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PARK(ing) Day Dallas Recap [2013]

On Friday, September 20th heavy rain storms swept through the area. Despite weather challenges PARK(ing) Day Dallas organizers we were able to locate some tents and continue with a smaller, modified setup along Main Street. While several of the delicate, temporary displays created by participating teams could not be displayed, some teams were able to […]

Happy PARK(ing) Day [2013]

Around the world today citizens are transforming parking spaces into parks to create dialogue about urban public space and have fun with neighbors. Today marks the third year PARK(ing) Day has been celebrated in downtown Dallas, and we have a great diversity of participants and entertainment lined up. Despite a few last-minute adjustments (due to […]

Downtown Dallas adding dozens of parks on Friday

Annual event will temporarily transform parking spaces into community space In cities around the globe on Friday, September 20, 2013 artists, activists and citizens will temporarily transform metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces as part of an annual event called “PARK(ing) Day.” The event is intended to promote social interaction, civic […]

Participant orientation meeting on Tuesday, September 10

Join us for the PARK(ing) Day Dallas orientation meeting on Tuesday, September 10th from 6:30pm-8:00pm. All registered participants should plan to attend to learn about space assignments and event details. The information discussed will be helpful in ensuring our setup and schedule runs smoothly on September 20th. This will also be an opportunity for new […]

PARK(ing) Day to showcase pop-up parks in Dallas

Friday, September 20th has been declared International PARK(ing) Day, and for the third year Dallas area citizens will celebrate by transforming downtown’s parking spaces into miniature parks. The event is intended to promote social interaction, civic engagement, critical thinking, and creativity through individual generosity and play. Utilizing permitted on-street parking spaces, citizens are challenged to […]

22 days until PARK(ing) Day

PARK(ing) Day Dallas 2013 is just around the corner, and we’re excited for the 30+ participants who have already registered. It’s not too late to sign up and join the fun!

Informational Meeting on Monday, August 19th

Join us on Monday, August 19th for a PARK(ing) Day Dallas 2013 informational meeting at 6:30pm. You’ll have the opportunity to meet past and current participants, learn about plans for this year’s event and ask any questions you or your group may have. City Tavern, our newest Neighborhood Sponsor, will host our meeting upstairs at 1402 […]

Registration Now Open for 2013

Groups and individuals are now welcome to register for PARK(ing) Day Dallas 2013! By signing up, groups can claim a space to transform on their own and be a part of the downtown-wide event taking place on Friday, September 20th. Join us for an information meeting on Wednesday, August 14th or take a look through […]

Join the PARK(ing) Day Dallas 2013 Organizing Team

Be part of PARK(ing) Day Dallas 2013! International PARK(ing) Day is planned for Friday, September 20th, and the event will once again bring excitement and activity to the heart of downtown Dallas. We’re currently looking for volunteers to be part of our organizing team. This team helps with the overall plans for the event, marketing […]