Looking to expand upon 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle'? Get the inside scoop with our guide to 6 things you should know about the World's longest-running renewable energy event, The Energy Fair. Held each year in June, the event is fun for the whole family, featuring workshops, exhibits, demonstrations, and live entertainment.
1. What & When Is It?
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association's Annual Energy Fair features all things sustainable. From exhibitors, workshops, Energy Professional CECs, live music, inspiring keynotes, and more, it's no wonder the event is one of the longest-running of its kind. This year, The Energy Fair will be held from June 23-25 with loads of fun each and every day.
2. Get in on the Activities
Immerse yourself in fun activities throughout the weekend at The Energy Fair. Listen to live music, explore family and kid-friendly activities at Rainbow's End, grab a hands-on demo, or get your body moving with yoga. But don't forget to take a break in the shade from the warm summer sun!
3. Don't Worry About Parking
Looking to carpool and not have to worry about on-site parking? Leave your vehicle behind and grab hourly shuttles that are available from select locations in Stevens Point (view their hours and locations for exact details). Or grab a carpool buddy to and from The Energy Fair.
4. Go Behind the Scenes
Join the magic of The Energy Fair this year as a volunteer and help support the MREA's mission to promote renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainability. Find a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from greeting people at the front gate to serving up coffee in the MREA Cafe. Also, note that volunteers can receive a free day pass or weekend pass based on hour many hours they've worked.
5. Fair Food - But With a Twist
The food at The Energy Fair is anything but your typical fair food. At the fair, you'll find local, seasonal, and organic items to select from - including solar brewed beer and non-alcoholic Happy Hours!
6. Can't Make the Event?
Don't worry if you can't make the event, the MREA's website is fully equipped with information on all things renewable energy. From the basics of solar power to helpful tips on selecting the right solar installer, they've got it all. Become a member to receive year-long benefits, beyond the Fair!
Find more fun events in the Stevens Point Area by searching our full events lineup. Gear up for more summer fun with our guide to 50 things to do in the summer or our guide to summer fun for $10 or less. Then, while you're out enjoying, be sure to tag us @StevensPointArea on Instagram and #StevensPointArea!