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

Grand Marshal 2023

2023 July 4th Parade

Grand Marshal Nominee

Help us honor the best of the best. The City of DuPont Parks & Recreation is currently seeking nominations for our 2023 July 4th Parade Grand Marshal. 

Contact Amy Walker at by May 15th with your submissions!

2023 Park Master Plan Update Meeting

Park Master Plan Public Meeting

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 6:00PM City Council Chambers.

See summarized data from past public input surveys and our next steps toward formulating an updated parks plan. 

Build your own Ice Cream Sundae at the event!

Memorial Day Flyer 2023

Memorial Day Wreath Laying

Monday, May 29, 2023     1:00 PM

Annual wreath laying event in Ross Plaza. 

On behalf of the City of DuPont, Mayor Frederick invites you to pay tribute to our fallen our community wreath laying ceremony. 

Ross Plaza - 1500 Ross Plaza Loop

2023 Senior Movie

Senior Lunch & Movie 

For $10 (+ tax) receive a matinee movie ticket, lunch and an afternoon of great conversation with new and old friends! 

May 23, 2023: Please arrive at DuPont City Hall for a timely 10:45 departureA reminder that transportation is not provided. Lunch will be at Panera Bread.

Movie choices:

o   “Blackberry”- the “true story” of the rise and catastrophic fall of the world’s first smartphone. Receiving rave reviews!

o   “Book Club: The Next Chapter”- Anticipated sequel of four best friends as they take their book club to Italy for a fun girl’s trip where things go off the rails and secrets are revealed. Starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Mary Steenburgen & Candice Bergen.

o   “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”- The latest adventure of the misfit crew. Receiving great reviews from fans of the series.

o   “Are You there God? It’s Me, Margaret”- Adaptation of the classic book by Judy Blume. Starring Rachel McAdams & Kathy Bates and including a cameo by Judy Blume herself whom also helped produce. Receiving rave reviews.

Register Here!

Please contact Emma Wiegand at or (253) 290-1096 if you have any questions or problems registering. 


Sequalishoot 2023

12pm. July 29 - 12pm. July 30

The SequaliShoot Photo Challenge asks photographers to take their best shot of any of DuPont’s trails – in 24 hours – and submit up to three images for judging. There are two categories of judging and awards – one for youth up to age 17 and one for adults 18 and older. 

Register today!

Mayors Cup 2022

Mayor's Cup Scramble 

Friday, August 4, 2023 - 9am Shotgun

Gather a team from your City and play at one of Washington's "Best Public Golf Courses". 

Cost: $85 per player, $340 per team. Price includes breakfast buffet, swag, 18 holes of golf, golf car, lunch and awards! 

All players must either live or work in the City they represent. Need a team? Call us, we can help! (253) 405-9698. 

Registration coming soon!

Please reach out to the number above if you have trouble registering. 

Museum Events

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


Flower Find

Flower Hunt 

May 29th - June 2nd, 2023

While enjoying DuPont's beautiful trails on these early summer days participate in the 2023 Flower Hunt! 

1 flower will be hidden daily within the City of DuPont. Clues will be posted on the City's Facebook page. Directions for lucky winners will be attached to hidden flowers. 

1 flower per family. 

Find the City Facebook page here!

Board Game Day (2)

Board Game Day

Third Saturday of the month, starting January 21st

Come play against friends and family

Come to the DuPont Museum on the third Saturday of each month to play board games! Games and snacks will be provided but you can also bring your own game to share. 

DuPont Historical Museum - 207 Barksdale Ave., DuPont

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.


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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