Special Events


Vestal Father Daughter Ball  
Saturday, February 10th, 2024
5:00 - 9:00 PM

The Doubletree by Hilton, 225 Water Street, Binghamton, NY
Doors open at 5:00 PM for photos and dinner is served at 6:00 PM

Cost for Vestal residents:  $50.00 Adults, $35.00 Daughters
Cost for Apalachin residents:  $60.00 Adults,  $45.00 Daughters

Dinner:  The buffet will include flank steak, breaded chicken fingers, gourmet macaroni and cheese, garlic mashed potatoes, glazed baby carrots, salad, cookies, and brownies.

Fathers and daughters, join us for a wonderful evening of dinner and dancing. All seating is assigned and tables will hold a maximum of ten. We will do our best to honor seating requests. Complete tables of ten, that register together, are guaranteed. List all the names of the adults and children that you wish to be seated with on the registration form under "table requests". If you do not have a seating preference, leave it blank and we will seat you with another family.  All ages are welcome.  Limited tickets are available. Open to Town of Vestal and Apalachin Residents only. Activity #FD-01. Deadline to register is Friday, January 26th at 4:30 pm, unless it fills earlier.

Online registration with credit card. To get started with online registration go to vestalny.myrec.com. If you prefer to pay by cash or check, fill out a registration form from the menu on the left and mail to 516 Front St, Vestal with fee to confirm your reservation. 

Free Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 23, 2024
11:00 AM 

Co-Sponsored by the Vestal Elks Lodge #2508

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 Vestalny.myrec.com or vestalny.gov (go to Department - pull down menu, then Recreation).  Be sure to dress warm and wear boots!  The park is always very wet and windy. 

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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 a 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!

Free Summer Family Movie Night
2024 TBA
Arnold Park, Andrews Rd.

Monster Mash Halloween Party
2024 - TBA
Arnold Park, Vestal

Join us for a day of fun! Put on a costume and have fun trick or treating at tables, riding inflatables, playing games and enjoying cider & doughnuts provided by Cal Tab.  Downtown Danny's will have hot dogs for a cost. Free treats for all kids! Then come back with blankets and chairs to watch Hocus Pocus that evening.


Pumpkin Run - 2024 TBA
Arnold Park

1-Mile Pumpkin Run co-sponsored by the Vestal Cross Country teams and The Town of Vestal.
Open to 4th - 6th grades in the Vestal School District.

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2024 TBA
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 
 2024 TBA

6:30 - 7:00 PM - Sing Christmas Carols! 
7:00 PM - Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive to visit 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 with Vestal Voices and enjoying Christmas treats provided by Wegmans! The evening will end with a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus at 7:00 PM.