Halloween Howl Night
The parks and Recreation Department will host Halloween Howl Night event on October 27th, 2023 from 6pm-9pm. For more information contact us at 407-905-3180
The Parks & Recreation Department will also be hosting a pumpkin carving contest on TBD all submissions must be in by 5pm day of the event.
Evening with Santa
The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department will host Evening with Santa on December 1st, 2023. The event will start at 6pm-8:30pm at the Lakeshore center.
Visit Santa and his special guest, share Christmas wishes and take pictures. All kids will be able to interact with Santa and his special guest. Space is limited (Registration is closed). Cost is $12 per person, for more information email Tracy or call 407-905-3180.
Jolly Jamboree & Tree Lighting
The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department will host it’s annual Jolly Jamboree & Tree Lighting Event on December 9th, 2023 from 3-8pm. The event features the countdown to the tree lighting, Santa’s Village, a kids zone, special guest, and much more. This is a free event. For more information contact Adrian Dorsey.
The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board meet on two (2) designated dates in December from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm to view and judge the homes with the best Christmas lights in the city. If chosen, the homeowners are awarded a HighLIGHTing 2022 Light Up Ocoee sign to keep as a “Thank You” for their participation and efforts to spread the holiday cheer in our community.
We welcome the community and your family to take a drive around town or maybe just a walk in your neighborhood to see the lights. The following areas/subdivisions were awarded with a sign.
Ocoee Music Festival
The City of Ocoee’s Fall Music Festival is celebrated annually drawing more than 20,000 people each year. The festival includes both local and national entertainment and one of the best fireworks displays in Central Florida. It is non-stop fun! For more information please Email Mark Johnson, Parks & Recreation Director or check the Festival website.
Annual Chick-fil-a 5k
The City of Ocoee and Chick-fil-a will host its 12th Annual 5K on TBD, starting at 7:30am. There will be a free Kids Fun Run, vendors and other activities. The Event will take place in Downtown Ocoee off McKey Street. To register visit www.ocoeemusicfestival.com/chick-fil-a-5k-run or register in person at Jim Beech Recreation Center (1820 A.D.Mims Road). For more information contact 407-905-3180.
Breakfast with the Bunny
The City of Ocoee Parks and Recreation Department will host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on TBD, 2024 from 9am – 11am. The event will be held at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center. Breakfast includes a chicken biscuit, doughnuts, fruit, juice, and coffee. Visit the Easter Bunny, his special guest and take pictures. All kids will be able to interact with the Easter Bunny and his special guest along with exclusive use of the Fun Zone from 9:45am – 11am. Cost is $10 per person, for more information at 407-905-3180. Registration is closed
Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
The Parks and Recreation Department will host its Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on TBD from 11:30am – 2pm. This event is free. There will be an egg hunt, exciting games, crafts, and of course an appearance by the Easter Bunny. The event will be at Bill Breeze Park. For more information contact 407-905-3180.
Cinco De Mayo Block Party
The Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Ocoee Music Festival is introducing a Block party and Concert with a local artist and vendors on McKey Street.
Join us TBD. Come out for live music, food trucks, and family friendly activities. For more information contact Adrian Dorsey.
Family Recreation Day
The Parks and Recreation Department will host Family Recreation Day on Saturday, July 22. The event will be at the Jim Beech Recreation Center and Family Aquatic Center from 11am-2pm. For more information call 407-905-3180
At this year's Family Recreation Day, Greater Vision Enterprise will hold their 3rd Annual Back to School Bash. The Back to School Bash will be hosted by Greater Vision Resources, Winiva Liability Resolutions, Just Write Consulting Inc, and 4 The Kids Entertainment. Join us Saturday, July 22, from 11am-2pm for food, fun, and entertainment for the entire family.
The Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the Orange County Public School Teachers, Winter Garden Elks, West Orange Civitans, Chick-fil-A of Ocoee, City of Ocoee Police and Fire Departments for their contributions.