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PARK(ing) Day

Annual one-day pop-up event turning parking spaces turned into mini parklets
By - posted 9/16/2015 No Comment

An annual worldwide event that inspires city dwellers everywhere to transform metered parking spots into temporary parks for the public good, PARK(ing) Day happens every year on the 3rd Friday in September.

These city-wide pop-up mini-parks can be used as performance spaces, reading lounges or just resting places by passerbys, and is a lovely way to create your own little sanctuary in the midst of San Francisco’s busy city streets.

2015 PARK(ing) Day Highlights
Friday, September 18, 2015

> View 2015 PARK(ing) Day Map

Confirmed 2015 events:

  • SPUR Park(ing) Day
    654 Mission St., SF | 10 am to 3 pm
    Stop by the Urban Center to enjoy SPUR’s exciting take on temporary parklets. In past years, they’ve had a miniature golf course patterned after Golden Gate Park. What will they dream up next?
  • San Francisco Department of the Environment + Harrington Galleries
    Valencia and 17th, SF | 9 am to 3 pm
    Stop by to charge your phone and play music with a human powered green bike. You can take a break on a Harrington Galleries flame retardant free couch and learn more about SF Environment’s programs.
  • SPUR San Jose Park(ing) Day
    Santa Clara and Market Streets, San Jose | 10 am to 2 pm
    Stop by SPUR San Jose to enjoy SPUR’s exciting take on temporary parklets.
  • Oakland Park(ing) Day
    Blue Bottle Coffee, Webster and 3rd | 11:30 am to 4 pm
    The organizers have plants, have built the seating and a teeter totter, but need help installing. Any helping hands would be appreciated. Let them know if you can make it.