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. 


JULY

Fun Fridays
All Fun Friday events take place at Moss-Wright Park and are FREE! Activities begin at 10:00am and wrap up by noon. We ask that a parent or guardian is present and joins in the fun with the kids. Follow the signs when you get to the park for the location of each event. All events cancel with rain.

Fireman's Foam July 25
Wear your swimsuit and goggles and be prepared to be sprayed with foam from high above. It's like a bubble bath, but better!

Vintage Base Ball
Sunday, July 27 12:00pm
The Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball promotes living history by bringing the 19th century to life through base ball events that use the rules, equipment, costumes and culture of the 1860s-1880s. All games are free to attend and will be played in the open field across from Field 2. Check out their website to learn more about this new organization -
Tennessee Vintage Base Ball.


AUGUST

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, August 9 from 10:00am-12:00pm
DAVE WALTERS & DR. CINDI SMITH-WALTERS 
They will conduct a class on our Tennessee trees. Be prepared to participate and have fun! Weather permitting, we may go outdoors and learn some tree identification tips from Cindi and Dave out in the park. Pre-register online.


Music on Main
Thursday, August 21 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. Lonnie Jones and Hard Drive will be perform.

Vintage Base Ball
Sunday, August 24 12:00pm and 2:30pm
The Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball promotes living history by bringing the 19th century to life through base ball events that use the rules, equipment, costumes and culture of the 1860s-1880s. All games are free to attend and will be played in the open field across from Field 2. Check out their website to learn more about this new organization -
Tennessee Vintage Base Ball.


SEPTEMBER

Under the Stars Family Campout
Friday, September 5 starting at 6:30pm
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
BARRY RICHARDS & DICK DAVIS 
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. 

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 $15 per child and not guaranteed a shirt.