Festivals Events

Summer Concert Series- Zach Crow Band

August 29th, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Our Summer Concert Series is back with new bands. Bring your chairs and enjoy a variety of music from Southern Oklahoma featuring music from country to classic rock. Concession items and food trucks will be available.

Summer Concert Series- Conspiracy Rejects

July 25th, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Our Summer Concert Series is back with new bands. Bring your chairs and enjoy a variety of music from Southern Oklahoma featuring music from country to classic rock. Concession items and food trucks will be available.

Summer Concert Series- Red Clay Gypsies

June 27th, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Our Summer Concert Series is back with new bands. Bring your chairs and enjoy a variety of music from Southern Oklahoma featuring music from country to classic rock. Concession items and food trucks will be available.

Art in the Park

June 6th, 2020 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Step into the world of vision and color at Art in the Park. Local artists will feature unique one of a kind pieces of art. A kids craft area and local food trucks will be there as well. Bring the family and enjoy a wonderful day at Central Park.

Market at Central

May 16th, 2020 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kick off your summer with a fresh experience! Come see us at the Market at Central! Farm-fresh veggies, fresh-cut flowers, baked goods, spices and specialty cooking mixes, and more awaits you at Central Park!

Kite Fest

April 18th, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
A one-of-a-kind family event for all to enjoy! Bring the family to Regional Park (North of the Soccer Field) to take in the bright colors and fun that comes along with flying a kite. Awards for highest flying kite, lowest flying kite, biggest flying kite, and smallest flying kite will be given around 1:00p. Enjoy food trucks, kite making, and more! Free kites will be given to anyone who does not have a kite to fly. Come enjoy a fantastic family day at the park!

STORMIN' INTO SPRING

April 4th, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free Family Fun! Sponsored by Reach Higher, SE, University Center, Murray State College, Trio Programs and Langston University

Night on Polar Express

December 14th, 2019 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Choo Choo! All aboard the Polar Express! Purchase your golden tickets for a night of hot chocolate, cookies, a small train ride, and of course the Polar Express movie on the big screen. And who knows… it might even snow! Be sure to wear your pajamas! Adults must accompany children. Tickets available online at www.ardmorecity.org or in person at the event.

Festival of the Trees Dinner

December 5th, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Festival of Trees is 1 of our biggest events and fundraisers that we have during our season. It is a sit-down dinner with cocktails & a silent auction that is usually accompanied by live music & dancing. Our 2 Star Trees, another important annual fundraiser, will be up at this time and will be on display from November 15th to January 15th. Also, this year's Festival is unique in that it will also be the Artist's Reception for renowned graphic artist and Ardmore native Michael Schwab. Most importantly, it is a time for all of our patrons & the public, who value the contributions that The Goddard Center makes to our community, to interact and enjoy the holiday spirit.

Christmas Tree LIghting

December 3rd, 2019 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Bring the family and join us at the Ardmore Parks and Recreation’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration! Our Christmas Market begins at 11:00a for all your holiday shopping needs. Food trucks, entertainment, and much more all centered around the beautiful Christmas Tree Lighting in Central Park. This will be an amazing celebration to start the Christmas season!