Special Events

Warminster Township Parks & Recreation Department provides a series of year-round special events to all local residents. Pre-registration is required for some events as listed. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available for most events. For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 215-443-5428 or visit our offices at WREC@WCP, 1100 Veterans Way, Warminster.


WINE & CHEESE BASKET & BAG BINGO! New!online_reg
Featuring Longaberger® Basket and Coach Bag Prizes & Raffles
Friday, February 23, 2018 @ Ben Wilson Senior Activity Center, 580 Delmont Avenue (across the street from the GC) – NEW LOCATION

  • DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 PM Bingo games begin at 7:00 PM
  • Tickets: $40 in advance, or $45 at the door (if available)

Tickets include – 20 games of Bingo with chef’s choice hors’ d’ouvre buffet and beer & wine bar from 6:30-9:30 PM. (Must be 21 to Play/Enter). Space is limited and sells out fast! Order tickets on Dec 1 by calling (215) 443-5428 with a credit card. If you would like to sponsor a basket/bag or donate towards the purchase of a basket/bag to be used as a prize, please call the Parks & Recreation office at (215) 443-5428.  Download the flyer by clicking here.

Join some of our fabulous sponsors! First National Bank & Trust of Newtown, Dr. Tom Phillips OD-PC, Kelly Richards School of Dance, Marturano Recreation Company, Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery, Havis, Inc., County Theater, Inc., Renk Electric, The Rose Group, Logo One, County Line Fence, Doylestown Health Connections @ Cowhey Family ShopRite,  Washington House-Sellersville Theater, Buckingham Valley Vineyards, Wegmans, Mid-Atlantic Restaurants – McDonalds, Cornerstone Spa, Panera, Speed Raceway WG, Applebee’s, Starbucks, Amazon, Bertucci’s, Shragher Chiropractic, Target, Domenic Graziano’s Flowers & Gifts, Bucks Bagels, Chick-Fil-A, Southampton-Warminster Area Lions Club, M&H Custom Framing and Gallery, Mike’s York Street Bar & Grill, Dicks Sporting Goods, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Police & Fire Federal Credit Union, Nick’s Deli, Cheesecake Factory, Wegmans, The Cornerstone Clubs, B & E Jewelers

Basket/Bag sponsorship is still available. All sponsors are free to add items/giveaways or coupons to our “swag bags” that are distributed to each participant. Sponsorship registration available here online or call the office: 215-443-5428

 

ANNUAL EGG SCRAMBLE online_reg
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Time: 4:30 PM Rain or shine
Fees: FREE ~Pre-registration required!! (215) 443-5428 or www.warminstertownship.org/specialevents
Attention area children, ages 3-10! You are invited to participate in the annual Egg Scramble, sponsored by FULTON BANK and Mr. E. Bunny. Eggs will be scattered outside around WCP, 1100 Veterans Way, for age groups: 3-4 yrs., 5-7 yrs. & 8-10 yrs. Limited to 500 children

ANNUAL COMMUNITY PARK PICK UP
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful by coordinating or volunteering for a community cleanup, any day, April 1-May 31, 2018. Volunteers are invited to clean up park & public areas in the community. Parks & Recreation will supply volunteer certificates, safety vests, gloves & trash bags (courtesy of PennDOT) to all who register. Contact the Parks & Recreation Department for more info: (215) 443-5428.

 

RUBBER DUCKY REGATTA
Sunday, May 20, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
held at Kemper Park, 905 Valley Road, Warminster, PA

Warminster Parks & Rec and Citadel present this hilarious family event for its 23rd consecutive year. Hundreds of Rubber Duckies float down the Neshaminy Creek to compete in a race to the finish line. The first 4 ducks to cross the finish win a cash prize.

Official ducky number tickets may be purchased online at www.warminstertownship.org or in person at the Parks and Recreation office at WCP, Township Building, Library or Citadel on Street Road in Warminster.

TICKETS ARE: $5.00 per Ducky or 5 Duckies for $20.00 and a limited number of tickets will be sold day of the event (starting at Noon) until sold out!

First place prize is $200.00
Second place prize is $150.00
Third place prize is $100.00
and Fourth place prize is $ 50.00
You need not be present to win!

Join Park & Rec for the “JUST DUCKY PICNIC” prior to the Rubber Ducky Regatta. Families are invited to bring a picnic lunch and we’ll supply dessert with help from Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, A-1 Pest Control, and Rita’s Water Ice.

WARMINSTER DAY CELEBRATION
Come celebrate with us on SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018 at Warminster Community Park!
Family & Musical Entertainment, Food Trucks, Children’s Games, Fire & K-9 Demos, Clowns, Magicians & Jugglers, Community & Business Vendors Marketplace, Plenty of Parking!

  • BUSINESSES: If you need more information on sponsorship packages or becoming an investor in the future of WCP, please call Parks & Recreation at 215-443-5428. Non-Profits, Crafters & Business: Warminster Day will feature a vendor marketplace; call us if you wish to participate.
  • VOLUNTEERS: Everyone is welcome to assist with this project. Whether you’ve got a few hours to spare the day of the event, or want to devote the next 5 months of your time, please contact the Parks & Rec office at 215-443-5428. Watch the township website for more information on volunteers, sponsorship and a schedule of activities.
  • Click here for the flyer
  • Click here to support the event.

THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE VEGGIE CONTEST 
AUGUST 1-SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
Area residents of Bucks and Montgomery County are invited to participate in the WREC’s Incredible Edible Veggie Contest (formerly Heaviest Tomato Contest). If you have a ripe tomato, zucchini, eggplant or squash and would like to enter it in our contest, stop by the WREC, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM to weigh in your champ. A prize will be awarded to the winner in each category.

Warminster VFW #6493 presents:
WARMINSTER TOWNSHIP MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY& PARADE
MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018
@ TOWNSHIP BLDG., 401 GIBSON AVE.
CEREMONY: BEGINS @10 AM; PARADE BEGINS AT 11 AM (WEATHER PERMITTING)
PARADE ROUTE!! – starts at the Township Building, east on Henry Ave, north on York Rd, east on Street Rd, north on Louis Drive, parade ends at the VFW Post on Louis Drive. For more info, call Ron @ VFW (215) 773-0693.

“HORSING AROUND”
Parks & Recreation has teamed up with Painted Dream Farms in Wrightstown, PA to provide these programs for youth and adults. All participants must have boots with ½ inch to 1 inch heel. Helmets are provided. Choose from English or Western disciplines in a state of the art indoor arena. All lessons taught by a Certified Riding Instructor. Spaces are limited!! Call Parks & Rec to register

INTRODUCTION TO RIDING FOR ADULTS
SESSION 2: Saturday, 9-10 AM – March 17-April 21
Wednesday, 12-1 PM – March 14-April 18
SESSION 3: Saturday, 9-10 AM – April 28-June 2
Wednesday, 12-1 PM – April 25-May 30

FEES: $199/person/6-lesson pkg.
Why should the kids have all the fun?? This is your chance to experience Horsemanship and Equitation first hand. Our Equestrian Center prides itself on safe and well-schooled lesson horses for all ages and abilities.

HOMESCHOOLERS INTRODUCTION TO RIDING
Session 2: Tuesday, 1-2 PM – March 13-April 17
Session 3: Tuesday, 1-2 PM – April 24-May 29
Fees: $189/person/6-lesson pkg.
These lessons are geared toward kids who have always wanted an opportunity to ride. Learn an array of horsemanship and riding skills; from safety, to care, and handling, to skills in the saddle.

INTRODUCTION TO HORSEBACK RIDING FOR KIDS (ages 7-14)
SESSION 2: Friday, 6-7 PM – March 16-April 20
Sunday, 12-1 PM – March 18-April 22
SESSION 3: Friday, 6-7 PM – April 27-June 1
Sunday, 12-1 PM – April 29-June 3
FEES: $199/person/6-lesson pkg.
These lessons are geared toward kids who have always wanted an opportunity to ride, but have not yet had the chance!! Learn an array of horsemanship and riding skills; from safety, to care and handling, to skills in the saddle. Small group sizes!