National Drive Electric Week
Abita Springs, LA
Sep 15, 2019
|Day:||Sunday, September 15, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Location:||Abita Springs Trailhead Park
22049 Main Street
Abita Springs, LA 70420
Event ReportAbita Springs Drive Electric Day was a roaring success! Well, EV's are really quiet, actually, but we enjoyed the sublime sounds of local bands The Flying Vaughns and the aptly named LoAmps. We were well-hydrated and fed by vendors at the Art and Farmers Market while learning about the amazing diversity of electric vehicles. The true theme of the day was that there is an EV for Everyone! No matter what your priorities, there is an EV for you! Tesla Model S, 3, and X (including one towing a 20 foot bay boat and trailer!), Honda Clarity, Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Ford C Max, local Abita Buggies and even an electric bicycle were represented at the park along the Abita River.
photo by: Abita Committee for Energy Sustainability
Abita Springs Drive Electric Day visitors enjoy a plethora of EV's in the beautiful Trailhead Park.
All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.
Abita Springs Ready for 100 hosts our 3rd Annual Drive Electric Day at the beautiful, historic Trailhead Park and Pavilion. Taking place alongside our local Art and Farmers Market, the festival will include fresh, sumptuous local cuisine for sale, and live music on stage. The free museum will be open to the public, showcasing our unique history. Visitors are encouraged to walk along the Abita River trails and enjoy the playground and splashpad. Free Tesla Destination chargers are onsite for EV driving guests. Abita Springs ALWAYS throws a good party! Call for overnight accommodation info.
There are currently 42 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model S||5|
|Tesla Model X||4|
|Tesla Model 3||3|
|Ford C-MAX Energi||1|
|Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||1|
Registered attendees report 612,044 electric miles driven.
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