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Tomorrow is College Park Day!

Get ready for the most exciting day of the year in College Park! College Park Day is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever before. As the Mayor of College Park, I am thrilled to invite our residents, neighbors, and friends to join us for this premier city event.

This year, we have an incredible lineup of entertainment that will keep the whole family engaged and entertained.

We’re introducing exciting new additions this year, including big wheel and toilet bowl races that promise tons of laughter and thrills. Don’t miss the Latin music competition, live performances , stilt walkers, jugglers, and much more. Get ready for an action-packed day filled with fun activities, crafts, pumpkin painting, games for all ages, and fantastic giveaways from our community exhibitors.

For aviation enthusiasts, we have something special in store. Witness thrilling helicopter and plane fly-ins and enjoy complimentary entry to the College Park Aviation Museum. Explore more than 40 community non-profit organizations, universities, businesses, and government agencies at our exhibitor booths.

And of course, College Park Day wouldn’t be complete without delicious food and refreshing drinks. Indulge your taste buds with an array of culinary delights from our diverse food vendors,

College Park Day is a fantastic opportunity for our community to come together, celebrate, and enjoy a day filled with entertainment, food, and fun. I invite you all to join this Saturday and make unforgettable memories with your friends and family. Together, let’s make this year’s College Park Day the best one yet!



In Pictures – College Park Day 2022

Today is College Park Day – Here is What you Need to Know..

When: TODAY: Saturday, October 15 | 12:00-6:00pm

Where: College Park Aviation Museum. 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive College Park, MD 20740

What: This year we’ll have a dedicated kids’ area and family stage, lots of amazing performers, thrilling games and activities, delicious food, and more. Check out the lineup at

Parking & Transportation:

Free Parking is available at the College Park- UMD Metro Station Garage, Wells Ice Rink/Linson pool, and at the corner lot at Cpl Frank Scott Drive. Follow all traffic and parking instructions from the University of Maryland Police Department.

The event is easily accessible via hiker/biker trails. Bike racks will be available at the event site.

Metro Green Line to the College Park-U of MD stop. Event is 3 blocks away.

Shuttle-UM (for UMD affiliates & City residents with a Shuttle-UM bus pass) #104 UMD shuttle from Stamp Student Union/lot HH to the College Park-U of MD metro stop.

Event Website:

College Park Day will Return Big Next Saturday

After a hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, City’s signature community-focused festival College Park Day will make a big return this Saturday, October 15.

The event features food and drinks vendors, kids and family zone with a dedicated stage, attractions, games, free College Park Aviation Museum entry, community exhibitors, live entertainment and helicopter fly-in.

This year will feature even bigger kids and a family area with a dedicated family stage with performances by Barry Louis Polisar, The Great Zucchini, Terrapin Brass Quintent, Sense of Wonder, Zig Zag Show and a paper airplane contest. Visitors are encouraged to check out fun activities, crafts, games (for kids and adults), and giveaways from community groups as well.

This year’s College Park Day will feature more food and drink vendors. Food vendors this year include Taim Mediterranean Kitchen, Tatak Pinoy Fil-Asian Cuisine and Street Food, Big D’s Wings, Kodi’s Grill, Mr. Magic, Taqueria Habanero, Bills Backyard BBQ, Amity Kitchen, Cocineros, Cakelady Deserts, and Turtle’s Tasty Treats. If you’re craving asian snacks, you can have them delivered by an online asian supermarket.

The event will take place at the College Park Aviation Museum located at 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive. Free parking is available at the corner lot by Corporal Franks Scott Drive and Campus Drive, the College Park – UMD metro station garage, and Linson Pool/Wells Ice Rink.  Bike racks will be available for those utilizing local trails to get to the event.


Want to Volunteer at College Park Day?

Want to take part in an awesome community event? Do you (or your student) need Student Service Learning Hours or Community Service Hours?

Volunteer for College Park Day on October 15, 2022! There are lots of different opportunities like set-up/breakdown, games, stage, welcome table and more!

Email with the subject line “Volunteer” for more information!

College Park Day, 2010

College Park Day, 2022 Announced

College Park Day is back on Saturday, October 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the College Park Aviation Museum! We’ll have lots of activities, entertainment, food, drink, kids stage and zone, and more to celebrate College Park!
Stay tuned! Details at

Canceled – This Year’s College Park Day Event

At last night’s City Council meeting, the Council decided to cancel College Park Day 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Council also authorized staff to explore other event options that could enable residents to celebrate in a safe manner.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many City events have been canceled: Brunch with Bunny, Spring Egg Hunt, Memorial Day Tribute, 75th Anniversary Parade and Festival, the new Lake Artemesia Concert Series (a mutual decision between Berwyn Heights and College Park), and the Fourth of July Fireworks & Celebration.

College Park Day 2019

Join your friends, neighbors and the entire The City of College Park, MD community at the 10th Annual College Park Day Festival on Saturday, October 5 at the College Park Aviation Museum and the Field of Firsts Foundation

This FREE event is fun for the whole family with live music, awesome kids zones, delicious food and drink, live performances, exhibitors and so much more! Plus free museum entry during the event!

1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr.
College Park, MD 20740

Free Parking will be available near the festival site!

Public Transportation:
Metro Green Line to the College Park-U of MD stop. Event is 3 blocks away.
Shuttle-UM (for UMD affiliates) #104 UMD shuttle from Stamp Student Union/lot HH to the College Park-U of MD metro stop.


More at

College Park Day 2018 – In Pictures

Today: College Park Day, Spring Cleanup

College Park Day is today!! Between lots of food options, a gigantic kids zone, live performances, and so much more you are bound to have an awesome time! For details, see below under Events or visit

Also, Today (and also on October 20), from 7:30 a.m. to noon, the Department of Public Works is open for City residents to drop-off bulky trash, appliances, electronics for recycling, brush, and yard trim .
You can also buy rain barrels, yard waste carts and backyard composting bins. During the two clean-up days, City residents can pick up FREE Smartleaf® compost (up to two cubic yards per resident, must show proof of city residency.) We will accept donations of surplus gently-used, and salvaged home improvement supplies for Community Forklift and gently used articles of clothing, shoes, blankets, collectibles, kitchenware, toys and sporting goods for GreenDrop.


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