Special Events

2019 Summer Movie & Concert Series

The Winterville Parks & Recreation Summer Movie & Concert Series is held at the Winterville Recreation Park Amphitheatre. Admission is free and concession stand is open for all refreshment needs. All bands play 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. All movies begin at dusk.

Address: 332 Sylvania Street, Winterville, NC 28590

NOTE: First movie was previously incorrectly listed as May 5th. The actual show date for Ralph Breaks the Internet is May 10th.



May 31st - The Main Event Band         May 10th - Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG)
June 14th - Trainwreck        June 7th - Mary Poppins Returns (PG)
July 19th - Mike Corrado Band July 26th - Incredibles 2 (PG)
September 13th - Jupiter Jones

September 6th - Wonder (PG)

Inaugural Trick or Treat the Trails

Winterville Parks and Recreation is hosting the inaugural Trick or Treat the Trail on October 31, 2018. Event will be held at the Winterville Recreation Park, 332 Sylvania Street, from 4:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. Trick or Treat the Trail includes trick or treat stations along walking trail, DJ, food trucks, games, bounce houses, face painting and more! Come enjoy a night of family fun.

Partner Vendor Application

Food Vendor Application

Glow Party

Scheduled for Friday, July 13, 2018 from 8pm-10pm for ages 13-19. Admission fee $5, includes entry to the party and one glow item. Concessions and additional glow items will be available for purchase! The event will be held at the Winterville Recreation Park (332 Sylvania St. Winterville, NC). Please no alcohol, drugs, or weapons allowed on Town premises. Security will be provided by Winterville Police Department. Rain-Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017 same time and place. Come out for a night of fun and dance!

National Night Out/Back-to-School Bash

The Annual National Night Out Back-to-School Bash will be Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 6pm-8:30pm. The event will be held at the Winterville Recreation Park (332 Sylvania St. Winterville, NC). Come out for a evening of free food, fun, Mobile Gaming Theater, and an opportunity to win free school supplies!

Daddy-Daughter Dance

Save the date! Winterville Parks and Recreation presents: Daddy-Daughter Dance!

When: Friday, February 15, 2019 from 6:30pm-9pm (open for all ages)

Registration: Jan 1st-Jan 22nd: Online: www.wintervillenc.com; Departments; Parks & Recreation; click “online registration and reservation” link. Walk-In registration is also available Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm at the Winterville Operations center (2936 Church St.)

Price: Residents: $15 per couple/ Non-Residents: $25 per couple; $5 for each additional daughter.

Come out for a night of music, refreshments and fun! Photography pictures will be available on site for purchase. For additional information, please call Winterville Parks & Recreation staff at 252-756-1487.

Winterville Christmas Parade

The 2018 Winterville Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 8th at 2:00 p.m.

Parade Route Map

Parade Application - Late applications will be accepted. Instructions for submittal are included in application. Beyond mail and fax, we also accept applications via e-mail by sending to ian.mcleod@wintervillenc.com

There is no fee to participate in the Winterville Christmas Parade. In lieu of fee, we ask that participants donate unwrapped toys. Unwrapped toys may be dropped off at the Winterville Operations Center (2936 Church Street, Winterville) during normal business hours (M-F 8am-5pm).

Parade Participant Procedures

2018 Winterville Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Come join the Mayor, Town Staff, and citizens of Winterville help bring in the Christmas season with the annual Winterville Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Tree Lighting Ceremony is November 29th at 6:00 p.m. and features Christmas Carols, gift card giveaway, reading of The Night Before Christmas by Mayor Doug Jackson, and the lighting of the Winterville Christmas Tree. The Winterville Town Council and Mayor Reception will follow the tree lighting ceremony at the Winterville Fire Department. Town Council Reception guests will be treated to snacks and refreshments.