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Free Easter Egg Hunt - 2023 
Co-Sponsored by the Vestal Elks Lodge #2508

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Thank You Vestal Elks!

Saturday, April 1st 
11:00 AM
Arnold Park, Andrews Rd.
Ages 10 and under

Enjoy hunting for eggs by age group and visiting with the Easter bunny. Bags are provided.  In case of inclement weather (rain) check this section for any updates or call the Recreation Department at 607-754-3368.  Be sure to dress warm and wear boots!  The park is always very wet and windy. 

Wednesday, August 2,  2023 

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Arnold Park, Andrews Rd

Come and celebrate the summer with us! Held every year on the first Wednesday in August at Arnold Park. Activities include: Musical DJ, large inflatable rides, games, and face painting. Ice cream and food to purchase! It is a great time to get together with your friends and family! Check back for more details!

umpkin Run
Monday, October 16, 2023

4:30 PM
Arnold Park on Andrews Rd.
Students must provide their own transportation.

The Vestal Recreation Dept. in cooperation with the Vestal High School Cross-country team is co-sponsoring a one mile pumpkin run. Open to all 4th - 6th grade boys and girls in the Vestal School District. Interested participants should contact their PE gym teacher at school for registration. The race will take place at Arnold Park on Andrews Rd., Vestal. This is a free program. Free cider and treats will be provided. Pumpkins will be awarded to top place finishers.  Ribbons for all!

Monster Mash Halloween Party
Saturday, October 21, 2023

All are welcome to join us for a family friendly Monster Mash Party!  Put on your costume and join us under the spooktacular tent at Arnold Park on Andrews Rd. in Vestal. Free treat bags for all kids! Be sure to visit the decorated tables under the big tent, take a turn through the "Tiny Terror Hay Maze", have fun on the inflatables, play games and enjoy the DJ! There will be free "Spider Cider" and "Deadly Doughnuts". Open to all ages. Be sure to dress warmly as all activities are outdoors. Registration is not required. See you superheroes and princesses there!  

SANTA'S MAILBOX 2023 Mailbox Clipart 30134
November 20 - December 10
Santa would love to hear from all the boys and girls in Vestal! Write your letter and Santa will send you one back. Ask him a question and he will answer it! Santa's mailbox will be located on the front porch of the Recreation Office located at 516 Front St., Vestal. Don't forget to write your first and last name and put your address somewhere so Santa knows where to write back to you. You can also bring your letter to Santa to the Christmas Tree Lighting and give it to him in person.


Christmas Tree Lighting &
Family Sing-A-Long 

 TBA 2023
6:30 - 7:00 PM - Sing Christmas Carols 
7:00 PM Santa arrives and visits with all the children!

Vestal Memorial Park Gazebo at Four Corners

Mark your calendars for Vestal’s Annual Family Christmas Carol Sing-a-long and Christmas Tree Lighting. Have fun singing Christmas Carols and enjoying Christmas treats! The evening will end with a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus at 7:00 PM.