Parks Week 2024

Are you ready for Parks Week this year?

From April 28th to May 5th, 2024, join us in celebrating the irreplaceable value of urban green spaces during World Parks Week. This year, we’re focusing on the incredible benefits that large urban parks bring to our communities, health, and environment.

Why Celebrate Large Urban Parks?

Our theme for 2024 is “Enhancing Community, Health, and Connection through Large Urban Parks.” These aren’t just patches of green but vital parts of our urban ecosystem, playing pivotal roles in:

  • Recognition: Urban parks are more than scenic spots—they’re essential for environmental resilience, biodiversity, and cultural heritage. They foster community spirit and bring people together, celebrating the rich tapestry of urban life. 
  • Health: In the hustle of city life, large parks are our sanctuaries. They offer us places to jog, meditate, or simply relax and breathe cleaner air. By connecting with nature, we find peace and rejuvenation, crucial for mental and physical well-being. 
  • Connectivity: These parks bridge the gaps between different parts of our city, creating spaces where cultural and community bonds can flourish. They remind us that we are part of a larger, interconnected community.

A Special Invitation to Organizations

We extend a warm invitation to other organizations to partner with us for World Parks Week 2024. Together, we can magnify our impact and make this year’s event truly special. Your support helps us to celebrate and enhance these vital urban spaces.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for April 28th to May 5th, 2024, and prepare to be part of something great. Let’s honor our large urban parks and reaffirm our commitment to preserving these crucial green spaces for generations to come. Join us in celebrating World Parks Week and discover the many ways these parks enrich our lives and our cities.

World Urban Parks is the organisation to go to for international advice, support and getting connected with urban park, open space and recreation issues, people and activity. We combine the experience of our members and partners with opportunities to help build urban parks leadership and bring about significant improvements in cities where rapid urbanisation is occurring

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