Parks & Recreation

Fall Cover

Irish Splendor 

We are going to Ireland!

March 14-21, 2018
8 Days – 9 Meals, 6 Breakfast, 3 Dinners 
Highlights: Dublin, Irish Night, Kilmainham Gaol, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Diner’s Choice, Dingle Peninsula, Farm Visit, Cliffs of Moher, Whiskey Distillery, Cabra Castle 
$500.00 Deposit 
For a full itinerary click here 

Halloween Parade 

Join us Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7:00PM for the Halloween Parade 
Rain Date - Thursday,  October 26

Starting Point - On Market Street Between Church and Darlington Streets

Groups and floats are welcome, but must be registered with the West Chester Parks and Recreation Department before October 6th - To register click here 

Please note for public safety, groups and floats will not be allowed to toss or handout candy during the parade. 

Click here for more parade details

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 be seeing the Rockets perform their holiday classic.  Check back often as we will be adding new trips often.


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. Live jazz will set the vintage mood, making it a classic must-have experience for all! 

Fall Activity Guide 

View our Fall Activity Guide to find a full listing of upcoming events, bus trips, children and adult programs, classes and activities, Halloween Parade info, Christmas 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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