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Upcoming Special Events

 Easter Egg Hunt Abilene Texas April 20

Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 20 at 7:00pm

Take part in our Evening Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 at 7:00pm at lee Athletic Complex! This free, family friendly event will have 25,000 eggs for your Easter egg gathering, and the Easter bunny will also be around for photo opportunities!

We encourage you to bring your own cameras and baskets. For more information, please call 325-676-6217 or email parksandrec@abilenetx.gov.

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Mayor's Race - Saturday, April 27 at 8:00am

Start your new chapter in your fitness journey; join us with Mayor Anthony Williams at Abilene's annual Mayor Race! The event will take place Saturday, April 27, starting at 8:00am at the Abilene Convention Center. There are different races, the 10k and 5k, and then there's a 1k for those 12 and under after the other two take place!
10K - $35 per person
5K - $25 per person
1K - $10 per person (12 & Under)
First 100 participants to register will receive a free t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for various age divisions and top overall winner, such as first place medals for each age category and first overall male and first overall female.
What are you waiting for? Register today at www.abilenetx.gov/signup!

 

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Mother & Son Dance - Friday, May 3 at 7:00pm

Come for a fun evening for sons (minimum age of 3) and mothers and/or mother figures! There will be dancing, fun and games, food and refreshments, and memorable photos! Dress formal or dress casual, it's up to you!

 
Friday, May 3 from 7:00pm-8:30pm, doors open at 6:30pm
Rose Park Senior Activity Center - 2625 S 7th
$8 per person

There's only a limit of 200 ticket sales, so be sure to register for the dance as soon as possible at www.abilenetx.gov/signup!

 

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Abilene Outdoor Adventure - Saturday, June 1 at 9:00am

Mark your calendars for June 1st, because you won't want to miss Abilene Outdoor Adventures!

For the past four years we have partnered with many different organizations, including Texas Parks & Wildlife and Keep Abilene Beautiful, to bring this educational, fun, and family friendly event to the Big Country! It's completely free, and there will be a lot of fun activities to learn more about outdoor recreation, conservation/preservation, and wellness. Here are just a few of these activities: catfish fishing derby, archery, geocaching, camping simulations, and kayaking demos! 

The event will be held at Nelson Park on Saturday, June 1st, form 9:00am to 3:00pm. We can't wait to see you there!

Other Special Events

Winter Special Events

Winter Break Camp, Daddy Daughter Dance, and Krewe of Barkus Dog Parade.

 

Spring Special Events

Steam N Wheels Bike Race, Spring Break Camp, Evening Easter Egg Hunt, and Mayor's Hike.

 

Summer Special Events

Abilene Outdoor Adventures, Movies in the Park, Party in the Park, Parks and Recreation Month, Dive In Movies, and Summer Camp.

 

Fall Special Events

Mayor's Hike, Half Marathon, Fall Festival, Thanksgiving Party, and Christmas Party.