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Tuesdays in Hurkamp Park in May, June & September
11:30am - 1:30pm

Free and open to the public

May 2, 9, 16, 23 
June 6, 13, 20, 27 
September 12, 19, 26

Live music and children’s activities. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the sunshine with your children, friends and co-workers. Brought to you by B101.5, COX Communications, Fredericksburg Parent and Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events. For complete details click here. 


Mother-Son Mother's Day Weekend Dance
Friday, May 12, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm 
Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street

We are pleased to announce our Mother-Son Dance held this coming Mother's Day weekend. Boys 4 years through 12 years old take their moms, grandmas, aunts, sisters or beloved friends on a special Mother's Day date!! Sorry no dads allowed. 

Save money on advanced tickets!!  $12 per couple until May 5 (plus $6 each additional son)
Tickets after May 5th and at the door: $15 per couple (plus $8 ea. additional son)

Register online here.    Visit on Facebook/Mother-Son Dance.  Questions? Call 540-372-1086 or email .

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Kids' Fishing Derby
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Registration on site for children 4-16 years old at 7:30am-10:00am
Tournament begins at 8:30am
Weigh-In and Awards at 11:00am
FREE admission. Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation and the Weekend Bassers.
For information email or call 540-372-1086 ext. 213.


21st Annual Fredericksburg Parent and Family Classic
Fredericksburg Soap Box Derby

Race Day: Saturday, June 17, 2017 beginning at 8:00am

Race Location: William Street hill in downtown Fredericksburg

Now registering children 8 years to 20 years to race. 
Download registration form in PDF
Register online here

Visit the derby website now for complete details.

Follow Soap Box Derby on

For information email or call 540-372-1086 ext. 215


Our Parks, Recreation and Events Department hosts and co-sponsors a number of events throughout the year for you and your family to enjoy.  We want to make sure we are bringing you events that YOU want to see, so if there is something else you would like let us know! 

Many of these events would not be successful without the involvement of our community.  For more information on sponsorship and/or volunteering, please email or call us at 540-372-1086.

Details of these events and more activities can be found in our Activities Catalog