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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

5/30/2017 2017 Starlight Theater May 30
 
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!

Band to Perform: Black Slacks Combo (Oldies genre)

Date: May 30, 2017

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
6/6/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - June 6
 
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 6, 2017

Band to Perform: The Skeleton Krew (Rock/Classic Rock)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
6/9/2017 2017 Roxie's Birthday - Memorial Park
 
Activity Description:  Roxie the Raccoon is turning 8! We will have game booths and Roxie will have a dance off with Sammy the Seal! We will also sing Happy Birthday to Roxie. Come celebrate with us at Memorial Park - there will be fun and games for everyone!

Date: Friday, June 9, 2017 Location: Memorial Park Gazebo Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm

Questions: Contact Event Coordinator (806-378-9034)
6/13/2017 2017 Sammy's Birthday Southeast Pool
 
Activity Description:  Sammy the Seal is so excited about turning 11, that he's having THREE parties! Come celebrate with games and fun for the whole family.

Family Night Fees Apply: $1.75/person

Location: Southeast Pool

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Date: Tuesday, June 13
6/13/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - June 13
 
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 13, 2017

Band to Perform: Smokey City Rhythm Revue (Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz, Originals)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
6/14/2017 2017 Sammy's Birthday Thompson Pool
 
Activity Description:  Sammy the Seal is so excited about turning 11, that he's having THREE parties! Come celebrate with games and fun for the whole family.

Family Night Fees Apply: $1.75/person

Location: Thompson Pool

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Date: Wednesday, June 14
6/15/2017 2017 Sammy's Birthday Southwest Pool
 
Activity Description:  Sammy the Seal is so excited about turning 11, that he's having THREE parties! Come celebrate with games and fun for the whole family.

Family Night Fees Apply: $1.75/person

Location: Southwest Pool

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Date: Thursday, June 15
6/20/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - June 20
 
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 20, 2017

Band to Perform: The Dust Jackets (Original Folk/Americana)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
6/24/2017 2017 Fish Derby - McDonald Lake
 
Activity Description:  It's time for Amarillo's annual Kid's Fishing Derby! Kids ages 3 - 16 may fish FREE and win prizes for the biggest, smallest, ugliest, and most unique fish! A limited number of fishing poles are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Kids may also jump in our bouncer for $1!

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017 Location: McDonald Lake Time: 7:30am - 10:30am

On-Site Registration and Check In: 7:30am - 10:30am

Fishing: 7:30am - 10:30am

Prizes: 11:00am

Registration: Register by phone or online until June 21st at 12:00pm!

Early registration ensures use of a fishing pole for the first 150 entrants On site registration will be held on June 24th Registration Form
6/27/2017 2017 Summer Science Camp - June 27 - June 29
 
Activity Description:  Are you ready to learn how science can affect colors? Ready to get creative? Then come to The Science of Color Science Camp! We will teach you how to make lava lamps, crystal geodes, and more! Learn how to make your favorite toys like bounce balls, or a favorite candy like rock candy. You'll be amazed at all of the science experiments you can practice right in your own home!

Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Thursday, June 29, 2017

Time: 10:00am -11:30am

Registration Deadline: June 23

Cost: $25.00 per student
6/27/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - June 27
 
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 27, 2017

Band to Perform: The Prairie Dogs (Texas Country/Folk)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/5/2017 2017 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 5, 2017 Location: Thompson Pool Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
7/11/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - July 11
 
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 11, 2017

Band to Perform: Buster Bledsoe Band (Country)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/13/2017 2017 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 13, 2017 Location: Southwest Pool Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
7/18/2017 2017 Creativity Camp - July 18 - July 20
 
Activity Description:  Hello creative kids!

Do you love to paint and be creative? Ready to create Christmas decorations a little early this year? Then come to Creativity Club and participate in our many activities! Christmas in July is celebrated worldwide, so if you love Christmas or the Holidays, then this club is for you! Come out for a creative day of fun!

Memorial Gazebo: 10:00am – 11:30am

July 18 - July 20
7/18/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - July 18
 
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 18, 2017

Band to Perform: DryLand Dreamers (Rock and Roll, Blues, Oldies, Country, Folk)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/25/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - July 25
 
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 25, 2017

Band to Perform: Mike Fuller and the Repeat Offenders (Acoustic Trio)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
7/25/2017 2017 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 25, 2017 Location: Southeast Pool Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
8/1/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - August 1
 
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 1, 2017

Band to Perform: Just - 2 - Guys (Country/Rock)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
8/8/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - August 8
 
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 8, 2017

Band to Perform: Windy City (Classic Rock and Country)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
8/15/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - August 15
 
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 15, 2017

Band to Perform: The Martinis (Jazz)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
8/22/2017 2017 Starlight Theater - August 22
 
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 22, 2017

Band to Perform: Insufficient Funds (Jazz)

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Sam Houston Park

Admission is FREE! For questions, please contact the Event Coordinator at 806-378-9034
8/30/2017 2017 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 Wednesday of August for our health fair. Enjoy the outdoors, music, games, vendor booths and more!

Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Location: East end of Ellwood Park Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm