The term “parklet” originated in 2005 in the city of San Francisco to describe the conversion of a parking space into a small public open space. Since then, cities around the world launched full-fledged parklet programs. The BID and City of Helena are excited to share the opportunity is now available in the Helena.


Why Build a Parklet?

Cost-effective way to activate streets

Create vibrant neighborhoods

Promote economic vitality

Additional information on Parklets can be found by clicking this link and this link.

The application process is through the City of Helena. However, the BID is excited to announce a grant opportunity to go along with the city’s process.


City of Helena Parklet Specifications
BID Grant Application