On Friday, April 13, 2018, Smith Park reopened with a ribbon cutting.
A variety of food trucks parked along East Amite Street and North West Street during Food Truck Friday on April 13, 2018.
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and Gov. Phil Bryant attended the ribbon cutting for Smith Park on April 13, 2018.
Jackson Police Department Chief Anthony Moore, along with other JPD officers, were present at the reopening ceremony for Smith Park on April 13, 2018.
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba said on April 13, 2018, that the reopening of Smith Park is just the first step of the new direction the city is headed in.