Grand opening of Fayetteville’s new regional park set for Aug. 20

Phase one includes six soccer fields, four baseball fields, two restroom/concession buildings, about 400 parking spaces, a temporary Kessler Mountain trailhead, and other associated infrastructure.

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City officials are ready to show off the progress on phase one of the regional park in southwest Fayetteville.

A grand opening celebration is scheduled from 8 a.m to noon on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the new park, located at 2600 W. Judge Cummings Road.

The first phase of work includes six lighted soccer fields, four lighted baseball fields, two restroom/concession buildings, about 400 parking spaces, and other associated infrastructure including an entry road, water, electric, sewer lines, and a temporary trailhead for the Kessler Mountain trails. Future phases will include four additional baseball fields, four softball fields, a permanent trailhead with restrooms and pavilion, basketball courts, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, a large pavilion, additional trails, and a playground.

Saturday’s events include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, live music, a bike ride, a trail run, a scavenger hunt, a tour of the stream restoration area, and lawn games.

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Regional Park Grand Opening Celebration Schedule

8 a.m. – Bike Ride and Trail Run
8:30 a.m. – Plant Scavenger Hunt
9 a.m. – Stream Restoration Tour
10 a.m. – Grand Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting
11 a.m. – Lawn Games

Full park buildout plan

City of Fayetteville