World Parks Week took place from 29 April - 7 May 2017, showcasing events that celebrate the world's parks. It will be held every year in the first week of May.

Registered events could use the World Parks Week logos to support the events.

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We produced a linking map to feature World Parks Week events from around the world. Registering organisations let us know about the great events they planned by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following details (or a simple link to the event website):

  • Subject line 'World Parks Week event'
  • Event name
  • Event location/address
  • Event date and time
  • Event web or Facebook address (if applicable)
  • An image or event logo

World Parks Week eventsAbout World Parks Week

World Parks Week is an opportunity to celebrate our parks and green spaces.

The week is organised to:

  • Communicate the critical importance of parks in a global context
  • Promote best practice by learning from other parks services
  • Encourage people to enjoy their local park and appreciate the importance of green space

World Urban Parks previously organised a World Parks Day in September.

For information on events from previous World Parks Days, see the articles below:

World Parks Day 2015

World Parks Day 2014