Special Events

2022 Father Daughter Dance

Share a magical evening with your little girl(s) including music, dancing, photo opportunities, snacks, activities and much more! 

General Information

  • Date: February 12, 2021
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: $40 per couple and $5 for any additional child

2021 Spring Celebration- Egg Hunt ONLY (2021)
The Spring Celebration is fun for the whole family! We will have a fun and exciting egg hunt for children ages 3 - 10.

General Information
  • Date: April 10, 2021
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Egg Hunt Time: 11:00AM Children ages 0-5. 11:45AM Children ages 6-10
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: Free  

2021 Annual Kids Fishing Day!

Lafayette Parks, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Lafayette Breakfast Optimist Club will provide all of the tools necessary for your youngsters to fishing.


The catch and release fishing day is open to all children ages 3-14. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Fees & Extras

All bait and equipment is provided. This event is FREE! Lunch is provided.

                           *First 30 Children will get a FREE Cane Pole*

2021 Fishing Day Information

  • Date: June 19, 2021
  • Times: 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Location: Munger Park

2021 Movies at McAllister
Lafayette Parks & Recreation wants to offer families a free, safe and healthy activity this fall! Movies at McAllister will offer families the opportunity to grab a blanket or lawn chair, sit back, relax and enjoy a free family-friendly movie while inside at McAllister Recreation Center. 

  • Date: TBD
  • Time: TBD
  • Fee: FREE!
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center Gymnasium

**Space is limited so you must register to attend. Register by calling or emailing McAllister at:

  • 765-807-1360

  • mcallister@lafayette.in.gov

 2021 Holiday Drop & Shop

Do you have last minute holiday shopping to finish? Drop your children off at the McAllister Recreation Center for an evening of entertainment so you can finish shopping or wrapping! Dinner will be provided and ages 5 - 12 are welcome to participate.

General Information

  • Registration Begins: November 8
  • Fee: $10 for 1 child/$5 for each additional child in family
  • Date: Friday, December 10
  • Times: 5:30 .p.m - 9 p.m.
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center