Special Events

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Bark in the Park  Sunday April 27
Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Midtown Greenway
682 Grove Street, Gainesville, GA 30501
Corner of Grove Street and Parker and Grove Street and Banks Street 
Free
Fun contests for all sizes, talents and personalities.
$2 per contest. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an afternoon in the park with your best friend!


18th Annual Butterfly Release Sunday May 18
presented by FRIENDS OF GAINESVILLE PARKS AND GREENWAYS
BUTTERFLIES GALORE, FOOD, FUN & MORE!
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Location:  Wilshire Trails Park

842 Wilshire Trails Road, Gainesville, GA 30501 (off Pearl Nix Parkway)
Free
1,500 Painted Lady Butterflies will be released at 3pm by all children in attendance.
Other free activities:  Paper Sailboat Races, Facepainting
T-shirts, concession and other items for sale
 


Pam Ware Children's Musical Theatre Performance
BUGABOO
When:
June 11 & 12
Showtimes: 10am & 7pm
Where: Pam Ware Performing Arts Theatre - located at Gainesville High
Ticket Prices: Adults: $10
Children & Students 2-18: $5
Seniors 65 & Over: $5

Purchase tickets at the Gainesville Parks & Recreation office in Gainesville Civic Center or at the door


Community Yard Sale
When:
Saturday, June 7 
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: Martha Hope Cabin, 528 Prior St. Gainesville, GA
Yard sale vendors cannot sell food items.
$25 per yard sale space / $50 Food Vendor Space

Gainesville Parks and Recreation reserves the right to disallow items deemed inappropriate. All potential vendors must submit an application no later than May 30 at 5pm in order to obtain a reserved space.


Pam Ware Summer Community Theatre
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
When: JULY 9-12
Showtime: 7:30PM
Where:  Pam Ware Performing Arts Center - located at Gainesville High School
Ticket Prices: Adults: $17
Children & Students 2-18: $12
Seniors 65 & Over: $12
Purchase reserved seats at Gainesville Parks & Recreation office in Gainesville Civic Center or at the door


Touch a Truck
When: Saturday August 9
Where: City Park
Time: 10am-1pm
Free