PARK(ing) Day

The next PARK(ing) Day is this Friday, Sept. 15th, 2023! More details will become available in the coming months, and the application will open this summer.

What is PARK(ing) Day?

PARK(ing) Day is an annual, international event where citizens, artists and businesses collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into PARK(ing) spaces: pop-up public places. Throughout Hyattsville in the 3rd week of September, you will find PARK(ing) spaces set up so you can enjoy temporary parks in spaces typically reserved for cars. PARK(ing) Day 2023 will be the 6th PARK(ing) Day in Hyattsville where spaces will be created by community members, businesses, and nonprofits in our community!

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How can my business or organization get involved? 

The City of Hyattsville accepts applications from businesses and organizations to create a PARK(ing) space through August 31, 2023. There is no theme for PARK(ing) Day, except for some safety precautions and a prohibition on selling products and services, your imagination is the limit! Keep in mind that your group will be responsible for all set up and tear down of your park. 

Businesses and organizations will receive a $100 gift card to help create the space. Participation also includes T-shirts for your group and promotion of your participation in PARK(ing) Day on the City's website, social media, and newsletters. 

Tell Me More

The City will host a 2023 PARK(ing) Day Info Night on in June (date TBD). For do's and don'ts along with some examples of some creative PARK(ing) Day designs please view this presentation. Please get in touch with Dorothy Estrada at or 301-985-5085 for more information. 

2022 PARK(ing) Day

2022 was a momentus return of PARK(ing) Day after a 2-year hiatus. We had a record number of people participate! It featured a wide range of different organizations and businesses, and for the first time ever, was paired with the last Summer Jam of the season in Hyatt Park! With over 26 spaces spread across the City's three business corridors, we were excited to see such an abundance of creative and interesting  ideas. Thank you so much to all those who participated in PARK(ing) Day!

For any questions regarding PARK(ing) Day please feel free to contact our Community & Economic Development Coordinator, Dorothy Estrada at

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