Water Festival


12th Annual Water Festival

Wednesday, September 17, 2014


The Water Festival is an educational festival designed to celebrate our local watershed. Every year, environmental education organizations from around the Bay Area come together at Guadalupe River Park & Gardens to teach local students important hands-on science lessons based on topics such as water conservation, pollution prevention, the value of water as a natural resource, and how people can affect their watershed. Formerly the Water Wizard Festival, the event has drawn 300 third grade students and their teachers to the park. While the theme remains the same, this year we have invited fifth grade students to attend.


The festival is made possible by a grant from the Michael Lee Environmental Foundation.




The Abby Sobrato Science and Sustainability Center at Walden West

Children’s Discovery Museum

City of San José Environmental Services Department

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Environmental Volunteers

Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County Open Space Authority

Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society

Santa Clara Valley Water District

Save the Bay

Our City Forest

Youth Science Institute



Information for Presenters

We would be delighted to have your organization host one or more activity booths! Please review the presenter guidelines, then fill out the registration form to sign up. Contact the Festival Coordinator with any questions.


Information for Teachers

Thanks for your interest in the Water Festival! Teachers and classes have been selected for this year’s event. Interested in attending the 13th Annual Water Festival? Please contact the Festival Coordinator.

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