Children’s Fishing Rodeo
The Fishing Rodeo will be held April 13th, 2013 at Elvis Presley Lake. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs, bait, tackle, and the whole family. Children ages 3-15 can participate from 8:30am-2pm, and then the event will open to the public. This is a great event for the entire family! FREE Event!
Summer Day Camp
All-America City Family Picnic in the Park
The biggest 4th of July celebration in North Mississippi is here in Tupelo. The crowds get larger each year with all the activities packed into this event. There is prime entertainment for all ages, a variety of food in the vendor food court area and fun activities for the kids. Come to Ballard Park and celebrate with all of your friends and neighbors. This year’s event will be held July 4th, 2013.
Super Fun Day
This program is designed to allow children to touch, climb, and explore trucks and heavy machinery and to learn what purpose the vehilce serves in our community. Vehicles of all types will be on site at the Sportsplex parking lot at Ballard Park. The various staff of the vehicles will be present for your children to ask questions and satisfy their curiosities. The event will take place Saturday, September 14th, 2013 from 10am-1:00pm. This is a free event and great for the whole family!
Family Camp Out at Veterans Park
The camp out will be held at Veterans Park behind the J.T. Neely Center on Friday September 27th-28th. All the fun begins at 4pm with our check in. Bring your tents and sleeping bags and you’ll be ready to take part in all the activities. Whether you are a seasoned camper or a newbie, this camp out is for you! Cost for the Family Fun Camp out is $5.00 per person. Children under age 3 are FREE. To register contact TPRD at 662-841-6440 or pick up your packet on August 30th, 2013.
HALLOWEEN EGG HAUNT
Bring all your little spooks out to the Baseball Complex at Ballard Park on Monday, October 21, 2013 for the Halloween Egg Hunt. There will be hayrides, trunk or treats best trunk decor contest and the egg hunt with candy and prizes. This event is for children ages 12 and under. Don’t forget your flashlights!!! For more information call Shanta Eiland at 662.841.6440
CITY WIDE SIDE WALK SALE
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Purchase a 10X10 green space for $30.00 and turn all that clutter into CASH!!! The City Wide Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, March 23rd. 2013 on the North East side of Ballard Park! You can begin purchasing green space for sale on January 28th, 2013. Vendor is responsible for your own tents, tables, and transporting merchandise to your green space from the parking lot. Contact Shanta Eiland at 662.841.6440 for more information.
THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTING OF BALLARD PARK
This event showcases local school choirs and winners of the “What the Holidays Mean to Me” essay contest. This contest is for children grades 2nd – 5th and winners get to flip the switch to turn on the lights at Ballard Park for the Christmas Season. Contact Tupelo Parks & Recreation for more information. The 2013 event will take place Monday, December 2, 2013 at 6:00 pm.
The Barktoberfest will be held Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Tupelo Bark Park. This event is tailor made for pets and their families to play, seek pet information & products, and enjoy all things…DOG!!! Come enjoy music, food and vendors. Contact Shanta Eiland at 662.841.6440 for more information.