Recreation Activities

While 2020 was not quite what we expected for community events, we hope to start 2021 with a BANG! The following programs are going to be programmed for YOU, fingers crossed!

***DISCLAIMER**** Due to the approval process of Large Outdoor Gatherings, there is a possibility any of the below events will be subject to cancellation if not approved by the Mayor's Office. Please reference our website or Victoria Parks and Recreation Facebook and Instagram Pages for most current updates. 

2021 Recreation Events

  • Son Valley Ranch Family Outdoor Expo: February 6th, 2021
    • Son Valley Ranch (North 8793 US-87, Victoria, Tx 77904) 
    • Come visit your local Parks and Rec staff out at Son Valley Ranch for a day of fun, family, and excitement! 

Panoramic View of Pop up Park set up at Son Valley Ranch Expo

Son Valley Ranch Expo was an amazing success! Well over 200 participants throughout the day got to play with the new toys, games, and crafts! Thanks to Academy Sports + Outdoors for making this Pop-up Park Possible!  

  • Car Bingo Session II: February 25th, 2021
    • Due to an enthusiastic outreach from the Community, we will be hosting a Car Bingo Part II! 
    • Riverside Stadium Parking Lot (405 Memorial Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901) 
    • Pre-registration required through Community Pass (CP). Limited spots available. 
    • Drive into the Riverside Stadium Parking Lot, sit in your car, play bingo, and the best part, HONK when you win! 
    • "How to" register on CP: A Step by Step Guide
    • A HUGE thank you to the sponsors of this event: Tag Management, Sodalis Senior Living, Morada Victoria East, and Texas Home Health!Family in car with Dog
  • Car Bingo: February 26th, 2021
    • Riverside Stadium Parking Lot (405 Memorial Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Pre-registration required through Community Pass (CP). Limited spots available. 
    • Drive into the Riverside Stadium Parking Lot, sit in your car, play bingo, and the best part, HONK when you win! 
    • "How to" register on CP: A Step by Step Guide
    • A HUGE thank you to the sponsors of this event: Tag Management, Excel Complete Home Healthcare, Kindred at Home, and Crown Hospice!
  • Aero Crafters Trivia Night: March 3rd, 2021
    • Aero Crafters Pub (309 E Crestwood, Victoria, Tx 77904)
    • An ultimate test of your romantic movie knowledge.  
  • Pop-up Park Spring Break: March 13th, 2021
    • Ethel Lee Tracy Park (1507 Placido Benavides Dr, Victoria, TX 77901 )
    • 2p-5p, open house style. No registration required! Totally free event! 
    • Introducing your local Pop-up Park! Kick off Spring Break right with our brand new Pop-up Park Trailer!
  • Riverside Campout and Movie Night: April 17th, 2021
    • Grover's Bend in Riverside Park (107 Lowry Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Enjoy a night under the stars in Grover's Bend with The Little Rascals, dinner, and a campfire all for FREE!
    • Need a tent? Reserve one starting on March 3rd in Community Pass for a $25 refundable deposit. 
  • Kayak Clinic: June 12th, 2021
    • Registration opens May 10th online through Community Pass!
    • Son Valley Ranch (North 8793 US-87, Victoria, Tx 77904) & Guadalupe River in Riverside Park
    • Learn the basics of kayaking in a still water pool and then enjoy a lovely float down the Guadalupe River with Flow Paddle Co, Coastal Bend Paddlers, and Victoria Parks and Recreation!
    • FAQ's for the June Kayak Clinic
  • Miller Lite Blastoff 4th of July Celebration: July 4th, 2021
    • Victoria Community Center (2905 E North Street, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Join the City in a celebration of our Nation's Independence with live music, food trucks, and of course, the Miller Lite FIREWORKS show! 
    • Accepting food and merchandise vendors on May 24th, 2021.
  • Discover Parks Victoria: Throughout the month of July (dates TBD)
    • Help your local team celebrate the National Parks and Recreation Month!
  • Kayak Clinic: August 14th, 2021
    • Registration opens July 12th online through Community Pass!
    • Son Valley Ranch (North 8793 US-87, Victoria, Tx 77904) & Guadalupe River in Riverside Park.
    • Missed out on our June clinic and want to learn the basics of kayaking in a still water pool? Then, come join us and enjoy a lovely float down the Guadalupe River with Flow Paddle Co, Coastal Bend Paddlers, and Victoria Parks and Recreation!
    • FAQs for the August Kayak Clinic.
  • Riverside Campout and Movie Night: November 6th, 2021
    • Grover's Bend in Riverside Park (107 Lowry Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Enjoy a night under the stars in Grover's Bend with Shrek, dinner, and a campfire all for FREE!
    • Need a tent? Starting October 4th, reserve a tent from us on Community Pass for a $25 refundable deposit.
  • Annual Lighted Christmas Parade: December 4th, 2021
    • Downtown Victoria, Deleon Plaza (101 N Main Victoria Tx 77901)
    • Online applications open October 4th, 2021.
    • Accepting food and merchandise vendors on November 1st, 2021.
  • Annual Christmas on the Square: December 18th, 2021
    • Downtown Victoria, Deleon Plaza (101 N Main Victoria Tx 77901) 
    • Come get your picture with Santa and the HEB Christmas Tree while enjoying the Christmas merriment of the season!

Coming Soon.....

Street Dances: Cinco De Mayo, Coors Lite Summer Series, Rock the Park, Roctober, and of course Miller Lite Blast Off Independence Day Celebration!

Lion's Club Family Fishout: Come learn to fish at Ethel Lee Tracy Park through the Lion's Club. Totally free event for the community. 

Bicycle Rodeo: Parks and Recreation is partnering with Victoria Police Department and the Department of Public Safety to bring the first Annual Bike Rodeo to Victoria! 

Boo Bash: Halloween festival for the spooky season!