Recreation Activities

Victoria Parks and Recreation is striving to broaden recreational offerings to the community of Victoria.  Our goal is to improve our programs, events, and athletics programming each season.  Mark your calendars for programs and events!

2021 Recreation Events

  • Son Valley Ranch Family Outdoor Expo: February 6th, 2021
    • Son Valley Ranch (North 8793 US-87, Victoria, Tx 77904) 
    • Come visit your local Parks and Rec staff out at Son Valley Ranch for a day of fun, family, and excitement brought to you by our Pop-up Park! 

Panoramic View of Pop up Park set up at Son Valley Ranch Expo

Son Valley Ranch Expo was an amazing success! Well over 200 participants throughout the day got to play with the new toys, games, and crafts! Thanks to Academy Sports + Outdoors for making this Pop-up Park Possible!  

  • Car Bingo Session II: February 25th, 2021
    • Due to an enthusiastic outreach from the Community, we will be hosting a Car Bingo Part II! 
    • Riverside Stadium Parking Lot (405 Memorial Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901) 
    • Pre-registration required through Community Pass (CP). Limited spots available. 
    • Drive into the Riverside Stadium Parking Lot, sit in your car, play bingo, and the best part, HONK when you win! 
    • "How to" register on CP: A Step by Step Guide
    • A HUGE thank you to the sponsors of this event: Tag Management, Sodalis Senior Living, Morada Victoria East, and Texas Home Health!
  • Car Bingo: February 26th, 2021
    • Riverside Stadium Parking Lot (405 Memorial Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Pre-registration required through Community Pass (CP). Limited spots available. 
    • Drive into the Riverside Stadium Parking Lot, sit in your car, play bingo, and the best part, HONK when you win! 
    • "How to" register on CP: A Step by Step Guide
    • A HUGE thank you to the sponsors of this event: Tag Management, Excel Complete Home Healthcare, Kindred at Home, and Crown Hospice!
  • Aero Crafters Trivia Night: March 3rd, 2021
    • Aero Crafters Pub (309 E Crestwood, Victoria, Tx 77904)
    • An ultimate test of your romantic movie knowledge.  
  • Seussical STEAM Fest: March 6th, 2021 
    • Children's Discovery Museum (1205 Sam Houston Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Come celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with us as we explore play through STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and of course with Parks and Recreation games provided through our Pop-up Park!
  • Movie night in Quail Creek: March 13th & 14th, 2021
    • Quail Creek Neighborhood (515 Chukar Drive, Victoria, TX 77905)/DocumentCenter/View/5037
    • Come enjoy a community partnered movie, The Lion King 2, with the family!
    • $25 per car entry.
  • Kiwani's Riverside Ride: March 20th, 2021
    • DeLeon Plaza (101 N Main Street, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Sign up to compete in the annual Riverside Ride event or simply stop by to cheer on the riders as they finish their adventures. While cheering them on, visit the booths around the square and come play with us as we enjoy our Pop-up Park!
  • Riverside Campout and Movie Night: April 17th, 2021RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 22ND!CANCELED due to weather/flooding
    • Grover's Bend in Riverside Park (107 Lowry Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Enjoy a night under the stars in Grover's Bend with The Little Rascals, dinner, and a campfire all for FREE!
    • Need a tent? Reserve one starting on March 3rd in Community Pass for a $25 refundable deposit. 
    • "How to" register on CP: A Step by Step Guide
    • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Cinco De Mayo Street Dance: May 1st, 2021RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 2ND!
    • DeLeon Plaza (101 N Main Street, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Come celebrate the annual Cinco De Mayo Street Dance with amazing music and live lucha pro wrestling, great food, and cold beer with Glazer's Beer & Beverage and Victoria Parks and Recreation! 
    • Interested vendors may contact Glazer's Beer & Beverage at 361-573-5248.  
    • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Kayak Clinic: June 12th, 2021 CANCELED due to unsafe river conditions
    • Registration opens May 10th online through Community Pass!
    • Son Valley Ranch (North 8793 US-87, Victoria, Tx 77904) & Guadalupe River in Riverside Park
    • Learn the basics of kayaking in a still water pool and then enjoy a lovely float down the Guadalupe River with Flow Paddle Co, Coastal Bend Paddlers, and Victoria Parks and Recreation!
    • FAQ's for the June Kayak Clinic
  • Coors Light Summer Street Dance: June 17th, 2021
    • DeLeon Plaza (101 N Main Street, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Come celebrate summertime with us as we enjoy good country music, great food, and cold beer with Glazer's Beer 7 Beverage and Victoria Parks and Recreation!
  • Miller Lite Blastoff 4th of July Celebration: July 4th, 2021
    • Victoria Community Center (2905 E North Street, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Join the City in a celebration of our Nation's Independence with live music, food trucks, and of course, the Miller Lite FIREWORKS show! 
    • A special thank you to Glazer's Beer & Beverage and Miller Lite for co-sponsoring the fireworks with Victoria Parks and Recreation, and to Sky Wonder for the spectacular job they do coordinating the fireworks show!
    • Accepting food and merchandise vendors on May 24th - June 21, 2021.
    • FAQs for Miller Lite Blastoff 4th of July Celebration.

4th of July Flyer 2021

  • Rock the Park Street Dance: July 31st, 2021
    • DeLeon Plaza (101 N Main Street, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Bring your mullets, head banging, and that ole time rock n roll, because it is time once again for ROCK THE PARK Street Dance with Glazer's Beer & Beverage.
  • Kayak Clinic: August 14th, 2021
    • Registration opens July 12th online through Community Pass!
    • Son Valley Ranch (North 8793 US-87, Victoria, Tx 77904) & Guadalupe River in Riverside Park.
    • Missed out on our June clinic and want to learn the basics of kayaking in a still water pool? Then, come join us and enjoy a lovely float down the Guadalupe River with Flow Paddle Co, Coastal Bend Paddlers, and Victoria Parks and Recreation!
    • FAQs for the August Kayak Clinic.
  • Coors Light Summer Street Dance: August 19th, 2021
    • DeLeon Plaza (101 N Main Street, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Come celebrate summertime with us as we enjoy good country music, great food, and cold beer with Glazer's Beer & Beverage and Victoria Parks and Recreation!
  • Riverside Campout and Movie Night: November 6th, 2021
    • Grover's Bend in Riverside Park (107 Lowry Drive, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Enjoy a night under the stars in Grover's Bend with Shrek, dinner, and a campfire all for FREE!
    • Need a tent? Starting October 4th, reserve a tent from us on Community Pass for a $25 refundable deposit.
  • Annual Lighted Christmas Parade: December 4th, 2021
    • Downtown Victoria, Deleon Plaza (101 N Main Street, Victoria, Tx 77901)
    • Online applications open October 4th, 2021.
    • Accepting food and merchandise vendors on November 1st, 2021.
  • Annual Christmas on the Square: December 18th, 2021
    • Downtown Victoria, Deleon Plaza (101 N Main Street, Victoria, Tx 77901) 
    • Come get your picture with Santa and the HEB Christmas Tree while enjoying the Christmas merriment of the season!

Coming Soon.....

Rocktober Street Dance: Rock themed music performed at DeLeon Plaza!

Lion's Club Family Fishout: Come learn to fish at Ethel Lee Tracy Park through the Lion's Club. Totally free event for the community. 

Boo Bash: Halloween festival for the spooky season!