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. 


Walk Across Sumner Goodlettsville Kick-Off
Thursday, September 4 at 8:00am
Meet at the trailhead next to Baseball Field 1 in Moss-Wright Park to pick up your walking log and for a 1 mile walk to kick-off the county-wide event, Walk Across Sumner. To learn more about Walk Across Sumner, click here.

Under the Stars Family Campout
Friday, September 5 starting at 6:00pm
Enjoy roasting hot dogs over an open fire, eating s'mores, games of kickball and free play, and then relax with your crew with an outdoor movie. This setting is great for families of all ages. Register online for $25 per family of 5 by August 22 and $30 after August 22. Limit 30 campsites.

Master Gardeners Education Series
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. Classes are held at Historic Mansker's Station unless otherwise noted. If you are interested in attending these classes, pre-register by calling Mansker's Station at 859-3678 or register online. 

Saturday, September 6 from 10:00am-12:00pm
Beekeepers. They will teach about beekeeping, how to attract these pollinators to our gardens and show us the steps involved to become a backyard apiarist. Pre-register online.

Book Signing with Children's Author Jennifer Hunsicker
Tuesday, September 9 from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Andrew Jackson grew up in the Carolinas during the Revolutionary War. He lost all of his immediate family to this war, and this time period developed his military and leadership skills. Want to learn more? Join children's author Jennifer Hunsicker at the Visitor's Center in this discussion from her new book Young Andrew Jackson in the Carolinas: A Revolutionary Boy. Book signing to follow.

Goodlettsville Teen Advisory Committee
Visit Teens page for all of the details. 

Music on Main
Thursday, September 18 from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Bring your family, friends, a blanket, and enjoy the sounds of summer on the lawn next to City Hall on Main Street. Food trucks will be on site. Harlan County Line will be perform. Check them out here.

Tiny Tikes Tri
Saturday, September 20 at 9:00am
An introductory triathlon where kids run, bike, and swim (OK, just run through the sprinklers) to the finish line, and everyone receives a medal of completion. For ages 3-6. Early bird registration going on August 1st-29th is $10 per child and includes a t-shirt. Registration after August 29th is not guaranteed a shirt.