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PARK(ing) Day Dallas 2011 Recap

The first installation of PARK(ing) Day in downtown Dallas was a success in 2011. During the event on September 16th, 35 installations converted 50 on-street parking spaces into parks, performance areas and community space. Some of the installations showcased inspiring design from students and design firms, while others educated the community through informational displays. Music […]

Today is PARK(ing) Day!

What will the streets of Dallas look like on Friday, September 16th? As parking spaces become scarce (in a few select areas), trees and plants may be a shock to the regular commuter; sculptures built from reclaimed materials may even appear absurd. But getting a little closer, you’ll notice a variety of interesting public spaces […]

Thanks to Our Sponsors

The planning group began meeting on July 20th with the idea of bringing PARK(ing) Day to Downtown Dallas. Several meetings later the event has grown to include over 40 PARK installations in three separate districts. While the initial process was begun by downtown residents, countless others stepped up to help make the event a success. We’d […]

PARK(ing) Day Dallas Entertainment

In addition to activities in individual PARKS, Deep Dallas has scheduled a great lineup of local musicians and performers for PARK(ing) Day Dallas. Performances will take place on 4 stages: 3 stages in the Main Street District and 1 stage in Deep Ellum. Come out to watch great local talent! Below is a schedule of […]

Winter Clothing Donations

While the rest of us are dreaming about cooler temperatures, The Bridge is preparing for winter. During PARK(ing) Day The Bridge will be collecting donations for the homeless. New or hole-free gloves, hats and scarves (one-size-fits-all) can be dropped off at their PARK in the Main Street District. Visit with volunteers on Main Street between […]

Book Swap in Main Street District

D Magazine will be hosting a book swap in their space! Look for them on Main Street between Field and Akard. D Magazine, along with Dirt, Half Price Books, and JD’s Tree Service, is having a book swap in front of Dirt on Main Street. Please bring gently used books and magazines and switch them out […]

2011 Participants Announced

We have a wide variety of participants —individuals, businesses, and organizations — for PARK(ing) Day Dallas 2011! Come out to see what each group does to transform their space and how they envision public space in Dallas. “PARK” installations will be focused in three areas around downtown Dallas. If you’re participating outside of these areas […]

Registration Ending Soon

Registration for PARK(ing) Day Dallas is ending soon. If you would like to be involved in the inaugural Dallas event please register on our website by Tuesday, September 13th. After this date we cannot guarantee your team a space. We have received registration for over 30 parks and there is a great lineup of participants […]

Participant Handbook Now Available

The planning team for PARK(ing) Day has compiled a helpful participant handbook to help teams with their PARK(ing) Day transformations. To view the document, visit our resources page or click below: PARK(ing) Day Dallas Participant Handbook

Register for PARK(ing) Day Dallas!

Would you like to be part of PARK(ing) Day Dallas? Help make our inaugural event a success by forming a team to create a PARK! Whether you want to host a small space with a few neighbors or create a team-led spectacle for several hours, there’s room for everyone to participate! Teams and individuals should […]