Special Events

Gallatin Parks and Recreation aims to inspire a strong feeling of community with more than 50 events every year. To get in on the excitement, explore our upcoming events and mark your calendar for these recurring festivities.

Fishing Derby 2021

2021 Kids Fishing Derby


Kids Fishing Derby with Gallatin Parks and Recreation. Deadline for sign -ups has been extended to June 10th!
Limited spots SIGN UP NOW!

 This year our event will be held on Saturday June 12th, 2020 kids
(ages 5-16) may participate in a free fishing derby at Lock 4 Point Park,Gallatin TN. There will be food trucks and food vendors on site and other fun activities for the whole family!

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION

Pawpalooza Pet Festival


2021 will be the fourth anniversary of this festival which is Gallatin's own tribute to pet ownership. We have LIVE music all throughout the event, food trucks and vendors galore for you and your furry friend. So mark your calendar for September 25th, 2021 (10AM-4PM)
to come visit this fun filled event for you and your pet. All proceeds from this event help the City of Gallatin build the Miracle Park playground.
For information call 615-451-5911
To apply to be a 2021 vendor click HERE
If you are bringing your pet click HERE for your form (required). 
Give a listen to our friends at MIX 92.9 and come see them at Pawpalooza this Saturday! https://mix929.com/pawpalooza/
Pawpalooza Color Logo
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Pumpkin Splash



The weekend before Halloween, your K-5th grader can dive for a pumpkin in GCC’s indoor pool. After retrieving his or her pumpkin, pumpkin decorating and swimming begins! The whole family is welcome to participate.
2021 Pumpkin Splash will be held on OCt. 23rd from 12-2pm 0r 3-5pm for kids K-5th grade. CLICK HERE for the sign-up form.

Christmas Harvest Craft Show


 A long time tradition in the city of Gallatin. This craft extravaganza is always held the third Saturday in November, shop and mingle at GCC’s Christmas Harvest Craft Show. It’s a local tradition you don’t want to miss. *New vendors can start submitting their booth applications in mid-August. 2021 Christmas Harvest Craft Show is Saturday, Nov. 20th., 9AM-4PM at the Gallatin Civic Center.
Please email Tatum Pryor at tatum.pryor@gallatintn.gov or for application click HERE.


Christmas Harvest Craft Show
2021 Elves Workshop

Elves Holiday Workshop

 
December 4th, 2021 the Civic Center Elves will be hosting a PARENTS DAY OUT EVENT for some holiday fun. Parents, do you need to finish up some last minute shopping? Drop your kids off at the Gallatin Civic Center for a day full of Holiday Cheer. Come ready to design your very own Christmas craft, watch a Christmas Classic and let's not forget the indoor snowball fight.The fun starts at 9 a.m. and ends promptly at 4 p.m. We will serve lunch, snacks and hot cocoa for all participants. For more information and the the registration form click below. Fill it out and bring to the Civic Center with your fee. See you there!!!



Letter From Santa


Mid-November through mid-December, your child can sign up to receive a personal letter from Santa! Drop by the GCC to let Santa’s elves know you’d like to join in the fun. Deadline is Saturday, Dec.4th, 2021.
Click here for Santa Letter Form


Helpful Resources


For more info on above events, email Tatum Pryor.
Santa Letter web