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


Boys Baseball League Begins | May 1st | Arena Park Sports Complex
Bike to School & Work Day  I  May 5th  I  Arena Park Tennis Courts
S.T.A.R. BBQ & Picnic Bash | May 11th | Capaha Park Shelter 1 & Splash Pad
Spring Garage Sale | May 13th | Osage Centre
Boys Travel Baseball League Begins |May 15th | Shawnee & Arena Parks Sports Complexes 
Girls Youth Softball League Begins | May 15th | Arena Park Sports Complex
Adult Sand Volleyball League Begins | May 16th | Arena Park
Glowball Golf Tournament  I  May 20th  I  Cape Jaycee Golf Course
SportsPlex SUMMER HOURS BEGIN!! | May 22nd | SportsPlex
Junior Golf Program Begins | May 24th | Jaycee Municipal Golf Course
Community Dance & Social  I  May 25th  I  A. C. Brase Arena
Cape Splash OPENING DAY!!! | May 27th | Cape Splash!
Boys & Girls Summer Basketball Begins | May 30th | SportsPlex

Farmer's Market Cooking Demo I June 1 I Osage Centre
Bring It On Cheer Clinic I June 3 I SportsPlex
Riverfront Yoga Fitness Class begins I June 4 I Riverfront Park
Happy Campers begins I June 5 I Shawnee Park Center
Science Camp begins I June 5 I Osage Centre
Intermediate & Advanced Tennis Session 1 begins I June 5 I Arena Park
Jr. Aces Volleyball Camp begins I June 5 I SportsPlex
Jr. High Summer Volleyball League begins I June 5 I SportsPlex
Pee-Wee Adventure begins I June 5 I Osage Centre
Pee-Wee Tumbling Session 1 begins I June 6 I Osage Centre
Jr. Chef's Cooking Class begins I June 6 I A. C. Brase Arena
Horsemanship Program Session 1 begins I June 6 I Remley Equestrian Center
Pee-Wee Sports Session 1 begins I June 6 I Arena Park Shelter #5
Global Running Day I June 7 I Osage Centre Trailhead
Cape Municipal Band opens for the season I June 7 I Capaha Park
S.T.A.R. Fun Field Day I June 8 I Osage Centre
Session 1 Learn to Swing begins I June 12 I Cape Splash
Arting Around Camp Session 1 begins I June 12 I Osage Centre
SportsPlex Soccer Camp begins I June 12 I SportsPlex
Adult Beach Bash I June 16 I Cape Splash
Youth Catch & Release Fishing Day I June 17 I Capaha Park

  • Contact Info
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email [email protected]
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024
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