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Events

The York County Department of Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of programming throughout the year highlighting the area’s cultural, historical and natural history.  Programs range from Family Camp-Out Night, Fox Story Times, Reptile Week, Rock and Mineral Weekend, Porch Talks at the train stations to citizen science programs such as the Butterfly Count.

The most popular program offered each year is the annual Christmas Magic: Festival of Lights. Tens of thousands of York County residents come to the event for its magical displays of lights.  Christmas Magic is just one of many educational and recreational opportunities available to people of all ages and interests.

Special Events this Winter and Spring:

January 16-February 21 - Winter Wildlife Month - See park calendar at bottom of page for details.

January 30 and February 6 - Cabin Feaver Hike - See park calendar at bottom of page for details.

February 27-28 and March 5-6  - Maple Sugaring Festival Weekends - Click for Flyer

March 9-10 - Spring Homeschool Days: Incredible Insects -Click for Flyer -  Click for Emergency Form

March 19-20 - Family Spring Fun Days - See park calendar at bottom of page for details.

March 26 - Natural Egg Dyeing - See park calendar at bottom of page for details.

April 16 - History and Mystery of Raab Park - See park calendar at bottom of page for details.

April 17 - Earth Day Service Project: Garlic Mustard Pull! - See park calendar at bottom of page for details.

April 19 and 26 - Sunset Scramble Bike Rides - See park calendar at bottom of page for details.

 

All this and more! Please scroll through the events calendar on the bottom of the page by clicking on a date. 

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