Special Youth Events

See our Community Special Event Page for more Events and Activities.
Contact Information
Southern Pines Recreation & Parks
The Campbell House
482 E Connecticut Avenue (upstairs)
Southern Pines, NC 28287

Sue Gillis, Program Coordinator
v 910-692-2463      f  910-692-1835

October 30 - Halloween Night of Fun - Free!
12 years and under! (Children must be accompanied by an adult)   

Trick or Treat Downtown Businesses
5:00pm - 5:45pm  See flyer below for participating locations.

Halloween Games, Crafting and More
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for a hauntingly good time with edible crafts, games, Halloween bingo and more.  Dress to impress!
Downtown park  (Rain location is Recreation Center)

Movie in the Pines ~ Hocus Pocus
Movie starts at 7:00pm
All Ages  - Bring a chair or blanket  to Downtown Park (145 SE Broad St). Concessions available for purchase. .
Sponsored by Southern Pines Recreation and First Bank, The Ice Cream Parlor, Central Security and Sandhills Home Theater

For more information:  Halloween Haunt
Emma Griffin at 910-692-7376  egriffin@southernpines.net
November 25 - Moonlight Hike - Mystery Animals of the Evening
5:30 pm - Fun for all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult)
Meet at Weymouth Woods Visitor Center at 5:30 pm to discover nature by moonlight. Bring your flash light and listen to the sounds of the night. Co-sponsored by Weymouth Woods.
January 22 2016 - Owl Prowl Night Hike
All ages (Children must be accompanied by an adult)  5:30 pm     FREE!
Meet at Weymouth Woods Visitor Center to learn about indigenous to the Sandhills region. Hikers will listen as we tempt the owls to call out to us. Hike is followed by hot cocoa.  Co-sponsored by Weymouth Woods.
December 4 - Candy Cane Hunt 2015
Ages 4 - 10  (Children must be accompanied by an adult)     FREE!  
Memorial Park and Southern Pines Recreation Center. Bring the whole family for some outdoor holiday fun. Activities include cookie decoration, crafts, games, photos with Santa, and or course the Candy Cane Hunt complete with prizes.
December 5 - Junior Flea Market
7-16 years old (Children must be accompanied by an adult)    9:00 am - 11:00 am 
Downtown Park (Rain or Shine)  Young people will set up their stores and put their bargaining skills to the test. Sellers must pre-register (space is limited).  For more information: Registration
December 5 - Holiday Parade 2015
All Ages     Parade starts at 11:00 am in Downtown Southern Pines   Attendance is FREE!
Enjoy local marching bands, activities, fun and more at the Holiday Parade held in Downtown Southern Pines. As usual, Santa Claus is sure to make an appearance! The Parade will begin at Vermont and proceed down the west side of Broad St. until it reaches Massachusetts, cross the railroad tracks, and then proceed back down the east side of Broad St. 
Co-sponsored with the Southern Pines Business Association. To join the Parade, contact the SPBA at southernpines.biz: Parade Application
December 31  -  First Eve
All Ages     6:00pm - 8:00pm     Downtown Southern Pines near the Historic Train Station   FREE!
Something for everyone as we ring in the New Year (a little early).Enjoy live music, carnival games, face painting, and much more! Join the countdown to the Pinecone drop at 8:00pm. Brought to you by Southern Pines Recreation & Parks and the Southern Pines Business Association.