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2019 National “Drive Electric” Car Festival | Richmond

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP

Richmond Civic Center Plaza | 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA


National Drive Electric Week | 2019

National Drive Electric Week, September 14-22, 2019, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

They are fun to drive, are less expensive and more convenient to fuel than gasoline vehicles, are better for the environment, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

Each event is led by local plug-in drivers and advocates and typically includes some combination of EV parades, ride-and-drives, electric tailgate parties, press conferences, award ceremonies, informational booths, and more.

Find an event near you, visit the Map of Events

National Drive Electric Week: 

  • 10 am – 2 pm- Saturday, September 14, 2019: Folsom
  • 10 am – 4 pm- Saturday, September 14, 2019: Cupertino
  • 11 am – 3 pm – Saturday, September 14, 2019: Berkeley
  • Noon to 3 pm- Thursday, September 19, 2019: Richmond
  • 11 am-4 pm- Saturday, September 21, 2019: San Francsico
  • 1 pm – 4 pm- Sunday, September 22, 2019: Napa

Plug In AmericaSierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association serve as the national team providing support to the events throughout the country.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
National Drive Electric Week | 2019

On Thursday, September 19, 2019 from noon to 3 pm connect with local resources to assist with purchasing vehicles and equipment, leasing, rebates and low cost programs. Meet local Electric Vehicle owner.

  • Free charging at the onsite EVgo DC Fast Charging Access Hub
  • Discover the latest e-mobility transportation modes
  • Test ride electric vehicles, E-bikes, and scooters
  • Enjoy Food trucks, Music, Prizes, Community Spirit

Event Location: 325 Civic Center Plaza (Parking Lot Across from Richmond Public Library)

Free, but an RSVP and a short survey can get you a chance to win $250. Must be at least 18 years old to win. Limit one entry per person.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Free / RSVP


Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
Categories: **Annual Event**, Fairs & Festivals, Geek Event
Address: 450 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA

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