Events & Activities

The City of Apopka is proud to provide the community with various family fun community events throughout the year. Listed below are the events we have scheduled for 2019.

​Apopka Food Truck Roundup, September 5th, 2019 


5:30-9:00 pm at Kit Land Nelson Park

Featuring the following trucks:

Crepe Company, Korean BBQ Taco Box, Monsta Lobsta, TJs Seafood Shack, Treehouse Truck, Caro-Bama BBQ, Little Blue Donut, APPs Food Truck, Fleur D' Elise French Quarter Cuisine and Beer & Wine from Traditions Events!



Food truck lineup varies each month.

First Responders 5K Race, September 14th 2019

Who's ready to run? Join us for the annual First Responders & Community 5K Race! The race begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, September 14th, 2019 at the Northwest Recreation Complex. Register early; the first 100 registrants will receive an event t-shirt!

All are welcome to participate! 
  • $25 Pre-Registration
  • $30 on Race Day
  • $10 Students (4-18 yrs) 
Race trophies will be awarded to the first place overall male and female racers.
Medals will be awarded to the top four finishers in each age category.
Packet pickup is Thursday and Friday before the race. Details will be emailed to each registrant.

To register, please visit our online registration page: Special Events Registration Website


Hometown Halloween in the Park, October 26th 2019


4:00-7:00 pm at Kit Land Nelson Park

Who is ready for some candy and trick-or-treating? Bring the kids on by to Kit Land Nelson Park for an night of candy, costumes and fun. Trick or treating will be from 4-7pm throughout the park, face painting, balloon twisters and more! Free family event.

Local businesses and organizations are invited to set up a Halloween themed booth and hand out individually wrapped candy or small toys/prizes to the children in attendance. Prize ribbons will be given to the top 3 best decorated/themed booths.

For more information on becoming a vendor or sponsor please contact 
Carolyn Ray cray@apopka.net 407-703-1642.

Veterans Day Fest, November 11th 2019

5:00-9:00 pm at 5th Street & Central Ave (Near the VFW)


Join us for a Veterans Day celebration! Live music from the Buzzcatz, local veteran owned business, and food & drink vendors.  Free event.  Come on out to support your local Veterans.  Bring your own seating.
Please check back, more information coming soon!

Tree Lighting & Winter Wonderland, December 5th,  2019

5:30-9:00 pm at Kit Land Nelson Park

Be there to light up Apopka for this holiday family favorite, as we light up the Christmas tree in Kit Land Nelson Park.  Holiday music, food, school performances, train rides, and our monthly food trucks will join us!