Special Events

Vendor Contract


If you are interested in being a vendor at one of our events please let us know! Just fill out the editable pdf form here and email to Tammy at tammy@jamestownparksandrec.com.  If you have any questions you can call 701-952-8722 and ask for Tammy.

Lunch and Pictures with Santa

Sign up today for our lunch and pictures with Santa on December 10th at the Bunker!  Enjoy a lunch of grilled cheese, carrots and cookies with Santa, make a Christmas craft and hear a Christmas story.  Finish the afternoon with a picture with Santa.  For anyone wanting a picture with Santa only, the doors will open from 2:00-3:00.  Register for either experience below as spots are limited.


Date/Time: December 10th, 2023 at Noon, pictures only begin at 2:00pm


Location: The Bunker located at 1520 3rd St. SE in Jamestown.


$22/person for the full experience, $12 for pictures only.  Register by December 6th at the link below.

Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race

Saturday, August 19th, 2023


Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2023 Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race and Pipestem Creek Trail Walk/Run!  Please see a list of results below.


Join us for Mountain Bike races located at the Pipestem Creek Trail, 4 miles north of Jamestown on Highway 281 next to the Pipestem Dam.  There are cash prizes for the top 6 male and female expert finishers. Plus all bikers will be eligible to win a Garmin Edge 530 Mountain Bike Bundle valued at $370 courtesy of 701 Cycle and Sport!




Kids Race (8 and under)



Kids Race is 4 to 5 loops near the Pipestem Dam office.

Beginner’s Race is 6 miles in length.  It starts at Pipestem Office, and follows gravel out to paved road, then returns on 3.5 miles of North Ridge Trail.

Recreational Race is 13.5 miles long and follows the Pipestem Creek Trail and gravel and horse trails.

The Sport race is 21.5 miles in length.  This trail is a combination of the North Ridge Trail and the Pipestem Trail.

The Expert Race is 29.5 miles long.  It expands on the Sport Race by adding an extra lap on the Pipestem Creek Trail.

Pipestem Creek Trail Run


Saturday, August 19th, 2023

Grab the family and come on out for the Pipestem Creek Trail Walk/Run located at the Pipestem Creek Trail, 4 miles north of Jamestown on Highway 281 next to the Pipestem Dam.  There is something for everyone!  We have a 3 mile walk, 3 mile run and 8 mile run.   Registration is now open, please register at the button below.



Kids walk/run

Adult walk/run


The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department and the “Wings on Strings” Kite Club are sponsoring the 29th annual kite festival at Meidinger Park Field (10th St. & 17th Ave. S.W.) on June 9 – 11, 2023.


10:00am– 4:00pm

Kids Kite Building on Saturday Only


Kite Fest has become a premier kiting event, attracting kite enthusiasts from across the country and Canada.  The event is free and open to everyone.  Events include fun contests for kids, kite making, candy drops, demonstrations, door prizes and music.


A special thank you to Quality Inn and i3G Media for helping sponsor this event! For more information call the Jamestown Parks and Rec main office at 252-3982, Mike Gee at 952-1965 or Chris Dodson at 251-9212. Visit the Wings on Strings website at www.wingsonstrings.org.



The “Wings on Strings” Kite Club and the Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a kite building class during the Kite Festival, on Saturday, June 10th.  Materials will be provided.  Children 8 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult.  You will be able to fly your kite after the Kite Building Class. April is National Kite Month.  Find out more at www.nationalkitemonth.org/

Tennis Block Party


Friday, June 2nd, 2023 6:30pm – 8:00pm


Bring the family to Bolinger Tennis Courts and enjoy this fun-filled event offering free tennis instructing by teaching professionals along with plenty of games, activities, music, food and prized for kids and adults.  



UPDATE – LOCATION CHANGE TO TRAC GYM! Pictures with the Easter Bunny will take place from 10:00am – 10:45 with the egg hunt happening at 11:00! Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available after the event as well. We hope to see you there!


The 63rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Elks #995 & Parks & Recreation Dept. and will be held on April 8, 2023 at 11:00am in the TRAC Gym. We will also have the Easter Bunny there to help celebrate the day.  Get a picture with the Easter Bunny for only $10!


2 age divisions: pre-school & grades 1-4
Easter Candy for ALL kids
4 Bikes to be given away


The only thing you need to bring is a container for Easter goodies!  Remember parents are not allowed to hunt with children.  For more information call the Parks and Rec main office at 252-3982.

Quickstart Tennis Carnival


June 24th, 2023  10:00am – 11:30am


Join us at Bolinger Tennis Courts for this special day of tennis just for the kids!  Enjoy games, prizes, music, food and fun Kids of all ages and skill levels are welcome.  This is a great way to introduce young kids to the sport if they have never tried before.