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Whole Earth Festival

Whole Earth Festival began in 1969 as a small art class project (“Art Happening”) on the UC Davis Quad. The students used art to teach visitors about the realms of activism, wellness, and environmental sustainability in an interactive and creative way. Following the United Nations’ recognition of Earth Day in 1970, the event was renamed to “Whole Earth Festival” and has since evolved into an enormous, free, student-run event, attracting over 30,000 visitors annually on Mother’s Day weekend.

May is ride your bike month! We encourage everyone to ride their bicycles or an alternative form of transportation if possible.

Unitrans & Yolobus will be providing free transportation to undergraduate students

There is a fare for non-undergraduate students. Information on fares for Unitrans can be found here and Yolobus here.

Unitrans will be extending their regular hours for the P & Q lines on Friday and Saturday.

The hours they are extending are:

9:10 PM and 10:10 PM departure from the Memorial Union terminal.

7:10 PM, 8:10 PM, 9:10 PM, and 10:10 PM departure from the Memorial Union terminal.


Parking on campus is free outside the specified times below. Otherwise it is $9.

Friday – 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday – 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday – 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Free parking is available throughout the city of Davis. Click here for more information.

Later Event: May 16
Dom Chi Designs Closes Early