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The Friends of Friendship Park invite all people of good will to join us in San Diego and Tijuana this summer to celebrate the past, present, and future of Friendship Park. Events will be held on both sides of the border on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, to mark the 53rd  Anniversary of First Lady Pat Nixon's historic 1971 visit to establish what she called "International Friendship  Park."

All events are free and open to the public!

 

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SATURDAY,  AUGUST 17, 2024 - IN SAN DIEGO

 Friendship Park – Past, Present & Future -- Registration Required

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM 
Where: Brick Room at Bread & Salt (1955 Julian Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113)

 Schedule 

9:30 AM COFFEE RECEPTION FOR SPONSORS

 

10:15 AM DOORS OPEN


10:30 AM DESIGN PREVIEW: "International Friendship Park"  

  • What: Friends of Friendship Park Board Member Jim Brown offers a preview of his forward-looking design for the future of Friendship Park

  • Why: The community needs and deserves a truly international park at this iconic location on the US-Mexico border.


12:00 PM TACO LUNCH

  • What: Tacos

  • Why: Tacos

 

1:00 PM WORKSHOP: Designing a Friends of Friendship Park Archive - A SD/TJ World Design Capital Event 

  • What: Friends of Friendship Park Board Members Diane Keeling and Katie Santos invite you to join them in launching the design of an "archive" of the Friends of Friendship Park

  • Why: A community of like-minded people on both sides of the border have been fighting for over two decades to protect and preserve this iconic location on the US-Mexico border.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2024 – ONSITE AT THE PARK

 Garden Work Party (MX)  

9:00 AM - 12 MEDIODÍA
Where: El Parque de la Amistad en Playas de Tijuana (Monumental, 92154 Tijuana, BC, México)

What: An opportunity to spend a beautiful morning working with the community on the Mexico side of Friendship Park.

Why: The Friendship Garden represents the potential of Friendship Park as a whole -- a place where people can come together in friendship across the international boundary.

 Festival de Amistad (MX)  

12:00 MEDIODÍA - 5:00 PM

Where: El Parque de la Amistad en Playas de Tijuana (Monumental, 92154 Tijuana, BC, México)

What: A Festival of open-to-the public events and activities

  • Actividades para Niños y Familias 12:00 pm

  • Border Church / La Iglesia Fronteriza 1:00 - 2:00  pm

  • Comida para la Comunidad 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Why: A festival to celebrate the potential of International Friendship Park

 Nourishing Hope (US)  

12 Noon - 3:00 PM
Where: Monument Mesa inside Border Field State Park (1250 Monument Road, San Diego CA 92154)

What: A Gathering for Friends of Friendship Park

  • 12 noon Picnic (BYO) 

  • 1:30 Communion with the Border Church

  • 2:00 pm Conversation with an Eye Toward the Future

  • 3:00 pm Close

Why: A chance to express your cross-border solidarity and share your hope for the future

 El Parque de la Amistad – El Pasado, El Presente, y El Futuro  

Where: TBA

Casa de la Cultura (Jardines Playas de Tijuana, 22517 Tijuana, B.C., México)
Casa del Tunel (Chapo Márquez 133, Empleados Federales, 22010 Tijuana, B.C., México

5:00 PM  TALLER – Diseñando un Archivo para los Amigos del Parque de la Amistad - A San Diego/Tijuana World Design Capital Event 

  • Qué: Diane Keeling y Katie Santos, miembros de la junta directiva del Parque de la Amistad, te invitan a unirte a ellos en el lanzamiento del diseño de un "archivo" del Parque de la Amistad.

  • Por qué: una comunidad de personas con ideas afines en ambos lados de la frontera ha estado luchando durante más de dos décadas para proteger y preservar este lugar icónico en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México.
     

6:30 PM  DESCANSO CON BOCADILLOS

7:00 PM "INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP PARK" -- UNA VISTA PREVIA (MX)

  • Qué: Jim Brown, miembro de la junta directiva del Parque de la Amistad, ofrece un adelanto de su diseño prospectivo para el futuro de Friendship Park.

    • 7:00 - 7:30 Mix & Mingle

    • 7:30 - 9:00 Presentación

  • Por qué: La comunidad necesita y merece un parque verdaderamente internacional en este lugar emblemático en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México.

  • OJO: restringido a los medios de comunicación

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