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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

Playin' in the Park Independence Celebration
- Friday, July 3, 2015
Join us at Booster Park (behind the Orange County Airport on Route 20) on FRIDAY, JULY 3 for fireworks, family fun, musical performances, and food vendors.  Vendors will include: Home Fried, Strite's Donuts, Funnel Cake Café, and Brewster's Ice Cream.  Musical acts will include Oleatha Braxton, Brianna, Hi-Horse Cloggers, Southern Style, Grassland Bluegrass Band, and Blake Esse!  Gates open at 5pm, music starts at 5:45pm, and fireworks will be at dark.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, JULY 3RD, NOT ON SATURDAY THE 4TH.  We hope to see you there!

4th Annual Liberty Ride - Saturday, September 19, 2015
A horseback trail ride including Grelen Nursery & James Madison's Montpelier, held in conjunction with Montpelier's Constitution Day Celebrations. Pre-registration will be required. Details and registration information to be added soon.

Office Costume Contest - Friday, October 30, 2015
A friendly competition to see which Orange County business or organization has the best group costume!  This event will be free to enter, but your organization must submit an entry form to Parks & Recreation by Oct. 27, 2015.  Start thinking about ideas for your group, and view last year's entries for some inspiration.  Please view our contest rules before entering.