The Klyde Warren Park, along with The Dallas Morning News and Downtown Dallas, Inc., will host Walk to the Park, a free lunchtime event. Walk to the Park takes place one month after the park’s official opening. People from all over downtown Dallas are invited. The event will take place at the Klyde Warren Park on Friday, November 30, 2012, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Schedule of Events
- 11:00-11:20 a.m. – Big D – Town View Marching Band (great lawn)
- 11:30-12:15 p.m. – The King Bucks concert (pavilion – great lawn)
- 12:45-1:30 p.m. – Larry G(ee) concert (pavilion – great lawn)
- Ongoing – Rescue bloodhounds from DMN’s ad campaign and conversations with DMN journalists in The Dallas Morning News Reading and Games Room, and free park activities
The Dallas Morning News
The Dallas Morning News supports a vibrant, walkable downtown. This event, which features a wide variety of free entertainment and showcases some of DMN’s most well-known journalists, is expected to draw more than 2,000 people to the park.
Klyde Warren Park
Klyde Warren Park is a 5.2-acre deck park that creates an urban green space over Woodall Rodgers Freeway, between Pearl and St. Paul Streets in Downtown Dallas, adjacent to the Dallas Arts District. The park features a performance pavilion, restaurant, shaded walking paths, a dog park, a children’s park, great lawn, water features, and an area for games, providing year-round activities.
Downtown Dallas, Inc.
Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) is the principal advocate, champion and steward of Downtown, affecting change by developing strategies, setting targets and mobilizing resources that: stimulate a vibrant and sustainable Downtown environment; improve infrastructure; enhance economic competitiveness; create a culturally inclusive urban center; and position the area as a global destination.