Special Events

Painted pumpkin resting on gourds advertising Fall Fest Event

NEW! Fall Fest

Calling all ghosts, ghouls, and goblins to join us at Riverside Park for Fall Fest! Spooktacular activities include a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, face painting, and more! Fun is lurking around every corner during this FREE, family-friendly event during MEA!

Friday10/20 - MEA Weekend!4-7pmRiverside Park - 1725 Kilian Blvd

NEW! Adult Voll-O-Ween Volleyball Tournament

Bust out your best costume and come be a part of a fun, Halloween-themed tournament! Pools and brackets will be created based on teams' skill levels. This will be a self-officiated, round-robin tournament. Deadline for registration is Friday, 10/20.

Saturday10/288amWhitney Recreation Center$150/team
Halloween Volleyball Tournament at Whitney Recreation Center October 28th
Stars and S'mores Event on November 4th at Riverside Park

Stars & S'mores

St Cloud Park and Recreation is excited to partner with SCSU College of Science and Engineering to offer this event for curious, nature-loving kids, adults, and families alike! Learn from SCSU professors about the night sky and celestial objects we can see with our own eyes, make your own planisphere in the park shelter, and take a look through the telescopes to get a fresh perspective on the stars and planets above! Pre-registration is required for all attendees. All youth under 18 are required to be supervised by a registered guardian(s).

Saturday11/48pmRiverside Park - 1725 Kilian Blvd$5 per participant

Winter Chill

Bundle up and enjoy free outdoor winter fun for the whole family at Riverside Park! Winter activities include sledding, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, arts and crafts, snow painting, prizes, and much more. Free ski rentals and introductory lessons provided by Nordic Ski Club & Youth Ski League of Central MN. Snacks will be provided. Bring your own winter activity equipment from home (snowshoes, skis, sleds, etc.); snowshoes will be available for use, while supplies last. No registration required.

Saturday1/20/20241-4pmRiverside Park - 1725 Kilian Blvd
Bundled up kids try out Nordic Skiing for the first time.