Special Events & Seasonal Programs
|Mom’s & Son’s Scavenger Hunt - The Moms & Sons event will be different this year due to COVID-19. Nevertheless, we wanted to continue to offer this popular yearly program and we hope that you enjoy it. Take your little guy on an outdoor scavenger hunt and explore some of our great parks, landmarks and other city facilities. Please see the instructions below to this year's Moms & Sons Scavenger Hunt Adventure:|
To register, please click HERE.
|Pasco Jaycees’ Drive-Thru Easter Egg Hunt - Pasco Recreation Services is happy to be working with the Pasco Jaycees’ again this year to help them provide this wonderful family friendly event to the community. Due to COVID-19 restrictions this year's event will be a drive-thru. DAY/DATE: Saturday, April 3, 2021; TIME: 10 am; LOCATION: Chiawana Park, 2020 Rd. 88, Pasco.||April|
|Arbor Day Celebration - Join us for an Arbor Day Celebration at Volunteer Park.The date and time for our 2021 celebration will be announced on Facebook @pascoparks.||April|
|Memorial Day Ceremony - Join us at the City View Cemetery for this Memorial Day Ceremony, May 27, 2019 from 10 am-1 pm.|
|Memorial Weekend Swim - Join us at the Memorial Aquatic Park Saturday through Monday of Memorial Weekend. Click the link above for more information.||May|
|Tri-Cities Geocoin Challenge - Taste of the Tri-Cities! You will find a fun-filled weekend of caching and camaraderie at this annual event. The challenge begins Saturday, June 23 at 8:00 am. This will be a jam-packed day full of geocaching, geocaching activities, and contests. To register for this free event, please visit||June|
|Pasco’s Grand Old 4th of July Celebration - With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting the way we are living, working, and playing, the City of Pasco is, once again forced to put many of our traditional Grand Old 4th of July celebration activities on hold for the time being. The good news is that we will have a fireworks display in 2021! However, due to statewide COVID regulations we are not quite sure what the logistics of the fireworks show will look like at this time. We will continue to plan for and add events as COVID restrictions allow. Please watch our webpage as well as our social media posts for updates as they become available.|
Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you when restrictions are lifted!
|Teen Pool Party - Teens, ages 13-17, join us at Memorial Aquatic Park for an evening of food, fun and swimming! August 7, 2019, 6:30-9:00 pm.||July / August|
|Moon Security’s Free Family Swim Night - Join us for food, fun and swimming at Memorial Aquatic Park - 1520 W. Shoshone, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 for a free family swim from 6:30-8:30 PM.||August|
|Safety Night - Join us Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6-8:30 pm at Memorial Park for Food, Fun and Safety Info.||August|
|Family Film Fridays - The entire family can enjoy a movie under the stars at Family Film Fridays. Don’t forget to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Venues open at 7:30 pm and the movies begin at dusk. For a list of locations and movies, please click the link above. Sponsored by US Cellular and the City of Pasco.||August/September|
|Pool Doggie Paddle -Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Memorial Aquatic Park. There will be a separate time for small (5-6 pm) and large (6-7 pm) dogs.|
* Proof of immunizations required for admission.
* Dogs must be on leash when not in the pool.
* Doggie sanitary bags provided by dogpoopbags.com
|August / September|
|2020 Mt. Rainier Virtual Challenge - This 135-mile challenge will test you as an individual participant, or it can be as easy as a Sunday stroll for a team. Teams can consist of either 2, 3, or 4 people. You will have 30 days to complete this straight shot from the Tri-Cities to Mt. Rainier. Participants can choose between two main categories, Run/Walk or Multi-Sport. The Run or Walk category is just that, seeing how far and how often you can push yourself to reach the ultimate goal of 135 miles. The Multi-Sport category allows you to get there any way you want; you can choose to run, walk, swim, paddle, or bicycle your way to the finish. How you complete this event is up to you! All registrants will receive a short-sleeved cotton/poly t-shirt for entering the event. As a bonus, each participant will also receive a custom sticker highlighting their completion of the 135-mile challenge. For more information or to register, click here.|
|August / September|
|Tons of Trucks - Join us for this educational and family friendly event that triggers the imagination and gives children the opportunity to discover and explore possible future careers. The event will be held on the streets of downtown Pasco in conjunction with the Pasco Farmers Market and the Fiery Foods Festival. Have a truck or piece of large equipment that you would like to showcase at Tons of Truck? Please click here for a registration form.||September|
|All Senior & CommUNITY Picnic - Enjoy good food, entertainment, community vendors and lots of fun at one of the largest events for senior citizens in the State of Washington. Pasco, Kennewick and Richland all take turns hosting this event. The 2019 event will be hosted by the City of Pasco at the HAPO Center (formerly TRAC) on Thursday, September 19th from 11 am -2 pm. Buttons go on sale August 1st and can be purchased at the Pasco 1st Avenue Center, Pasco Recreation Services Office, and the Kennewick & Richland Community Centers. For information on being a vendor at this year's picnic, please click here. For sponsorship or donor information please click here.||September|
|HalloWeekend Cinema- Looking for a fun family activity? HalloWeekend Cinema - sponsored by |
Gesa Credit Unionand Pasco Recreation - will feature two Halloween classics perfect for the whole family! Join us on Friday, October 23rd at 8pm for Hocus Pocus - or Saturday, October 24th at 11am for Coco! The best part, both showings are absolutely FREE! Pre-registration is required and parking is limited. Tickets available October 1st at 12 am online. Click here to purchase tickets.
|5K 101 - This 8 week program will offer weekly group workouts, coaching tips & training, registration for the 5K Lampson Cable Bridge Run, and a customized t-shirt. An Itinerary and weekly emails will be sent out to participants. Saturday, October-December, 8am at Big Cross (Long:119.137929, Lat:46.259419). Pre-registration required.||October|
|Drive-Thru Trunk-or-Treat - A FUN and SAFE Trunk or Treat is coming to Pasco! The City of Pasco Parks and Recreation is hosting their first annual drive-thru Trunk or Treat Saturday, October 31st from 3:30 to 5:30pm. Bring the kids out to the Sporting Complex off Road 68, for a safe and fun drive thru Trunk or Treat. Brought to you by the City of Pasco, Gesa Credit Union, and local business partners. Click here to register the Driver of vehicle but please include the number of trunk or treaters.|
The Sporting Complex is located at 6520 Homerun Rd off Road 68. We ask you arrive here via Convention Place to Homerun Rd.
We are looking for local businesses or community partners who would love to participate in Pasco's first annual Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat. If you would like to join us this year and providing goodies to pass out to our Trunk-or-Treaters, please click here and complete the vendor registration form. The completed form can be e-mailed to email@example.com, or returned via the USPS to P.O. Box 293, Pasco, WA 99301. Please mark the envelope "Attn: Recreation Trunk-or-Treat".
|20 Day Virtual Challenge - Pasco Parks and Recreation brings you this 20 day virtual challenge, structured to get you going; to get you outside and have fun! Kids and adults alike will enjoy this fun, exciting and easy to accomplish challenge. Parents help your kids by creating a goals chart to help them see their progress. Or you can use the Run Sign Up online progress chart to help them see how far they've gone. Parents why not challenge your kids to seeing how much you can accomplish in 20 days. Here are the details of the event:|
· 20 Mile Run or Walk (this would be a total for the 20 days, so 1 mile per day)
· 20 Mile Ride (this too would be a total for the 20 days, so 1 mile per day and can be accomplished by bicycle, skateboard, roller skates, roller blades, or scooter)
· 20 Jumping Jacks (per day)
· 20 Push-Ups (per day)
· 20 Sit-Ups (per day)
Keep in mind that nothing is mandatory, the hope is to have you spread out the activity throughout the day in order to complete the tasks.
Click here to register
|October & November|
|Pasco Winter Fest - Join our community as we celebrate the holidays with music, food, vendors and fun! Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 2-6 pm in Volunteer Park @ 1125 N 4th Avenue, Pasco. November 1-29 we will be hosting a food drive to support 2nd Harvest. Donate in person or monetarily online. You can also bring your donation of non-perishable food items to the Winter Fest Celebration on December 7th.|
Do you want to be a vendor, complete the form below. We limit duplicate vendors so please call ahead. 2019 Vendor Registration Form.
|Lampson Cable Bridge Run - A tradition typically on the third Saturday in December, this event features 1 mile, 5K and 10K races. With 9 age divisions and a wheelchair division; everyone from the kids to the grandparents can participate. Don't forget to get some hot Mr. Pibb at the finish line to warm you after the race. 2019 date: December 21st Register Here!||December|
For more information on these and other special events seasonal programs, check out the latest edition of the Pasco Recreation Services Guide (PDF). To register for any these programs or events online, please visit our how to register page for further information.
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