Special Events

2023 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 11, 2023
  • Time: First Dance is 2:00pm - 4:00pm; Second Dance is 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: $40 per couple and $5 for any additional child

2023 Spring Celebration

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 15, 2023
  • Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Egg Hunt Time: Children ages 0-5 11:00am; Children ages 6-10 11:45am
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: Free  

 2023 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.

General Information

  • Date: June 17, 2022
  • Times: 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Location: Munger Park
  • Fee: Free

2023 Fall Boo Bash 

Looking for some fall fun before the winter cold sets in?  Come to McAllister for this FREE afternoon event!  Pumpkin painting, fall-themed crafts and games, tricks, treats - we've got something for kids of all ages!

General Information

  • Date: Sunday, October 29
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center

2023 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 6
  • Date: Friday, December 8
  • Times: 5:30 .p.m - 9 p.m.
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: $10 for 1 child; $5 for each additional child

2023 Donuts with Santa

Join Santa and his helpers for breakfast, holiday crafts, and games.  Write a letter to Santa and grab a picture with him before he heads back to the North Pole!

General Information

  • Registration Begins: November 13
  • Date: Saturday, December 16
  • Times: 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Location: McAllister Recreation Center
  • Fee: $10 per family