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Frederick Law Olmsted along with his design partner Calvert Vaux was responsible for designing Central Park and Prospect Park in New York City.

Boo La La Halloween Ball


Like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, there are two sides to every story—even the story of the Olmsted Parks:

On one hand, the 18 Frederick Law Olmsted Parks offer so much: playgrounds and spraygrounds; miles of trails; wildflowers, thousands of trees giving and for some in Louisville, the Olmsted Parks are the only green spaces they have to enjoy.

On the other hand, rarely do we stop to think about the resources necessary to keep the parks pristine. It’s FREE to enter and use the Olmsted Parks, but they are certainly NOT FREE to keep healthy, beautiful and safe. While city tax dollars support the parks, they simply do not stretch far enough for adequate upkeep and improvements.

To help this Strange Case, Olmsted Parks Conservancy invites you to the 2014 Boo La La Halloween Ball . This is our largest fundraiser to raise critical funds to support the Parks.

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Where: Marriott Downtown
Time: Cocktails start at 6:00p.m. NEW START TIME
New this year: Live auction! More information to come.
What to wear? Ah! Anything ghoulish or glamorous! (see previous years costumes)

If you are interested sponsoring this worthwhile event, please contact Susan Ward at 502-456-8125.

To check out all the great costumes from previous years:

2013 Boo La La
2012 Boo La La 
2011 Boo La La