Special Events

Every year Temple Parks and Recreation organizes several special events designed to bring the community together. Whether it’s a concert in the park, Christmas parade, an explosive 4th of July celebration, or the annual Bloomin' Temple Festival, there is always another event just around the corner! Click on any of the logos below to learn more about these events.
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan Hot Summer Sounds

Mark your calendars for this free weekly summer concert series held on Fridays throughout the summer. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets and enjoy a beautiful evening in park.
Click here for the 2022 Line up!


H-E-B’s 4th of July Family Fun Fest & Fireworks ShowCelebrate Independence Day with the City of Temple at the 24th Annual H-E-B All American 4th of July Fireworks Show! Park guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets for viewing of the GREATEST FIREWORKS show in Central Texas, beginning @ 9:30 pm.

fireworks at crossroads

Haunted HayrideHaunted Hayride1
Climb aboard the Haunted Hayride as you are taken on a spooky, narrated tour around Reuben D. Talasek Bend of the River, inhabited by creepy characters and spooky scenes.

City of Temple Annual Christmas ParadeTemple Annual Christmas Parade
Join us in reliving the magic that has been going through downtown Temple every Christmas for over 70 years! The City of Temple Christmas Parade is scheduled for the first Monday in December and a family favorite you won’t want to miss!

Father Daughter DANCE

Father Daughter Dance

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