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FALL 2018 SPECIAL EVENTS​​


F​​ALL MUSIC SERIES
Saturday, September 8, 7-9 pm - LIVE 5
Saturday,​September 15, 7 - 9 pm - The Bodarks String Band

The Square at Old Town, 768 W. Main St. 

Enjoy a night of music in Old Town under the stars! Bring your blanket or chairs and grab a bite to eat from local food trucks​. Complimentary popcorn will be available courtesy of Coppell Parks and Recreation!​

FOOD​​​ TRUCK FRENZY
Saturday, October 6, 5 - 9 pm

Andrew Brown Park East, 260 E. Parkway Blvd.

This popular event is moving to Andrew Brown Park! Come out to the park to enjoy food truck fare from local favorites! Bring a blanket or chairs for a picnic on the lawn. More info on the trucks that will be in attendance at this event as the event date nears.

KAL​EIDOSCOPE: A CELEBRATION OF CULTURES
Saturday, October 20, 5 - 9 pm

Andrew Brown Park East, 260 E. Parkway Blvd.

We're celebrating the cultural diversity of our community through music, dance, art, food and more. ​To get involved or learn more, check out the Kaleidoscope page​.

HOLIDAY PARADE & TREE LIGHTING​

Saturday, December 1, 6:30 pm
Town Center Plaza, 255 Parkway Blvd.
Don't miss Coppell's annual kick-off to the holidays! Head to Town Center for fun winter activities, live music, giveaways and our annual tree lighting! Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy holiday treats and more!


past Events

SUMMER 2018 

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​SUMMER SPLASH BASH

Friday, June 1, 4 - 7 pm
Andrew Brown Park East (West Lawn and CORE Pool), 260 E. Parkway Blvd. 
Put on your swimsuits and kick off summer in a cool way! Kids, teens, and families can spend the afternoon speeding down water slides, playing in the pool and enjoying paddle boats. 

​​CELEBRATE COPPELL - PARTY IN THE PARK

Saturday, June 30, 4 pm - 11 pm
Andrew Brown Park East, 260 E. Parkway Blvd.
Coppell's annual Independence Day celebration returns to Andrew Brown Park with fun for the whole family! Check out our event page​ for more information.


​CELEBRATE COPPELL - PARADE DOWN PARKWAY​​

​​​​Wednesday, July 4, 9 am
PARADE ROUTE – SAMUEL TO PARKWAY BLVD., WEST ON PARKWAY TO TOWN CENTER
Celebrate Independence Day with a patriotic parade! Put on your red, white and blue and head over to the parade route early ​​for the best spot!​​​ ​Residents looking for a fun way to celebrate the holiday should participate in the p​arade!  Sports teams and organizations, HOAs, or groups of frie​​nds and family can enter a patriotic float, decorate a vehicle or bicycles, or walk in the parade.

MOVIE IN THE PARK

Friday, July 27, 8 pm - The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Andrew Brown Park East, 260 E. Parkway Blvd.
Gather your blankets and chairs and come out to the park for free showing of The LEGO Ninjago Movie! Free popcorn provided by Coppell Parks and Recreation and food trucks will be offering tasty treats.​


SPRING 2018 


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SPRING MUSIC SERIES​​

Friday, March 9, 7 - 9 pm - The Wonderfuls​
Friday, March 16, 7 - 9 pm - Raised Right Men​
The Square at Old Town, 768 W. Main St. 
Enjoy a night of music in Old Town under the stars! Bring your blanket or chairs and grab a bite to eat from local food trucks​. Complimentary popcorn will be available courtesy of Coppell Parks and Recreation!

EGGSTRAVAGANZA
Saturday, ​March 31, 10 am - 12 pm 

Andrew B​​rown Park East, 260 Parkway Blvd.​​

Hop on over to Coppell's annual EGGstravaganza event, full of activities including bounce houses, face painting, music, photos with the Bunny and more!  Egg hunts begin promptly at 10:30A​​M for kids up to age 6, and at 11:00AM for kids age 7 - 10 years. Candy and toy-filled eggs are in abundance at this event, so dust off those baskets and join us for a morning filled with fun! 

ECOCOPPELL EARTHFEST
Saturday, April 14, 9 am - 12 pm 

The Square at Old Town, 768 W. Main St.

Celebrate EarthFest at the Farmers Market! ​EarthFest is a celebration of Coppell's commitment to the environment - an entertaining and educational experience! Visit the many environmental education booths to learn how you can lead a more sustainable lifestyle, collect giveaways and purchase locally sourced goods from the market! Don't forget to shop the plant ​sale, grab a bite to eat and enjoy live music. ​

PARTY ON THE LAWN: OLD TOWN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Friday, May 4, 6:30 - 9 pm - LIVE5
The Square at Old Town, 768 W. Main Street
Celebrate Old Town's 4th anniversary in style! Grab something to eat from a food truck or check out an Old Town restaurant and enjoy a concert on the lawn! Bring the kids and let them splash in the Main Street Interactive Fountain or play on the playground.

Sponsorships​​

Each year, Coppell's special events attract thousands of attendees. Show your support of the community and showcase your products or service. We can work with you ​to find the right opportunities for your organization​​. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please email parks@coppelltx.gov​


SPECIAL EVENT AND BLOCK PARTY FORMS
If you are interested in holding special event or block party, find all the information you need here.

Special Event Packet
Special Event Application (Please fill out this form and submit to parks@coppelltx.gov​​)
Block Party Application and Consent Form
  • Please allow 5 BUSINESS DAYS to process your application.
  • Please submit your application 60 days prior to the actual event date. This amount of time is required before your event date can be confirmed.
  • Depending on the details of your event, you may be asked to attend a meeting to elaborate on your application.
  • You may be required to submit specific insurance for your event.
  • Please note that there is an application fee of $250.  Other permit fees may apply.
  • All events hosted in a City of Coppell park must observe the "lightning detection system" if one is present in the park you have reserved.

​ADDRESSES & PHONE NUMBERS FOR PERMITS AND RENTALS

​The following may be necessary for your event:
​Food Permit​ from Environmental Heath​265 Parkway Blvd.​972-462-5164
​Sign Permit from Building Inspections​265 Parkway Blvd.​972-304-3506
​Electrical/Generator Permit from Building Inspections​265 Parkway Blvd.​972-304-3506
​Tent Permit from Fire Administration ​265 Parkway Blvd.​972-304-3506
​Pavilion Rental from Parks and Recreation ​255 Parkway Blvd.​972-462-5100
​Animal Permit from Animal Services​821 S. Coppell Road​972-304-3515
​Barricades and Cones from Public Works​816 S. Coppell Road​​972-462-5150
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DEFINITION OF A SPECIAL EVENT

Article 6-5, Section 6-5-1: Definition of "special event" - a temporary event or gathering using either private or public property, which involves one or more of the following activities, except when the activity is for construction or house moving purposes only;
  • Closing a public street;
  • Blocking or restriction of public property, limiting the use of parks by the general public, and streets;
  • Offer of merchandise, food, or beverages on public property or on private property where otherwise prohibited by ordinance;
  • Erection of a tent on public property, or on private property where otherwise prohibited by ordinance;
  • Installation of a stage, band shell, trailer, van, portable building, grandstand or bleachers on public property, or on private property where otherwise prohibited by ordinance;
  • Placement of portable toilets on public property, or on private property where otherwise prohibited by ordinance;
  • Placement of temporary "no parking" signs in a public right-of-way

View Entire Special Event Ordinance ​

Inclement Weather​​​​

Incase of inclement weather on the day of any event, please​ check the City Website, Facebook​, and Twitter Pages.