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Special Events

For updates on Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department events and classes, please visit our Facebook Page!


Kid’s Garage Sale

Hey Kids! Have too much stuff? Need to make room for new toys or clothes? This is your chance to sell them and get cash to spend for spring, summer and winter breaks! PPRD will advertise for you and provide the tables and chairs!


Parent & Child Date Nights! 

Pittsburg Parks & Recreation offers themed parent and child date nights to give families the opportunity to spend quality time together. Be sure to check our Facebook page for upcoming dates and details on how you can sign up!



It’s a Tiki-Rific party! Kick back, relax, and enjoy a night out with your loved one while bonding over crafts, games, snacks, and more!

October 15 | RSVP by October 10
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.
$25.00 Per Couple
$10.00 Per Additional Attendee
Registration Required.



It’s a Dino-Mite Party! Enjoy a night out with your loved one with games, snacks, photos, memories, & lots of Dino fun!

September 17 I RVSP by September 14

4:00pm – 5:30pm
6:30pm – 8:00pm

Lincoln Center I 710 W. 9th St.
$25.00 Per Couple
$10.00 for Additional Attendee
Pre Registration Required


Easter Egg Hunt

Join Pittsburg Parks & Recreation for the annual Easter Egg Hunt for area youth at Lincoln Park. The Easter Bunny might hop on over for a surprise visit. Be sure to bring your cameras! Check our Facebook page for upcoming dates and details.


O.K. Kid’s Day

Outdoor Kansas Kid’s Day is a statewide event designed to introduce not only children, but parents, grandparents, and friends to what the outdoors has to offer. Lots of events are offered each year and truly includes something for everyone and every age! This event is open to all ages, but all children under the age of 8 need to be accompanied by an adult depending on the activity. Check our Facebook page for date, time and location.



Corporate Challenge

Various Locations and Dates

Each year employees, managers and volunteers from companies throughout Crawford County’s business community will participate in Corporate Challenge. Four evenings filled with events that encourage a fun, active lifestyle for all participants! Events offered are a wide variety to target the corporate population as whole – not just the athletic elite. Visit our Facebook page for future dates and registration information. 



Annual Christmas Parade

Monday, November 28, 6:30 pm | Downtown Pittsburg

Help the City of Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department kick off the holiday season at the annual Christmas Parade! This event takes place each year on the Monday evening following the Thanksgiving holiday. Visit our Facebook page for more details. 

Parade Entry Information


Entries will line up from 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm on Monday, November 28, 2022, on Broadway street (facing south in front of the Pittsburg Community Middle School, approx. 1200 block of Broadway). Entries lining up on Broadway are to enter from the NORTH side of the 14th Street intersection.

  • BAND ENTRIES will line up on EAST 11th street.
  • DANCE GROUP ENTRIES will line up on WEST 11th street.
  • Entries are not to line up prior to 5:00 PM as streets may not be closed and this may cause safety issues with traffic.
  • Parade will begin promptly at 6:30 PM.
  • Parade route is on Broadway Street going south from 10th Street to 2nd Street.
  • Should inclement weather strike the day of the parade, please call the inclement weather hotline at 620-232-PARK (7275) or visit our Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Facebook page for status updates on the event.
  • The one and only Santa in the parade will be riding on the fire truck at the end of the parade. No other Santas allowed!
  • Candy and other items are NOT to be thrown from any parade entry. Items may be handed out by walking along the curb.
  • Entries must be decorated with a Christmas/holiday theme.
  • All floats with electrical mechanisms and/or flammable materials must be treated with flame retardant mixtures.
  • Inspection of all entries will be completed by the Pittsburg Fire Department to ensure compliance and safety.
  • All entries must be registered in order to participate.

Entry Deadline

All entry forms must be received by November 22, 2022.

Download Parade Entry Registration Form



Join us for games, candy, and more!

October 31st
4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.

The City of Pittsburg does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or activities.


Family Game Night

Let’s laugh & play with the family! Card & board games – beanbag toss – cornhole – snacks

November 5th

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.
Free for everyone!

For more information
620.231.8310 | 710 W. 9th St

Contact Information

Parks and 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