Greater & Greener 2026, the premier international event exploring the transformative potential of urban parks, will be hosted in Austin, Texas from June 13, 2026 to June 16, 2026. The conference will bring together more than 1,000 urban park leaders, city planners, design professionals, and advocates from around the world to discuss the critical role of parks in building equitable, vibrant, and resilient cities.
Greater & Greener 2026 will serve as a platform for in-depth discussions, workshops, and tours on the significant impact of urban parks on communities and cities. The event is presented by City Parks Alliance in partnership with the City of Austin and The Trail Conservancy.
In a city that values sustainability and inclusivity, Austin’s parks are a testament to the city’s commitment to a healthier, happier community and respect for protecting and fostering the natural and native environment. Hosting Greater & Greener 2026 provides an opportunity for Austin to showcase its innovative approaches to urban greenery and to engage with global partners in a collaborative effort to keep cities green and communities thriving.