Posted on: December 2, 2016

2016 Christmas Parade Grand Marshal Announced

Temple Parks & Recreation is excited to announce that Temple High School teacher, Mary S. Adams, has been selected as the 2016 Temple Christmas Parade Grand Marshal.

“Mrs. Adams has been a teacher for 53 years and has taught in Temple since 1975,...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Santa Fest Holiday Market Relocates to the Mayborn Convention Center

Temple’s Santa Fest Holiday Market, presented by the Temple Convention & Visitors Bureau, on Saturday, December 3rd, will be relocated to the Frank W. Mayborn Civic & Convention Center (3303 N. 3rd St.) due to inclement weather expected on Saturday....

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Santa Claus Arrives by Train at This Weekend’s Santa at the Depot Event

Santa Claus and his elves invite all the girls and boys to the Temple Railroad andHeritage Museum to welcome him to Temple, as he arrives by train, on Saturday,December 3rd  at 10:00 a.m. Upon arrival, Santa will be available to hear the Christma...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Christmas Parade Route Announced

The tradition continues as the Temple Christmas Parade returns to downtown on Monday, December 5th. More than 100 parade entries, which includes colorful floats, marching bands, and decorated rides, make their way through downtown Temple, each covered wit...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Temple Parks & Recreation Wins International Award

Temple Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce that the Department was recognized by the Learning Resources Network (LERN) organization for Excellence in Marketing at the 2016 Annual LERN Conference held November 16-19 in Baltimore, MD.

The LERN Internat...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

New Shop Local Campaign Developed to Encourage Commerce in Downtown Temple

The Temple Convention & Visitors Bureau and Discover Downtown Temple have developed a new Shop Local marketing campaign to encourage residents and visitors alike to shop locally in downtown Temple during the upcoming holiday season.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Temple Christmas Parade Applications Now Available

The City of Temple is pleased to announce that applications for this year’s Christmas Parade, scheduled for Monday evening, December 5th, 2016, are now available online at TempleParks.com. This year’s parade theme is: It’s Christmas! A Time for Peace, Lov...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Sammons Community Center Closed for Remodel

The Sammons Community Center, located at 2220 West Avenue D in Temple, closed to the public on October 3rd as the facility undergoes extensive renovations and updates. The $1.75 million renovation was approved by voters during the 2015 Parks Bond Electio...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

Wilson Park Recreation Center To Close for Remodel This Wednesday

The Wilson Park Recreation Center, located at 2205 Curtis B. Elliott Drive in Temple, will close to the public beginning Wednesday, August 31st as the facility undergoes extensive renovations and updates. The $1.3 million renovation was approved by voter...Read on...