Parks & Recreation

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SOLD OUT - Camp BIG, Everhart Park and Hoopes Park  Summer Camp Program 

Camp BIG, Everhart Park and Hoopes Park Summer Camp Programs have all sold out. 

Movie Night 

Movie Night is back! Join us on August 17 for a showing of Finding Dory! The film will start at dusk, at the Charles A Melton Center, 501 East Miner Street.

Event Applications 

Applications for all major events are available.  Applications can be found under our Applications and Forms Tab 

Theatre In The Park 

Join Commonwealth Classic Theatre on July 7 at 7PM for their performance of Romeo and Juliet.  The performance will be held at Everhart Park. Feel free to pack a picnic and enjoy the evening! 

Turks Head Music Festival 

Join us on July 16th to celebrate 35 years of music in Everhart Park.  This years event will feature 11 popular regional bands performing on two stages, with a park full of vendors and artisan booths. Bring a blanket, your lawn chairs, and friends and enjoy this West Chester Tradition.  For a full band line up click here 

Bus Trips 

Check out our 2017 bus trips under our Bus Trips Tab.  We will be visiting  New York City, The Finger Lakes Wine Region, and Cape Cod.  We will also being going to Broadway to see Wicked, A Bronx Tale, and Beautiful. Check back often as we will be adding new trips often.

Swingin' Summer Thursday - July 6

Join us in this summer for our Swingin' Summer Thursday in Downtown West Chester.  Held from 6:30PM to 9:00PM.  July 6, August 3, September 7

July 6 Swingin' Summer Thursday will be held on Gay Street between Matlack Street and High Street.  

West Chester's Vintage Market 

West Chester's Vintage Market - A Vintage Garage Sale celebrating First Friday in downtown West Chester, October 6, from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.  Located in the Chestnut Street Parking Garage located at 14 E. Chestnut Street. The Vintage Market offers a variety of up-cycled and re-purposed vintage and rustic items, such as jewelry, clothing, art and even furniture! Find your next statement piece that will bring unforgettable charm to your home-sweet-home or to your fall wardrobe. A live jazz duo will set the vintage mood, making it a classic must-have experience for all! 

Summer Activity Guide 

View our Summer Activity Guide to find a full listing of upcoming events, summer camps, bus trips, children and adult programs, classes and activities,  and much more!  


Be part of our community events as an event sponsor!  For over 30 years, the West Chester Parks and Recreation Department has provided the community with a variety of event and activities.  With the help of sponsorship we are able to provide entertainment, games, activities, and new event offerings.  If your organization is interested in joining us as an event sponsor click here to read full details on how you can become involved.    
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