Special Events

The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department offers special events that are free or inexpensive and provide a great way to enjoy your leisure time with friends or family. Some programs may require registration. Registration for those programs is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please check our current program brochure or our online registration system for more information about each program.

Please note that events such as the Carrboro Music Festival,  West End Poetry Festival, Carrboro Film Festival,  Carrboro Open Streets, Carrboro Day and the Carrboro July 4th Celebration are considered Signature Events and each have their own website.
2017 - SUMMER PROGRAMS/EVENTS
SUMMER
  • Breakfast with an Expert Series*
  • Family Fun Sunday Series*
  • Youth Fishing Rodeo
  • Freight Train Blues Concert Series
  • Friday Night Flicks*
  • Jam Series*
  • July 4th Celebration
  • Lollipop Series For Young Children*
  • Poet's Open Mic*
  • Return 2 Recess*
  • Teen Team Trivia*
  • Tennis Play Day*


OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS OFFERED DURING THE YEAR
WINTER-SPRING
  • Breakfast with an Expert Series*
  • Carrboro Community Egg Hunt
  • Carrboro Kite Fly
  • Carrboro Day
  • Keeping Carrboro Beautiful
  • Family Fun Sunday*
  • Flashlight Egg Hunt
  • Friday Night Flicks*
  • Jam Series*
  • Lollipop Series For Young Children*
  • Open Streets
  • Poetry On Your Plate
  • Poets' Open Mic*
  • Return 2 Recess*
  • Rising Stars Vocal Showcase
  • Take a Kid Hiking
  • Teen Team Trivia*
  • Tennis Play Day

fall
  • Breakfast with an Expert Series*
  • Carrboro Film Festival
  • Carrboro Music Festival
  • Cleaning Carrboro
  • Family Fun Sunday Series*
  • Friday Night Flicks*
  • Halloween Carnival
  • International Tennis Carnival
  • International Tennis Carnival Follow-Up Lessons
  • Jam Series*
  • Kids, Cookies and Candy Canes Event
  • Kids' Dog Show
  • Kidical Mass Bike Event
  • Lollipop Series For Young Children*
  • Music on the Streets
  • Poets' Open Mic*
  • Music and Stories Under the Stars
  • Pumpkin Decorating/Carving Contest
  • Return 2 Recess*
  • Spooky Movie Night
  • Teen Team Trivia *
  • Tennis Play Day*
  • West End Poetry Festival




* Program also offered during other brochure sessions