Special Events

Due to the COVID - 19 Health Crisis, the city postponed all recreation programs and scheduled events at city and school facilities until further notice. 

Welcome to the City of Patterson! Thank you for your interest in holding a special event in our City. From sporting events to community-based festivals and parades, the City of Patterson is proud to host numerous events every year. A completed special event permit application may be filed as early as one year before the event, but no later than 60 days prior to the event date. A $50 non-refundable application fee must be paid upon submission of your completed application. Please read all of the following information, then complete and turn in this application to the Patterson Recreation Department located at The Hammon Senior Center. Keep in mind we are here to assist you in completing all of the City's requirements so you may have a successful event!

 For any more information on Special Events, please call the City of Patterson's' Recreation Department at (209) 895-8080, or email us.

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This fall we’re excited to announce we’ll be playing movies at our Community Center Parking Lot! Come in your car, bring your own snacks and drinks and enjoy some movies under the stars! Movies will begin at sundown.

Ages:  All Ages Cost:  $20 per car
Days:  Fridays Location:  Community Center Parking Lot
Dates:  August 28: Jumanji The Next Level   1033 W. Las Palmas Ave.
Parking Lot Opens: 7:15 Movie Begins: 8:00
September 25: Jurassic Park
Parking Lot Opens: 6:30 Movie Begins: 7:15
October 23: Casper (CASPER IS BEING POSTPONED DUE TO THE WIND. We will have the Movie on October 30th)
Parking Lot Opens: 6:30 Movie Begins: 7:15

 Tickets are available online at patterson.perfectmind.com. Tickets will be available August 13. There will be a limited number of spaces available and purchases will not be accepted at the event.

Do you want to help beautify your neighborhood or local park? Join us for the Patterson Neighborhood chalk art contest. Details
to come.....

Artists of all ages are encouraged to create a chalk masterpiece in their driveways or on the sidewalks of their neighborhood.
There is no specific theme other than what inspires you, the artist. Perhaps it's a pet that you've been seeing a lot more of lately, or maybe a doctor, nurse or first responder. Maybe you've been inspired by a song or a blossoming tree. Whatever it is, put the chalk to pavement and bring it to life.

Ages: All ages welcome Dates: Begins September 1st and ends October 31st.
Days: At your own discretion Location: Local sidewalks and parks
Cost: Free

Other Details: Prizes to be announced: 
Ages 5-7 Ages 6-8 Ages 12-17   Ages 18 and up

Instructions to enter:
• Create a chalk masterpiece at home or in your neighborhood. Be sure to follow all ‘Safer at Home’ guidelines from local and
state government.
• There are no boundaries or guidelines concerning size or subject matter. Just be creative!
• Submit photos of finished artwork along with a short description and why it inspires you.

*Entries will be collected through midnight on October 31st. All Appropriate entries will be posted to the Patterson Recreation Facebook page by November 2nd.

• To submit email jhayward@ci.patterson.ca.us (When submissions are emailed, please include: Artist name and age,
neighborhood (with zip code), and a brief description about what it is and why it inspires you.)
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