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. For more information about a special event, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 573.339.6340. 

Are you interested in hosting an event in a Parks & Recreation facility or park? Find facility rental information here. For hosting an event in a City park, contact the Parks & Recreation Main Office at 573.339.6340. Find more information on City parks here

COMING UP!

Movies in the Park -Last four Fridays in July!
Corporate Games - September 19, 2021
Touch A Truck - Fall 2021
Halloween Hoopla - October 2021
Haunted Hall of Horror - October 2021
Spaghetti Day - November 2021 
Fall Family Festival - November 2021
Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt - December 2021
Breakfast with Santa - December 2021
Cardinals Caravan - January 2022
Celebration of Youth Sports Awards Banquet - January 2022
Super Kids Race Day - February 2022
Father Daughter Dance - February 2022
PLAY CAPE! Saturday - March 2022
Egg Dive - March 2022
Mother Son Game Night - March 2022
Friends of the Park Day - April 2022
Bike To Work & School Day - May 2022
Global Running Day - June 2022
Health & Wellness Expo - 2022
Youth Catch & Release - June 2022
Great American 4th of July - July 4, 2022
Parks & Rec Day - July 2022


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