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.

            2016

  • Polar Open Disc Golf Tournament - January 23 - Results
  • Papapalooza - June 18
  • Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run - July 2
  • Liberty By The Lake - July 2
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - July 15
  • Back 2 School Bash - August 9
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - August 12
  • Bow Wow Luau - September 18
  • Movies in the Park - September 9
  • Mother Son Adventure Night - September 24
  • Drive in Movie Night - September 30
  • Movies in the Park - October 7
  • Family Fright Night - October 15-16
  • American Heroes - November 5
  • Holiday in the Park / Baking Contest / Parade of Lights - December 3
  • The Colony Christmas Spectacular - December 3 - January 1

 

 

Papapalooza

Date: Saturday, June 18

Time: 6-9 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3799 Sparks Road, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Join us at Stewart Creek Park to celebrate Father's Day at the first annual Papapalooza. This free event will feature live music, food trucks, loads of family fun and of course the entertaining atmosphere of Lewisville Lake. Free park entry will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106..

 

 

Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Date: Saturday, July 2

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3799 Sparks Road, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: Varies

 

Start your holiday off on the right foot at the 31st 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.

 

Liberty By The Lake

Date: Saturday, July 2

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

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Drive, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE admission

 

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.

 

Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, July 15

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

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 starting at 10 a.m. The doors open at 9 a.m., so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. The next showing will be on August 12. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Back 2 School Bash

Date: Tuesday, August 9

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.

 

 

Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, August 12

Time: 9 a.m. to noon

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 starting at 10 a.m. The doors open at 9 a.m., so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

Bow-Wow Luau

Date: September 18

Time: 1 - 5 p.m.

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.

 

Movies in the Park

Date: Fridays, September 9

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.

 

Mother & Son Adventure Night

Date: Saturday, September 24

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Lions Club Park

(4800 Nash Drive, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

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.

 

Movies in the Park

Date: Friday, October 7

Time: 7:15 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.

 

Family Fright Night

Date: Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 16

Time: 4 p.m. – 9 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

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

Cost: TBD

 

Don't miss the 10th 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.

 

American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans Festival & Fireworks

Date: Saturday, November 5

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.

 

Holiday in the Park | Parade of Lights | Baking Contest

Date: Saturday, December 3

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.

 

The Colony Christmas Spectacular

Date: Saturday, December 3– January 1

Time: Sunset - 10 p.m.

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. 3 from sunset to 10 p.m. 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.

 

2016 Expo Vendor Application

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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