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Parks & Recreation Events
The Orange County Parks and Recreation Office strives to offer a variety of recreational activities, including classes, clinics, and camps. We also aim to provide fun events for all ages.  Below is a listing of events being planned by Orange County Parks & Recreation or the Orange County Parks & Recreation Foundation.  For a listing of events in Orange County by other event planners, please visit the Orange County Tourism website:

Upcoming OCPR Events

6th Annual Liberty Ride - September 16, 2017 
$40 per horse and rider pair if registered on or before 9/8/17
Register for the Liberty Ride
The Liberty Ride is a fundraiser for the Orange County Parks & Recreation Foundation, a 501(c)3 Organization whose mission is to help support the future of Orange County Parks & Recreation. The ride is organized by Orange County Parks & Recreation and Oakland Heights Farm, hosted by James Madison's Montpelier, and supported by the Virginia Horse Industry Board and Virginia Horse Council.

The Liberty Ride will begin this year at James Madison’s Montpelier, located at 13384 Laundry Road, Montpelier Station, Virginia 22957.  The ride begins promptly at 10am, so it is highly recommended that participants arrive before 9am, though participants are welcome to arrive as early as 8:15am. ANYONE WHO ARRIVES AFTER 9:45AM MAY BE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE.

Details regarding the ride itself can be found on the registration form, available throughthe link above.

4th Annual Office Costume Contest - October 31, 2017
Sponsored by Faye's Office Supply, No Entry Fee
Enter Your Group in Our Contest
Our Office Costume Contest promotes office moral and seeks to find the best group costume in Orange County!  This contest is open to any office, department, or organization that is physically located in Orange County.  There is no fee to enter this contest.  Winning entries will receive trophies, a Faye's Office Supply Gift Card, and of course bragging rights.  Please view our rules before entering, and then visit our photo gallery to get some inspiration for your costumes.  Entries are accepted online through our entry form.