1. Recreation & Events
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    Slide Fxbg 2019

    Are you ready to slide through the city? SlideFXBG is a one-day water slide event. Sliders ride an inflatable inner tube down a 1000-foot slip-and-slide on William Street in downtown Fredericksburg. Read on...
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    Soggy Doggy Swim

    Friday, September 6 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. $5.00 for up to two dogs. When dogs rule the Doris E. Buffett Pool! Open to dogs 12 weeks and older. All dogs must have current vaccinations. Half of all proceeds will be donated to the Fredericksburg SPCA. Read on...
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    Music by Moonlight Concert

    Enjoy an evening of music and family fun. Come early & bring your lawn chairs, blanket or reserve a table for four or eight and bid at the Silent Auction. Donations accepted to send local children to a week of camp at the Salvation Army’s Camp Happyland. Read on...
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    Art in the Park

    Come find unique products from local artists and crafters every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, May-October at our Fredericksburg Farmers Market located in Hurkamp Park. Read on...
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    Bee Flix Movie Series

    Join us for free movies in Hurkamp Park on September 14, 21 and 28. Admission is FREE. Plus we'll have activities and vendors. Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs. Feel free to bring your own picnic dinners, too! Read on...
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    Harvest Festival at Fredericksburg Farmers Market

    Celebrate the flavors and colors of fall with us! Fun for the whole family: pumpkin patch, build your own scarecrow, face painting, pumpkin painting, rock painting. Find beautiful fall decor for your home, warm bouquets, hearty produce, jams, pies, kettle Read on...
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    Big Fall Cleanup & Trash Dash

    The Big Fall Cleanup is a chance for us all to give back to our parks. Please join us at Old Mill Park to help with this community clean up on Saturday, October 12 from 9am- 11am. From there volunteers can sign up to clean Alum, Old Mill, Motts... Read on...
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    Halloween Movie Night

    Saturday, October 19 starting at 7:00pm. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for our family-friendly movie night! It's a free event hosted by Fredericksburg Police, Fredericksburg Main Street & Fredericksburg Parks and Recreation. Read on...
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Fall-Catalog-Cover-featureFall Activity Catalog

New Fall Catalog is now available. This issue includes information on youth basketball, fun ways to learn new hobbies with classes for kids and adults, and a list of outdoor parks to explore. Looking for special family time this fall? Have an adventure with us on our bus trips and at our fall special events. . Read more...

Alum-Playground-Damage-featureDirector's Fund

Summer storms destroyed the playground at Alum Springs Park. This playground has been the play place for many, many children over the years. The City will be rebuilding it, but we would like to make it bigger, better and accessible to more children. To do so, we need your help! Donate before October 15 to helpd add play set pieces and ADA access to Alum Spring Park playground. Read more...

News-Bus-TripsBus Trips

We are now registering for all fall bus trips. Take a look at our listings and see where we can take you this holiday season. Read more... 

New-hockey-Rink-featureRoller Hockey Rink Coming Soon

Construction will be completed this fall on our new inline roller hockey rink. In partnership with the Washington Capitals, this new facility is located in Dixon Park. Announcement on ribbon cutting will be soon. Read more...

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  1. Sun, Aug 25

    National Bell Ringing
    The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) is organizing...
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  2. Fri, Aug 30 - Sat, Aug 31

    Night Catfishing at Motts Reservoir
    Come hook your bait and cast your line to catch ca...
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  1. Sat, Aug 31

    Slide FXBG
    Are you ready to slide through the City? SlideFXBG...
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  2. Fri, Sep 6

    Soggy Doggy Swim
    SOGGY DOGGY SWIM Friday, September 6 at 5:30pm –...
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    Sponsor our Sports Teams

    When you sponsor a sports team everyone wins! Businesses and organizations have the opportunity to sponsor a team in any of our sports. Read on...