Special Events

Spring Craft Fair

Come enjoy the nice Spring weather at this years craft fair! Free admission, homemade crafts and more!

We are still accepting vendors for the event. If you are interested contact Maggie at mrockwood@maryvilleparks.org or call or stop by the Maryville Community Center for more information. 660-562-2923

Admission: Free

Date: May 8th

Mac Mini Triathlon

Each year visitors flock from all over Northwest Missouri to come to our annual Maryville Aquatic Center Mini Triathlon. This Mini Tri consists of a 400 meter swim, 10k bike, and 5k run, making it the perfect opportunity for any beginners or fitness fanatics. Start your training now!  This event is available for individuals and teams of two or three.  

Admission: $45/Individual, $90/Team

Date: August 7th

Dog-Gone Easter Bone Hunt

Every year around Easter, MPR holds this Easter Egg Hunt exclusively for dogs! Bring your furry friend and let them "hunt" for eggs filled with delicious dog treats. All proceeds to the New Nodaway Humane Society. Dogs must remain on leash to participate. Bring your own Easter basket or bag to collect treats. Held at Sunrise Park.

Admission: $5 or 4 cans of dog food

Date: April 17th, 1:30pm registration, 2pm start time.

Touch A Truck

This BRAND NEW, free event allows kids of all ages to get up close and personal with cars, trucks, and big-rigs of all kinds!  It's a great opportunity for kids to touch, explore, and ask questions about their favorite vehicles!  This event will take place in the summer of 2021.  Stay tuned for more details on when exactly it will be held and any other information we are able to share at the time!

Admission: Free

Date: TBD

Winter Wonderland

Get in the spirit of Christmas at Winter Wonderland (Franklin Park), opening the first Friday of December in conjunction with the Maryville Chamber Christmas Parade! With a Hot Chocolate Bar, activities and more the anxious little ones will patiently wait in line for the chance to see Santa! Lights at the park will be lit every night through Christmas. 

Date: December 3rd

Breakfast in Whoville

Join Maryville Parks and Recreation for a delicious Breakfast in Whoville!  Mrs. Claus Story Time, crafts, French Toast, a photo opportunity with Santa, and maybe even the Grinch will all be a part of this event!

Admission: $12/child, $8/Additional Plate

Date: December 11th

Christmas Craft Fair

Over 70 vendors of unique present possibilities to start (or finish up) your Christmas shopping for your loved ones at our 8th annual Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair! We will be offering discounted shakes for all attendees. Children also have the chance to write letters to Santa and get a reply! Come support local vendors and crafters from around your community at the Maryville Community Center!

Admission: $1 

Date: November 13, 2021

Movies In the Park

Join us for our summer and themed Movies in the Park at Donaldson Westside Park Amphitheater. Check out our Facebook page for when these will be held! 

Admission: Free

Date: TBD

Daddy Daughter Dance

Don't miss your chance to create a memory of a lifetime with  your special little girl!  This event is for young ladies ages 12 and younger, with their dads, grandpas, uncles, or special escorts.  All ladies will receive a couples photo and a wrist corsage. Unfortunately this event has already taken place this year, don't miss out next year!

Admission: $30/couple $15/additional child

Date: March 12th 2021

MARYVILLE PARKS & RECREATION
Maryville Community Center
1407 N. Country Club Rd
Suite 200, Maryville, MO 64468
Phone:  660.562.2923
Fax:  660.562.3729
Maryville Aquatic Center
501 N Laura St
Maryville, MO 64468
Phone:  660-562-2663
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