Special Events

The City of The Colony hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. Check back regularly as new events are added as the year progresses

2017

  • Polar Open Disc Golf Tournament - January 14
  • Daddy & Daughter Dance - February 25
  • Movies in the Park "The Jungle Book" - April 7
  • Spring Eggstravaganza – April 13
  • Kids Chase By The Lake - April 22
  • Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight / Movies in the Park "Storks" - April 29
  • Drive In Movie Night "Jurassic World" – May 5
  • Mamapalooza – May 13
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - June 16
  • Liberty By The Lake - July 1
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - July 14
  • Back 2 School Bash – August 1
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - August 11
  • Bow-Wow Luau – September TBD
  • Movies in the Park - September 22
  • Mother Son Adventure Night - September TBD
  • Drive in Movie Night - September 29
  • Movies in the Park - October 6
  • Family Fright Night - October 21-22
  • American Heroes - November 11
  • Holiday in the Park / Baking Contest / Parade of Lights - December 2
  • The Colony Christmas Spectacular - December 2 - January 1

 

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Polar Open Disc Golf Tournament

Date: Saturday, January 14

Time: 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Bill Allen Memorial Park

(5900 Carroll Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $60 Pro / Open; $50 Advanced; $45 Intermediate; $40 Recreational; $35 Novice

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation Department will host a PDGA Sanctioned disc golf tournament at Bill Allen Memorial Park and McCord Park in Little Elm. This singles tournament will consist of 2 rounds of 18 and is limited to the first 180 entries. Pre-registration with pre-payment is strongly recommended. Reserve your spot today! For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106 or lindsey@tcpard.com.

 

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Daddy & Daughter Dance

Date: Saturday, February 25

Time: 3 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Cascades Events Center

(5909 Stone Creek Dr. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $35 per couple; $10 for each additional child; $12 corsage; $4 boutonniere; $14 corsage / boutonniere combo

 

The Parks and Recreation Department will host its 12th annual Daddy & Daughter Dance at the Cascades Events Center. Arrive in your semi-casual attire and dance the night away amid sparkling tiaras, pink balloons and fairy tale characters. Welcoming all daddies and their little angels (ages 3-12). Light refreshments provided. Tickets go on sale January 9. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Spring Eggstravaganza

Date: Thursday, April 13

Time: 6 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $3 per child in advance; $5 per child on event day

 

One of the most EGGciting events in The Colony is back for the 12th year in a row. Watch your kids have a ball as they gather eggs filled with an assortment of candy and prizes. Peter Rabbit is hoppin’ into town too – get your photo taken with him as a keepsake and plant a flower to take home and watch bloom. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Movies in the Park  “The Jungle Book”

Date: Friday, April 7

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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The Colony Drive-In Theater “Arrival”

Date: Friday, May 5

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Enjoy a nostalgic date night movie during the city's Drive-In Movie event featuring Arrival at 8:30pm on Friday, May 5th, at Stewart Creek Park, 3700 Sparks Road. Tune your radios to 99.9FM and enjoy the drive-in experience. Park admission for the Drive-In is free starting at 7:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as parking is first-come, first-served. For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

Mamapalooza

Date: Saturday, May 13

Time: TBD

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Come celebrate the mother in your life with this fun concert by the lake. Enjoy great music, games and food as we pay tribute to the mothers in our lives. The event is free so join us for some fun! For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

Kids Chase by the Lake

Date: Saturday, April 22

Time: 8 a.m.  – 10:30 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $8 per runner (family discounts available)

 

The Parks and Recreation Department and The Colony Roadrunners Club present the 16th annual Kids Chase by the Lake. Children ages 9 and under will compete on a one-half mile loop, while children ages 10-11 run a one mile course in the park. All participants will receive a ribbon, goody bag and T-shirt. No event-day registration. Please visit The Colony Recreation Center (5151 N. Colony Blvd.) by 5pm April 21st to register. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Up, Up & Away! A Festival of Flight

Date: Saturday, April 29

Time: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: Prestwick STEM Academy

(3101 Stonefield, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight presented by The Tribute Lakeside Golf and Resort Community and the city of The Colony returns for a third year. Celebrating all forms of flight, the festival will feature kite flying and demonstrations, music, birding demonstration, paper airplane contests, food and fun. Bring the entire family to this all ages outdoor celebration. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, June 16

Time: TBD

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center. The event is free with concessions available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Date: Saturday, July 1

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: Varies

 

Start your holiday off on the right foot at the 3nd annual Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run. This family event welcomes runners and walkers of all abilities! Please arrive early to ensure you are ready for the start of the race! This event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and The Colony Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please visit www.libertybythelake.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Liberty By The Lake

Date: Saturday, July 1

Time: 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

This signature Independence Day tradition includes live music, parade, children’s activities, business vendors, fun run/walk, salsa shootout and a fireworks finale that rivals any in North Texas. Local restaurants and food vendors will also be on-site selling a variety of fares. For more information, please visit www.libertybythelake.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, July 14

Time: TBD

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center. The event is free with concessions available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, August 12

Time: TBD

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center. The event is free with concessions available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Back 2 School Bash

Date: Tuesday, August 1

Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE for residents; $3 for non-residents

 

Join us for this fun filled evening complete with free school supplies, mascot dance off and lots of helpful information for the upcoming school year. Registration is required and space is limited to the first 500 children ages 5-12. Pre-register at The Colony Recreation Center. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Bow-Wow Luau

Date: September

Time: TBD

Location: Hawaiian Falls Waterpark

(4400 Paige Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

Calling all dog lovers! This one-of-a-kind event is returning for another great year at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. Dive in with your best canine friend and enjoy doggie swims, contests, games, and prizes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Colony Animal Shelter Injured Animal Fund. Concessions will be available for purchase. Limit two dogs per owner. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Movies in the Park

Date: Friday, September 22

Time: 7:45 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Mother & Son Adventure Night

Date: September TBD

Time: TBD

Location: Lions Club Park

(4800 Nash Drive, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $25 per couple, $5 each additional son.

 

An evening of family fun, exclusively for moms and sons! An evening of adventure, fun and excitement as we explore all things outdoors. Moms and sons will test their skills at archery, fishing, horseshoes and many other camping/outdoor activities. Purchase your tickets in advance at The Colony Recreation Center (5151 N. Colony Blvd.). For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Movies in the Park

Date: Friday, October 6

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and give-aways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Family Fright Night

Date: Saturday, October 21 – Sunday, October 22

Time: 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

Don't miss the 11th annual Family Fright Night family Halloween campout at Stewart Creek Park. Join us for a haunted trail, tent trick or treating, costume and scream contests, scary movie, hayride, campfire, s’mores and great food. This event has limited enrollment and fills quickly, so don't delay. Registration begins October 1. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans Festival & Fireworks

Date: Saturday, November 11

Time: Dependent Upon Activity

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE Admission

 

The City of The Colony and American Legion Post 21 is once again proud to celebrate and honor all the men and women who are currently serving or have served our country at this all-day festival. Activities include a fun run/walk, car/bike/truck show, family entertainment, great food, live music, silent auction, patriotic Veterans ceremonies and an incredible fireworks show. For more information and specific activity start times, please visit www.SaluteAmericanHeroes.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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Holiday in the Park | Parade of Lights | Baking Contest

Date: Saturday, December 2

Time: Dependent Upon Activity

Location: Dependent Upon Activity

Cost: Dependent Upon Activity

 

This annual event, presented by The Colony Parks and Recreation Department, will make its way through town with a bang. All-day activities include: pictures with Santa from noon to 2 p.m. at The Colony Public Library, 6800 Main St. ($2 per photo); Parade of Lights at 5:45 p.m. (route begins at Peters Colony Elementary parking lot and proceeds west on Nash to Blair Oaks and then south to The Five Star Complex); Holiday In The Park at 6 p.m. at Perryman Park, 4930 S. Colony Blvd. Holiday in the Park will feature festive holiday music and performances, a holiday carnival games and rides and a holiday baking contest. Saturday will also kickoff The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at Central Fire Station. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

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The Colony Christmas Spectacular

Date: Saturday, December 2 – January 1

Time: 5:30pm – 10:30pm Sunday-Thursday; 5:30pm – 10:50pm Friday-Saturday

Location: Central Fire Station

(4900 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at is choreographed to music and can be seen every evening in December starting on Dec. 2 from 5:30pm to 10:30pm Sunday-Thursday and 5:30pm to 10:50pm Friday and Saturday. Tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy the music. For more information, please contact The Colony Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

 

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Planning a Special Event? Here is the information you'll need:

Special Events Guide and Submission Packet or you may call Inspections at 972-624-3160.

 

 
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