September 10 - October 28, 2022
Eight Trails in the Annual Parker's Trail Challenge
Parker's Tail Challenge is the City of Green's fall walking/hiking spree taking place September through October, exact dates will be released closer to the opening of the program. The challenge is open to both residents and nonresidents.
How to Participate
Any interested participant can get started by going out and walking one of the designated trails or paths located in the City of Green. Once all 8 challenge trails have been completed, fill out and turn in the challenge brochure to the Parks and Recreation Office by October 28.
Complete the full challenge before October 28 to receive a hiking backpack and a challenge patch. A new patch can be earned each year displaying the year the challenge was completed.
Limit one free backpack per family (additional backpacks may be purchased for $25). All participants will receive a patch. All backpacks are $25 for non-residents.
Download Parker's Trail Challenge Form
Boettler Park Walking Trail
5300 Massillon Road: 1.2 miles Paved - Easy
Southgate Way (3 Trails): Bluebird Trail/Mindful Walk/ Horseshoe Trail.Deer Run Loop
5300 Massillon Road: 0.7-1.5 miles Various - Moderate
Central Park Walking Path
1795 Steese Road or 1755 Town Park Boulevard: 0.5 mile Paved - Easy
Knapp Recreation Area Trail
3504 Cottage Grove Road: 1.2 miles Various - Moderate
5531 S. Main Street: 3.1 miles Limestone - Easy
The Chapel Walking Trail
1800 Raber Road: 1.2 miles Limestone - Easy
Twisted WilderFest is the City of Green’s popup festival of makers and nature featuring local artists, crafters, and food vendors held annually in Southgate Park. Bring family and friends to enjoy local food vendors, crafts, live entertainment, games, and activities. Parking and admission are free, no registration necessary.
Saturday, September 30, 2023
10 am to 5 pm
Rain or Shine
5300 Massillon Road
Free parking for Twisted WilderFest is available at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road.
Pumpkin Patch and Hay Rides
Enjoy a hayride trip to the pumpkin patch where you can pick out your very own pumpkin for a small cost of $5.00. Hayrides will be visible to the right of the entrance to Southgate Park and be transported to Boettler Park from start to finish. Hayrides are FREE.
|10 am - 5 pm||Lichtenwalter Schoolhouse - Open||Boettler Park|
|11 am||Lisa & Heather Malyuk-Dulcimer||Twisted Olive Pond|
|12 pm - 4 pm||Kids Activities||Boettler Pavilion|
|1 pm - 3 pm||PhilUp Balloons||Boettler Pavilion|
|1 pm||One String Short - Folk||Twisted Olive Pond|
|2 pm||Don Fulmer - Flutist||Twisted Olive Pond|
|3 pm||Scott Marshall Music||Twisted Olive Pond|
Crafters, Makers, and Artists
The City of Green's annual Trick-or-Treat Trail and Costume Contest brings the Halloween fun and festivities to Central Park! Take a walk around the park and collect candy and goodies from Green businesses and organizations. Enter the costume contest to win prizes and show off your creativity!
Trick or Treat Trail
Saturday, October 21, 2023 | 3 pm
Green Central Park, 1795 Steese Road
Admission: Non-Perishable Food Item (please check the expiration date) or personal care item.
Saturday, October 21, 2023
2:15 pm | ages 8 to 12
2:30 pm | ages 4 to 7
2:45 pm | ages 0 to 3
Central Park Amphitheater, 1795 Steese Road
No registration required.
Green Central Park Lot | 1795 Steese Road
Central Administration Building Lot | 1755 Town Park Blvd
Green Intermediate and Stadium Lot | 1737 Steese Road
Businesses and organizations may sponsor a 'treat table' along the Trick-or-Treat Trail. A sponsorship involves providing a business or organization representative(s) and 'table treats' to pass out along the Trail. Tables and table coverings will be provided. This event is a great way to advertise your business or organization within the community. We typically expect 600-800 children to visit the Trail. Interested in sponsoring a table? Please complete and turn in this form.
Honoring the brave men and women who have served and are still serving our country.
Saturday, November 11 | Time: TBA
Veterans Memorial Park | 1900 Steese Road
The community is invited to the annual City of Green's Veterans Day Ceremony. The event honors local veterans and celebrates those in our community who have worn a U.S. military uniform.
This year's ceremony includes:
- Recognizing the service of local Veterans
- Posting of the Colors by Green High School Jr. ROTC and Green Fire Honor Guard
- Performances by the Green High School's On A Side Note Choir
- Taps performed by Green High School Band members
This event will be moved indoors to the Queen of Heaven Life Center in the event of inclement weather.