NOTICE: Due to extraordinary circumstances regarding the novel Coronavirus COVID-19, Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation facilities, meetings and programs will suspend all activities until at least May 1. Visit the City's Coronavirus Information page here for up to date details. 

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, or consult the PLAY CAPE! Program Guide for the latest info!

COMING UP!

Bike To Work & School Day - Canceled
Friends of the Park Day - May 16, 2020
National Senior Health & Fitness Day - May 2020
Global Running Day - June 2020
Youth Catch & Release - June 2020
Great American 4th of July - July 4, 2020
Parks & Rec Day - July 2020
Movies in the Park - Coming summer 2020
Corporate Games - September 2020
Touch A Truck - September 2020
Adult Kickball Tournament - October 11, 2020
Halloween Hoopla - October 2020
Haunted Hall of Horror - October 2020
Fall Family Festival - November 2020
Breakfast with Santa - December 2020
Calls From Santa - December 2020
Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt - December 2020
Cardinals Caravan - January 2021
Celebration of Youth Sports Awards Banquet - January 2021
Super Kids Race Day - February 2021
ValenTEEN Dance - February 2021
Father Daughter Dance - February 2021
Mother Son Game Night - February 2021
Health & Wellness Expo - March 2021
PLAY CAPE! Saturday - March 2021


  • 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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