Park Events and Activities
With 20 parks ranging from a quarter of an acre to over 600 acres, there is a park sure to fit everyone’s needs. Many community activities and opportunities are available in our park system. Listed are some of the major activities available in our parks:
222 S. Central Ave.
- Community Movie Night
- Midweek Summer Concert Series
Community Park/Atherton Amphitheater
691 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
- Disc Golf
- Fairborn’s Annual Fishing Derby
- Free-on-Friday Summer Concert Series
- July 4th Fireworks
- Summer Youth Program
- Tennis League
1125 N. Central Ave.
Rona Hills Park
600 Roehner Drive
- Fairborn’s Annual 5K Run/Walk
- Tennis League
Sprayground at Central Park
Central Park's Sprayground opens Friday, May 26, and will remain open through Labor Day, Monday, September 4. Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m.
- 8:00 p.m.
Fairborn Dog Park "The Wag Pad" Grand Opening at Sandhill Park
Join us for the grand opening of our Dog Park!
Date: Friday, June 2
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Sandhill Park, 229 Sandhill Rd.
Community Movie Night at Central Park
Grab the kids and enjoy an evening out on Friday, June 2, for a free community movie night at Central Park, 222 S. Central Avenue. The movie for 2017 is Moana! Enjoy free kids activities, including popcorn, a bounce house, face painting and more along with music by Jim McCutcheon beginning at 7:00 pm. The spray ground will also continue to run until the movie begins, near dusk. This event officially kicks off the Free-on-Friday series offered each summer.
Free on Friday Summer Concert Series
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of music in the park. For eight Friday evenings, the City of Fairborn Parks and Recreation Division will present the "Free on Friday" summer concert series. All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. and take place at Community Park in the Atherton Amphitheater. In the event of inclement weather, the concerts will be performed in the auditorium of the Fairborn High School located next to Community Park.
2017 Free on Friday Concert Schedule
June 9 - Sauerkraut German Band (Polkas, Waltzes, Big Band Sounds)
June16 - Dave Cousino Band (Rock, Country, Blues)
June 23 - The Living Room Band (50's, 60's & 70's)
June 30 - Centerville Community Band (Concert Band)
July 7 - The Danny Voris Band (Guitar, Classic Rock)
July 14 - Fourth Avenue (A Capella)
July 21 - Evan Lanier & The Bluegrass Express (Bluegrass)
July 28 - Fairborn Civic Band