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Join Us for the Miki City Park Grand Opening

Celebrating over fifty years of friendship as sister-cities, the City of Visalia welcomes guests from Miki, Japan for the dedication and ribbon cutting of Miki City Park this week.

To celebrate this historic occasion, the delegation from Miki, Japan will be officially welcomed to Visalia on Friday, April 21st at 10 a.m. in City Hall West. A schedule of activities for the delegates will follow, showcasing Visalia and life in the Central Valley.

Taking place this Saturday, April 22nd at 10 a.m., the delegates will be guests of honor as Visalia’s newest park opens to the public. The dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony will include remarks from Mayor Warren Gubler in Japanese, the introduction of the Miki, Japan delegation, the unveiling of the park monument and much more.

Miki City Park is located on the northwest corner of Mineral King Avenue and Johnson Street, along Mill Creek. The 1/3 acre park features Japanese cultural touches and drought tolerant landscaping.

The Miki City Park ceremony will begin promptly at 10 a.m. Attendees are then invited to join the Earth Day celebration that begins at 10:30 a.m. and runs until 3 p.m. at the corner of Mineral King Avenue and Stevenson Street.

For more information, contact Allison Mackey, City of Visalia at (559) 713-4535 or

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