All Species Parade 2017

Saturday, September 16 at 1pm on the Arcata Plaza

Join us at the 45th North Country Fair, Saturday and Sunday September 16 & 17. This year, the All Species Parade will be on Saturday September 16; the same day as Coastal Cleanup Day!



Participate in the Parade:

Music and Dance to keep the spirit of biodiversity alive!

To participate in this year's parade, meet in the Tri-Counties bank parking lot at 12:30pm on Saturday, September 16. Bring a costume, mask, make-up, sign, banner, or some other way to celebrate! Bring friends, family, or co-workers. Local groups can match in the same species to represent their organization.

NEC staff will be present and at 1pm will lead the parade in a march around the Arcata Plaza.

Mask-Making and Creature-Making Workshops

Two free workshops will be held before the parade to make masks and costumes. Check back on our website, Facebook page, or in EcoNews for the times and locations for these events.


Post-Fair Mixer at the NEC

Join the NEC after the North Country Fair on Saturday in our office to celebrate all species and show off your creatures! The office, located at 415 I St in Arcata, will be open after the Fair at 6pm.  Some snacks and drinks will be provided. Don't forget your costume!





The Endangered Art Show

This year, the Northcoast Environmental Center is hosting an art show to celebrate the Endangered Species Act. For more information, click HERE.



2013 All Species Parade

2012 All Species Parade