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10 Facts About Bayfront Park
Bayfront Park began construction in 1924 under the design plans of Warren Henry Manning and officially opened in March 1925.
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On June 10,2020 the Columbus statue at Bayfront Park was spray-painted with red paint, symbolizing spilt blood, as an act of protest against the continued glorification of a man responsible for ushering in an era of exploitation and slaughter of Indigenous peoples by European colonizers.
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Bayfront Park holds the city's annual "America's Birthday Bash" on Independence Day, which attracted over 60,000 visitors in 2011.
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Bayfront Park hosted the hip-hop music festival "Rolling Loud" in 2017.
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Bayfront Park includes an amphitheater with capacity of 10,000 people, in where several cultural events have been held.
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