DuPont Parks and Recreation is proud to facilitate a variety of special events throughout the year.


The Parks & Recreation Annual Auction is nearly upon us!

Proceeds support youth, adult, and senior programming.

We kindly ask that you consider giving a donating an auction item, gift basket, or gift card to this year’s event. No donation is too small, as we will happily and cleverly incorporate it into a gift basket. Your donation truly makes a difference in the community.

Items Needed:

  • Large empty baskets
  • Gift cards
  • New items to put in gift baskets
  • Services
  • Experiences

We kindly ask that all items are new.

We are happy to pick up items. Please contact Amy Walker at or Emma Wiegand at

If you have any items that could be included in the following baskets please let us know:

  • BBQ
  • Cooking
  • Alcohol
  • Wine
  • Gardening
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Sports
  • Princesses
  • Chocolate
  • Baking
  • Etc!

Upcoming Events

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Zombie Rocks

During the month of October, be on the lookout for zombie-themed painted rocks cleverly hidden throughout the community.

Lucky recipients will be entered into a drawing to win a frightful gift basket delivered to your porch on Halloween!

Instructions will be on the back of the rock.

Big thanks to our DuPont teens for painting these little treasures!

The Great Pumpkin Search

October 19 - 25, 2020

Local businesses and organizations have cleverly hidden an abundance of creatively decorated pumpkins throughout the City for you to find! Let us know if you found a pumpkin and claim your prize by contacting Emma at

Lucky pumpkin finders are encouraged to send in a photo with their pumpkin for posting on the City's social media!

The great pumpkin search

2020 Bone Hunt

Annual Bone Hunt

  • Friday, October 23, 2020
  • 4 PM – 7 PM
  • DuPont City Hall – 1700 Civic Dr
  • Ages: 2 - 10
  • Cost: $5 per child

Nothing like a little hocus-pocus this Halloween! Calling little ghosts and ghouls get hunting for bones at the Annual Bone Hunt! Flashlights are encouraged after sunset. Facemasks and social distancing required.

Limited spots available! Register today!

Click here to register!

Museum Events

The DuPont Historical Society hosts quarterly museum events. Click here to view museum events and more.  

DuPont Historical Society Membership Invite

Why? To promote and preserve the history of DuPont and Puget Sound region. 

What? Learn from our history to prepare for the future.

How? Become a part of the Historical Society team. Volunteer at the museum and events. Help fund the DuPont Historical Society.

Interested? Email or call 253-964-2399.

Visit the museum website.

DuPont Historical Society Membership flyer

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DuPont History Family Scavenger Hunt

The DuPont Historical Society has a puzzle for you! Using the 11 interpretive signs, 6 monuments, and 1 statue placed throughout historic DuPont and Northwest Landing, take a walk or several walks and see if you can locate the sign, monument, or statue that answers the clues!

For clues and answers visit:


Whether you are looking to earn required volunteer points, meet new people, or simply get more involved in the community, volunteering for a Citywide special event is a great option! Call (253) 964-8121 or visit the Volunteer Opportunities page for additional information.

Learn More

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