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Free Grand Opening Tickets Sold Out

The 6,000 free tickets to “The Concert for Dallas Presented by Deloitte” featuring The Polyphonic Spree and Trombone Shorty sold out within an hour of going on sale this morning. The public can still participate in the more than 50 free daytime activities on Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28 during Klyde Warren Park’s Grand Opening Weekend Celebration presented by J.P. Morgan and Chase.

As a fundraiser to support the free concert, there is also a ticketed reserved section called “The Concert for Dallas: Party in the Park.” Tickets, which can be purchased for $200, are still available at Party in the Park passes include access to a hospitality area featuring a variety of foods provided by leading area restaurants, drinks, valet parking and a membership to Friends of the Park.

Highlights of the two-day Grand Opening, which will spread across the Park’s 5.2 acres and adjacent Arts District, include a ribbon cutting ceremony, an outdoor performance by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, children’s activities, and a sneak peek at the Park’s ongoing programming, a Sunday concert featuring Jimmy LaFave and Bob Schneider, and a movie night. The opening will coincide with the final weekend of Art in October, the annual celebration of the Arts District.  For a full schedule of events, visit

Film actor and Dallas native Owen Wilson serves as the event’s Honorary Chair.

Party in the Park food sponsors include: Bread Winners Café & Bakery, Bandito’s Tex Mex Cantina, The Capital Grille, Dee Lincoln’s Dining Room & Bubble Bar, Katy Trail Ice House, Kelly’s at the Village, Original Cupcakery, Place at Perry’s, Potbelly Sandwich Shop and The Common Table. Beverage sponsors are Coca-Cola Refreshments, Ben E. Keith Co., Hall Wines and Republic National Distributing Co.

Additional Grand Opening sponsors include: Fossil, Sheila and Jody Grant, Museum Tower, Texas Capital Bank, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Hunt Consolidated, Inc., Nancy and Randy Best, TXU Energy, Ernst & Young LLP, 2000 McKinney, Albertsons, Boardwalk Auto Group, Carlson Capital, LP, Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., McKool Smith, Bernadette Schaeffler Collection, Integrated Design Group Inc., Lambert Landscape Company, Rosewood Hotels, City of Dallas, SPACE LIGHTING OF TEXAS by Airstar, Pyrotecnico, UrNameOnIt,com, Ducky Bob’s Event Specialists, GoVision, Todd Events, DJ Lucy Wrubel, CBS Radio, CBS 11/TXA 21, KERA and KXT.

The Klyde Warren Park Opening Celebration Presented by Chase is produced by Fay + Sawers Productions.

About Klyde Warren Park:

Klyde Warren Park serves as a central gathering space for Dallas and its visitors to enjoy in the heart of the city. The 5.2-acre deck park, designed by the Office of James Burnett, creates an urban green space over the existing Woodall Rodgers Freeway between Pearl and St. Paul Streets in Downtown Dallas. The highly programmed park includes a performance pavilion, restaurant, shaded walking paths, a dog park, a children's park, great lawn, water features, and an area for games and much more. To volunteer or make a donation, please visit or call 214-716-4500.


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