Special Events

Come PLAY with us! Enjoy family-friendly events and activities all year long with Mansfield Parks and Recreation. 

Click here for the calendar of upcoming classes and programs, or keep reading for department special events.

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  2. Spring
  3. Summer

Spooky Fun for Everyone!

Check out these Halloween-themed classes and events happening all month long. See registration link for fees, ages and other details:
Spooky Chemistry: Saturday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m.
Spider Sniffing Hike: Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m.
Fall Family Fun Night: Saturday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m.
Man House Ghost Hunt: Friday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m.
Spooky Night Hike: Saturday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.
Creepy Crawly Hike: Saturday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m.
Preschool Pumpkin & Bat Painting: Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m.
SUPERKids Boo Bash: Thursday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.
Boo Bash: Friday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m.
Pumpkin & Bat Class: Saturday, Oct. 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Trail-o-ween: Saturday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.
Pumpkin & Bat Class: Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m.
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Boo Bash

Friday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m.
All treats, no tricks for our little goblins at the MAC; includes games, food and lots of candy!
Click here to register


Saturday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.
Enjoy a not-so-spooky walk along the linear trail with photo ops, crafts and other free activities. 
Click here for more information
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Veterans Day Parade & Salute

Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m.
Honor our heroes with a parade through Historic Downtown Mansfield and patriotic salute concert.
Click here for more information
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Member Appreciation Event

Friday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m.
It's a members-only night of fun and games to show just how much we care! 
More details coming soon.

Nerf Night

Tuesday Nov. 21 at 5:30 or 7 p.m.
We'll set up the obstacles, you bring your blasters and your best game face!
Click here to register

Hometown Holidays

Celebrate the season in your favorite hometown with a month of holiday cheer around the city.
Click here to see the full calendar of events

Snowman Run

Saturday, Dec. 9 at 9 a.m.
Frozen fun for everyone! Tis the season for family-friendly fun run with hot cocoa and s'mores at the finish line.
Registration info coming soon
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Jane Austen Day Tea Party

Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.
Jane Austen literally wrote the book on Mansfield Park(s) so we're celebrating her with a teatime toast! 
Registration info coming soon

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Candy Cane Hunt

Friday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m.

Join us for a free candy cane hunt along the linear trail with games, prizes and tinsel-tastic fun for all!
Registration info coming soon