Triple "B" Cook-Off
Located on Main Street, this Chamber of Commerce event in March includes a variety of games and entertainment mixed with businesses showcasing their services. The bar-b-que cook-off features area restaurants, dining establishments, organizations, and individuals competing for awards.
Click here for access to the Chamber of Commerce web site that shows full details of planned event activities each year, including participant registration forms, when available.
In late March of each year, there is an annual spring carnival sponsored by the City's Historic Preservation Board at Spanish Trail Park.
Easter in the Park
The City's Easter Egg Hunt for Children is held at the Spanish Trail Park each year on the Saturday before Easter. In addition to the egg hunt, children can usually enjoy a train ride, a moon walk and a 16 foot slide. Click here for information flyer.
Average Joe Cruise-In and Car Show
Hosted by the Spanish Trail Cruisers Car Club, the event is held annually on a weekend in late April in the downtown area. Classic and vintage cars of all kinds, makes and models take the visitors back in time. Arts and crafts, music and live entertainment plus a review of some marvelous automobiles of the past are part of this annual event.
Click here for access to the Spanish Trail Cruisers Club web site that shows full details of planned event activities each year, including participant registration forms, when available.
Old Spanish Trail Festival
This Old Spanish Trail Festival Society event salutes the area's rich heritage every year from the middle of April through the first weekend in May. Old Spanish Trail refers to the route used by the three European countries that settled the area; Spain, England, and France. It was a trade route between El Paso, Texas and Jacksonville, Florida. The majority of the festivities are held at Spanish Trail Park.
This year's event will be a fishing tournament on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Twin Hills Park. Registration begins at 11:00 AM. Fishing will be from 1 - 2:30 PM. Free of Charge for ages 2-15 years of age. BRING YOUR OWN POLE & BAIT.
CONTACT: Angela Ferdon - 758-0298 for information.
Carver-Hill May Day Festival and Museum Day
Held at Allen Park on a Saturday in late May, this Carver-Hill Memorial and Historical Society sponsored festival is family-oriented with sports competitions, entertainment, food, museum tours, and a wonderful community parade.
Click here for information contact names and numbers.
Fourth of July Celebration
The Parks and Recreation Department, together with other departments of the City, puts on the annual fireworks display and activities with music and games for the kids at Twin Hills Park. Thousands of spectators from all around the area attend annually. Click here for the 2013 Park Map.