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



Family Weekend I Sept 2-4 I Fort D
Fall Youth Soccer League begins I Sept 5 I Shawnee Park
S.T.A.R. S'More Fun at the Bonfire I Sept 7 I Osage Centre
Coors Light Trail of Tears Triathlon I Sept 9 I Trail of Tears State Park
Connecting the Dots Wellness Seminar I Sept 14 I Osage Centre
Senior 2 Person Scramble I Sept 15 I Jaycee Municipal Golf Course
NFL Flag Football League begins I Sept 16 I Shawnee Park
Corporate Games begins I Sept 17 I Osage Centre
Fall Adult Softball League begins I Sept 19 I Shawnee Park
Community Dance & Social I Sept 21 I A. C. Brase Arena
Fall Youth Volleyball League begins I Sept 22 I SportsPlex
Touch a Truck I Sept 23 I Shawnee Park


Pee-Wee Sports Class begins | Oct 2 | Osage Centre
WALK-tober Seminar | Oct 10 | Osage Park Trail Head
Haunted Hall of Horror begins | Oct 13 | A.C. Brase Arena
Jr. NBA Basketball League begins | Oct 19 | SportsPlex
S.T.A.R. Haunted Hall of Horror | Oct 20 | 4-H Exhibit Hall
Halloween Hoopla | Oct 27 | Shawnee Park Center
Pumpkin Dive | Oct 28 | Jefferson Pool


Holiday Fitness Challenge begins | Nov 6 | Osage Centre
Women's Volleyball League begins | Nov 6 | SportsPlex
Start Smart Basketball Class begins | Nov 7 | Shawnee Park Center
Shopping Tour Seminar | Nov 7 | Shnucks
Spaghetti Day | Nov 9 | A.C. Brase Arena
Fall Garage Sale | Nov 11 | Osage Centre
S.T.A.R. A Night in Candyland Dance | Nov 16 | Osage Centre
Fall Family Festival | Nov 19 | Shawnee Park Center


Community Dance & Social | Dec 7 | A.C. Brase Arena
Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt | Dec 8 | Shawnee Park Center
Breakfast With Santa | Dec 9 | Shawnee Park Center
Holiday Cooking Demo Seminar | Dec 12 | Osage Centre
S.T.A.R. Christmas Wonderland | Dec 14 | 4-H Exhibit Hall

  • 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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