Programs & Events

The Town of Leland offers a variety of recreation programs for youth and adults that encourage positive leisure lifestyles. Recreation programs provide opportunities for socialization, personal growth, physical activity and character building. The Parks and Recreation Department is always looking to expand the services it provides so that it remains responsive to the community and on the cutting edge of recreation trends. Check back often as new programs are added regularly.

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Upcoming events are listed below. For a full list of programs and events the Town offers, check out the CAPE Spring & Summer 2020 program catalog above.

Bark in the Park-CANCELLED

Saturday, March 21; 10 AM - 12 PM

Founders Park (113 Town Hall Drive)

This dog-centric event is a partnership with Capeside Animal Hospital and Furever Friends Animal Rescue offers a free rabies clinic to Leland residents, and includes a dog adoption from area shelters.

Fee: Free


Disc Golf 101-CANCELLED 

Monday, March 16; 6:30 PM

Founders Park (113 Town Hall Drive)

Learn how to play disc golf on our local course! Participants will get an introduction to the sport, great for kids and beginners!

Fee: Free; Pre-registration required.



Thursday, April 9; 7 - 9:30 PM

Founders Park (113 Town Hall Drive)

Why should kids get to have all the fun!?! Join us for an adults-only, flashlight egg hunt with live music! Participants must be 21 or older. If you are looking for a slower-paced egg hunt experience, try our Night Stroll Division for kids at heart (recommended for ages 50+ or those with mobility limitations). Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks. Adult beverages will be available for purchase.

Fee: $10/person; Pre-registration required.



Saturday, April 11; 10 AM

Northwest District Park

This holiday event features egg hunts for children divided into six age groups (0-12 months, 13-23 months, 2-3 years, 4-5 years, 6-7 years, and 8-10 years), prizes, and more! Bring your basket and prepare for a visit from Mr. E.B. himself who will arrive after the hunts are completed!

Fee: Free


Plant Giveaway-POSTPONED

Saturday, April 18; 10 AM

Founders Park (113 Town Hall Drive)

Learn more about the Earth and how to protect it while picking up your free plants (Leland residents only) at this Earth Day-centered event!

Fee: Free


Date Night in the Park

Saturday, April 25; 6:30 PM

Founders Park 

Come have a date night at the park! Before the feature presentation, enjoy yard games and dinner from a local food truck. Then, once the sun sets, settle down in your chairs/blanket and enjoy the film, "Hobbs & Shaw," under the stars. No need to get a babysitter. Bring the kids along and let them enjoy our Kids Night Out program in Town Hall! Kids will enjoy crafts and games for just $5 per child.


Fee: Free (Pre-registration required for Kids Night Out)

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Live @ the Park

Thursdays; 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Founders Park (113 Town Hall Drive)

Join us for our concert series and be prepared to dance! Bring a blanket or lawn chair, beverages, and your friends and family. Local food trucks will be on-site selling food!

April 30 - The Entertainers 

May 14 - Ace Party Band

May 28 - The Tonez

June 11 - Striking Copper

Fee: Free


Movies in the Park

Saturdays; Sunset

Founders Park (113 Town Hall Drive)

Join us in the park and watch a family movie under the night sky. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, a picnic, and your family, but please no pets or alcohol. Concessions will be available for purchase.

May 2 - Aladdin (2019)

May 16 - Toy Story 4

May 30 - Descendants 3

June 13 - Frozen 2 

Fee: Free


And Me Pajama Party

Saturday, May 9; 6:30 - 9 PM

Leland Town Hall

We’re throwing a family-friendly pajama party to celebrate mothers and all of the mom-like figures in our childrens’ lives. So, whether you’re a Mom-and-me, Aunt-and-me, Grandma-and-me, or a big-sis-and-me, we think you deserve to be celebrated! We’ll play games, make body scrubs, bake and decorate cookies, and watch a movie! Bring your PJs and a sleeping bag or blanket!

Fee: $5/person (Pre-registration required)

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Buckets of Discovery

Wednesday, May 27; 9 AM

Westgate Nature Park Outdoor Classroom

Join us for this exciting hands-on learning experience! We'll learn all about the creatures and critters living in our woods and waters!

Ages: 5 - 10 years

Fee: Free; (Pre-registration requested)

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Disc Golf 101 

Wednesday, June 17; 7 PM

Founders Park (113 Town Hall Drive)

Learn how to play disc golf on our local course! Participants will get an introduction to the sport, great for kids and beginners!

Fee: Free; Pre-registration required.

Register Now