Special Youth Events

See our Community Special Event Page for more Events and Activities.
Contact Information
Southern Pines Recreation & Parks
The Campbell House
482 E Connecticut Avenue (upstairs)
Southern Pines, NC 28287

Sue Gillis, Program Coordinator
v 910-692-2463      f  910-692-1835

Fall 2015 - Movies in the Pines
All Ages  - Bring a chair or blanket and the whole family to enjoy this free outdoor movie series in beautiful Downtown Park (145 SE Broad St). Concessions available for purchase. For more information, contact Emma Griffin at 910-692-7376 or egriffin@southernpines.net.         Sponsored by Southern Pines Recreation and First Bank, The Ice Cream Parlor,
                                                                            Central Security and Sandhills Home Theater.

September 11     7:30 pm        Paddington                                                                                      Rain Date: September 18
October 16          7:00 pm        Alexander (and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day)    Rain Date: October 16
October 9            6:30 pm        SpongeBob (Sponge Out of Water)                                                Rain Date: October 23
October 30          7:00 pm        To be Announced                                                                            Rain Date: TBA
October 30 - Halloween
10 years and under! (Children must be accompanied by an adult) 6:00 pm        FREE!
Spook, rattle and haunt! Cute pumpkins and Scary witches are invited to join us for a hauntingly good time featuring edible crafts, games, Halloween bingo, and more! Join us for a hauntingly good time with edible crafts, games, Halloween bingo and more.  Dress to impress! Downtown park from 6pm. (Rain location is Recreation Center)
November 25 - Moonlight Hike - Mystery Animals of the Evening
5:30 pm - Fun for all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult)
Meet at Weymouth Woods Visitor Center at 5:30 pm to discover nature by moonlight. Bring your flash light and listen to the sounds of the night. Co-sponsored by Weymouth Woods.
December 5 - Junior Flea Market
7-16 years old (Children must be accompanied by an adult)    9:00 am - 11:00 am 
Downtown Park (Rain or Shine)  Young people will set up their stores and put their bargaining skills to the test. Sellers must pre-register (space is limited).  For more information: Registration
December 5 - Holiday Parade 2015
All Ages     Parade starts at 11:00 am in Downtown Southern Pines   Attendance is FREE!
Enjoy local marching bands, activities, fun and more at the Holiday Parade held in Downtown Southern Pines. As usual, Santa Claus is sure to make an appearance! The Parade will begin at Vermont and proceed down the west side of Broad St. until it reaches Massachusetts, cross the railroad tracks, and then proceed back down the east side of Broad St.
Be sure to check out the Jr. Flea Market prior to the parade at Downtown Park from 9 am – 11 am!

Co-sponsored with the Southern Pines Business Association. To join the Parade, contact the SPBA at southernpines.biz: Parade Application
December 4 - Candy Cane Hunt 2015
Ages 4 - 10  (Children must be accompanied by an adult)     FREE!  
Memorial Park and Southern Pines Recreation Center. Bring the whole family for some outdoor holiday fun. Activities include cookie decoration, crafts, games, photos with Santa, and or course the Candy Cane Hunt complete with prizes.
December 31  -  First Eve
All Ages     6:00pm - 8:00pm     Downtown Southern Pines near the Historic Train Station   FREE!
Something for everyone as we ring in the New Year (a little early).Enjoy live music, carnival games, face painting, and much more! Join the countdown to the Pinecone drop at 8:00pm. Brought to you by Southern Pines Recreation & Parks and the Southern Pines Business Association.
January 22 2016 - Owl Prowl Night Hike
All ages (Children must be accompanied by an adult)  5:30 pm     FREE!
Meet at Weymouth Woods Visitor Center to learn about indigenous to the Sandhills region. Hikers will listen as we tempt the owls to call out to us. Hike is followed by hot cocoa.  Co-sponsored by Weymouth Woods.