OUR SPONSORS

Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc.
Express Employment Professionals
Hardees
Nash County Visitors Bureau
Nash Health Care Systems
Nashville Graphic
PNC Bank
WDWG radio
WHIG-TV
WPWZ radio
WRAL radio
WRMT-AM radio
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Special Events

SUNSET EASTER CELEBRATION

When: Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Sunset Park (Free to Public)
SUNSET EASTER CELEBRATION AND EGG HUNT celebrates Easter and Sunset Park's opening for the spring/summer/fall season. There are traditional activities, anchored by the Easter Egg Hunt, an annual favorite, with separate egg hunting areas for three age groups.

PAWS IN THE PARK

When: Saturday, April 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Sunset Park (Free to Public)
This year marks Parks & Recreation's 5th Annual Paws in the Park event. This event is free to the public and provides an opportunity for non-profit organizations, businesses, and dog-loving citizens to advance the humane treatment of dogs and promote responsible pet ownership. Click HERE for complete details...

DOWNTOWN LIVE!

When: May 14 - October 1, 6 p.m. (every other Thursday)
Where: The Imperial Centre (Free to Public)
Bring your lawn chairs for FREE concerts on the Imperial Centre lawn (rain or shine)! Food & beverage vendors on site (no coolers). Click HERE for complete details...

Juneteenth

JUNETEENTH COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT FESTIVAL

When: June 5 & 6
Where: Douglas Block, Downtown Rocky Mount
FREE ADMISSION! Community-wide celebration, with live jazz at the Booker T Theatre on June 5, and more music, cultural activities, vendors and more on the Douglas Block, June 6.

LAWN CHAIR THEATRE

When: June 13 - August 29, 7 p.m. (every other Friday)
Where: Various locations (Free to Public)
Bring your lawn chairs for FREE concerts on the Imperial Centre lawn (rain or shine)! Food and beverage vendors on site (no coolers). Click HERE for complete details...

44TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION

When: July 3
Where: Rocky Mount Athletic Stadium
The City of Rocky Mount celebrates Independence Day every year on the 3rd of July. It takes place at the Rocky Mount Municipal Stadium. The night features live bands, entertainment, food and lots of community spirit. The festivities culminate in a spectacular fireworks show.

Auto Expo

4TH ROCKIN' CLASSIC AUTO & MOTORCYCLE EXPO

When: July 24 & 25
Where: Downtown Rocky Mount
FREE ADMISSION! Come to Main Street for an all-out exhibition and competition featuring classics cars and motorcycles, along with live music, family activities and more! Click HERE for more information...

BBQ Throw Down

8TH ANNUAL EASTERN CAROLINA BBQ THROW DOWN

When: October 9 & 10
Where: Downtown Rocky Mount
The EASTERN CAROLINA BBQ THROW DOWN is an official North Carolina State Barbecue Championship, and is a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned competition. The event is a professional cooking competition based on KCBS categories (chicken, pork ribs, pork & beef brisket). Cash awards, trophies and plaques awarded up to 10th place in each category. Click HERE for more information...

Christmas Parade

60TH ANNUAL ROCKY MOUNT CHRISTMAS PARADE

When: December 5
Where: Downtown Rocky Mount
The 60th Annual Rocky Mount Christmas Parade will take place at 3:00 p.m. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will be collecting toys for Toys For Tots at the Rocky Mount Christmas Parade. Toys For Tots is this year's parade theme, and the parade committee encourages all participants to create their floats and activities around this theme.

For more information or if you would like to have your group participate in the parade or to sponsor a parade float or to volunteer, email susan.ball@rockymountnc.gov or call the Parks & Recreation Department office at 252-972-1159.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Become a sponsor of Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation!
Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation would like to give you the opportunity to promote your company at our exciting events. Our events offer unique settings and many different possibilities to help in the success of your company.

Some of the potential benefits we can offer your company:

        

Without the support of individuals and businesses in the community, we would not be able to be as successful. Sponsors bring Rocky Mount and local areas: Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down, Independence Celebration, the Christmas parade and many more special events. If you are interested in sponsoring a special event, please contact the Special Events department at 252-972-1367 or e-mail susan.ball@rockymountnc.gov.