- Parks & Recreation
- Special Events
Family History Day - Navy Day - 6/11
Learn about the vital role the Pennsylvania Navy played at the Battle of Red Bank! The 18th century sloop Batoe Moon her her crew will be at in hand to discuss naval life. The West Jersey Artillery Company will provide a canon firing demonstration and guided tours will highlight this important history. Kids crafts and activities will be offered.
Movie in the Park - Shrek - 6/23
It's throwback June! A green ogre living a life of solitude in a far away swamp, Shrek is suddenly invaded by a horde of fairy tale characters, such as the Big Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs, all refugees of their homes who have been shunned by the evil Lord Farquaad. Shrek decides to offer Lord Farquaad a deal; he will rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona , who is intended to be Farquaad's bride, in exchange for peace and quiet at his swamp.
Butterfly Festival - 7/15
Join us for a day all about Bees and Pollinators. Come learn the importance of both and how you can attract them to your yards. Enjoy tours of the Butterfly House, free classes, a bug parade and other family fun activities. For more information about this event please call 856-307-6456.
Movie in the Park - Tom & Jerry (2021) - 7/21
A deep dive into the annals of history to explore the moment when Tom first crossed paths with his nemesis, Jerry. As the furry foes meet for the first time and butt heads, so begins a decades-long rivalry full of whimsical hijinks. Based on the original characters developed by William Hanna.
Moth Night - 7/22
Come take part in our annual Moth Night at Scotland Run Park where we showcase the beauty and diversity of our local moths, many of which rival butterflies in attractiveness! Members of the public will learn about how to attract and identify moths at their own houses/yards!
Kid's Fishing Contest - 9/9
Grab your fishing rod and join us for the 37th annual Kid's Fishing Contest.
Family History Day - Fall Gardening Festival 9/17
The day will feature gardening classes, a plant sale, colonial demonstrators, vendors and crafts.
18th Century Field Day - 10/22
Enjoy living history demonstrations, artillery drills, cannon demonstrations, and meet Revolutionary War soldiers! Learn about the Battle of Red Bank and why New Jersey is called "The Crossroads of the American Revolution." Tour the battlefield and enjoy vendors, food, and fun! Cheer on the Jonas Cattell participants at the finish line. Fun, food, and activities for everyone!
Jonas Cattell Run & Fort Mercer 5K - 10/22
This is a historical run to commemorate Jonas Cattell's warning Fort Mercer of attack on October 22, 1777. This scenic 10 mile race begins at Mechanic Street and Kings Highway in Haddonfield and ends at Red Bank Battlefield in National Park.
Whitall House Candlelight Tours - 12/8, 12/9, 12/10
Red Bank Battlefield will host candlelight tours of the historic Whitall house. Come and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas during colonial era.