Parks & Recreation

Special Events

From time to time events and programs may be changed or cancelled.  Please click on the "Closings, Cancellations & Changes" tab on the left of this page for more information.

The High Point Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to offer Special Events throughout the year for our citizens. We have several special events including the annual Easter Egg Hunts at Washington Terrace Park and High Point City Lake Park, the 4th of July "Uncle Sam Jam" at Oak Hollow Festival Park and more. All events scheduled are listed below and we encourage you to attend and have a great time.

The High Point Area Arts Council presents their Arts Splash Summer Concert Series each year at locations throughout High Point.

Current Programs 

High Point Wheels Car & Bike Show - ages 18+
August 8, 2015
2-7p.m.  Fee:$10 for bikes, $15 for cars
Deadline for enrollment: 7/11
Enjoy a car and bike show like no other at Allen Jay Recreation Center that is open to all car and bike enthusiasts. This show will play host to some of the best and baddest cars and bikes in the Triad. There will be food, inflatables, and music on site.


Kid's "Spring Fling" Festival and Pool Opening Day
May 23, 2015
10a.m.-12p.m.  Fee:$3 per person
Enjoy a fun-filled morning of activities on the grounds of beautiful Washington Terrace Park. The day will feature the opening of the pool, plus a bounce house, sack races, egg races and more. Fee includes a 2-hour unlimited play wrist band for the bounce house and pool admission.


Memorial Day Weekend Kick-Off Concert
May 22, 2015
7-8:30p.m.  Join us at Oak Hollow Festival Park as the Army Ground Forces Band performs a free concert of patriotic music in honor of the Memorial Day weekend. The 54 soldier-musicians of the Army Ground Forces Band are among the finest in the U.S. Army Music Program. They perform at local, regional and national events representing the American combat soldier and the Army's largest organization - U.S. Army Forces Command.


Uncle Sam Jam
July 4, 2015
4:30p.m. - Gates Open; 9:45p.m. - Fireworks  Fee:$10 per car load
Celebrate July 4th at Oak Hollow Festival Park with outdoor live music, food vendors, children's crafts, entertainment and activities, and of course - fireworks! Parking will be available in the park and surrounding lots. The Uncle Sam Jam is a family event - no bottles or cans allowed. No Alcohol. No pets allowed.


High Point Parks & Recreation Department
136 Northpoint Avenue • High Point, NC 27262 • (336) 883-3469 • Fax - (336) 883-8524

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