Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, Feb. 18th
Prairie Creek Park
$8/ Registration Fee/ Age 2 & Under Free
Preregistration Required

Preregister at:
2023 Pancake Breakfast
(Click Link Above)

The rumors you have heard are true. We are bringing back the Pancake Breakfast for 2023. We are excited to bring back the beloved program in a new and educational way. Included in your price of admission is not only the Pancake Breakfastbut also a tour of our maple syrup manufacturing process. Reservations open Nov. 20 and run until Feb. 10. For more information contact our Natural Resource Programmer at 812-462-3392 or Sean.Sluyter@vigocounty.in.gov.

Join us for The Christmas Walk!

Join the VCPRD for our annual Christmas Walk! Walk our Pioneer Village by candlelight as our volunteers exhibit holiday traditions from the early 1800s! There will be children’s activities, live music, historical cabins & covered bridge, demonstrations, pioneer skills presentations, musical performers, and much more! For more information contact our Natural Resource Programmer at 812-462-3392 or Sean.Sluyter@vigocounty.in.gov. We hope to see you there!

Fowler Park After Dark!

Be afraid, be very afraid and join us for the third annual Fowler Park After Dark! On Friday, October 28th from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the VCPRD will be offering a haunted Halloween tour through Fowler Park Pioneer Village! Participants will meet at the Fowler Park Log Barn and will be guided through the village if they dare! Ghosts and ghouls lurk around every corner! Directly following the event, we will have a showing of Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021) in the field directly adjacent to Shelter A, courtesy of DeeJay Danny Wayne!

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer for this event, please call our administrative office at 812-462-3392 or email our Rec Coordinator at Rec.Coordinator@VigoCounty.IN.gov! Happy haunting!

NOTE: Tours will begin at 7:30 p.m. and should take no longer than 20-minutes. Parking is available in the barn parking lot. Auxiliary parking is available in the beach parking lot. There is a 10-participant maximum for each guided tour so make sure to arrive early to get registered! Participants will register and pay the participation fee upon arrival! This is a haunted event and is not recommended for children under the age of 13. Thanks in advance!

Fowler Park After Dark

Be afraid, be very afraid and join us for the third annual Fowler Park After Dark! On Friday, October 28th from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the VCPRD will be offering a haunted Halloween tour through Fowler Park Pioneer Village! Participants will meet at the Fowler Park Log Barn and will be guided through the village if they dare! Ghosts and ghouls lurk around every corner! Directly following the event, we will have a showing of Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021) in the field directly adjacent to Shelter A, courtesy of DeeJay Danny Wayne!

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer for this event, please call our administrative office at 812-462-3392 or email our Rec Coordinator at Rec.Coordinator@VigoCounty.IN.gov! Happy haunting!

NOTE: Tours will begin at 7:30 p.m. Parking is available in the barn parking lot. Auxiliary parking is available in the beach parking lot. There is a 10-participant maximum for each guided tour so make sure to arrive early to get registered! The registration fee for this event is $5 and can be paid upon arrival! This is a haunted event and is not recommended for children under the age of 13. Thanks in advance!

Fowler Park Hayride!

Join the VCPRD on Friday, October 28th at Fowler Park from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for family-friendly hayrides! Rides will leave from the Foltz Cabin directly across from the Fowler Park Log Barn. Tickets are $3 per person. This event is open to all ages and includes a brief ride through the Fowler Park Pioneer Village and around the park! If you have questions about this event, please call our administrative office at 812-462-3392 or email our Rec Coordinator at Rec.Coordinator@VigoCounty.IN.gov! We hope to see you there!

50th Annual Pioneer Days

Step back in time during our 50th annual Pioneer Days in our 19th-century log cabin village! Experience the way of life lived by pioneers of Indiana during the 1830s-1840s. There will be children’s activities, live music, hands-on activities, authentic food, vendors, historical cabins & covered bridge, demonstrations, pioneer skills presentations, and much more. Come on out to Fowler Park for Pioneer Days…Making History Fun! Interested in volunteering or becoming a vendor? Please contact our Natural Resource Programmer at Sean.Sluyter@vigocounty.in.gov.

3rd Annual Explore Wabashiki Day

3rd Annual Explore Wabashiki Day
Hosted by Wabash Valley Riverscape
Saturday, September 24th
Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area & Bicentennial Park
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join us and several different community partners on September 24th for the 3rd Annual Explore Wabashiki Day! The day will be filled with exciting activities at Bicentennial Park and the Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area!

Link: https://wabashriverscape.org/

Ruble Park Grand Opening

Join the VCPRD and Ivy Tech Community College of Terre Haute on Saturday, April 30th for the grand opening of Ruble Park! The event will kick off at Ivy Tech Community College with an official ribbon cutting and a 5K! The VCPRD will then be hosting guided tours of the various trails throughout the morning and early afternoon! Stay tuned for an official schedule of daily activities! We’re so excited to share the latest addition to the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department with you!

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