Fall Family Festival Coming Soon to Shawnee Park Center

SONY DSCThe Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department, along with EPIC, are proud to offer the third annual Fall Family Festival at the Shawnee Park Center.

This exciting event will take place on Friday, Nov. 15 from 6  to 8 p.m. This is an all ages event, providing an opportunity for families and friends to celebrate the fall season together with plenty of outside activities, as well as indoor games for the kids.

The Fall Family Festival will include hayrides around the Shawnee Park Center facility and grounds, and a hot dog and marshmallow roast. The hayride and all food and drink items are $1 each, including hot dogs, s’mores, and hot chocolate. All Fall Family Festival tickets will be available at the door on Nov. 15.

EPIC’s mission is joining together in a common effort to build a healthy and safe community, reducing the risks of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs while promoting the healthy attitudes and behaviors of youth in southeast Missouri. EPIC is primarily made up of community volunteers committed to reducing youth substance abuse.

Shawnee Park Center offers many fun, fitness-filled activities for all ages. Their fitness room is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. They also conduct several classes for children and adults that can be found in the fall 2013 issue of Play Cape magazine.  The Shawnee Park Center is also available for birthday parties.

For more information, contact Heather Davis at the Shawnee Park Center: 573-339-6731.


  1. How can the festival be on Friday, November 15th and tickets be available at the door on November 16th? Which day is the festival?

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