PARK(ING) DAY IS SEPTEMBER 20, 2024

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN PARK(ING) DAY 2023

The number of parks throughout Philadelphia increases dramatically each year on the third Friday in September, when activists, artists, architects, and other citizens transform metered parking spaces into temporary public parks.  Known as PARKing) Day, this annual event re-imagines the possibilities of 140 square feet of public space.  The event celebrates parks and other public spaces in cities across the country, and raises awareness of the need for more pedestrian-friendly spaces in our urban areas.

PARK(ing) Day was founded by Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, in 2005 to raise awareness of the need for green spaces in urban environments. Philadelphia celebrated PARK(ing) Day for the first time in 2008 with over 25 installations for relaxing, cycling, creating art, education, and socializing.

2023 KEY DATES


JUNE 28, 2023, INFO SESSIONOnline Webinar @ 12:15 PM [Register Here]
AUGUST  TBD, DESIGN REVIEW Hosted by the Community Design Collaborative12-1:30pm 
AUGUST 30 2023, SIGN-UPS CLOSEAll team materials submitted to organizers
WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 4 2023, SIGN PICK-UPCenter for Architecture and Design, 1218 Arch Street
SEPTEMBER 15, 2023 THIRD FRIDAY OF SEPTEMBERPARK(ing) Day  @  CITYWIDE8:00am - 5:00pmAFTER-PARTY @ Center for Architecture and Design (1218 Arch Street)5:30-7:30pm
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