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


Upcoming Events

Patriotic Pots for Pups

Hand-painted terracotta pots with red, white, & blue flowers!

Pots will contain red geraniums who love the sun! Approximate size of pots are 10 inches across. Order one for you and one for a friend!

All proceeds go towards our goal of running water at the off-leash area!

Order by Wednesday, May 26th!

Cost: $20 (plus tax)

Delivered to your door or available for pickup at the Farmers Market on the following dates: June 3, June 10, or June 17.

Order here!

Patriotic Pots

Safari on Sequalitchew

Safari on Sequalitchew

  • Saturday, June 5, 2021
  • 11:00 AM – Join Zoom for Face Painting Tutorial
  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Walk down Sequalitchew Creek Trail
  • Cost: $10.00 per child, includes face painting kit, safari snacks, and a WILD time on the trail!

Join us on Zoom for a jungle animal face painting tutorial then show off your wild look at Sequalitchew Creek Trail where jungle animals will be hidden up and down the trail!

Pick up painting kit at the DuPont Farmers’ Market at the yellow Parks & Recreation tent on June 3 from 3 PM – 7 PM or pick up at City Hall on Friday, June 4th during business hours.

Questions? Contact Parks & Recreation (253)-912-5245 or


Help us capture the creepy crawlers of DuPont!

Starting on June 15th (National Bug Day) and running all summer long, bring your hand-painted rocks (to look like bugs) to the DuPont Historical Museum to add to our outdoor bug collection!

Sign in at the museum to drop off your rock bug and receive a chocolate bug!

Creepy Crawlers

Princess Tea 2021

Princess Tea

  • Saturday, July 10, 2021 – 11:00 AM
  • Clocktower Park
  • Cost: $25 per adult, $15 per child, children 2 years and under are free
  • Seating is limited.
  • Register by June 25th. Pending COVID phase, we will not be accepting payment until June 28 – July 2, 2021.
  • Join us for an enchanted “High Tea” with a menu fit for royalty. Bring your camera for photo opportunities with princesses from distant lands!
  • Masks & social distancing required
  • For questions, contact 253-912-5245 or email
  • Reserve your spot here!

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.

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