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 

City-Wide Easter Egg Hunt - ages 2-10
April 3, 2015
10:30a.m.-1:30pm  This is an uplifting family event to bring together our community youth for some fun. We will have four separate organized egg hunts by age groups: 2-3 at 11a.m., 4-5 at 11:30a.m., 6-7 at 12p.m., 8-10 at 12:30p.m. We will also have a small carnival and rides free of charge. There will be vendors on site for food purchases. Don't forget to bring your basket to Washington Terrace Park and enjoy the day.


High Point City Lake Park Easter Egg Hunt - ages toddler-10
March 28, 2015
10a.m.-1p.m.  Free admission. Hunts for 3 and under (11a.m.), 4-7 (11:45a.m.) and 8-10 (12:30p.m.) years of age. Attractions include free train and carousel rides, children's games, costumed characters, playground, inflatables, miniature golf and more, with food and beverage available for a fee. Event will be held rain or shine. Don't forget to bring your basket.


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.


Little Miss Washington Terrace - ages 10-16
April 18, 2015
2-5p.m.  Fee:$20 per person
Deadline for enrollment: 3/13/15
A beginner, friendly pageant where no contestant will walk away empty handed. Each participant will receive a participation medal. Contestants will be judged on sportswear, beauty, talent, beauty dress and a question of the evening. This pageant is to help girls with their self-esteem and self image with the opportunities to bond with the other contestants, and most of all, have fun!


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

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