Programs & Events

Register for your favorite activities!

Through healthy parks, engaging programs and continuous community support, the Parks Department wants to encourage everyone to connect with their community and the Elgin Parks Department.

Make sure you reserve your spot early for our events by clicking here.

Stay up to date on our events and programs!

The best way to stay up to date on our programs, classes, leagues and events is by following us on Facebook @ElginTXParks. Not on Facebook? Check back here or call the Recreation Center at 512-285-6434.

Sip, Shop and Stroll with Parks and Rec
Join Elgin Parks and Recreation every 2nd Thursday of the Month at the Elgin Depot Museum for lawn games and fun at Sip, Shop and Stroll. 

Games available will vary month to month, so be sure to stop by and have some fun! 
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Music in the Park

Every Friday in April and May | Veterans Memorial Park

Join us for Music in the Park Fridays in April & May at Veterans Memorial Park starting at 7 p.m.

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, family & friends! Enjoy the live music and dancing under the starry Friday nights of April & May. We'll have lawn games provided by Elgin Parks & Recreation, food trucks and more!

Food Trucks include: Smash Daddies, Smith's Backyard BBQ and MORE!

Our line up includes:

  • 4-14 JustHannah Band (Folk)
  • 4-21 The Gypsy Drifters (Country Rock)
  • 4-28 The Peterson Brothers (R&B)
  • 5-5 Lo Nuestro Band (Tejano)
  • 5-12 Chubby Knuckle Choir (Acid Funk-Soulgrass)
  • 5-19 Rian Castillo (Mostly Country)
  • 5-26 The Nite Shift Band (Country)
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Yarn Bomb the Park

April, May and June 2023  |  Elgin Memorial Park

Everyone of all skill levels are invited to decorate the bollards in Elgin Memorial Park using fiber arts to bring brightness and joy to park goers! Make sure to put up your decoration by May 5th, 2023 to be included in Elgin Arts & Culture! 

Once your yarn bomb is installed please take a picture of it and email it to with your name and contact information. 
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Cooking for Change

Hosted by Bastrop County Family Crisis Center and Elgin Parks & Recreation

Thursday, May 25th from 2:00PM - 3:00PM

FREE for participants aged 11 - 17.

Come join us as we come together for fun and delicious recipes! Cooking for a Change will consist of not only cooking, but also having open discussions about topics that will challenge you to make a difference in your community. 

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Elgin Recreation Center's 5th Birthday Celebration!

Thursday, June 1st from 4:00PM - 7:00PM

Join us for music, lawn games, cupcakes, field day activities, and more! The Recreation Center will be free from 4:00PM - 7:00PM, staff will be providing tours of the facility, plus we'll have goodie bags for the kids! 

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Adulting 101 - Educational Sessions for Teens

Saturdays in June and July | 12:00PM - 2:00PM | Elgin Recreation Center Studio

Adulting 101 is a series of educational sessions every Saturday in June and July from 12PM - 2PM at the Elgin Recreation Center. These classes are FREE for participants aged 15 - 19 and are designed to be interactive and help students prepare for the new school year, college and life in the future.

Some classes have limited availability, so we encourage participants to sign up in advance, however walk-ins will be welcome up to our capacity. 

We encourage pre-registration to ensure we have enough supplies for all participants, but walk-ins are welcome! 

Sign up for events here!