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Easter Egg Hunt

Gillette Athletic Complex
All Children’s Playground
3238 Corbett Avenue
Wilson, NC  27893

Easter Egg Hunt

Ages: 2-12
Date:  Wednesday, April 17
Time: 5:30pm
Fee:  Free

Wilson Youth Council partners with Wilson Parks and Recreation to provide games, prizes, and lots of fun.  Come out to the All Children’s Playground at J. Burt Gillette Complex for a fun filled Easter Egg Hunt.  Children must be accompanied by an adult, however children must be unassisted in finding eggs.

Contact: Braxton Patterson
Phone: 252-399-2285
Email: bpatterson@wilsonnc.org


Play Time with Santa

Recreation Park Center
500 Sunset Road (off Raleigh Road)
Wilson, NC 27893
(Get Map & Directions)
Contact: Braxton Patterson
Phone: 252-399-2285
Email: bpatterson@wilsonnc.org

Ages: 3-11
Date:  December 8, 2018
Time: 4:00pm
Fee:  $20 City Residents/$25 for Non-Residents

Wilson Youth Council partners with Wilson Parks and Recreation to provide reindeer games, prizes, along with Santa who makes an appearance to take pictures and reads the “Night before Christmas”.  Come out to the Recreation Park Center for a fun filled night.  Children must be accompanied by an adult!

Pictures with Santa
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Recreation Park Center
500 Sunset Road (off Raleigh Road)
Wilson, NC 27893
(Get Map & Directions)
Contact: Braxton Patterson
Phone: 252-399-2285
Email: bpatterson@wilsonnc.org

Santa is Coming to Wilson!
Pictures with Santa
$10.00 per picture
December 6, 13, 6:30pm
Recreation Park Center

Safe Night Trick or Treat
Reid Street Center

901 N Reid Street

Wilson, NC 27893


Halloween Safe Night

Contact: Leisa Davis
Phone: 252-399-2286
Email: ldavis@wilsonnc.org

Safe Night Trick or Treat

Ages: 5-13

Date: October 31st

Join us Wednesday, October 31 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Reid Street Center for a safe fun place to trick or treat. Local businesses, clubs, and other civic groups setup there booth to greet children and celebrate community!

Fee: FREE

Train of Lights

Recreation Park
500 Sunset Road
Wilson, NC 27893
Contact: Braxton Patterson
Phone: 252-399-2285
Email: bpatterson@wilsonnc.org

Wee School Train of Lights

Come Celebrate the Season!

November 29th – December 16th
Thursday thru Sunday Nights 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Just $2.00 per rider