Friday, September 17

PARK(ing) Day returns to Knoxville on Friday, September 17, 2021, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. This annual event is an opportunity for Knoxville residents and businesses to display their creativity, building pop-up parks in curbside parking spaces along Gay Street in Downtown Knoxville. 

Initially started in San Francisco in 2005, PARK(ing) Day is an annual event in which residents and businesses re-think the use of public space by converting metered on-street parking spaces into temporary parks. Since its inception, the event has spread to cities around the world, taking place on the third Friday of September.

Registration is now open.

The deadline to apply for PARK(ing) Day is Friday, September 3rd, 2021.

Allied Partners: City of Knoxville and East Tennessee Community Design Center

Aerial Photography provided by Tailwind Productions 

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