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 2, 2021 @ 6pmFireworks Edited

It's BACK! Our next Playin' in the Park Independence Celebration will be held July 2, 2021 at Booster Park. ADMISSION IS FREE. There are NO TICKETS. Donations will be accepted by civic groups for parking services. The purpose of this event is to provide a family friendly event with fireworks to the citizens of Orange County. Gates open at 6pm, with a live broadcast by 103.1 WJMA and a performance by the Mojo Jam. Fireworks will take place at dark. You are welcome and encouraged to bring picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs. Food vendors will be available onsite. Alcohol is prohibited. Parking is limited, EARLY ARRIVAL IS RECOMMENDED. 

This event is brought to you with the support of the County of Orange, the Town of Orange, the Town of Gordonsville, Somerset Sod Farms., Mason Insurance Agency Inc, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Altman Tire & Auto Sales, Orange Tire Inc., and Mr. & Mrs. V. Rea Jones.