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Upcoming Events
Our Parks, Recreation and Events Department hosts and co-sponsors a number of events throughout the year for you and your family to enjoy.

2018 Art in the Park
at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market

Local artists and craftspeople share their handmade goods in the park in conjunction with the Farmers Market. Art in the Park is held the first and third Saturdays at the Farmers Market from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Hurkamp Park, 500 William Street, Fredericksburg
Free admission, be sure to stop by on your way through the farmers market!

July 7 & July 21 
August 4 & August 18 
September 1  & September 15 
October 6 & October 20

For information call 540-372-1086 or

Night Catfishing at Motts Reservoir

Download the Flier in PDF

Friday, July 13, 2018
Friday, July 27, 2018
Friday, August 10, 2018
Friday, August 24, 2018
Friday, September 14, 2018

7:00pm – 1:00am at Motts Run Reservoir, 6600 River Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Advanced prices: $3 child, $5 Adults
Day of prices: $5 child, $8 Adults

Come hook your bait and cast your line to catch catfish in the Reservoir.  Private boats will be allowed on the water only if they meet proper VDGIF standards for night fishing but all boats must be off the water by 12:30am.

For more information call Motts Reservoir at 540-786-8989 or email us now for details.

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Fredericksburg Community Concert Band performs
"Visions of America"

Wednesday, August 15 at 7:00pm
Hurkamp Park
(rain date August 22)

Free Admission, public invited. As part of the Summer Concerts in Hurkamp Park. Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events. 
Download concert flier here 
Visit for more information.

30th Annual Salvation Army's Women's Auxiliary
Music by Moonlight

The Fredericksburg Big Band
Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Hurkamp Park
FREE to the public - donations accepted.
For reserve seating contact Debbie Bliss at 540-273-0971
Sponsored by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events.
Download concert flier here. 

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Picnic in the Park
Tuesdays in May, June and September
11:30am - 1:30pm 
Hurkamp Park

Live music and children's activities. Bring a picnic lunch or buy one in the park from our vendors. Enjoy the sunshine with your children, friends and co-workers! Click here for our entertainment schedule, vendor information and more.
Other events and happenings in the City and the Region are available online at