Special Events

Smoothie King 5K & Fun Run
Join us for the sweetest way to kick off the Azalea Festival!  VLPRA is holding the annual Smoothie King 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, March 10th.  The race starts and finishes at the VSU Rec Center on Sustella Avenue.  After you finish, grab a smoothie and head over to Drexel Park to experience the Azalea Festival.
Participants get a delicious Smoothie King smoothies and a t-shirt (while supplies last) 

Who: Runners and Walkers welcome; strollers welcome
What: Smoothie King 5K and Fun Run
When: Saturday, March 10th.  Check in starts at 7:00 AM; 5K starts at 8:00 AM; Fun Run begins after 5K finishes
Where: 1300 Sustella Avenue in Valdosta
How Much: $25 for 5K; $10 for Fun Run (That is pre-registration price.  Price goes up $5 on race day).

Movie in the Park
VLPRA's next FREE Movie in the Park is Friday, February 23rd at Drexel Park.  We are showing the live action version of "Beauty and the Beast" starring Emma Watson.  The movie starts as soon as it gets dark (around 6:45 PM).  It's completely free- just bring a blanket or chairs.  We will have light concessions and picnics are welcome.


Check back soon for more special events!