Grand opening set for Dickies Skate Plaza

The Near Southside skate park will open Saturday, April 29.

Dickies Skate Plaza

An overview of what the community can expect at the newly built skate plaza. | Rendering provided by Near Southside Inc.

The good news keeps rollin’ in — The long-awaited skate park at Fire Station Park is opening later this month in the Near Southside.

After seven years of planning and construction, Dickies Skate Plaza will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1616 Hemphill St.

Families are invited to bring their little ones for a day of skateboarding competitions, live music, market vendors, yard games, autographs, and food.

The brand new 15,000-sqft skate plaza will feature obstacles for skateboarders of all skill levels + skateable pathways throughout the park. For those who’d rather kick back and watch the professionals, here’s what else you can enjoy:

  • A dog park
  • Community green
  • 5,000-sqft all-wheel track
  • Market plaza

Located in the historic Fairmount neighborhood, the $1.8 million park was made possible by local organizations and the City of Fort Worth.

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