The Greater Park Hill Community, Inc., is a volunteer-based registered neighborhood organization that:
promotes the character and vibrancy of Park Hill;
provides resources, information and advocacy; and
preserves quality of life and the history of the neighborhood
through community participation.
The GPHC hosts a Community Meeting on the first Thursday of every month (except in July and December). A typical agenda includes community introductions, presentations by community organizations, and concludes with board business. To receive the meeting agenda at the beginning of each month, sign up for our monthly newsletter.
Emergency Food Pantry
The GPHC manages an Emergency Food Pantry, which distributes food to members of the community on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Food donations may be accepted at any time, contact GPHC Executive Director Robyn Fishman for more information.
Park Hill Family Bike Rides
Along with the Bike Depot, the Greater Park Hill Community sponsors the Park Hill Family Bike Ride. This year’s three rides will take place Saturday, May 25th over Memorial Day weekend; Saturday, September 7; and Sunday, October 26 – Hallowheels. Rides begin with a 3:30 p.m. bike rodeo and safety demonstration at 28th and Fairfax (in the Cake Crumb Commisary lot across from the GPHC and Bike Depot offices). At 4 p.m. sharp, the ride begins, exploring a different section of Park Hill each time. At 5 p.m., $5 all-you-can-eat pizza at Oblio’s until 6 p.m.
The Park Hill Garden Walk
The 2013 Park Hill Garden Walk took place on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s event featured 12 participating gardens, 24 artists, 19 sponsors, 54 volunteers and a 10-member Garden Walk committee. Over 700 tickets were sold, making it a record year for attendance. Learn more about this annual tradition here.
Park Hill’s Evening of the Arts
GPHC’s first Evening of the Arts on Thursday, June 20 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. will include live performance art and music as well as several artisan stalls with art for sale. Included in ticket price is entry fee, 2 drinks, appetizers and desserts. Raffle tickets will be sold at 1 ticket/$20 or 3/$50; the grand prize will be the completed performance piece – a painting of the Denver skyline over City Park. Other prizes will be pieces donated by local artists. Tickets are available here.
The GPHC is a proud sponsor of the Park Hill 4th of July parade, which will take place the afternoon of July 4 down 23rd Avenue from Dexter to Kearney streets. Check out the Parade on Facebook at for photos and event updates, register your group on the website at parkhillparade.org, and/or e-mail the organizers that you would like to volunteer or sponsor the parade.
The Park Hill Home Tour & Street Fair
The 35th annual Park Hill Home Tour & Street Fairwill take place Sunday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event, celebrates architecture and design in Park Hill and features an all-day street fair on Forest Street complete with kids’ activities, vendors, food and beverages. To enter a neighbor for home selection or participate in the Home Tour committee, e-mail Roberta. To register as a vendor for the Street Fair, visit parkhillstreetfair.com. If you are a food vendor, please contact Erik Boller at email@example.com for any additional information you may need. For all other vendors, please contact Kate Sultan firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-300-3332. For Silent Auction donations or to participate, contact Susan at email@example.com or Paula at firstname.lastname@example.org. To advertise in our Home Tour brochure, which reaches approximately 1,500 people, contact Jack or Pam Farrar at email@example.com. Please contact Roberta Locke at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would be able to help coordinate the kids activities. And, of course, we need many volunteers. Please contact Larry Sondgeroth at email@example.com to get on our volunteer list.
(Tickets are not yet available for this event.)