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We are currently looking for event volunteers! Do you love to be outside and behind the scenes? Contact us at 806-378-9391 and become a volunteer.

 


Special Event Selection

Special Events

6/28/2016 2016 Starlight Theater - June 28
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a different free performance by local artists. From rock n' roll to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family!

Date: June 28, 2016

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/5/2016 2016 Starlight Theater July 5
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a different free performance by local artists. From rock n' roll to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family!

Date: July 5, 2016

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/6/2016 2016 Under the Sea - Thompson Pool
 
Activity Description:  Join us for an adventure under the sea! Swim with your favorite ocean critter and enjoy fun games for the whole family.

Family night Fee Applies: $1.75 per person

Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Location: Thompson Pool Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
7/12/2016 2016 Creativity Club - Star Wars
 
Activity Description:  Hello young Padawans! Are you a young Jedi ready to learn the ways of the force? Then come to Creativity Club and participate in our many activities! Inspired by the amazing Star Wars films, you will learn the ways of the Jedi by creating your own light sabers, light canisters and more! Come on out to an intergalactic day of fun!

Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Thursday, July 14, 2016

Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Location: Memorial Park Gazebo
7/12/2016 2016 Starlight Theater - July 12
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a different free performance by local artists. From rock n' roll to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family!

Date: July 12,2016

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/14/2016 2016 Pirate Night - Southwest Pool
 
Activity Description:  Ahoy Mateys!

Come on out to Pirate Night at Southwest Pool or we'll make you walk the plank! Fun and games for the whole family!

Family Night Fees Apply: $1.75/person

Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016 Location: Southwest Pool Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
7/19/2016 2016 Starlight Theater - July 19
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a different free performance by local artists. From rock n' roll to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family!

Date: July 19, 2016

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/26/2016 2016 Superhero Night - Southeast Pool
 
Activity Description:  Meet the heroes of your town! Educators from agencies in Amarillo will be at Southeast Pool to provide information about animal, water, fire, health, and many other safety topics. Be prepared for life's emergencies!

Family Night Fees Apply: $1.75/person

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Location: Southeast Pool Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
7/26/2016 2016 Starlight Theater - July 26
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a different free performance by local artists. From rock n' roll to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family!

Date: July 26, 2016

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/26/2016 2016 Summer Science Club Session 2
 
Activity Description:  Are you a science wiz? Are you ready to learn about rockets? Then come to Rocket Summer Science Club! We will teach you how to make balloon rockets, bottle rockets and more. Inspired by our friend, Rocket Raccoon from Guardians of the Galaxy, as he would say, "Ain't no thing like me, except me!"

Session 2:

Date: Tuesday, July 26 Wednesday, July 27 Thursday, July 28

Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Registration Deadline: June 19

Cost: $25.00 per student

Activity Schedule Start Date: 07/26/2016 End Date: 07/28/2016 Start Time: 5:30 PM End Time: 7:00 PM Location: MEMORIAL PARK - Picnic Area #7 & #8 (Gazebo & Basement) Registration Accepted Start Date: 3/1/2016 End Date: 6/19/2016
8/2/2016 2016 Starlight Theater - August 2
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a different free performance by local artists. From rock n' roll to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family!

Date: August 2, 2016

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
8/9/2016 2016 Starlight Theater - August 9
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a different free performance by local artists. From rock n' roll to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family!

Date: August 9, 2016

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
8/16/2016 2016 Starlight Theater - August 16
 
Activity Description:  Don't miss the incredible talent in Amarillo this summer! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a different free performance by local artists. From rock n' roll to jazz, there will be something for everyone! It's a perfect outing for the whole family!

Date: August 16, 2016

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
8/26/2016 2016 Healthy Parks, Healthy People - Ellwood Park
 
Activity Description:  Calling all active adults! Feeling the need to get out and enjoy the summer sun?

Now is your chance! We are inviting you to join us at Ellwood Park the last Friday of August for our health fair. Enjoy the outdoors, music, games, vendor booths and more!

Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Location: East end of Ellwood Park Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
9/24/2016 2016 Punt, Pass & Kick - Dick Bivins Stadium
 
Activity Description:  Is your child a football star? Find out at the annual NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition!

The winners of each age bracket receive prizes and a chance to advance to the regional competition in Lubbock.

Register online at amarilloparks.org or in-person at City Hall, Room 201.

Early registration will be accepted until September 22nd at noon. On-site registration is September 24th until 9am.

Date: September 24, 2016
Location: Dick Bivins Stadium

Ages: 6 - 15 (ages as of 12/31/16)

Time:

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration

8:00am - 9:30am - Competition

10:00am - Awards (time will vary)

Boys and girls may participate. FREE to register! 2016 PPK Registration Form