Festivals & Fairs

Paint The Town Red

Kids Fun Run

Friday, August 31, 2018

6:00 PM Registration / 6:30 PM Race

Race Starts and Ends at 5th Street & Broadway, Downtown Pittsburg

5K Race

Saturday, September 1, 2018

7:30 AM Registration / 8:00 AM 5K

Race will begin and end in front of Axe Library on PSU Campus

Fee: $35 (includes t-shirt), Shirts guaranteed if registered by August 6th

Pre-Registration for the Kids Fun Run and 5K events can be done online HERE. Registration forms can also be dropped by the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 117 W 4th St by 5 PM on August  28th. For more information contact Dani Gosch at dgosch@pittsburgareachamber.com or 620-231-1000.

 

Little Balkans Days Celebration

2018 Schedule Of Events: Little Balkans Days Festival Events

Dates: August 31 – September 2

Little Balkans Days Tennis Tournament

When: Saturday, September 1st

Where: Pittsburg High School Tennis Courts

Fees: Pre-register by August 31st: $10.00 per event/per person

Onsite Day of Registration: $13.00 per event/per person

Schedule: Play begins at 8:30 am. Players must check in @ PHS Tennis Courts by 8:15 am.

Tennis Balls: Players must furnish one can of new balls.

Deadline: Entry forms and fees must be received by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, August 29th

Mail forms to: Pittsburg Parks & Recreation, PO Box 688, Pittsburg, KS 66762

Draw: Matches will be scheduled as soon as registration closes. Divisions with less than four entries will be transferred to the next appropriate division or cancelled and refunded.

Scoring: Preliminary matches – 1 set to 9 games must win my 2 games. 12-point tiebreaker at 9-9. Final match – 2 out of 3 sets with no add scoring.

For pre-registration or additional information contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department at 620-231-8310 or stop by Lincoln Center at 710 W 9th Street.  Click HERE to download detailed information and rules.

Holiday Craft Fair & Santa’s Workshop

Date: December 1, 2018

Location: Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine

CRAFT FAIR INFO | 8:00AM – Noon

Look no further for that unique gift for your special someone, friend or co-worker!

You will find it all here! Make this your one stop for all of your holiday shopping!

Shopper Admission: 1 non-perishable, unexpired food donation per person

VENDOR INFO

PPRD is inviting interested vendors to register for their space today! Tables sizes, space and electric is limited so register early!

Vendor Setup: 7:00AM – 8:00AM

Craft Fair Hours: 8:00AM – Noon

Fees for spaces and application listed below.

ItemFee

VENDOR APPLICATION NOT YET AVAILABLE

Registration CLOSED

6′ Table$25.00
8′ Table$35.00
Electric$5.00

Late Fee

(If Registered After XXXX)

$10.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SANTA’S WORKSHOP INFO | 9:00AM-12:00PM

Children will be able to play in Santa’s workshop while you enjoy your holiday shopping! Kid’s will be able to decorate an ornament, color pictures, and play games! A special guest visit from Santa is in the works too! 

Admission: 1 non-perishable, unexpired food donation

 

City of Pittsburg July 4th Celebration

VENDOR INFORMATION

 Vendor Type Information Price Deadline
 Arts & Crafts Letter | Application $50.00 + $5.00 For Electric June 15, 2018
 Food Letter |Application $90.00 Per Space June 15, 2018
 Beverage Only Letter | Application $50.00 Per Space June 15, 2018

Online registration is now closed.

JULY 3RD SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
5:00 – 8:00 PMKIDDIELAND OPENKiddieland Amusement Park
Info:
Single tickets and punch cards available!
All rides, except train, require a single ticket. Train rides are two tickets per rider.
5:00 PM – DUSKARTS, CRAFTS & FOOD VENDORSLincoln Park
6:00 PMWIFFLE BALL TOURNAMENT @
Don Gutteridge Sports Complex
Carnino & Russell
Ball Fields
Info:
Pre-registration highly recommended to ensure we can hold this event.
Fee: $15.00 Per (3-5 Person) Team
Check In @ Russell Concession Stand From 5:15-5:45PM
6:30 PMBABY CONTESTJ.J. Richards
Band Dome
Info:
For boys and girls, 6-24 months
Pre-registration before June 29th: $3.00 | After June 29th: $5.00
Prior to event registration at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th | 620-231-8310Day Of Registration: 5:15-6:00PM at the J.J. Richards Band Dome
7:30 PM (Approx.)RICHARD RENNER,
THE VODVILL KLOWN
J.J. Richards Band Dome
Thank you to Equity Bank for sponsoring our entertainment for the evening!
We greatly appreciate your support!A wacky and fun children’s slapstick circus show! You won’t want to miss Richard’s outrageous and funny performance that evening! Performance to begin immediately following completion of the baby contest.  And don’t miss Richard’s three strolling performanceS in Lincoln Park on July 4th!

JULY 4TH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TIMEEVENTLOCATION
7:30 PMFIRECRACKER 5KFour Oaks
Golf Course
Info:
Cross country runPre-registration through July 3rd: $15.00
Register through the PPRD office at 620-231-8310 or 710 W. 9th, Pittsburg, KS.
Online registration available until Midnight on July 2nd at https://pprd.pittks.org
Keyword Search: “FIRECRACKER”Day Of Registration: $18.00
Day of registration located at Four Oaks Golf Course, North side of club house.First 50 runner registered receive a FREE celebration t-shirt!
Divisions: Male & Female; 1st- 3rd place medals
8:00 AM – DUSKARTS, CRAFTS & FOOD VENDORSLincoln Park
8:30 AM – 10:30 AMFISHING DERBYLincoln Park
Info:
Thank you to our generous sponsors Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks and John’s Sports Center.No pre-registration; all participants will register and pay the day of the event.
Meet by the pond by the tennis courts in Lincoln Park/Four Oaks Golf Course.
Fee: $4.00 for Adults | $2.00 for Youth (Under 16)
Categories: Most Fish & Largest Fish in Adult and Youth Divisions
Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all divisions
Don’t forget to bring your own fishing pole, bait and chair! 
9:00 AMROLLIN’ NOSTALGIA
CAR SHOW
Don Gutteridge
Sports Complex
Info: For more information regarding the car show, contact Brad Hill at 620-231-8343 or by email at rollin-nostalgia@outlook.com.
Visit their website: http://sites.google.com/site/rollinnostalgia
9:00 AMBICYCLE RIDE
Sponsored By Tailwind Cyclist
Meet at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th 
Ride Details:
Two ride distance options available: 10 miles OR 30 miles
Maps will be provided. 
Ride is unsupported meaning there is no one to call for help. Helmets are mandatory.
Riders should bring at least 1 water bottle.
For more information, contact Roger Lomshek at Tailwind Cyclist 620-231-2212.
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMZUMBATHONLincoln Center
710 W. 9th Street
Info:
Hosted by the Pittsburg Zumberas
Fee: $5.00 per person
Pre-register online at https://pprd.pittks.org | Keyword Search: “PARTY”
Register in person at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th Street or by phone at 620-231-8310
10:00 AMPRIDE OF PETS DOG SHOWLincoln Park,
Pavilion #1
Info:
Pre-registration highly recommended!
Pre-register in the PPRD office at 710 W. 9th or by phone at 620-231-8310
Day Of Registration By 9:30 AM At The Info Booth, Lincoln Park Pavilion #36 Competition Categories:
Most Butch, Terrific Pet Tricks, Best Celebrity Look-Alike, Most Glamorous, Most Adorable, Most Obedient
Prizes: 1st & 2nd place prizes plus People’s Choice AwardFee: $2.00 Per Category OR $5.00 for 3 Categories
10:00 AM – 11:30 AMSKATE BOARD DEMOSJack Johnson Tennis Courts Near Four Oaks Golf Course
10:00 AM – 8:00 PMKIDDIELAND OPENKiddieland Amusement Park
10:00 AM – 5:00 PMRC AIRPLANE DEMOS1/2 Mile West & 1 Mile North Of PIttsburg Municipal Airport
Visit the event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/2164375693790670/ 
11:30 AMMOCK BATTLEWest Of The
J.J. Richards Band Dome
Presented by the 772nd National Guard Unit
SAFETY NOTE: Patrons may NOT pick up shells following the event, please remain behind the barricade line.
1:00 PMBOCCE TOURNAMENTLincoln Park,
Bocce Courts
Info:
Pre-registration highly recommended through the PPRD offices at 710 W. 9th or via phone at 620-231-8310.
Day Of Registration – Register By 12:30 PM At The Info Booth, Lincoln Park Pavilion #3
Fee: $10.00 Per 2 Person Team
1:00 PM FREE YOUTH
DISC GOLF CLINIC
Meet Near West Side Of Lincoln Center
Info:
Pre-registration highly recommended!
Contact PPRD at 620-231-8310 or stop by the office at 710 W. 9th.
1:00 PM – 4:00 PMLIVE ENTERTAINMENTLincoln Park,
Pavilion #1
Thank you to Equity Bank for sponsoring our entertainment for the evening!
We greatly appreciate your support!Schedule Of Performances @ Pavilion #1
1:00 PM: Leah Marie
2:30 PM: Kirk Brown & David Watson Duo
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM$1 SWIM DAYPittsburg Aquatic Center, 708 W. 9th Street
Info:
Let FREEDOM ring! Celebrate Independence Day at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center! 
On this day, admission for each person is just $1.00! 
Anyone under the age of 3 is FREE! 
2:00 PM FREE YOUTH
DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT
Meet Near West Side Of Lincoln Center
Info:
Pre-registration highly recommended!
Contact PPRD at 620-231-8310 or stop by the office at 710 W. 9th.
4:00 PM – 10:00 PMLIVE ENTERTAINMENTJ.J. Richards Band Dome
Thank you to Equity Bank for sponsoring our entertainment for the evening!
We greatly appreciate your support!Schedule Of Performances @ J.J. Richards Band Dome
4:00 PM: The Mason Dixon Band
6:30 PM: Left Of Center
8:30 PM: Area 51
10:00 PMFIREWORKS DISPLAY! Lincoln Park
Tune Into 96.9FM For Display Music! 

Thank you to our 2018 Fireworks Sponsor Kansas Crossing Casino!


Contact Information

Parks & Recreation
710 W. 9th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 231-8310 Fax: (620) 230-5636

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Inclement Weather Hotline
(620) 232-PARK
(620) 232-7275