Come celebrate thNov17 18 GreenFestivalFlyere second year of Green Festival Los Angeles. This year’s event offers renowned speakers, celebrated ashtanga teacher Shiva Rea, and the largest green holiday marketplace.

LA Art Party is giving away 250 tickets on a FIRST COME BASIS….you need to visit the link below and use the special promotional code provided:

http://www.greenfestivals.org/la-ticket-giveaway

The promo code is: LAART12

Again, this is good for two weekend passes, which can be redeemed at WILL CALL at Green Festival on November 17 and 18 with printed confirmation.

Green Festival, the nation’s largest and most trusted environmental consumer event makes its return to Los Angeles on November 17-18, 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The event will host eco-innovators, over 100 renowned speakers including hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, celebrated Ashtanga teacher, Shiva Rea, Food Revolution author, John Robbins and Ed Begley Jr.; artists, community leaders, green business experts, and socially responsible exhibitors including bilingual programming.

GNov17-18 GreenFestival Marketplacereen Festival is widely recognized as the largest marketplace of conscious businesses as well as a great place to find the latest in sustainable products and Fair Trade gifts perfect for holiday shopping.

At the center of it all is a unique marketplace of more than 300 eco-friendly businesses, featuring the latest and greatest sustainable products and services. From eco-fashion showcases to slow food cooking demonstrations, Angelenos will learn how to lead a “green” lifestyle and live more sustainably. Using the co-producer’s, Green America, green business standards, the festival is the only national sustainability event that screens exhibitors for their commitment to social justice, sustainability and ecological balance.

Nov17-18 GreenFestival ExhibitorThis year, FORD Motor and Green Festivals have partnered to fund a $5,000 Community Green Grant. Festival attendees will be invited to vote for their favorite project at the FORD Community Green Grants Booth at the show.

This year’s keynote speakers include hip-hop mogul and activist Russell Simmons, John Robbins of Food Revolution; Amy Goodman of Democracy NOW; Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times best-selling fiction writer; Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa; Greg Palast, New York Times best-selling author and BBC freelance journalist; Esai Morales; Ed Begley Jr.; Edward James Olmos; Sandra Fluke and actress/activist Q’orianka Kilcher.

Program highlights include: Green Marketplace; Ford Ride and Drives in new hybrid and electric cars; Do-It-Yourself Workshops; Green Living Stage and more…See website for details. Pllus a Beer and Wine Garden, Bilingual Programming, Eco-Fashion Showcase, Organic Local Food, Green Kids Zone, Fair Trade Stage, Community Action Stage, Sierra Club Green Cinema, Live Music, Bike Valet

Nov17-18-GreenFestival-Farm-freshTICKETS: $10 for a one day pass and $20 for a full weekend pass when purchased online at
www.greenfestivals.org, or $15 and $25 at the door. Discounted admission at the door for seniors (over 65) and students with student ID. Free admission for anyone who rides a bike to the event and parks with the bike valet, youth under eighteen,  union members, volunteers and Green America and Global Exchange members.

What: The Green Festival
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, Kentia Hall: 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
When: Saturday, Nov 17th  10:00 am – 7:00 pm; Sunday Nov 18th 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Website: www.greenfestivals.org