When is Earth Day?

Earth Day Dates
Date Holiday Day
April 22, 2015 Earth Day 2015 Wednesday
April 22, 2016 Earth Day 2016 Friday
April 22, 2017 Earth Day 2017 Saturday
April 22, 2018 Earth Day 2018 Sunday
April 22, 2019 Earth Day 2019 Monday
April 22, 2020 Earth Day 2020 Wednesday
April 22, 2021 Earth Day 2021 Thursday
April 22, 2022 Earth Day 2022 Friday
April 22, 2023 Earth Day 2023 Saturday
April 22, 2024 Earth Day 2024 Monday
April 22, 2025 Earth Day 2025 Tuesday


  • Earth Day idea has been conceived back in the year 1970 and is a day to celebrate consciousness about Mother Earth. This day instills in all of us to imbibe awareness about our environment and how we can keep it clean and green.

  • Usually the Earth day date falls on 22 April. Now, this day is celebrated across the globe annually. The first Earth Day celebration was in the year 1970.

  • the Northern Hemisphere, Earth day is celebrated in spring and in the Southern Hemisphere, it is celebrated in autumn.

  • It is on spring equinox that United Nations celebrates their Earth Day every year, generally the date of which falls on 20 March. This custom was devised by peace activist John McConnell in the year 1969.

  • To mention specifically, the United Nations celebrated the first Earth day on the spring equinox in the year 1971. Earth Day concept is same to that of the World Environment Day.

Importance of Earth day

  • Earth Day, which is a grand celebration in the US on April 22nd, has raised the bars of awareness and inspiration among masses about the environment of the Earth.

  • On this day, people of all ages participate in various Earth day activities and strives towards making this Earth a better place to live. The involvement of the kids in varied Earth day crafts is really exciting. It gives them a clear idea about the essence of Earth day and its vested importance.

Last Updated: 3rd April,2017