Freedom Park


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Freedom Park

Address:1900 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone:704-336-3375
Size: 98 acres.
Location:South of downtown near where East Blvd. meets Kings Dr.
Facilities:Picnic areas with shelters, concessions, trails, 7-acre lake, deck, amphitheater, playground, trails, ball fields, sports courts, sports fields.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, bicycling, baseball, softball, tennis, soccer, basketball, volleyball, badminton, roller blading, cultural programs.
Special Features:Freedom Park hosts "Festival in the Park" every September; the arts and crafts festival first began in 1965 and is one of Charlotte's longest running traditions.

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At the end of the five-day festival, the finished products were mounted and installed at the Freedom Park of the city to serve as a permanent exhibit.
The program was launched in simple ceremonies led by Alvarez here at the Freedom Park where booths of the various government agencies were set up to offer different services to the people.
The rally that began from the Freedom Park in capital Bengaluru on September 5 will reach Mangaluru today.
Yeddyurappa, who was to flag off the rally from Freedom Park here, was not part of the gathering of party workers.
89110 borders Freedom Park and Desert Pines Golf Course on the west.
The crows have left Freedom Park, the duck population is dwindling, and even the homeless are starting to disappear.
I started playing at Freedom Park because of my coach, Abraham Montijo.
Acclaimed international Artist Marco Cianfanelli, known for his work in South Africa's Freedom Park, will be designing three distinct sculptures, which will be strategically placed in and around Yas Mall.
PHNOM PENH (CyHAN)- The Cambodian authorities reopened the capital's Freedom Park, a protest-designated site, on Wednesday, a day after the opposition's 55 politicians were sworn in as lawmakers.
Hundreds of CNRP supporters have been camped since December 15 in tents around a stage in Freedom Park, the only place in Phnom Penh where protests are allowed.
Around 10:30 am Freedom Park was totally surrounded and half an hour later they entered the park and totally dismantled the park," opposition legislator-elect Mu Sochua said.
CNRP President Sam Rainsy, who took the stage during a post-march rally in Freedom Park, told the massive crowd of supporters, "We never accept those who steal our votes.