Special Events & Programs

  1. Antique Float at Millstone FestivalRichmond Teen Center

    The Richmond Teen Center offers programs such as mentoring, tutoring, free play, and other special events for the Middle School & High School students in Madison County. 

  2. Summer Camp

    Enjoy summer fun with our 8-week Youth Summer Camp program for Elementary School students (Ages 5-12). 

  3. Tasty Tuesdays

    1. Tasty Tuesdays are a weekly food truck and live music event hosted at Irvine McDowell Park (345 Lancaster Avenue) beginning in April and ending in September. This event is a great chance to check out local food trucks and musicians. 
  4. Easter Eggstravaganza

    Easter Eggstravaganza is one of our annual events. It is held at the Lake Reba Adult Softball Complex and is a free event open to the public.

  5. Kids to Parks Day

    Join us for Kids to Parks Day where we will be showcasing the different activities we offer in our parks. More information coming soon!

  6. Park & Play

    Park and Play is a pop-up mobile recreation program that is focused on bringing recreation and wellness to our community.

  7. Spray & Play

    The Richmond Fire Department and Richmond Parks and Recreation Department have teamed up to help bring a fun water event to Richmond. The Firefighters bring their trucks to various parks where they safely spray water from their hoses for the kids to cool off from the summer heat.

  8. Kids Fishing Derby

    The first weekend in June is Free Fishing Weekend in Kentucky. To celebrate, we host a Kids Fishing Derby at Lake Reba Park near the boat docks.

  9. 4th of July Celebration

    This is another annual event we have organized that is held at Lake Reba on the 4th of July.

  10. Movies in the Park

    The Richmond Parks and Recreation department hosts free movies for the public multiple times a year at Irvine-McDowell Park. 

  11. Millstone Festival

    Join us for live music, vendors, food trucks, a car show, beer & wine vendors, inflatables & much more on Saturday, October 1st, 2022 from 11am-10pm in Downtown Richmond.

  12. Christmas Programs

    Our Christmas Programs include Santa Letters, a Christmas Parade, the Holiday Happening Craft Show, Radiant Richmond and Santa Express. 

  13. Richmond Outdoor Committee

    Check out the Richmond Outdoor Committee's upcoming outdoor education and recreation opportunities. 

  14. Madison County Special Olympics

    The Madison County Special Olympics (SOKY), in conjunction with Richmond Parks & Recreation’s Special Needs Activities and Programs (SNAP), offers many different sports leagues, activities, and dances throughout the year for people with various ability levels.