Downtown Henderson Christmas Parade 2020

Downtown Henderson Christmas Parade 2020 Rules and Regulations Saturday, December 7, 2020 5:00 pm This is a Drive Thru Parade All participants will remain in their designated spot for two hours as cars drive through  1- All Floats, Fire trucks, and vehicles with trailers are to line up at3:30pm. All other parade entries begin line […]

Downtown Henderson, NC Trick or Treat 2021

Downtown Garnett Street Garnett Street, Henderson, NC

Bring the family to downtown Henderson, NC on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 4:30pm to 6pm. Participating business will be handing out candy to Trick or Treat'ers. We're excited to see this years costumes! Garnett Street will be CLOSED to vehicle traffic starting after lunch time until after this event. Downtown businesses and groups are […]

Henderson, NC Christmas Parade 2021

Downtown Garnett Street Garnett Street, Henderson, NC

The parade will begin at the Raleigh Road Extension (the Extension will be closed at 2:30pm in order to mark the street) and Dabney Drive near Walgreens. Therefore, the following streets will be closed at 3:00pm, a portion of Dabney Drive near Auto Zone. Garnett Street will be closed from CVS Pharmacy to Rose Avenue, […]

Ducky Derby 2022

Downtown Garnett Street Garnett Street, Henderson, NC

Franklin Granville Vance Smart Start will be hosting its 13th Annual Ducky Derby on Saturday, September 17, 2022. There will be all kinds of fun activities for families with young children starting at 11 am followed by the Ducky Derby Race at 2 pm. Garnett Street will be flooded with a river of rubber ducks […]

Community Cleanup 2022

Downtown Garnett Street Garnett Street, Henderson, NC

1 Identify an area to clean up Your neighborhood, other locations in the community or contact Tracey Kimbrell for suggestions 2 Form a group Churches, civic groups, schools, neighborhoods, etc. 3 Join your community Join your community on Sept. 24th, 2022 in a city-wide cleanup event. 4 Trash Bag Pickup Upon request, the City of […]

Empower Marketing Help: Your social media strategy to sell during the holidays

Join GoDaddy for a webinar on October 13, 2022 to learn crucial strategies to help small business owners boost their social media presence and drive sales this holiday season. Pre-registration is required. When you’re helping small businesses think about the process of converting holiday traffic to new year sales, Empower by GoDaddy recommends the following […]

Fall Festival 2022

Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department Presents FALL FESTIVAL COME JOIN US FOR SOME FAMILY FUN!!! Games, Rides, Haunted Hay Ride and Concessions Wristbands and tickets will be sold Thursday, October 13, 2022 6pm - 9pm Aycock Recreation Center 307 Carey Chapel Rd. Henderson, NC 27537 For more information, contact Crystal Allen 252431-6091 or [email protected]

Show, Shine, Shag & Dine 2022

Downtown Garnett Street Garnett Street, Henderson, NC

Vance County Tourism presents Antique Classic & Nostalgia Drag Car Show in Historic Downtown Henderson, NC Main Car Show Downtown is October 15, 2022 7:30am to 5pm    

Basketball Skills and Drills Camp

The Henderson-Vance Recreation Parks Department will be hosting a free basketball camp for youth ages 7-12 as of 1/1/2023 to prepare them for the 2022-2023 season. Camp will be every Saturday starting October 15, 2022 from 10am-12pm at Aycock center. Youth must wear sneakers to camp. You can register at the center's front desk or […]

Downtown Live on Young – 2022

Enjoy a unique dining experience as we close Young Street in Downtown Henderson, NC and you'll dine in the street! We'll setup a fine dining table arrangement where you well enjoy dinner, Entertainment & Beverages. Sponsorship opportunities are also available and includes tickets. Tickets are $75 and available at the HVDDC Office at 207 North […]


Trail of Terror 2022

Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department Presents TRAIL OF TERROR TRICK OR TREAT BAG GIVE AWAY Tuesday, October 25, 2022 KINGS DAUGHTER 1 Park 600 WEST MONTGOMERY STREET ENTER DRIVE THRU ON YOUNG STREET 6:45pm - 9:00pm $5 PER VEHICLE For more information, contact Crystal Allen at 252-431-6091 or