Dunedin Parks & Recreation organizes numerous events throughout the year. Below is a list of upcoming department events for the current season. View Full Calendar for other events held throughout the city.

 

Films in the Park 2018

Every Friday in October
Movie begins at dark
Free to attend, concessions available
John R. Lawrence Pioneer Park
(727) 812-4530

Grab your blanket and picnic basket and head downtown for a relaxing evening watching a movie under the night sky. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Download poster

Oct 5: Captain Underpants (2017)
Oct 12: Field of Dreams (1988)
Oct 19: Coco (2017) 
Oct 26: A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

 

Dunedin Concert Band: “Concert Band Spectacular”
Sunday, October 21, 2018
3:00 pm
Free admission, $10 suggested donation
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530
www.TheDCB.com

An incredible collection of music composed especially for concert band, from powerful grand stories to lighthearted and jolly ditties, with the occasional soft and gentle lullaby in between. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Dunedin Music Society. Download poster

 

Downtown Trick or Treat
Friday, October 26, 2018
5-8:00 pm
Free to participate
Downtown Dunedin, along Main St. and Broadway Ave.
(727) 298-3201

Roads will be closed for children to safely trick or treat along Main St. and Broadway Ave. Participating merchants will display a pumpkin in their window. Visit the Dunedin History Museum for their Halloween exhibit and costume parade to line up at 5:45 pm and parade to Pioneer Park for awards at 6:30 pm. Cap the night off with a family-friendly Film in the Park. Presented by City of Dunedin, Dunedin History Museum and Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association. Download flyer

 

Halloween Happenings
Saturday, October 27, 2018
5:30-9:30 pm
$5 Parking
$5 Haunted Hayride
$10 Wristband  (includes bounce houses, games, crafts, Boo in the Zoo and Little Goblins Hayride)
Highlander Park
(727) 812-4530

Don’t miss this spooktacular, annual event including a Haunted Hayride, carnival games, crafts, bounce houses, costume contests for all ages, DJ music jams, as well as Boo in the Zoo and Little Goblins Hayride for little ones. Volunteers needed. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s. Download flyer

 

Community Garage Sale
Saturday, November 17, 2018
8 am - 12 pm
Free at attend, vendor space available
Hale Activity Center
(727) 298-3299

Shop for hidden treasures or rent a space to sell your excess stuff and earn some extra cash for the holidays. We’ll advertise for you. Vendors must register in person to reserve and pick your spot.  Free to attend. $12 / vendor (includes 10’x10’ space). Free for charitable / non-profit organizations. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Download flyer


Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 1, 2018
9:00 am
Early Bird: $6 by Nov. 28
After Nov. 28: $10 (if space available)
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

Bring your wish list and join Santa for breakfast, crafts and entertainment.  Printed photo with Santa available for purchase (cash only). Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Download flyer

 

Holiday Boat Parade & Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 1, 2018
6-9:00 pm
Free to attend, concessions available
Dunedin Marina / Edgewater Park
(727) 738-2920

Ring in the holidays during this traditional waterfront celebration as decorated boats parade through the Marina. Boats arrive at approximately 7pm in Marina. Enjoy holiday music and S’mores while waiting for Santa to arrive by boat and lead the countdown in the lighting of the City’s Christmas tree. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation, Dunedin Boat Club and Marker 1 Marina. Sponsored by Jimmy John’s and The Bernd Group.
Download Entry Form

 

Dunedin Community Chorus: “A Heart-felt Holiday”
Sunday, December 2, 2018
3:00 pm
Free admission, $5 suggested donation
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

Enjoy music for Hanukkah and familiar holiday classics intertwined with new compositions guaranteed to put you into a festive mood. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Dunedin Community Chorus.

 

Old Fashioned Christmas and Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 8, 2018
4-9:00 pm
Downtown Dunedin
Free to attend, donations accepted at activities to benefit the Dunedin for Youth Scholarship Fund

Watch Santa arrive during the Holiday street parade then stay downtown for carriage rides, train rides, snow slide, kids crafts, old fashioned games, live music, entertainment and snow flurries! Volunteers needed, call (727) 812-4530. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Sponsored by DEX Imaging, Achieva Credit Union, Jimmy John’s and Dunedin Youth Guild. Download poster

Event Site: Downtown along Main St and Broadway Ave
Parade: begins 4pm on Douglas Ave from Beltrees to Monroe. Download Parade Application

 

The International Chorale: "The Magic of Christmas"
Sunday, December 9, 2018
2:00 pm
$5 at the door (doors open at 1:30 pm)
Hale Activity Center
(727) 298-3299

Join us for a feet tapping and heart soaring concert as we share our love of music including secular, gospel, solos, duets, Americana, international songs and comedy. Directed by Judy Eassell; Accompanied by JoAnn Metropoulous. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and The International Chorale.


Santa’s Calling (ages 7 & under)
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
5:30-8:30 pm
Free to participate
(727) 298-3299

This is the North Pole calling with a direct line and personal call to your child from Santa or Mrs. Claus. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Forms available November 21st at the Community Center and Dunedin Library. Form must be received by December 11.


Drive-in Movie: The Santa Clause
Friday, December 14, 2018
Park opens at 5pm; movie begins at dark
$10 / car (must pre-register; tickets are limited)
Highlander Park
(727) 812-4530

Enjoy an evening of music, trivia and a movie under the night sky. Tune in to your car radio to listen to the movie. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 30. Tickets must be purchased in person at Dunedin Community Center. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Download flyer



Dunedin Concert Band: “Be Different, Go Traditional”
Sunday, December 16, 2018
3:00 pm
Free admission, $10 suggested donation
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530
www.TheDCB.com

Continue the holiday preparations by celebrating with live music at our annual Christmas Extravaganza with new and familiar holiday tunes that will surely delight you and your family. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Dunedin Music Society.


More events coming soon, stay tuned...

 

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