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Robert Searle
Special Events/Marketing Coordinator

5300 Main St.
Rowlett, TX  75088

972-412-6170
214-703-3920 Fax

NEW MAIN STREET FESTIVAL DATE AND INFO

The City of Rowlett has determined due to the increasing chance of inclement weather on Saturday, December 3rd to postpone all scheduled events.  The new schedule is outlined below.

Noon Exchange Club Parade – scheduled to begin at 3:00pm - has been cancelled

Main Street Fest:  The North Pole – scheduled to begin at 4:00pm – rescheduled to Thurs, Dec 8 @ 5:30

Timeline for the event is outlined below  


 5:30pm Activities kick off

 Santa’s Workshop, Snow Play Area opens, and  Caroler’s Perform

5:45pm  the official lighting of the City of Rowlett Christmas Tree and lighting of the Pecan Grove Trail 


6:00pm Santa Pictures on the Coyle House front porch

6:30pm  Special Entertainment by Jill Beam

7:00p Event concludes and activities close

The Rowlett Parks and Recreation Department looks forward to seeing you Thursday beginning at 5:30pm

Little Sweetheart Dance                 

Saturday, January 28, 2017

7:00pm-9:00pm

$40 per couple and $15 for each additional daughter

Treat that special girl to a night that is “Way Under the Sea” at the Rowlett Parks and Recreation’s annual Little Sweetheart Dance. Fathers and daughters will dance and twirl the night away with a special evening of fun and dancing. The price includes a keepsake photo, light refreshments and memories to last a lifetime! Space is limited, so be sure to get your tickets today!

Easter Egg Hunt

Pecan Grove Park

Saturday, April 8th  

10:00am-12:00pm

Grab your Easter basket and hippity-hop over to Pecan Grove Park to hunt for over 20,000 treat-filled Easter eggs.  At this free event you will enjoy face painting, bounce houses, photos with the Easter Bunny and much more! Egg hunts are categorized by age groups and are scheduled at various times throughout the event.  In the case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Saturday, April 15th.

Easter Pup-A-Palooza

Herfurth Park (4601 Centennial

Sunday, April 9th

2:00pm-4:00pm

$10 entry fee per dog

Join the Rowlett Parks & Recreation Department at the Easter Pup-A-Palooza where dogs of all sizes are invited to hunt for eggs filled with doggie treats and special prize eggs.  You won’t want to miss the fun games or the prizes.  Remember to bring your Easter basket, leash and proof of rabies vaccination.

Kid Fish!

Community Park (8500 St. Andrews)

Saturday, April 29th

9:00am-Noon

FREE

Rowlett Parks & Recreation is proud to once again host Kid Fish! Community Park will be generously stocked with 500 pounds of adult catfish prior to the event and prizes & trophies will be awarded to the winners in three age groups.

Rowlett Cardboard Boat Regatta

Community Park (8500 St. Andrews)

Saturday, April 29th

1:30pm

$20 per boat if registered by April 8th; $30 if registered after April 9th

Community Park will be full of spectators waiting to see who will float, sink or swim at the second annual “Rowlett Cardboard Boat Regatta”. Contestants will make boats out of cardboard & tape and will rely on their inventions to keep them afloat as they race across the Community Park Pond. Pre-registration is required & all teams will need to collect their own cardboard. Life vests are mandatory for all team members. Prizes will be awarded to the winners! Age Groups: Youth (8-13); Adult (14+) Activity Number: 111206A

Memorial Day Celebration Featuring Touch a Truck

Rowlett Community Centre 

Saturday, May 27th

10:00am-1:00pm

The City of Rowlett comes together to honor the brave men and women who dedicated their lives to preserving our freedom.  Citizens, friends and family meet at the Rowlett Community Centre to pay homage to our fallen soldiers.  This special day continues with Touch-A-Truck, a fun and educational opportunity for children of all ages to touch, climb on and explore over 25 trucks lined up in the Rowlett Community Centre parking lot.  We will have a fire truck, ambulance, 18 wheeler, school bus and much more! In the case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Monday, May 29th.

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