Special Events

Daddy Daughter Dance

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Dads and daughters enjoy the night at this special event planned just for you! This year's theme is an evening in an enchanted forest; so, dads, bring your little princesses out for a special night. The dance will be held at East Texas Builder's Event Center (2023 Alpine Road). The cost is only $25 per couple ($10 for each additional child.) Call 903--237-1261 to reserve your seats.

Kid's Fishing Derby

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Families with children under 12 are invited to try their hand at trout fishing! This event takes place at Teague Park Pond. Fish bait is provided and a limited number of rods and reels are available to use for the event. 

Easter Eggstravaganza

Saturday, April 11, 2020
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lear Park Softball fields
FREE!
Three separate egg hunts guarantee a great time for people of all ages along with a special visit from the Easter Bunny and more!

  • Bunny Hunt, 0 - 5 years old (Only one adult per child) - 2:00pm
  • Rabbit Hunt, 6 – 11 years old (Kids only, no Adults) - 2:30pm
  • Jackalope Hunt, 12 – 17 years old (Kids only, no Adults) - 3:00pm

Mother Son Dance

Friday, May 8, 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Moms and sons enjoy the night at this special event planned just for you! Moms, break out those cowboy boots and sons strap on those chaps because this is a Western themed event! The dance will be held at East Texas Builder's Event Center (2023 Alpine Road). The cost is only $25 per couple. Call 903-237-1261 to reserve your seats.

Dive-in Movies

June 20, 2020 at Longview Swim Center - Finding Nemo
July 25, 2020 at Longview Swim Center - Finding Dory
Aug. 22, 2020 at Jack M. Mann Splash Pad - Frog Princess

Movie start times vary depending on sunset times. 

Over the Hill Hoedown!

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Not your typical country hoedown! This very special event is geared towards our 55 and over crowd. They may be "over the hill" but they know that is when life gets fun! This dance will be held at East Texas Builder's Event Center (2023 Alpine Road).

Rec & Roll 

April 4 at Broughton Park
Aug. 8 at Ingram Park
Oct. 10 at Rotary Park
Dec. 12 at Kidsview Park

One of the Parks vans will be loaded down with free fun and games for families of all ages. Challenge yourself to visit each Rec N Roll location! Rec N Roll vans will be on location from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Rec Day in the Park


Saturday, June 6
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kidsview Parks
Free

Bring your family and friends out to this free event to play and discover all the programs and events your Parks Department has to offer! Kids can play games, enter drawings for prizes, get their face painted, jump in bounce houses, and much more!