Parks & Recreation

Fall Cover

Save the date:

Bus Trips: 

Check out our bus trip tab on the right for a full listing of 2018 bust trips! We will be visiting, New York City, Radio City Music Hall, taking a tall sail in Maryland and spending a couple of nights in Charleston and Savannah


Join us at the Charles A Melton Center to enjoy an outdoor showing of the movie SPACE JAM! Grab some friends, family, and a blanket. The movie will begin at dusk.
501 E. Miner Street, West Chester PA 19382

Touch A Truck:  August 12

Join us on August 12, 2018 for Touch A Truck. The fun kicks off at 12:00PM and ends at 4:00PM at the the Chester County Government Services Building Parking Lot at 601 Westtown Road.

Attendee parking just $3.00 per vehicle.

The event will feature a variety of life size trucks, tractors, fire trucks along with great food, a trackless train, face painting, and the TCL Clowns.


Join us in the summer of 2018 for our Swingin' Summer Thursday in Downtown West Chester. Held from 6:30PM to 9:00PM View full details.

Chester County Restaurant Festival: September 16

39th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival. 

12:00PM to 5:30PM

Festival grounds include Gay street from Matlack Street to Darlington Street – Market Street from Darlington to High Street.

More than 65 restaurants, caterers and food vendors are participating, with nearly 110 arts & crafts vendors and information booths, three stage areas for live music and the Church Street Beer & Wine Garden where patrons can enjoy a craft PA beer, cider and wine lineup.

View full details.

Rain Date – Sunday, September 23

Summer Activity Guide

View our Summer Activity Guide (PDF) to find a full listing of 2018 events, bus trips, children and adult programs, classes and activities, and much more!

We Moved

We have moved to "The Spellman Building" located at 829 Paoli Pike while a building renovation is completed.

The renovation will take place during 2018 and we anticipate a return to 401 East Gay Street by January 1, 2019.


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. Read full details (PDF) on how you can become involved.

Office Hours

8:30AM to 5:00PM - Monday to Friday

Summer Activity Guide 2018 Cover
Swingin Summer Thursdays Flyer
Super Sunday 2018 Flyer
Movie Night Flyer
West Chester Park Crawl Flyer
Touch a Truck Day Flyer

Turks Head Music Festival Flyer
Vintage Market Guide
Restaurant Festival Guide
Summer Camp Counselors Wanted Flyer
West Chester Parks and Recreation 2018 Event Schedule
Festival Vendors Flyers
West Chester Parks and Recreation Sponsorship Flyer