Special Events

Movies by the Lake

Join us through October for family movies on the big screen. Concessions will be available for purchase. Sponsors are always needed for our movie nights, if interested please call Aberdeen Parks and Recreation 910-944-7275.

Admission: Free
Location: Aberdeen Lake Park
Date, Time, & Movie: 
     - September 25 at 7:15 p.m. – Trolls World Tour
     - October 9 at 7:00 p.m. – Onward

*Rain dates will be the same time, the following day*

Frights and Pints 

Join us for our adult movie night out with yard games and brews. Yard games, beer, and concessions will be out an hour before the movie begin.

Date: Friday, October 16 
Time: yard games begin at 5:45 p.m. - movie starts at 6:45 p.m. 
Admission: Free
Location: Aberdeen Lake Park
Featuring: Night of the Living Dead

*Rain dates will be the same time, the following day*


Join us at the Malcolm Blue Farm for fun carnival games, inflatables, pony rides, a climbing wall, and more! There will be food vendors and ice cream. We encourage everyone to wear their best costume! This event is for children ages 15 and under.

Date: Saturday, October 24th
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Admission: $5 for ages 2-15, all others free
Location: Malcolm Blue Farm

Malcolm Blue Festival

The 2020 Malcolm Blue Festival has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Annual Sardine Festival

The 2020 Annual Sardine Festival has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Tree Lighting

Witness the lighting of the Aberdeen Christmas tree and the arrival of Santa with special performances. Enjoy light refreshments while listening to Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Date: Thursday, December 3rd
Time: 6:15 p.m.
Admission: Free
Location: The Depot/Union Station Railroad Museum

Reindeer Fun Run

Held virtually this year, the Reindeer Fun Run is a FUN event for everyone from serious runners to recreational walkers, families, and pets. The Reindeer Fun Run is Park of Team Green Charities, and is proud to donate 100% of proceeds collected to the Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills. Visit reindeerfunrun.com or call (910) 302-6459 for more information.

Supper with Santa

Join the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department for a catered dinner, holiday crafts, and a holiday movie as you hang out with Santa! Tickets are on sale at the Aberdeen Recreation Center, please purchase tickets in advance.

Date: Friday, December 11th
Time: 6:00 p.m. -.8:00 p.m.
Admission: Children - $5, Adults - $10, Non-resident Adults - $15
Ticket Deadline: December 2nd or until full
Location: Aberdeen Recreation Center

Christmas Parade

Parade registration deadline is December 1st. Request a registration form by emailing Aberdeen Parks and Recreation at [email protected].

Date: Saturday, December 12th
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Admission: Free
Location: Downtown Aberdeen

Old Fashioned Christmas

The farmhouse will be open and decorated in the fashion of the 1800s. Music and light refreshments will be provided. The pack house will be open with children’s activities such as letters to Santa with feather pens and making bird feeders. The museum will also be open to visitors. Come celebrate Christmas, in the spirit of the 1800s!

Date: Saturday, December 12th
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Admission: Free
Location: Malcolm Blue Farm
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