Special Events

The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department offers special events that are free or inexpensive and provide a great way to enjoy your leisure time with friends or family. Some programs may require registration. Registration for those programs is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please check our current program brochure or our online registration system for more information about each program.

Please note that events such as the Carrboro Music Festival,  West End Poetry Festival, Carrboro Film Festival,  Carrboro Open Streets, Carrboro Day and the Carrboro July 4th Celebration are considered Signature Events and each have their own website.
2016 - FALL PROGRAMS/EVENTS
fall
  • Breakfast with an Expert Series*
  • Carrboro Film Festival
  • Carrboro Music Festival
  • Family Fun Sunday Series*
  • Friday Night Flicks*
  • Halloween Carnival
  • International Tennis Carnival
  • International Tennis Carnival Follow-Up Lessons
  • Jam Series*
  • Kids, Cookies and Candy Canes Event
  • Kids' Dog Show
  • Kidical Mass Bike Event
  • Lollipop Series For Young Children*
  • Make a Difference Day
  • Music on the Streets




  • North Carolina Big Sweep Event
  • Poets' Open Mic*
  • Music and Stories Under the Stars
  • Pumpkin Decorating/Carving Contest
  • Return 2 Recess*
  • Spooky Movie Night
  • Teen Team Trivia *
  • Tennis Play Day*
  • West End Poetry Festival

OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS OFFERED DURING THE YEAR
WINTER-SPRING
  • Breakfast with an Expert Series*
  • Carrboro Kite Fly
  • Carrboro Day
  • Keeping Carrboro Beautiful
  • Family Fun Sunday*
  • Flashlight Egg Hunt
  • Freight Train Blues Concert Series
  • Friday Night Flicks*
  • Jam Series*
  • Lollipop Series For Young Children*
  • Open Streets
  • Orange County Egg Hunt Celebration
  • Poetry On Your Plate
  • Poets' Open Mic*
  • Return 2 Recess*
  • Rising Stars Vocal Showcase
  • Take a Kid Hiking
  • Teen Team Trivia*
  • Tennis Play Day

SUMMER
  • Breakfast with an Expert Series*
  • Youth Fishing Rodeo
  • Friday Night Flicks*
  • Jam Series*
  • July 4th Celebration
  • Lollipop Series For Young Children*
  • Poet's Open Mic*
  • Return 2 Recess*
  • Teen Team Trivia*
  • Tennis Play Day*


* Program also offered during other brochure sessions