10 Year Anniversary of the Railyard Park + Plaza
September 14-16, 2018
Friday, September 14 – Railyard Park + Plaza 10-Year Reunion.
The Farmer’s Market Pavilion graciously hosted a reunion for local partners, stakeholders and donors who helped in the planning and implementation of the redesigned Railyard Park and Plaza. Sunset tours of the Railyard Park were offered before the party commenced. Food was served by Tres Colores, wine was poured from Vivac winery and draught beer from our Railyard neighbors, Second Street Brewery was on tap.
Special thanks to our partners:
- Santa Fe Railyard Community Corporation
- Trust for Public Land
- The City of Santa Fe
- Santa Fe Conservation Trust
Saturday, September 15 – Living History Festival and Pop-Up Playground/Sand Play Saturday Day 1
The Living History Festival, in collaboration with the NM Railroad History Celebration, provided park visitors with a glimpse at life in Santa Fe during the era of the Railroad. With local experts on Acequia systems, old trail systems, tin-type photography and pueblo pottery, the park offered demonstrations, interactive activities and fun for the whole family.
Our popular nature play toddler program, Sand Play Saturday returned for day one of a full weekend of child-directed play.
Pop-Up Playground came to the Railyard Park! As an exciting celebration of child-directed play, PUP is an opportunity for kids of all ages to explore, play and build their own playscape using provided natural materials such as logs, pallets, rope, cardboard and more!
Sunday, September 16 – Pop-Up Playground/Sand Play Saturday Day 2 & Railyard Parade
Sand Play Saturday and Pop-Up Playground returned for day two!
The Baca st. parade, complete with horn players and stiltwalkers arrived at the Railyard Park. Railyard Reunion Bluegrass Band played during a community picnic on the performance green.