Special Events

The City of Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department offers over 40 special events throughout the year. Events are held in various community centers, parks, and aquatic facilities. The Parks & Recreation Department also offers several trips bus trips to St. Louis. For more information about a special event, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 573.339.6340, or consult the PLAY CAPE! Program Guide for the latest info!

COMING UP!

Mother Son Game Night - February 23, 2019
PLAY CAPE! Saturday - March 9, 2019
Health & Wellness Expo - Rescheduled for March 16, 2019
Friends of the Park Day - April 27, 2019
Bike To Work & School Day - May 3, 2019

Youth Catch & Release - June
Global Running Day - June
Movies in the Park - July
Parks & Rec Day - July
Corporate Games - September
Touch A Truck - September
Haunted Hall of Horror - October
Halloween Hoopla - October
Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt - December
Breakfast with Santa - December
Calls From Santa - December
Cardinals Caravan - January 2020
Celebration of Youth Sports Awards Banquet - January 2020
Super Kids Race Day - February 2020
ValenTEEN Dance - February 2020
Father Daughter Dance - February 2020


  • Contact Info
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024