Windsor's heritage committee will review plans to build a three-metre wide pathway in Willistead Park.
Opponents of the project, including Sarah Venney, appeared before city council last night.
"Building the park up with asphalt paths will not improve the Art in the Park experience. [It has] zero added value and, in the end, it will leave the park looking like a permanent fairground," she said. "Pavement is not what Willistead Park is all about."
Earlier this year a small group of protesters halted work at the park and forced the city to reconsider the 10-foot wide path the city claims is needed.
Once the heritage committee deals with the issue - possibly next month - it returns to council for a final decision.
In the meantime, improvements to the drainage system in the park continue.