Electric vehicle events are a great way to learn about what it means to drive green.

There are events all over upstate New York for you to check out the latest electric vehicles, talk to real EV drivers, and even take a test ride. If you're thinking about switching to an electric car and want to ask questions without any sales pressure, an EV event is the perfect place to start. 

Check back here periodically to find an event near you. 

Electric Vehicles 101 - Drive Green with National Grid Webinar

    Curious about electric vehicles? Join us for a free one-hour Electric Vehicles 101 webinar on Thursday, March 12th! You'll learn all about electric vehicles, charging, consumer benefits, environmental benefits, state and federal incentives, and Drive Green with National Grid, a program that makes electric vehicles more accessible for folks in upstate New York. 

    There will be two time slots offered on March 12th at 12pm-1pm and 7pm-8pm. Please register for a time slot.

    Beaver Lake Nature Center 50th Celebration

    Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of Beaver Lake Nature Center by test driving some electric vehicles! This all day event will include guided nature walks, an EV ride and drive, and tons of other family friendly activities.The celebration will be on Sunday April 19th, and the EV ride and drive will be from 10am-1pm.

    Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 East Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville, NY 13027.

    Saratoga Sustainability Fair

    Join us on April 4th for the second annual Saratoga Sustainability Fair at Skidmore College! The fair aims to advocate for and improve awareness about sustainability activities and opportunities by including tours, exhibitor booths, workshop presentations, a keynote address, and an EV ride and drive. The ride and drive will take place from 1pm-3pm and be sure to check out the full schedule of events

    Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

    Paul Smith's College Ride and Drive

    Paul Smith's College will be hosting an electric vehicle ride and drive on April 17th from 12pm-4pm. This event is open to the public so if you're interested in test driving some EVs or figuring out how public charging stations work, come join us!

    Paul Smith's College, 7777 NY-30, Paul Smiths, NY 12970

    BASILICA GREEN: A Day of Regenerating Planet, People & Economy

    Basilica Hudson would like to invite you to join us on Sunday, April 19 12pm - 5pm for BASILICA GREEN: A Day of Regenerating Planet, People & Economy - a free event pairing a marketplace of new energy leaders and environmental advocates with an afternoon program of presentations, discussions and performance by community leaders, alternative energy experts and passionate artists, as well as an electric vehicle ride and drive. Click here for more information.

    Basilica Hudson, 110 South Front St., Hudson, NY 12534

    Town of DeWitt Ride and Drive

    The Town of DeWitt will be hosting an electric vehicle ride and drive in celebration of Earth Day on April 25th from 11am-2pm. Come chat with local EV owners, test drive EVs, and enter the raffles to win some prizes! 

    DeWitt Town Hall, 5400 Butternut Drive, DeWitt, NY 13057

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