Habitat Day!

Join Us for Habitat Day!

Habitat Day flierThe event will be jam packed with fun activities for children and adults! We will have lots of games and activities including face painting, pumpkin painting, a corn pit, bouncy houses and more!


Also, we will have food and beer trucks for those interested in purchasing food and drink!


Admission to Habitat Day is FREE!


Also this year as part of the Habitat Day celebration we will be holding a Backyard Games Competition! Teams of four will compete in five events:


• Bocce Ball
• Volleyball
• Tug-of-War
• Obstacle Course Challenge
• Egg Toss


There are two leagues, the adult league and the family league. To enter the competition click here and sign up! Registration for teams of four is $60 (individual registration is $15 per person). There will be prizes for the winners in each league.


If you are not interested in joining us for the Backyard Games Competition – admission to Habitat Day is FREE! We can’t wait to see you all on October 5th!


The When:

Saturday, October 5, 2013


The Where:

Historic Tredegar, 500 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219


The Why: 

World Habitat Day is a recognized United Nations Day dedicated to highlighting the need for decent housing around the world.  Each year Habitat for Humanity demonstrates its support for World Habitat Day with events around the globe.  In 2013, Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity continues, in our 27th year, to work to raise our collective voice in support of the need for safe affordable housing.


The How:

There are several ways you can help support Habitat Day!


Attend the event

Come out on October 5th to learn more about Richmond Habitat and enjoy fun activities and free food!


Sponsor the event

We invite interested companies and individuals to sponsor our Habitat Day event both financially or with in kind donations of materials or food.  If you are interested in being a sponsor for this event please contact Nancy Melton at (804) 232-7001 ext. 103 or nmelton@richmondhabitat.org.


Volunteer at the event

We are currently looking for local volunteers to host and provide activities for Habitat Day.  Some examples of possible activities include:

    • Popcorn machine
    • Portable Putt Putt (mini golf)
    • Cornhole boards
    • Legos
    • Kites
    • Craft activities
    • Pumpkin decorating
    • Cookie decorating


 These are just a few examples of activities we are looking for!  If you are interested in helping out with one of these activities or have other ideas for activities you would like to provide, please contact Whitney Guthrie at (804) 232-7001 ext. 112 or wguthrie@richmondhabitat.org