New Events!
See what socially distanced events we have planned for you in September.

Our Parks, Recreation and Events team is excited to bring back events that are socially distanced opportunities to have fun this month. Please note that the Dorothy Hart Community Center is closed to the public. Read our current COVID-19 Current Operating Status for an updated list of facilities and programs that are open or closed. We are accepting all registrations online and our staff is ready to help you by phone at 540-372-1086 for these new Fall Programs.
Drive In Senior BINGO
September 9th at 10am
at Dorothy Hart Community Center Parking Lot
Admission is free

The Parking lot will open at 9:30am. Participants must remain in their vehicles at all times. Numbers will be called through radio and holding up signs. Call BINGO by honking your horn and then turning on flashers. Limited to the first 38 vehicles. Very limited walk up space will be available. For info call 540-372-1086 x0. Follow this event on Facebook.
Drive In Family BINGO
September 9th at 6:30pm
at Dorothy Hart Community Center Parking Lot
$5 per player and pre-registration is required

Enjoy an evening of BINGO fun and win great prizes! The Parking lot will open at 6pm. Bring your own marker. BINGO cards will be provided. Participants must remain in their vehicles at all times. Numbers will be called through radio and holding up signs. Call BINGO by honking your horn and then turning on flashers. Preregistration is required. Register online or call 540-372-1086 x0. Follow this event on Facebook.
Space Jam Movie Night
Friday, September 11, 2020 at 6:30pm – 9pm
at Dixon Park, 1300 Dixon Street
Admission is free

Claim your space in FXBG! Enjoy a FREE movie and complete your 2020 Census on September 11 on the back soccer field in Dixon Park. Gates open at 6:30pm and the movie starts at 7:30pm (or dark).

Face masks/coverings are required while in common areas (restrooms, food truck area, walking to seats, etc.). Spaces will be marked for families/groups to promote social distancing.

Brought to you by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events, City of Fredericksburg and US Census. For more information or questions call 540-372-1086 x0. Or follow the event on Facebook.
Wind Down Wednesday Concerts
Wednesdays in September, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Held at Memorial Park (Kenmore)
September 16 - Karen Jonas
September 23 - Spanglish
September 30 - Darcy Dawn
Admission is free
Parking available at First Christian Church

Bring a picnic blanket and purchase dinner from one of our food vendors in the park. No alcohol. Social distancing and masks are required until you are at your designated area. Download PDF flier here. Brought to you by Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events. For additional information, please call us at 540-372-1086.
Mother-Son Dance
Friday, September 25, 2020 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Dixon Park Hockey Rink, 1300 Dixon Street
Pre-registration is $6 per person and if space permits, $8 per person at the door. 

**Please note event has been changed to an outdoor event to allow for COVID safety precautions***. We have tickets on sale now. Follow our Facebook event for up to date event details.
You might not want to travel as far this year for Labor Day weekend, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make the weekend fun and give yourself a well-deserved break. We’ve rounded up a list of things for you to do in Fredericksburg to help plan your socially distanced staycation here at home.
Take an Art Walk Downtown
The City of Fredericksburg's annual display of road side sculptures is still available now through late September. Take your family and friends out for an outdoor art walk in downtown to see the five public art sculptures located at Fall Hill Avenue, Old Mill Park, Wolf Street triangle, VRE at Caroline Street and Dixon Park. Don't miss them! They'll be replaced with new sculptures this October.

Recently featured in Free Lance-Star: "Artists donate two sculptures to Fredericksburg"
Picasso in the Park
Saturday, October 3, 10am – 3pm
Location: Alum Spring Park
Free admission

For all ages. Calling all artists! Gather at Alum Spring Park on October 3 for some plein air creativity. Bring your own art supplies for the medium of your choice as we spread out in the park and attempt to capture nature’s beauty in artwork. Bring a chair and pack a lunch or plan to drive out to eat. This event is open to all and free to attend but pre-registration is required as space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Register online or by calling 540-372-1086
Campout in the Park
October 16-17, 5:00pm - 10:00am
Location: Motts Run Reservoir
Fee: $65/$20

All ages camp along the lake shore and enjoy autumn with your family. Sleep to the sound of frogs singing and bats chirping. We will provide the food, fun, and games; you provide your tent, sleeping gear, and smiles. Pre-Registration Required (one week notice for full refund). Open to individuals and families - no groups. No pets, please. Once you register, a supply list and extra information will be emailed to you. Pre-Registration is required, register online or by calling 540-372-1086. 
Park After Dark
Thursday, October 22, 6:30pm – 8pm
Location: Alum Spring Park.
Fee: $5/person

Gather under the trees at Alum Spring Park after dark for an evening of spooky, family-friendly stories. On October 22, we will be led by a storyteller through tall tales of all kinds. Bring a chair and maybe a blanket for this spookily fun evening. Family-friendly for ages 5 and up. Pre-Registration is required, register online or by calling 540-372-1086. 
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