THE HEART OF CAPITOL RIVERFRONT
Canal Park is a 3 acre neighborhood-centric park that opened in 2012 as a model of sustainable design for an outdoor space. The park is home to seasonal markets and events, dancing fountains in the warmer months, and ice skating in the winter. Follow Canal Park on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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The Northern Block is home to a large open green space. This lovely spot is ideal for picnics, lawn games, tossing a ball, and open-format events.
Canal Park’s Middle Block features grassy areas for play and relaxation, benches with A/C power for your laptops and mobile devices, water scrims to cool your feet in the summer, and a small stage which hosts bands and other small acts on a regular basis.
The Southern Block is Canal Park’s culinary and social hub. Atop the restaurant space sits the Light Cube, containing color-change lights and three projectors with various multimedia possibilities. Seasonal features include the popular Dancing Fountains in summer, and the Canal Park Ice Rink in winter.
A sustainable and green neighborhood gathering place.
Built on the site of the historic Washington Canal, Canal Park offers an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy a unique three blocks of urban space with seasonal ice skating, interactive water fountains, and larger-than-life sculptures.