Special Events

Click HERE for info on how to be a food vendor at special events.
Click HERE for the Special Events Vendor Application.
Special Events Sponsorship Packet contact Adam Trujillo, [email protected]
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Harker Heights Christmas Tree Lighting

Harker Heights City Hall, 305 Miller's Crossing

Thursday, December 1, 2022

6:00 pm

Join us for the start of the Holiday season in Harker Heights! Listen to holiday music and countdown as the Mayor lights the official City of Harker Heights Christmas tree. For more information please reach out to [email protected] or call 254-953-5493.


 

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Frost Fest 2022

Harker Heights Community Park, 1501 East FM 2410

Friday, December 9, 2022

5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For Vendor Application click HERE

Frost Fest is the Harker Heights' annual winter festival full of shopping, fun, and entertainment. Enjoy vendors, music, entertainers, activities, food, and more! For more information please reach out to [email protected] or call 254-953-5493.

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Howdy Holidays 2022

Harker Heights Community Park, 1501 East FM 2410

Saturday, December 10, 2022

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

For Special Event Application click HERE

Join Harker Heights Parks and Rec the Saturday after Frost Fest as the fun continues at Howdy Holidays (Dec 10) for even more fun. Are you cowboy enough to call yourself a Texan? Bring your friends and test your skills. Howdy Holidays will have vendors, cowboy-style games for all ages (yes even for adults), ‘chilly’ cook off, children’s performer Lucas Miller at 11am, and more!
 
Chili cook off sign-ups and team competition sign-ups will open Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Please contact Harker Heights Activities Center Staff at [email protected] with any questions.
Be sure to check out the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce for their Frosted 1MileBeer Mug Run also at the park from 10am-12pm.

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Wreath Decorating Contest

Register and submit wreath by December 12, 2022

Special Guest Judging: December 13-16, 2022

Winners Announced: December 19, 2022

For an entry form click HERE

Try your luck in our Wreath Decorating Contest! The 2022 theme for wreaths this year is "Texas". Wreaths and entry forms must be submitted to the Harker Heights Activities Center by Monday, December 12 where they will be placed on display. Special guest judging will be held from December 13-16 and winners will be announced on December 19. For more information please reach out to [email protected] or call 254-953-5493.


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Holiday Decorating Contest

Entry registration: November 23-December 12, 2022

Special Guest Judging: December 14-16, 2022

Winners Announced: December 19, 2022

For an entry form click HERE

Decorating your home or business for the holiday season? Register and compete in the Holiday Decorating Contest! Homes and businesses within Harker Height can enter for a chance to win. FREE to enter. Fill out a registration form or pick up a copy at the Activities Center (400 Indian Trail) or at the Recreation Center (307 Miller's Crossing). Submit completed form by Monday, December 12 to [email protected] or in person to the Activities Center. Judging will be held on December 14-16, and winners will be announced on December 19 on the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Facebook page. Please note that there will not be a cash award. Winners will receive an ornament and a sign to be placed on their yard.

A map will be available on December 14 for citizens who wish to drive around and view entries. Pick up a free copy of the map at the Activities Center, the Recreation Center, or online at https://bit.ly/harkerheightsevents. For more information, call 254-953-5493.


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Holiday Donation Drive

Donations accepted until November 26, 2022

Drop off locations:

Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail

Recreation Center, 307 Miller's Crossing

Donate items to benefit the KISD H.A.R.P. (Homeless Awareness Response Program). Donations are accepted until November 26, 2022. Please no expired foods. For more information please reach out to [email protected] or call 254-953-5493.

Jeff Achee
Jeff AcheeDirector of Parks and Recreation[email protected]
Our Vision
To Create Community through People, Parks, and Programs.

Our Mission
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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