Special Events and Activities

The Town of Prosper is special! We host numerous community events for residents, free of charge, throughout the year.

Light the Night!

Christmas Lights and Decorating Contest for Homes and Businesses

The annual Light the Night! contest identifies premier holiday displays in Prosper! Winners in categories receive a yard sign, gift card, and social media recognition! A map of all entries is made available to make for a fun family drive to enjoy the decorations.

If you have questions, please contact Parks and Recreation at (972) 569-1160.

Prosper Christmas Festival

Dec. 3, 2022 | 3-7 p.m. | Prosper Town Hall


The Prosper Christmas Festival is the Town’s signature event! Plan to make Christmas memories on December 3, from 3-7 p.m., at Prosper Town Hall, 250 W. First St.  The event is free of charge due to the generosity of sponsors at various levels.

2022 attractions are: Santa’s Workshop; Kids’ Christmas Shoppe, with proceeds benefitting the Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund; Community Stage performances; Santa’s Selfies; Horse-drawn Wagon Rides: Kid Zone; more than 90 decorated exhibits featuring crafts, games and prizes; talented artisans with unique goodies and items for sale; and cookie decorating. New this year are community activities: help build a huge LEGO Christmas tree and join the fun of the Instrument-Rhythm Circle.

Community Tree Lighting and fireworks are at 7 p.m.

Thank you to our Tier One Sponsors! Texas Health Neighborhood Care and Wellness Prosper, Platinum Sponsor and Fireworks Sponsor; The Cliff Freeman Group, brokered by eXp realty, Platinum Sponsor; and Mario Sinacola and Sons Excavating, Platinum Sponsor.

The Prosper Rotary Club Christmas parade begins at 2: 30 p.m. For parade information, please contact The Prosper Rotary Club.

Rotary Parade Entry Form

If you have questions about the event, please contact Parks and Recreation at (972) 569-1160.

Prosper Fishing Derby

Feb. 18, 2023 | 9 – 11 a.m.  | Frontier Park 

The annual Prosper Fishing Derby is free of charge and offers fishing fun for the whole family! Held at the pond at Frontier Park, 1551 Frontier Pkwy kids 14 and under can win prizes!

If you have questions, please contact Parks and Recreation at (972) 569-1160.

Prosper Annual Spring Clean Up

The annual spring clean-up event, hosted by the Town and Community Waste Disposal. The event is an opportunity for residents bring in items for disposal and recycling, such as e-waste (electronics, TVs, computers, monitors, etc), cardboard, paper to shred, metal, tree and yard waste, and miscellaneous bulk items.  Free of charge to all residents. Details on the annual Spring Clean Up are made available on the Town of Prosper Utility Billing website here.

Mayor’s Coffee for Active Adults 55+

Parks and Recreation hosts the Mayor’s Coffee in the spring each year free of charge for Active Adults 55+ in Prosper. The Mayor provides updates on what’s happening in and around Prosper.

For more information, contact Parks and Recreation at (972) 569-1160.

Discover Downtown Series of Events

Hosted throughout 2022 in the heart of Prosper, the Discover Downtown Series of events provide a glimpse into the revitalization and growth of the Downtown Prosper area. More than 40 businesses and merchants call Downtown Prosper home. Along with retailers and service providers open during the day, Downtown Prosper engages with an active nightlife scene featuring live music.

Presented free of charge by Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Prosper Economic Development Corporation, the 2022 Discover Downtown Series of events included:  Boots on Broadway June 11, Fun in the Sun July 16, Paws on Broadway September 10, and the Moonlight Movie September 24.

Pride in the Sky Independence Day Celebration

Presented by Cedarbrook Media in partnership with the Town of Prosper, Pride in the Sky is an annual tradition at Frontier Park! The evening is a celebration of town and country, complete with live music, Kid Zones, food, posting of the flags, games, and fireworks set to music!

For details about Pride in the Sky, please contact Cedarbrook Media at (972) 347-6231.

Click the RSVP box below or contact Brant at bholland@prospertx.gov or 972-569-1115.

National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual event that takes place throughout the community. It is a community-building campaign that promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live and work.  National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. It provides a great opportunity for police and neighbors to be together under positive circumstances. Learn more about how we celebrate National Night Out in Prosper here.

Celebrate Prosper, BBQ and Blues

An annual event to enjoy community and music under the stars!

The beautiful Frontier Park, 1551 Frontier Parkway, is the perfect venue for this outdoor event featuring blues and jazz bands. Residents are encouraged to bring a picnic and blanket and enjoy an evening of music under the stars. Lawn seating will be open throughout the evening.

In 2022, Texas Flood headlined the event, along with performances by the The Halftones; and Fingerprints.

Thank you to CoServ, 2021-2022 Title Sponsor and 2022 Community Partners: Gateway Church, Prosper Ladies Association, and Prosper United Methodist Church for your support and donations. Celebrate Prosper remains free of charge due to the generosity of our partners!

If you have questions, please contact Parks and Recreation at (972) 569-1160.