Special Events

Experience Graham through special events. Indoor & outdoor events, holiday events, adult events, family events…we have you covered!

Slice of Summer

Pumpkin Bash

Thursdays at 7 Concert Series

Slice of Summer, a water based festival, brought to you by Graham Recreation & Parks and Alamance Arts! 

This Halloween Festival is a joint effort put on by the Graham Recreation & Parks and the Graham Police Department. Join us for an evening of games, rides, and fun in a safe location.

Join Graham Recreation & Parks on the 4th Thursday of each month (May – September) from 7-9pm on West Elm Street in Downtown Graham for the Thursdays at Seven Concert Series!

Movies in the Park

Family Day at the Lake

Ice Skating Rink

Join the community on Saturday evenings in September for Movies in the Park at Bill Cooke Park! Bring a blanket or chair and set up under the stars for a family movie night. 

Join Graham Recreation & Parks and Be Healthy Now for a fun filled family afternoon at Graham-Mebane Lake.

Join Graham Recreation & Parks and Alamance Arts at Downtown Graham’s Ice Skating Rink for this 3-week event held annually in November and December! This event features an outdoor synthetic ice skating rink and multiple special events.

Cottontail Crawl

Youth Fishing Day

Christmas Tree Lighting

Come to downtown Graham and collect eggs, win prizes, socialize, and enjoy a great night.

Children ages 4-15 are invited to participate in a FREE Youth Fishing Day! The fishing day is non-competitive. 

Join the City of Graham for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting tradition at City Hall followed by lighting the sky with fireworks. Mr. & Mrs. Claus will be there as well!

Sports Hall of Fame

The Graham Sports Hall of Fame recognizes and perpetuates the noteworthy athletic tradition of the Graham Community by honoring and memorializing individuals, teams, and/or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to this tradition. 

Sponsor & Vendor Opportunities

Become associated with community events that attract people from across Alamance County each year! There are partnership opportunities ranging from athletics to fitness & health programs to large special events. Check out the many opportunities to highlight your business through logos on promotional materials, with booth displays at events, banners at the ball fields providing onsite advertising, and through social media (based on level of sponsorship).

Thursdays at Seven Concert Series

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please email Brandy McCandless, Marketing Supervisor.

If you are interested in participating as a food vendor in an upcoming event, please complete the Food Vendor Interest Form. We will review this list for possible food vendors for upcoming events and programs.

All food vendors must have their Certificate of Insurance (COI), at a minimum of $1 million, on file with the city, listing City of Graham as the additional insured. Must be able to run on generator, at certain events no electricity provided. Food vendor fee will be required in advance.

Food Vendor Interest Form

If you are interested in becoming a vendor (i.e. face painting, etc.) in an upcoming event, please complete the Vendor Interest Form.

All vendors must have their Certificate of Insurance (COI), at a minimum of $1 million, on file with the city, listing City of Graham as the additional insured. Must be able to run on generator, at certain events no electricity provided.

Vendor Interest Form

If you are interested in performing at an upcoming event, please complete the Band & Performance Group Interest Form. We will review this list for possible bands for upcoming events and programs.

Contract, Indemnification Agreement, W-9, and promotional photos will be required. Payment will be delivered upon completion of performance.

Band & Performance Group Interest Form