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.

Current Special Events:

Used Book Sale BOOK DONATION - August 26- Sept 21 at Nixon County Park

Used Book Sale - September 22, 23, 24 at Nixon County Park CLICK FOR FLYER

"Caring for Our Earth" Homeschool Day at Nixon Park - Wednesday, October 4 CLICK FOR EMERGENCY FORM

2017 Pumpkin Walk on Heritage Rail Trail CLICK FOR FLYER

For more information on these special events, please click the date of the event on the calendar at the bottom of the page. 

 

Get more information on these and many other programs by scrolling down and clicking on our calendar.

 

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