Kickoff & Awards Ceremony
04/25/2014 MI Green Hall of Fame Award Nomination
04/25/2014 MI Earth Day Fest 2014 Programming
04/25/2014 MI Earth Day Fest 2014 Exhibits
04/04/2014 MI Earth Day Fest Preview
02/01/2014 MI Earth Day Door Prize Drawing
01/17/2014 MI Earth Day Door Prize Donations
12/05/2013 Made in Michigan Expo @ the Christmas Wonderfest
10/04/2013 Made in Michigan Expo @ the Trenton Scarecrow Festival
09/20/2013 Made in Michigan Market
09/18/2013 Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign Kick Off Meeting
07/26/2013 Detroit Bike Week Vendor Registration
07/11/2013 Live Green Fair @ the Uncle Sam Jam
06/28/2013 Live Green Fair @ the Stars & Stripes Festival
04/27/2013 MI Earth Day Door Prize Donations
04/27/2013 MI Earth Day Parade & Pep Rally
04/26/2013 MI Earth Day Fest Kickoff & Awards Ceremony
04/26/2013 MI Green Hall of Fame Award Nomination
04/26/2013 MI Earth Day Fest Programming
04/26/2013 MI Earth Day Fest Exhibits
03/28/2013 MI Earth Day Fest Preview
02/01/2013 MI Earth Day Door Prize Drawing
01/30/2013 Green Fire Documentary Screening
01/01/2013 My Green School Art Contest!
12/31/2012 Home/Office EMF Testing & Mitigation (By Appt)
10/26/2012 MICHIGAN’S ENERGY FUTURE: WHY OUR COMMITMENT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY MATTERS
10/06/2012 Ferndale Live Green Fair Exhibits
09/18/2012 Sierra Club: 25 by 25 Kickoff Meeting!
09/03/2012 The National Rally for Change
06/24/2012 MI Green Hall of Fame Award Nomination
06/24/2012 Green Living Festival Programming
06/23/2012 Green Living Parade & Pep Rally
06/22/2012 Green Living Festival Exhibits
06/22/2012 Party for the Planet
06/20/2012 GLF Charity Preview Party & Awards Ceremony
05/31/2012 MI Green Team Meeting: GLF News & Updates and Networking
05/23/2012 GLF Prize Donation
05/01/2012 GLF Promotions
04/26/2012 MI Green Team Meeting: GLF News, Green Exhibitor Workshop & Networking
04/23/2012 Geothermal Heat Pumps - Savings from the Ground Up
04/23/2012 GLREA's Introduction to Solar Electric Systems
04/23/2012 GLREA's Introduction to Small Wind Energy Systems
03/20/2012 My Green School Art Contest!
11/10/2011 The 2011 International Conference on Sustainability, Transition & Culture Change: Vision, Action, Leadership
10/16/2011 National Plug-In Day - Detroit
10/13/2011 US Green Building Council, Detroit - General Membership Meeting (Public Invited)
09/24/2011 Green Street @ Fall for Novi
09/17/2011 YOU Deserve Optimal Nutrition
08/27/2011 Are Vaccines Safe?
07/15/2011 Ferndale Live Green Fair
06/11/2011 Michigan’s 3rd Annual Electric Vehicle Learn, Touch, Drive, and Race Event
06/09/2011 MI Green Team Meeting: GLF Review & Team Planning
06/02/2011 Tri-City Sustainability Planning Project - Open House
05/16/2011 Oakland County OakGreen Summit: Buildings + Transportation
05/15/2011 Green Living Parade & Pep Rally
05/13/2011 Green Living Festival
05/13/2011 GLF Door Prizes
05/13/2011 Party for the Planet
05/13/2011 Green Living Festival Programming
05/12/2011 GLF Charity Preview Party & Awards Ceremony
05/12/2011 MI Green Hall of Fame & GLF Awards Nomination
05/12/2011 Jobs Gone Green: Career Networking Event
04/28/2011 MI Green Team Meeting: GLF News, Green Exhibitor Workshop & Networking
04/16/2011 3rd Annual Ferndale Green Week
04/01/2011 My Green School Art Contest!
03/31/2011 OU CERC - Press Conference & Exhibits
03/29/2011 Rochester GCC Green Living Series: Eco-Friendly Choices For Your Business & Home
03/24/2011 MI Green Team Meeting: GLF News, Green Exhibitor Workshop & Networking
02/03/2011 Overcoming Fear of Childbirth
11/30/2010 MI Green Team Meeting featuring Local Business Network on Social Media & Dan Walker, author of "The Customer's Way"
11/12/2010 2010 Conference on The Future: Energy, Economy & Environment
10/26/2010 Green Coalition Expo / Networking Social
10/12/2010 Local Food Resources in Oakland County
10/08/2010 Film Festival: Making a Difference In the Life of a Child, a Family, a Community
10/03/2010 Corktown Green/Community Expo
09/30/2010 MI Green Team Meeting
09/25/2010 Green Fair in the Park
09/11/2010 A Century of Challenges: Understanding the Credit Crisis
08/26/2010 Putting Energy Into Profits
06/16/2010 MEDF Exhibitor Survey

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