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Enhance, Expand, Preserve and Promote

public recreation, parks and open spaces for the diverse people of Los Angeles.

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Watts Skatepark Project

Watts Skatepark Project

In partnership with The Skatepark Project, we are transforming an under-utilized space under the Imperial Highway in South Los Angeles into a large skatepark. Construction is underway now!

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Los Angeles Park Forests

Los Angeles Park Forests

This new initiative is focused on creating small “forests” in city parks throughout L.A. to offset our carbon footprint, cool surface air temperatures, and educate the public about climate change.

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Commonwealth Nursery Demonstration Garden

Commonwealth Nursery Demonstration Garden

Within Griffith Park’s historic Commonwealth Nursery, we’re planting the seeds for an urban environmental center to educate the public and promote sustainable landscapes.

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DONATE-A-BENCH

Preserve

Honor a friend or a family member, while providing lasting beautification to our city parks.

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ADOPT-A-PARK

ENHANCE

The Los Angeles Parks Foundation invites local business, family foundations, schools, and corporate brands to partner with us to adopt one of our 450 city parks.
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MAJOR INITIATIVES

EXPAND

Los Angeles Parks Foundation continues to expand City Parks and what they offer through our major initiatives.

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PROMOTE

COMMUNITY EVENTS

11th Annual Rose Award: 2022

11th Annual Rose Award: 2022

TBD

The Rose Award is a annual luncheon and ceremony honoring a woman who has made extraordinary contributions to the quality of life in Los Angeles. All funds raised through the event go to support the Los Angeles Parks Foundation. More details and honoree information coming soon!

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2022 Lotus Festival in Echo Park

2022 Lotus Festival in Echo Park

July 9th & 10th, 2022

The Lotus Festival celebrates Asian Pacific cultures with two days of attractions and entertainment in scenic Echo Lake Park. The festivities take place in July when the eponymous flower is in bloom, and the weekend kick offs with an opening ceremony, continuing with live music, a film screening, cultural performances and more.

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2022 Griffith Park Half Marathon & 5K

2022 Griffith Park Half Marathon & 5K

Sunday, February 13th, 2022

Half Marathon and 5K road race through iconic Griffith Park, plus an expo with music, local vendors and fun for the whole family! Both courses are USATF Certified! All proceeds benefit Los Angeles City Parks.

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