The Parks and Recreation Department offers many special events throughout the year which showcase many of our amazing facilities located in the heart of Green Bay. Join us at these events and make lasting memories for you and your family!
This event is in mid January. Fee required.
Join the City of Green Bay Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department, Village of Allouez, and Brown County Parks in the annual Frenzy on the Fox Walk/Run and Biking Event. This exciting opportunity will allow participants to experience the plowed Fox River Trail.
This event is in mid May. Fee required.
The Golden Memories Ball, which won a statewide award for excellence in programming, marks the the return of bands on one of the City’s finest dance floors. This event is bringing back nostalgia to participants who attended teen dances in the 1940’s & 50’s at Bay Beach.
This event is at the end of June.
All Kids’ Day events are provided for FREE, including baseball, movies, inflatable games, music, swimming, bowling, lunch, and rides at our City’s famous Bay Beach Amusement Park and much more.
This event is on Wednesdays starting in mid June through mid August. No fee required.
The Green Bay City Band will present it’s season of concerts in the park at on Wednesdays, June 14, 2017 at St. James Park. All concerts are on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at St. James Park unless otherwise indicated. In case of rain, the concert will be performed the following evening.
This event is in mid July. No fee required.
FIT Fest is an annual festival featuring the area’s best health and wellness businesses showcasing their products, classes, and knowledge. FIT Fest also highlights some of the fitness and wellness programs included in the FIT in the Parks series. Come out and enjoy a day of health, wellness and fitness by visiting the booths of local businesses, participating in Try-It classes and also being a part of Aurora BayCare’s Open Streets Festival!
This event is at the end of July. Fee required.
Light up the night with your family and friends participating in the largest Zumba Glow Party!
This event is the end of July. Fee required.
Join us at our annual Lego Event held in the Bay Beach Dance Hall/Pavilion. KLUG will be showing their large LEGO displays both days, and there are building contests for a variety of age groups the first day of the event.
This event is mid October. Fee required.
The Haunted Chase Race is the City of Green Bay Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department’s annual scary 5K run. This fun run is intended for anyone who desires to participate in a unique and unconventional 5K experience with unexpected thrills and frights along the route. All ages are welcome! Children 3 years or younger in strollers are free. Come dressed in costume if you please!
Pool Summer Kickoff Party
This event is held on the opening day of the pools. No fee required.
Celebrate opening day at Joannes Aquatic Center with FREE admission at 12-3 p.m. Get information on your favorite Park & Rec activities, facilities and programs. There will also be FIT in the Park mini-classes, games, and free popcorn.
A variety of events are held at the Green Bay Pools throughout the summer. Join us for Father’s Day Swim, GB Freebies, Theme Days, and Family Swim Days.
No fee required.
Family-friendly movies are played behind the Bay Beach Main Pavilion on Thursday evenings throughout July.
No fee required.
Special Events are held at each Playground, as well as City-wide Events throughout summer. Join us for the Track & Novelty Meeting, Wildlife Sanctuary Day, Games Day, Sports Tournament, Talent Show, and more!
Kiddie Karnival & Parade
The Kiddie Karnival Parade and the Kiddie Karnival are put on annually by the Green Bay Playground Leaders. Families are highly encouraged to attend and participate in this event. The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Leicht Park (100 Dousman St, Green Bay). The Kiddie Karnival will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Leicht Park with booths and games for all ages. Soda and snacks may be purchased, and awards will be presented following the Karnival.