Touch A Truck and Car Show
Visit the park and experience two great shows! On one side of the park, the Landmark Park Car Show. Juried show with trophies and prizes available. On the other side of the park, Touch A Truck! Kids of all ages can see big trucks and equipment up-close and learn about their uses. A “quiet hour” will be held from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. (no horns honking) for kids who are sensitive to loud noises. Click here for more info.
A Night at the Park
Landmark Park invites you and your family to experience the Park in a unique way with our 9th annual Night at the Park event. This camping adventure for families features a night walk through the Park, hay rides, s’mores, Nerf War, Water Balloon Battleship, and of course camping in tents. Your adventure begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 27 and concludes at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 29. The fee for the campout is $20 per person for Park members and $25 per person for nonmembers. A hamburger and hotdog dinner, s’mores, and breakfast are all included. Families are responsible for their own tents, sleeping bags, and camping gear. Space for the campout is limited and taken on a first come, first serve basis. Registration with payment is required to secure your spot. Click here to register.
Learn all about bees and the important role they play in our lives. The workshop is hosted by the Wiregrass Beekeepers and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Guests will have a chance to watch as honey from local hives is uncapped by hand, extracted from the comb and bottled. Honey will be on sale at the event and at Landmark Park while supplies last. Sponsored by Wiregrass RC&D.
Celebrate National Watermelon Month and try a variety of watermelons. Special thanks to the Wiregrass Master Gardeners for coordinating this event each year. Sponsored by Wiregrass RC&D and Birdsong Farms.
Visitors will have a chance to see what the Education Department at Landmark Park has to offer to classroom and homeschool teachers. Kids and parents also welcome! Teachers who attend this event, you will get a coupon for 10 percent off of your next field trip to Landmark Park! Visit the Information Booth at the event for details.For more information, contact Tabitha Shumaker at 334-734-3452 or tabitha@ landmarkparkdothan.com.
Landmark Park Bluegrass Festival
Join the Landmark Park Bluegrass family! Live bluegrass music all day. Plus, bring your instrument for jam sessions, instrument demos, food trucks, kids activities, historical interpretations, antique tractors, wagon rides, and arts and crafts vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and 10×10 tents! Admission includes a wristband for re-entry. Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for seniors and military; $4 for kids; free for park members and children 2 and under. Gates open at 9 a.m., music starts at noon. Click here for additional info on camping, food vendors and arts and crafts.
Bring your picnic and lawn chairs for an after-hours peanut boil. Watch as peanuts are stacked the old fashioned way and listen to bluegrass music. Admission includes one free cup of boiled peanuts.
Halloween Fun Fest and Zombie Run
5K Zombie Run plus kids activities, corn maze, pumpkin patch, music, and more. Preregistration required for the Zombie Run, call David at 334-794-3452 to register Run registration includes entry to the Halloween Kick Off.
Landmark Park Quilt Show
Held in conjunction with the park’s annual Fall Farm Day, this quilt show features over 100 antique and contemporary quilts displayed inside the Stokes Activity Barn. This juried show includes exhibits, door prizes, speakers and more. Open for viewing on Friday (1-4); Saturday (10-4); Sunday (1-4). Click here for Quilt Entry Form; here for vendor application; here for sponsorships info.
Fall Farm Day
Come and watch how peanuts were harvested in the Wiregrass nearly 100 years ago. Enjoy the sights, sounds and sweet smells of cane grinding, syrup making, butter churning, soap making and other traditional farm activities. Other activities include music, antique tractors, wagon rides and the largest quilt display in the Wiregrass region.
Low Country Boil
Shrimp, sausage, corn, potatoes and a blend of spices will simmer in a 60-gallon kettle for a mouthwatering dish. Advance tickets are required . For more info or to purchase tickets, call 334-794-3452.
Spread some holiday cheer at Landmark Park at the Holiday Decorating WorkshopCreate wreaths, garlands and swags out of natural materials and decorate Landmark Park for Victorian Christmas and make some decorations to take home! Refreshments will be provided. This event is supported by the Wiregrass Master Gardeners. Admission is free.