Welcome To Downtown Park
Every great city has a signature place that serves as a destination, an icon for the city, and a catalyst for economic growth. The Downtown Park is a place for community members to gather and celebrate. It hosts vibrant special events, cultural arts programs, and recreational activities. The enhanced pedestrian environment in and around the park stimulates economic activity in the neighborhood.
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Downtown Park is two acres and provides plenty of plaza space, electricity, and on-site amenities to support large-scale community events, which was a community priority when planning the park. The park has more than 2,000 plants and 117 trees, which will provide more than half of the park with tree canopy when matured.
Picnic, play, or rest in the great lawn, cool off in the splash pad, enjoy a bit to eat with friends, and so much more. Downtown Park offers a place for the community to gather, celebrate and play. Plus the following the amenities:
- Raised great lawn, deck and trees
- Splash Pad
- Buoyant - a pavilion with a water wall used for commissioned light shows, performances or shelter from sun or rain
- Gardens and trees
- Dining grove
- Drink Fountain
The City’s park rules are posted on the internet RMC 9.31.
- This park is considered an urban park and has longer park hours than other parks, it is open from dawn to 11:00 PM.
- The splash pad is open from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily between May and September, pending weather conditions.
- Park patrons shall pick up pet waste and properly dispose of it.
- For health code and safety reasons, the following are prohibited in the splash pad: pets, bicycles, skateboards, food, anyone with a communicable disease, diapers without a waterproof cover.
- Trail: Downtown Park is one block north of the Redmond Central Connector regional trail and park at Signals. Trail users can connect the Downtown Park via 161st Ave NE, Brown Street or Leary Way. The Redmond Bike and Parks Map shows more details.
- Bus: Several buses stop close to Downtown Park and the transit center is two blocks north of the park. The Redmond Transit Map shows more details.
- Driving: There is free on-street parking all around the park and more than 80 parking spaces one block from the park at the Sky Painting parking lot at the corner of Leary Way and Bear Creek Parkway, where the first four hours of parking are free at that lot. For events, check the event website to learn more about other pre-arranged parking options.