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For Immediate Release:
April 16, 2014
Media Contact:
Edith Torres
etorres@miamidade.gov
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Rock icon Eddie Money headlines the 11th Annual Love-In Party in the Park

“Two Tickets to Paradise” on Sale Now for Sunday, May 4, 2014


(MIAMI, April 16, 2014) – Rock icon Eddie Money will take top billing at this year’s Love-In Party in the Park, presented by Catholic Health Services, a day-long outdoor festival and concert celebrating the era of the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, on Sunday, May 4, 2014, 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., at Greynolds Park, located at 18500 NE 22nd Avenue, in North Miami Beach, FL.

Hosted by Magic 102.7FM, Miami-Dade Parks, and the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, the party-in-the-park will feature back-to-back musical performances by local artists, including the Mojo Scoundrels, Mr. Nice Guy, and Blackstar, followed by Eddie Money.  Money began his career in the late 1970s during the early days of MTV and music videos launched him into stardom. He is an accomplished musician who sings, writes, plays the saxophone, harmonica and piano. He has recorded over a dozen albums of his own (selling over 28 million records), and has done numerous projects in television and film. Some of his hits include "Two Tickets To Paradise, ""Baby Hold On," "Walk On Water," "Think I'm In Love," and "Shakin.”

Party-goers will also enjoy classic cars; 60s, 70s, and 80s costume contest; arts and crafts vendors; assorted food vendors; and more. 

“Historically, Love-Ins have been an important part of Greynold’s past. This event not only appeals to the 60’s-70s crowd, but also to new generations of music lovers.  I’m proud to be a regular sponsor, supporter, and one of Love-In’s biggest fans,” said Sally Heyman, Miami-Dade County Commissioner for District Four.

New this year, the event promoters are offering a selection of tickets ranging from general admission to ultimate VIP packages.  Tickets prices and descriptions are:

“This event first began as a one-time-only special event to celebrate Miami-Dade Parks’ 75th anniversary. I’m so excited to see that after so many years, with the help of Magic 102.7, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman, and our loyal sponsors, the event is still going strong and becoming one of South Florida’s most anticipated annual events,” said Jack Kardys, Director of Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department. “We’re glad to be able to bring affordable, quality family-friendly events such as this to the residents of Miami-Dade County.”

The 11th Annual Love-In Party in the Park, presented by Catholic Health Services, is sponsored by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman, AT&T, and Gold Coast Beverages. Hosted by Magic 102.7 with support from 104.3 FM The Ticket and 101.5 Lite FM, the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, and Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.miamipartyinthepark.com.

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department
Nationally accredited, three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Governor’s Sustained Excellence Award and the 2009 Florida Governor’s Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12, 825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports development, and summer camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade County Parks, call 311 or visit www.miamidade.gov/parks.

About The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade
The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.  Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities.  For more information on the Parks Foundation, please visit http://www.liveaparklife.com/.

About Lincoln Financial Media
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