March 23, 2022
Filed Under: Whisper Valley

Save the Date: Whisper Valley Earth Day Festival

Whisper Valley invites the public to celebrate Earth Day at a unique, green festival on Saturday, April 23. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., enjoy food, fun and festivities while learning how to reduce your carbon footprint.

The event will feature the Manor F2M farmers market with local Austin vendors, a seasonal landscaping pop up shop, garden tours and take-home planting, composting and recycling lesson, a butterfly release, Tesla test drives, the Travis Audubon Society, food trucks, lawn games, prize drawings, and tours of the net zero energy capable homes in Whisper Valley.

Named Master-Planned Community of the Year at the 2021 MAX Awards, Project of the Year at the 2021 Austin Green Awards, and Best Master-Planned Community at the 2022 Residential Real Estate Awards, Whisper Valley is an innovative community featuring green homes and healthy lifestyle amenities.

Whisper Valley makes sustainable housing affordable thanks to the EcoSmart Solution, an innovative green energy service provider currently only found in this Austin community. Every home includes geothermal heating and cooling to reduce energy consumption by about 65 percent. Coupled with Solar PV, smart home technology and energy-saving home appliances, the EcoSmart Solution enables net zero capable living and helps homeowners enjoy average utility savings of $1,250 or more per year depending on personal energy behaviors.

Green living goes beyond the home in Whisper Valley thanks to an array of unique amenities including organic gardens managed by a community farmer, a resort pool, fitness facility, a dog park, lifestyle programming, and 700 acres of greenspace, parks and trails. Future amenities will include a 600-acre public park, retail and commercial, two school sites, a planned transportation hub and a fire station.

Situated 25 minutes from Downtown Austin, 15 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and 7 minutes from the new Tesla Gigafactory, Whisper Valley is part of the rapidly developing 130 Corridor. Homebuilders include Pacesetter Homes, GFO Home, AHA Dream Homes, Thurman Homes, CastleRock Communities and Terrata Homes with new homes starting in the upper $300s to $600s. Model homes are open daily from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from Noon-6 p.m. on Sundays.

To learn more about Whisper Valley and the community’s Earth Day event, call 512-710-3799 or visit The community is located off of SH 130 along FM 973 in East Austin at 9400 Petrichor Blvd.