Special Events

The City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation hosts athletic, cultural and family events each year to make positive and memorable experiences for the Round Rock community.16752753484_a29cfeeb40_o

5K for Clay

The 5K for Clay is a fun run/walk for everyone held in August at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center.

Christmas Family Night

In December, Christmas Family Night is a free event celebrating the spirit of the season with activities for the entire family in historic Downtown Round Rock.

Daddy-Daughter Dance

Just in time for Valentine’s Day in February, Dads can enjoy a special dance with their daughters at the Daddy-Daughter Dance with refreshments, dance contest and professional pictures.

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

In spring, the Easter Bunny hops by for Round Rock’s Flashlight Easter Egg Hunts, at Old Settlers Park. Enjoy a Movie in the Park after the hunts.

Fall Fun Festival

The Fall Fun Festival in October is a fun and free event for toddlers and preschoolers with carnival games, a hayride and more. Come in your Halloween costume!

July 4/Frontier Days Celebration

Our July 4/Frontier Days Celebration includes a parade, watermelon and fireworks.

Juneteenth Rhythm and Ribs Festival

Enjoy a two days of music, rides and barbeque at the Juneteenth Festival.

Movies in the Park

Parks and Recreation Department presents popular movies during the year with Movies in the Park.

Muddy Miler Family Adventure

The Muddy Miler Family Adventure is a mud run for the entire family! Be warned! You will get muddy from head to toe during this adventure at Old Settlers Park. Round Rock the Boat Regatta takes place right after the Muddy Miler Family Adventure.

Music on Main

In the spring, the City presents a free music series on the Main Street Plaza stage.

Night Rider Family Bike Ride

The Night Rider Family Bike Ride is a non-competitive family bike ride and Block Party at night through the beautiful areas of Round Rock. Night Rider is a fun ride and party, not a race. Bicyclists will be allowed to ride at their own safe pace.

Outdoor Family Campout/National Hunting and Fishing Day

Spend the Night in Old Settlers Park. Join us for the Family Campout and National Hunting and Fishing Day.

Outlaw Trail 100 Cycling Tour

Tour historic Williamson County in October during the Outlaw Trail 100 Cycling Tour with courses ranging from 10 to 100 miles.

r-AQUA-thon Multi-Sport Series

A Swim/Run Event that starts and finishes at the Clay Madsen Recreation Center.

“Rock the Mic” Lip Sync Battle!

Rock the Mic! Lip Sync Battle will feature 2 Event brackets – The Youth and Family Bracket & Adult Bracket – 16 teams each!

Reindeer Run

The Reindeer Run is a 5K fun run to raise money for building a Play for All Abilities Park in Round Rock for children with cognitive or physical challenges.

Rock’N Lights Holiday Light Tour and Christmas Towne

Rock’N Lights is a drive-thru holiday light tour at Old Setttlers Park featuring a Christmas Towne at the Old Settlers Association.

Rockin’ Around the Holidays Bazaar

The annual Rockin’ Around the Holidays Bazaar at Clay Madsen Recreation Center offers more than 90 vendors for holiday shopping in early November.

Trunk or Treat for Special Needs Kids

Join Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department and Williamson Pediatric Rehab for this FREE Trunk or Treat event for special needs kids. A family-centered event, it encourages active participation for children with various disabilities or limitations. Trick or Treat from car to car, trunk to trunk.

Touch a Truck

Touch a Truck provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, transportation, delivery and just plain cool – all in one place.

Therapeutic Recreation Programs

Programming designed for kids and adults with special needs or limitations.

Urban Xcursion citywide Instagram Scavenger Hunt

The Urban Xcursion is a citywide Instagram scavenger hunt highlighting the local attractions, businesses and parks of Round Rock.

Youth Fishing Derby

Kids can compete in the Fishing Derby at Bright Lake in Old Settlers Park.