Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
#SDF2015 DESIGN FOR EQUITY  |  SEPTEMBER 12-25

Block Party
Saturday, September 12 - Sunday September 13, 10am - 6pm
Occidental Park, 300 Occidental Ave S. 98104

PARK(ing) Day
Friday, September 18, 10am - 7pm
Citywide

Conference
Saturday, September 19, 930am - 6pm
Seattle Central Public Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Partner Programs
Daily
Citywide 

Closing Party
Friday, September 25
Surface Theory, 536 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 

Seattle Design Festival events are free and require no RSVP unless otherwise noted. 

Connect with Design in Public on TwitterFacebook, Flickr and Instagram.

 

View analytic
Friday, September 18 • 10:00am - 7:00pm
PARK(ing) Day

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

PARK(ing) Day is a worldwide celebration that happens once a year, on the third Friday in September, where community members and groups turn on-street parking spaces into public places. This international event raises awareness about the importance of a walkable, livable, healthy city and helps people re-think how our streets can be used.

You can join the fun by visiting small parks created by your friends and neighbors! This year, Seattleites have planned the biggest PARK(ing) Day celebration yet, with 60 pop-up parks and pop-up protected bike lanes occurring across the city. Altogether, PARK(ing) Day will reclaim 110 parking spaces for public space on the day of the event. Plan your route with the printable PARK(ing) Day Map (download below). 

To find our more or to learn how you can create your own park next year, visit Seattle's Park(ing) Day Website and check out photos from prior events on the Seattle PARK(ing) Day Flickr album.

Seattle PARK(ing) Day would like to thank its 2015 sponsors for their generous support to community groups and park hosts—Play & Park StructuresSwift CompanyGGLOThe Watershed CompanyBrumbaugh & AssociatesSvR DesignMithun, and Ned Gulbran Landscape Architects.


Program Partners
avatar for WASLA

WASLA

American Society of Landscape Architects | Washington Chapter
Landscape architecture is the art and science of analysis, planning, design, management, preservation and rehabilitation of the land. Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the national professional association representing landscape architects, promoting the profession and advancing its practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship. The mission of Washington Chapter ASLA (WASLA) is to... Read More →
avatar for Design In Public

Design In Public

Design in Public
VISION: Design in Public believes in a future Seattle—recognized as a world design capital—where citizens, designers and leaders work together to create their shared best city. MISSION: Design in Public celebrates all the ways that design makes life better for Seattle. We nurture relationships among designers, citizens, city leaders, and future-thinking business innovators. We catalyze change by supporting imagination, vision and... Read More →
avatar for Seattle Department of Transportation

Seattle Department of Transportation

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)  has a mission to deliver a first-rate transportation system for Seattle, with the vision of a vibrant city connecting people, places, and products. SDOT projects are selected and designed to integrally address the needs of all four modes of transportation (freight, pedestrians, transit, and bicycles) that results in a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation... Read More →




Friday September 18, 2015 10:00am - 7:00pm
TBA