Special Events


The Recreation Department offers a variety of special events throughout the year. Affiliating your company with events held in a local park is a great opportunity!  See the links below for more information in partnering with Hampden Township Parks and Recreation in one of our sponsorship tiers!

Vendors interested in participating in our Creekview Family Fun Night in 2016, please contact sminnich@hampdentownshp.us.

Firework Sponsors needed for Fun Food Fireworks 2016:

Free Fourth of July Clipart

Hampden Pool Fourth of July Celebration

On July 4, Hampden Pool will hold its annual 4th of July Celebration from 1-4 p.m.  There will be organized games, prizes, and a dj will be on hand to take your favorite requests! You must be a pool member or purchase daily admission to the pool to participate. 

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Once again Hampden Township will be offering a fun evening of great food, live music and fireworks! On July 9 from 5-10 p.m. Fun Food Fest will be taking over the Hampden Park and Pool Complex. A variety of local food trucks will be ready to serve some delicious options starting at 5 p.m.  The Greater Harrisburg Concert Band will be performing a free park concert from 7:30-8:30 p.m. The fireworks displays will commence around 9:15 p.m. depending on sunset conditions. The swimming pool will remain open until the conclusion of the fireworks. (membership or daily admission required) More details to come!  (Rain Date- July 10, 5-10 p.m.)

Firework Sponsors needed for Fun Food Fireworks 2016:

Creekview Family Fun Night

Featuring the Colt Wilbur Band

This long running family friendly event is scheduled for August 5, at Creekview North Park from 6 - 9 p.m. The activities include, carnival games, inflatables, face painting, temporary tatoos, pony rides, photo booth entertainment, local food vendors and music by the Colt Wilbur Band.

Splash n' Dash Kid's Triathlon

The third annual kid's triathlon will take place at the Hampden Park and Pool Complex on Saturday, August 13. The registration table opens at 8 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m.  The event will consist of swimming, biking, and running.  Participants will receive a bib, but the event will not be officially timed.  It's a great opportunity for kids to get out and have some fun, while staying active and healthy!

  • 5-8 year olds: Swim 25 Meters, Bike 1 Mile, Run .5 miles
  • 9-11 year olds: Swim 50 Meters, Bike 2 Miles, Run 1 mile
  • 12-14 year olds: Swim 100 Meters, Bike 4 Miles, Run 1.5 miles

Fee: $25 before August 1

          $35 after August 1 (not guaranteed a T-Shirt)

Splash n' Dash Registration Form

Hampden Park Movie Night

Join us on Saturday, August 20th for a family friendly movie under the stars! The movie has yet to be selected, but will start around 8 p.m.  This is a free event.  Bring your lawn chairs and a blanket. The concession stand will also be open for your movie snacking needs!  More details to follow!