Special Events & Programs

Goodlettsville Parks, Recreation and Tourism offers a variety of programs and events for everyone in the community. Below you will find a schedule of upcoming activities. Locate programs by age level and interests by searching the tabs on the left. 


OCTOBER
Snapology Robot Rescue Mission
Monday - Friday, October 6 - 10 from 9:00am - 12:00pm
Can you design and build a remote-controlled robot that can complete rescue missions? Your objective is to build a robot that helps people during natural disasters. Example missions include delivering food and supply packs, removing a fallen tree from a house, and clearing the roads of debris. Kids ages 7 to 12 can enjoy this Fall Break opportunity for a camp fee of $150. 

Snapology Amusement Park Adventure
Monday - Friday, October 6 - 10 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Come design your own amusement park rides, while learning some of the concepts engineers use to create them. Students will learn about G-forces, hear ratio, forces, gravity and energy. Example builds include a roller coaster, Ferris wheel and free fall. Kids ages 7 to 12 can enjoy this Fall Break opportunity for a camp fee of $150. 

Master Gardeners Education Series
Saturday, October 11 from 10:00am-12:00pm
Goodlettsville Parks, Recreation and Tourism and the Sumner County Master Gardening Association are collaborating to offer gardening classes that are free of charge and open to the public. Class is held at Historic Mansker's Station. Classes will fill up quickly so reserve your free spot by registering online.

Jennifer Kirk - Mansker's Station Historic Interpreter. She will give a talk on the many choices to consider when putting up the summer harvest. These options include drying, freezing, pickling, canning and making preserves. After her talk we will head down to the fort and all take a turn at the wooden cider press. 

Halloween Tot Time
Thursday, October 30 from 10:00am-11:00am
Join us for a fun day with the Goodlettsville Branch Library for storytelling and a movie. Wear your favorite costume and we will have goodie bags for all participants. This free program is held at the Community Center for children up to 5 years of age. No registration necessary.

Pumpkin Festival
Friday, October 31 from 5:00pm-7:30pm
Calling all princesses, super heroes, witches, and goblins! Every child can enjoy a safe night of trick-or-treating at Moss-Wright Park. Aside from all of the candy they will take home, kids will enjoy a hayride through the park, inflatables, and games. This event is fun for the whole family. Line will be cut off at 7:15pm. 

If your business would like a booth at this year's Festival, read this letter for more information. Registration form for businesses here