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Farm to Park

The Evergreen Community Farmers Market is getting a new home, and it’s right here in Overton Park! Beginning September 3, the weekly market will relocate to the East Parkway Pavilion to provide the community with even more convenient access to local produce, food, and other goods. This collaboration between Rhodes College and Overton Park Conservancy […]

Hot air balloon above Merrymaking

Fun in the sun

Last weekend’s Day of Merrymaking was a smashing success! Despite the rather cozy temperatures, more than 4,100 of you came out and celebrated Overton Park with us–that’s double last year’s attendance! And the really awesome thing is that the festival netted over $29,000 for the park. We’re so grateful to our sponsors and to everyone who donated, […]

Walking on the Greensward

Proposals would improve parking, sidewalks

Overton Park offers shady picnic areas, two playgrounds, a dog park, and miles of trails. The park is also fortunate to have so many cultural institutions all sharing space. Having a world-class zoo, art museum, art college, and performing arts facility all nestled within a beautiful park is a rare privilege, amounting to a treasure […]