Special Events

Click HERE for info on how to be a food vendor at special events.
Click HERE for the Special Events Vendor Registration.
Special Events Sponsorship Packet contact Adam Trujillo, [email protected]
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Fall Community Garage Sale

Saturday, October 7, 2023

7 am - 5 pm

Within the Harker Heights City Limits

The Fall Community Garage Sale is coming up on the first Saturday in October! Residents are invited to host a garage sale at their home or shop around the city on this date. 

Participants must have a Harker Heights address. The last day to register your garage sale for the map is Friday, September 22, 2023.

Please note: If you have registered for the map and wish to be removed, the deadline for removal from map is Friday, September 22, 2023.

The map will be available on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. Online copies will be available on this page, while print out copies will be available for free pick up at the Activities Center (400 Indian Trail) or at the Recreation Center (307 Miller's Crossing).

City of Harker Heights Ordinance: It is against City of Harker Heights Ordinance to post garage sale signs on utility poles or street signs. Signs must be removed as soon as your sale has ended. No merchandise to be sold shall have been acquired solely for the purpose of resale.

For more information, call 254-953-5493 or email [email protected].

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Monster Dash 5K Walk/Run 
Saturday, October 21, 2023
Harker Heights Community Park, 1605 Knight's Way (1501 E. FM 2410), Harker Heights, TX
Check in: 7 am    Start Time: 8:30 am
Price: $25 (price increases after Oct. 6)
Little Monster Dash - 1/3 mile race 
Saturday, October 21, 2023
Harker Heights Community Park, 1605 Knight's Way (1501 E. FM 2410), Harker Heights, TX
Start Time: 10 am
Ages 10 and under : $5 (registration ends Oct. 21)

Registration Link: https://runsignup.com/rotarymonsterdash

FREE Kid's Costume Contest: 9:15 am
For more information, call Marcella Ng (254) 220-3993.

Monster Dash & Little Monster Dash Hosted by: Area Rotary Clubs

This race is part of the CENTEX RACE SERIES. All proceeds will be used by area Rotary clubs for local projects as well as Rotary International in the fight to end Polio. The race includes a 5K with individual awards, a Little Monster Dash, and a kids' costume contest. 5K shirts guaranteed for 5K early registrations (cutoff date 10/6/2023). Shirts and/or sizes are not guaranteed for later registrations. Little Monster Dash receives a goody bag. 

All registrants will start at 8:30 am. Race-day registration will run from 7-8:20 am. Pre-registration packets can be picked up at the Harker Heights Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing, Harker Heights, TX 76548  on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 6-8 pm and Friday, Oct. 20 from 3-7 pm.  

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Día de Los Muertos

Saturday, October 28, 2023

9 am - 1 pm

Carl Levin Park, 400 Miller's Crossing

Vendor Application: Click HERE

Come join the City of Harker Heights for Día de Los Muertos! This event, previously known as Haunted Heights, has so many fun things to do. We have lots of candy, music, dance groups, cultural activities, crafts, vendors, and more!
We are looking for people to share their love of Latino culture, music, art, and history. Contact us today to share your talents or your knowledge at this event. For volunteer information or to send in a quote, contact Adam at [email protected] or 254-953-5466.
Jeff Achee
Jeff AcheeDirector of Parks and Recreation[email protected]
Our Vision
To Create Community through People, Parks, and Programs.

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To provide community enrichment opportunities through exceptional customer service and innovative programs, and by creating and maintaining attractive, safe, clean, accessible, interconnected parks and facilities.
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