The City of Abilene and the Cultural Affairs Council are working together to bring a city-wide birthday celebration and event together this Saturday, July 12th at Rose Park. There will be tours of the Oscar Rose Park facilities, a fun run/walk thru the park, Happy Birthday cake and cupcakes, archery shooting, rollerskating, dunking booth, Bocce open court, bounce houses, swimming at the Rose park pool, live entertainment and lots more fun festivities. Check it out.



Oscar Rose Park's 100th Birthday Celebration


Oscar Rose Park South 7th and Barrow in Abilene, TX.

Date and Times

  • Saturday, July 12th, 2014
  • 7:30am the Rose Park Fun Run/Walk
  • 9:00am fit camp at the amphitheater
  • 9:00am tours of the park facilities and Safety City
  • 10:00am skate park opens
  • 10:00am Bocce open court play
  • 11:30 hotdog lunch at the senior center
  • 1:00pm-6:00pm Rose Park Pool
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm Cake and cupcake reception at the senior center
  • 4:00pm-7:00pm Bounce Houses
  • 7pm-8:30pm Live entertainment at the amphitheater
  • 9:00pm Movie and popcorn "The Lego Movie"

More Info.

It's all free, with the exception of the food and the vendors. The city invites everyone to come have cake and celebrate. There will be fun festivities for people all ages. Mayor Norm Archibald will be on hand to kick off the event and to participate in this city-wide celebration.

Rose Park swimming pool
Photo by: Rudy Fernandez

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