Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park Grand Opening
Saturday, June 9th, 2012


Please join us this Saturday, June 9, 2012, as the City of Meridian celebrates the Grand Opening of Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park – an incredible $25 million gift to the residents of Meridian from Gene Kleiner in honor of his late father. 


The park is located at 1900 N. Records Avenue, near the intersection of Fairview Avenue and Eagle Road. If you attend, please enter the park from Fairview Avenue.


Featured Free Activities:


6:30 a.m. sharp

Hot Air Balloon Departure


1:00 p.m.

Park Dedication Ceremony at the Bandshell

Guest speakers, live music, ribbon cutting, refreshments


2:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Live music by Big Wow and Hoochie Coochie Men, inflatables, guided walking tours, trolley rides, scavenger hunt, toy building, fishing, scrapbook entries, face painting, bocce ball lessons, and more!


6:00 p.m.

Meridian Symphony Orchestra Concert at the Bandshell


Food and beverages will also be available for purchase from the park concession stand and a variety of food vendors who will be on-site for the grand opening day celebration.


For more information about the Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park Grand Opening, and a detailed schedule of events, please see the “Hot List” on the home page of the City of Meridian website at www.meridiancity.org. There will also be an information booth in the park on the day of the celebration.


Come help our community express its gratitude to Gene Kleiner for this remarkable gift and explore the beauty of Meridian’s newest  and largest City park with your family, friends, and neighbors!