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Special Events

Special Events

Chicago Cubs vs Brewers Game

Come watch the Chicago Cubs take on their rival to the north, the Milwaukee Brewers, at the beautiful American Family Field in Milwaukee! Sign up early as these tickets will be selling fast! All travel will be by an air-conditioned coach bus! Seats are located in the Loge Outfield Box, Section 209! Tickets are limited so register early! (TK)

Date: Saturday, June 29th. Game is at 3:10 PM
Pickup/Drop-Off Location: Maintenance Center, 1001 W. Locust
Age: All those under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
Depart: 11:15AM and will return after the game ends (trip will stay for extra innings)

Code Age R/NR Fee Date Time Day
202036-01 10+ $110/$115 6/29 10 AM SAT


Canvas and Brush

Canvas and Brush event is a relaxing and inspiring activity that combines the pleasures of coffee with the joys of painting. During the event, guests can socialize while letting the art flow to the canvas. The artist will provide a step-by-step guide of instructions, offering tips and techniques to help guests bring their vision to life. The atmosphere of the event is casual and friendly, with participants able to socialize and relax as they paint. No previous painting experience is required. Guests can let their creativity run wild, experimenting with different colors and techniques to create their own unique masterpieces. The event offers a fun and low-pressure way to explore one’s artistic side and connect with like-minded individuals. At the end of the event, each guest can take their artwork home to display proudly and cherish as a special memory. (CV) Location: Rivers Edge Rec Center • Min/Max: 10/40 • Instructor: Tracy Nogacz • Register by: June 3

Code Age R/NR Fee Date Time Day
203035-01 17+ $50/$65 6/8 8-10:30 AM SAT


Ricky Huynh Memorial Pickleball Tournament

This is a fun-filled, single day double elimination tournament for all level players! Two players allowed per team, and you will sign up and compete with that team! Divisions will be split into beginner, intermediate, and expert depending on the number registered. Champions will be crowned with bragging rights and medals! If you are interested in signing up as an individual to be placed with a teammate of your skill level, please contact! (TK) Location: Pickleball Courts in Belvidere Park • Min/Max: 10 Teams/50 Teams Register by: May 24


Code Age R/NR Fee Date Time Day
202148-01 16+ $30/Team 6/1 9 AM- 5 PM SAT



Belvidere Park will host its 4th annual Unplug Day, a day where everyone is encouraged to get up, get out, unplug, play and engage with one another through experiences at local park, recreation, and conservation agencies. July 13th, 2-8PM will be a time where we set up a space for people of all ages to learn a new activity or skill, or simply enjoy recreating outdoors. Join a class to learn something new, pop in and catch a play or music, or explore the Unplug activity area to learn more about agencies that are doing great things in the outdoors. The day starts at 2PM at Baltic Mill with a special performance from the Boone County Main Street Players. Our astronomy show begins at 7PM. All activities will be free and open to anyone. Pre-registration is encouraged for any of the classes but not required (SC).

Activity Code Age Location Time
Disc Golf 209291-01 5+ Tennis Courts 3 PM
Pickle Ball 209291-02 5+ Pickleball Courts 4:15 PM
Yoga 209291-03 10+ Tennis Courts 5:30 PM
Paint in the Park 209291-04 10+ Bloom Shelter 3 PM
Rock Painting 209291-05 3+ Bloom Shelter 4:15 PM
Tie-Dying 209291-06 10+ Bloom Shelter 5:30 PM
Plant Walk 209291-07 5+ Baltic Mill 3 PM
Tree Walk 209291-08 5+ Baltic Mill 4:15 PM
Outdoor Photography 209291-09 10+ Baltic Mill 5:30 PM


free Special Events

Movies in the Park

These events are free to the public! Bring your own chair or blanket and get ready to watch some movies in the park under the stars! Join us starting at 7:30PM at the Baltic Mill. The movie will start at dusk!

June 21 – The Super Mario Bros Movie
July 19 – Lightyear
August 16 – Clifford The Big Red Dog

Splash Pad & Foam Party Nights at Doty Park

Come enjoy FREE music, dancing, and plenty of foam at our fun-themed nights at the Doty Park Sprayground and Ice Arena! Events take place from 5-7PM

July 12- Hawaiian Night
August 2 – Country Night

Park & Play Mobile Pop-Up

Come see our new Mobile Pop Up in action at Doty Park! Park & Play Mobile is a bus filled with fun activities for the whole family. Footballs, axe throwing, crafts, corn hole, and much more. Bring the family, head to the park and join us for a fun evening!

June 7th – 4-6PM @ Doty Park
June 21st – 12-1PM @ Fridh Park
July 2nd – 4-6PM @ Prairie Fields