Annual Events

Children's Fishing Derby

The Children's Fishing Derby is a free event for all area children. The derby is held in June at Pleasant View Park.

Community Fireworks Display

This community fireworks display is held on July 4th and attracts thousands of visitors from across the River Valley.
Young Fisher
This event is held at the Hughes Community Center on Halloween of each year. (In the event Halloween falls on Sunday, the event will be held on Saturday). This event is a open to all area children as a safe alternative to Trick or Treating.
Young Pony Rider

Trout Day

The Russellville Parks Department, the Caddis Fly Fishing Club and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission host this annual trout fishing event. The event is held at Pleasant View Park where the pond is stocked with trout. This event is for all ages. A fishing license and trout stamp are required for persons 16 years of age or older. A basic trout fishing clinic is held during the week prior to the event.

Christmas Parade


The 2021 Russellville Christmas Parade has been set for Thursday, December 2 at 6:30pm. The rainout date is Monday, December 6. To kick off the return of the parade, all entry fees will be waived. Entries will register online at the following link: Click Here!. The deadline to enter is Monday, November 29 at noon. Due to time constraints, entries will not be accepted past this time. For more information or if you need assistance with the online registration, please call the Recreation & Parks Department at 479-968-1272