Pride Park
Location1809 Meridian Ave. Miami Beach, FL
AreaSouth Beach, FL
Established2019
DesignerWest8
Budget$9.5M

Pride Park is a 5.8 acre park in Miami Beach, across from the Miami Beach Convention Center.[1] The park was named to show community support for the LGBTQ community as well as civic pride for the Miami Beach community.[2][3]

Pride Park is part of the Miami Beach City Center Campus in the Miami Beach Convention Center district.[1]

The park is host to a number of events including the Miami Boat Show, Art Basel events and an outdoor film series.[4][5]

History

In April 2019, construction started to convert the main convention center parking lot into a 5.8 acre park.[6]

On May 3, 2019 groundbreaking was celebrated by the construction firm Critical Path, City Commissioners, the Mayor of Miami Beach and others at a public event.[7]

Ammenities

The park contains over 500 trees, a public park, including a tropical garden, game lawn, shaded areas, veterans’ plaza, and a number of public art projects including two public art sculptures, Elmgreen & Dragset’s Bent Pool, 2019 and Juame Plensa's Minna, 2022.[1][8]

Events

One of the first events held at the newly opened Pride Park in December 2019 was Design Miami which is held during Art Basel Miami.[9]

Some of the events held at Pride Park include:

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Pride Park". Greater Miami & Miami Beach. Retrieved 2024-01-24.
  2. ^ "Pride Park". Miami Beach Convention Center. Retrieved 2024-01-24.
  3. ^ https://www.condoblackbook.com/blog/south-beach-is-getting-lots-of-new-park-space/
  4. ^ "PROGRESSIVE BOAT SHOW EXPERIENCE". www.miamiboatshow.com. Retrieved 2024-01-25.
  5. ^ Carmona, Sergio (2022-06-30). "Second annual Summer Movies Under the Stars series taking place". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved 2024-01-31.
  6. ^ https://www.miamibeachfl.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/110519-02-NOTICE-OF-SPECIAL-ELECTION-REG.pdf
  7. ^ Admin, C. P. C. (2019-05-03). "Convention Center Park". Critical Path Services, Inc. Miami, Florida Commercial Construction. Retrieved 2024-02-03.
  8. ^ Admin, C. P. C. (2019-05-03). "Convention Center Park". Critical Path Services, Inc. Miami, Florida Commercial Construction. Retrieved 2024-02-02.
  9. ^ "Surprises Await in the 15th Edition of Design Miami/ | Acqualina Lifestyle Blog". www.acqualinaresort.com. Retrieved 2024-02-01.