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Special Events

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!

March 26, 2022 – Sold Out
June 4, 2022
October 1, 2022

Seller setup: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Sale: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

$8 – 1st table
$5 each additional table
(Max. 2 tables per household)

Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.

Space is limited so call PPRD at 620-231-8310 to register today!  Once registered, participants may list their items for sale on PPRD’s Facebook Kid’s Garage Sale Event Page! Find us at

**Items for sale must predominately be children’s items**

Online registration is not available for this event, please contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department at 620-231-8310 to register today!


Dad & Daughter Date Night

PPRD is extremely excited to bring you a Dad Daughter Royal Ball. This is a great chance to enjoy parent and child bonding time while getting to relax in the comfort of your own home. All attendees must pre-register to participate, we will provide the fun! Fathers, grandfathers, uncles or family friends invite the young ladies in your life to join you in the fun and relaxing event!  This time will be filled with such great memories that you and your little ones will talk about it for years to come!

Royal Ball

March 5, 2022

Memorial Auditorium

Session 1: 3:00PM
Session 2: 6:30PM

$25 per couple/$10 per each additional attendee
Limited space, registration required!

Don’t miss the event on Facebook too! Be sure to click “Going” to get all the event updates!

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Easter Egg Hunt

Join Pittsburg Parks & Recreation for a fun Easter Egg Hunt for area youth at Lincoln Park, 813 Memorial Drive. The Easter Bunny might hop on over for a surprise visit! Be sure to bring your cameras!

Date: April 9, 2022

Start Time: 11:00am

Location: Lincoln Park – age locations vary, see below

0-2 Years | Ted Carnino Ball Field
3-5 Years | Bill Russell Ball Field
6-7 Years | Dale Conner Ball Field
8-9 Years | Kelly & Bunk Ball Field
Special Needs | JayCee Ball Field

Participants should bring their own basket to collect eggs at the event. Families with multiple children should coordinate with friends and family for supervision at multiple age locations as all ages groups begin at the same time. For questions, please contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department at 620-231-8310.

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. A ton 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.

Join PPRD and Pittsburg State University HHPR Department for a fun day of events planned out by Pittstate students. The theme this year is splashing through the park.

May 7, 2022

Lakeside Park



Mother & Daughter Night Out

Pittsburg Parks & Recreation offers themed Mother & Daughter Night Out events to give mothers, grandmothers, aunts and daughters, granddaughters and nieces the opportunity to spend quality time together. Ladies will enjoy an evening of fun, laughter, arts and crafts, snacks, music and more!

Hocus Pocus

October 15, 2022

Lincoln Center


$25 Per Couple / $10.00 for Each Additional Attendee
Limited space, registration required!

Mother & Son Night Out

Pittsburg Parks & Recreation offers themed Mother & Son Night Out events to give moms and sons the opportunity to spend quality time together.   Mothers, grandmothers, aunts and sons, grandsons, nephews can enjoy an evening of fun, laughter, pumpkin painting, smores, music and more!

October 29, 2022

Lincoln Center


$25 per couple/$10 per each additional child
Limited space, registration required!

Corporate Challenge

Kick Off Date: TBA | 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.

Each day’s scores will be tallied from activities the night before. Standings will be posted on the website as well at the PPRD Facebook page. Any changes to games or schedules (due to weather, etc.) will be updated on the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department’s Facebook page.

Fee: $200.00 Per Team



Teams are not considered registered until payment is received.

Corporate Challenge 2022 Application – Not Yet Available

2022 Event Descriptions – Not Yet Available


Drive Thru Christmas In The Park Parade

November 28, 2022 | 6:30 pm | Downtown Pittsburg

Help the City of Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department kick off the holiday season at the annual Christmas Parade! Parade route will be through downtown Pittsburg, KS and will be determined by volume of entries. More information on parade route and entry line up will be available on the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation’s Facebook page

Parade Entries:

We encourage all community members to join in on the annual Christmas Parade. Categories include floats, marching bands/dance groups, vehicles and animal/horse.

Parade will begin promptly at 6:30PM


  1. The one and only Santa in the parade will be riding on the fire truck at the end of the parade. No other Santa’s allowed.
  2. Candy and other items are NOT to be thrown from any parade entry. Items may be handed out by walking along the curb.
  3. Entries must be decorated with a Christmas/holiday theme.
  4. All floats with electrical mechanisms and/or flammable materials must be treated with flame retardant mixtures.
  5. Inspection of all entries will be completed by the Pittsburg Fire Department to ensure compliance and safety.
  6. All entries must be registered in order to participate

Entry is FREE!

Contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department for more information at (620) 231-8310 or 

2022 Christmas Drive Thru Parade Entry Form


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

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