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The City of Copperas Cove Parks and Recreation invites you to attend our SIX annual special events! These events are sure to bring laughter, fun, and memories you will cherish for years to come. The smell of food trucks in the air, live music, belly-flopping contests, trick-or-treating, funning alongside friends and local home-grown goodness are sure to evoke all the warmth of moments you hold dear.

5K Polar Bear Plunge

January 20th, 2024

Come run/walk our annual 5K Run to the Polar Bear Plunge in the Copperas Cove City Park. Afterward, plunge into the freezing waters of City Park Pool!

Fishing in the Park

March 2nd, 2024

Enjoy a relaxing morning of fishing with family and friends at the City Park Pond.

Easter Egg Round-Up

March 30th, 2024

Hop on over to the City Park for a family-fun-filled morning with Easter egg hunts, and pictures with the Easter Bunny!

Spring into the Eclipse

April 6th - 8th, 2024

Spring Fest during the Solar Eclipse weekend w/food trucks, beer tents, live music, shopping and more.

Fall-O-Ween Festival

October 26th, 2024

A full night of trick-or-treating, kids zone, food trucks, a costume contest, and much more.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Copperas Cove Parks and Recreation Department is seeking organizations, churches, or groups who are looking for ways to be involved in the community. We are busy planning this year's community events and need your help to make them run wonderfully. If you are interested in being a volunteer for an upcoming event, please contact the Parks and Recreation office for more information on how you can be a part of all the magic these events are sure to bring!

Need more info?

Contact Ashley Wilson at or (254) 542-2719

2024 Special Events Calendar