Special Events

Vendor Contract


We are currently looking for vendors on June 10th during the Kite Festival at Meidinger Park! Please 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.

Sunset Triathlon

Join JPRD and Prairie Rose Swim in our triathlons. This is a non-timed event open to individuals, families or groups.  All entries will be entered to win door prizes.


Swim: 300 meters at JHS pool
Bike: 12 miles (bike fleet bikes and helmets available for use)
Run: 5K


Sunrise – May 20th at 9:30am – CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMNET
Registration begins at 8:00am, Sunrise Yoga takes place at 8:30am


Sunset – Sept 9th at 6:00pm
Registration begins at 4:30pm


Fees: $50 for the Sunset race.  Minimum age is currently in Kindergarten.


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.  

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. 



Kids Safety Day is set for June 29, 2023 at the Jamestown Civic Center from 9am to 1pm.


This event is free and open to all kids to age 12. Join us for fun and learning on how to stay safe including a bike rodeo, free bike helmets, weather safety, water safety, and much more!. Community partners participating include: Central Valley Health, Law Enforcement, Fire and Medical Response.


The event is sponsored by the Community Health Partnership Coalition and Central Valley Health

Gear Grinder Mountain Bike Race

Saturday, August 19th, 2023


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!


Registration is open!  Register at the button below!



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



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.