Sunset Park Grand Opening
Posted on 06/12/2018
Sunset Park Sign

June 5, 2018

City of Renton Contacts
Leslie A. Betlach, Parks Planning and Natural Resources Director, 425-430-6619
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569

Sunset Park Grand Opening

Saturday, June 16, 2018, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunset Park SignWHAT: Grand opening of Sunset Neighborhood Park Phase I and celebration of Renton Highlands Library. Sunset Park has received funding from Federal agencies, Washington State Legislature, and King County. Construction on Phase II of the park will begin in 2019.

Pre-dedication entertainment will be provided by the Campbell Hill Elementary School Choir starting at 10:30 a.m.

After the ceremony, the Grupo Cultural Oaxaqueño dance group will perform accompanied by El Cuarteto Gozona. They will be followed by Ian Dobson’s Steel Drum Party.

Light refreshments will be served in the Library.

WHO: Denis Law, Mayor of Renton
Frank Chopp, Speaker, Washington State House of Representatives, 43rd District
Zack Hudgins, Washington State House of Representatives, 11th District
Heather Ramsay, Program Officer, National Park Service
Mark Gropper, Executive Director, Renton Housing Authority
Lisa Rosenblum, Director, King County Library System
Greg Smith, Director of Facilities Management Services, King County Library System

WHEN: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Sunset Neighborhood Park, 2801 NE 10th Street, Renton. Parking is limited. 

About the City of Renton

The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 102,700 (2017), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website (, Facebook page (CityofRenton) and Twitter (@CityofRenton).


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