Special Events

New Brighton Parks & Recreation offers a variety of special events throughout the year focused on bringing our fabulous community together to share in fun activities in our outstanding parks and facilities. 

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Chalk Walk Festival

Calling all artists, all skill levels welcome! New Brighton is hosting a Chalk Walk Festival June 24-26. Each Artist will be assigned a 12 ft section of path at Veteran's Park to create a piece of art on a theme TBD. Water from a hose is available on site. All other materials need to be provided by the artist. Awards will be given based on visitors voting.

When: Drawing June 24 (Artists and Assistants Only)
            Viewing and Judging June 25-26 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Where: Veterans Park 803 Old Hwy 8, New Brighton, MN 55112


Parks & Rec Fest

July is National Parks & Recreation Month. Celebrate with us on July 9! 3:00pm-8:00pm at Lions Park

Corn hole tournament!

Food trucks!

Live Music!

Sample Parks and Rec activities!

Pop-up Farmers Market!

And more!

Register for  the Cornhole Tournament

Safety Camp

Safety camp 2022 here we come!  New Brighton Public Safety Departments and the New Brighton Parks and Recreation have joined forces with local community agencies to make this a Safety Camp you will never forget.  We will all receive training on fire safety, home-alone awareness, electrical safety, hands-only CRP, First Aid, and many more hands-on opportunities!  Lunch and snacks will be provided.  All participants will receive a Safety Camp T-shirt and an award.  Inclement weather information will be sent out by email, so please make sure to check your email before heading to Safety Camp.  We will only accept one friend request per camper and both campers must request each other for it to be granted.  All information will be e-mailed out to participants one week prior to the start of camp.  Please bring a water bottle.

When:  Friday, August 19 2022

Time:   8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:  Lions Park in New Brighton

Fee:    $35

Ages: 3rd – 5th Graders

Registration Deadline:  Sunday, July 31 2022