Water Works Park Officially Opens In Downtown
Hundreds of people packed into downtowns new Water Works Park for its grand opening celebration Saturday evening.
A band serenaded the crowd from the newly-built bandshell, and the splash pad area was so crowded with kids there hardly was room to move.
This has been two years in the making and I couldnt be happier, said Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who attended the city-hosted party which included food trucks, fireworks and live entertainment.
Water Works Park, at Doyle Carlton Drive and West Henderson Avenue, is the third riverfront park in the citys urban heart.
This will truly be a destination park, Buckhorn said.
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