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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Birding - Spring Nesting Birds

Learn about the nesting habits and behaviors of nesting birds in Southeastern NC.

Thursdays, March 28 - April 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Leland Town Hall
102 Town Hall Drive

Resident Fee: $35; Non-Resident Fee: $45

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Night Hunt

Why should kids get to have all the fun? Join us for an adult only, flashlight egg hunt with live music! Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks. Adult beverages will also be available for purchase. If you are looking for a slower paced egg hunt experience, check out our Master’s Division (Suggested ages 50+).  Pre-registration is requested.

Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m.

Leland Municipal Park
113 Town Hall Drive

Fee: $10/person

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Egg Hunt

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

Saturday, April 20 at 10:00 a.m.

Northwest District Park
1937 Andrew Jackson Hwy NE, Leland, NC

Concerts in the Park

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

Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Leland Municipal Park
113 Town Hall Dr.

April 25 - British Invaders (CheeseSmith Co. Food Truck)

May 9 - Jim Quick & Coastline (2 Bros Coastal Cuisine Food Truck)

May 30 - Painted Man (Bill's Front Porch Brew Food Truck)

June 6 - L Shape Lot (Urban Street Eats Food Truck)

Plant Giveaway

Join us for our annual Plant Giveaway to pick-up your free plants to help beautify the Town and protect the environment. We will have a wide variety of plants from vegetables to herbs to flowers/shrubs. Plants will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis to Leland residents. 

Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.

Leland Municipal Park
113 Town Hall Dr.

Movies in the Park

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.

Saturdays at Sunset

Leland Municipal Park
113 Town Hall Drive

May 4 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi

May 18 - Ralph Breaks The Internet

June 1 - Incredibles 2

June 15 - Mary Poppins Returns

Date Night in the Park

Get a babysitter and come have a date night in 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 or snuggle up on a blanket and enjoy the film Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13) under the stars.

Saturday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Leland Municipal Park
113 Town Hall Drive

Kayak Adventures: Shark Tooth Island

Explore the Cape Fear River and its islands where you can hunt for fossils and prehistoric sharks’ teeth on this sunset adventure.

Monday, June 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Monday, August 19 at 5 p.m.

Fee: $45

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Camp Create

Camp Create will fill your child's summer with the arts and self-expression. During each week, campers will explore a variety of art forms, take part in a field trip and enjoy games & social time. Select weeks will focus heavier on a single art form to give campers a more in-depth experience.

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