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Community Events

The City of Richardson Parks & Recreation Department produces some of the country's top rated and most anticipated events. From award-winning fine art festivals to rock concerts to a fireworks show that paints the sky, you'll find something for everyone!

Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival
Cottonwood Art Festival
Huffhines Art Trails
Family 4th of July
Santa's Village
Christmas Parade


Parks & Trails

With more than 40 miles of trails and walkways, we invite you to step out onto one of Richardson's trails today! Explore our trails for fun, fitness, and relaxation, or a healthy and enjoyable means of transportation.

Parks Map
Dog Park
Trail System
Bicycle Lanes
Interactive Map

Recreation Facilities

The City's recreation facilities offer patrons a variety of amenities for all ages including a stand alone aquatic center, senior center, tennis center and gymnastics center. Richardson is also home to an award winning municipal golf course.

Recreation Centers
Aquatic Centers
Senior Center
Gymnastics Center
Tennis Center
Sherrill Park Golf Course


There is a wide range of athletic opportunites ranging from adult softball, flag football and volleyball leagues to private youth soccer organizations. For more information on adult athletics in the City of Richardson, please come to the Huffhines Recreation Center to pick up the latest athletics flyer, or call (972) 744-7892.

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Richardson Public Library, a top-rated library in the state of Texas, offers more than 260,000 items for customers' enjoyment including as books, e-books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs. We also offer public computers, a 3D printer and many classes and events to extend learning for all ages. Come see us!

Library Cards
Hours & Contact Information

Dine Smart Dine Local

The Dine Smart Dine Local program is a joint initiative between the Richardson Chamber of Commerce and the Richardson Convention & Visitors Bureau to increase local and regional awareness while driving a new and loyal customer base to Richardson area restaurants by offering money saving discounts and offers to Richardson's residents, corporate residents and visitors alike.

Official Website

Richardson Cultural Arts

Interested in learning about cultural events and programs throughout the community? Visit the Arts in Richardson website where you will find information about upcoming events, see photos and videos of past and upcoming events and learn about local organizations who help shape our vibrant community.

Official Website


Eisemann Center for Performing Arts

Since the Eisemann Center opened in September 2002, they have been recognized by clients, patrons and the media as one of the leading performing arts facilities serving the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Critical acclaim has been awarded not only for events that have taken place at the Eisemann Center, but for the facility and its architectural design.

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