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Community Events

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The City of Hercules works with local nonprofits to host community events throughout the year to encourage residents to meet fellow neighbors, enjoy our diverse community, and help make the city a better place to live. For more detailed event information, visit the Community Calendar

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza
The Hercules Teen Youth Council (T.Y.C.) is bringing you their annual Spring Egg Hunt event! Children will enjoy timeless spring activities such as arts & crafts, face painting, and an EGG HUNT! Bring your favorite egg baskets and come join us for this wonderful Hercules tradition. This event will be held at the Hercules Senior Center located at 111 Civic Drive.

Community Clean Up Day
Help beautify Hercules and make it look its best by participating in our City Clean Up Day. Come and drop off old yard clippings, tree limbs, small appliances, and furniture at the Hercules Corp Yard. One visit per household is allowed,  ID showing you are a resident of Hercules is required. If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (510) 799-8291.

City-Wide Garage Sale
Spring Cleaning is taken to a new level with the City-Wide Garage Sale. Residents pay to have their home listed on a map that is then sold (usually for a quarter) on the day of the event. The proceeds generated from those who sign up go to the Hercules Sister City Association, who sponsors the event.

4th of July Celebrate Hercules 5k Run & Parade
Join Herculeans for the 4th of July 5k run. Enjoy food, information, entertainment and plenty of food at our Expo. After the run make sure to stay at Refugio Valley Park and watch the popular 4th of July Parade! All of this will take place at Refugio Valley Park! Expo opens at 7:00 a.m., race starts at 8:30 a.m. and parade will begin around 11:00 a.m. For more information go to

Movie Night at Refugio Valley Park
The City of Hercules Parks & Recreation Department is now featuring Movie Night at Refugio Valley Park. Bring your blanket, favorite picnic meal, and your family to enjoy a fun night out under the stars. Free to the Community. 

TYC Halloween Carnival
Come dressed up in your best costume and take part in our Halloween Carnival! Have your face painted, play fun carnival games and win some prizes!

Holiday Tree Lighting
Come and join us for an enjoyable evening at the Hercules Community Center! Mr. and Mrs. Claus will arrive at 5:15 p.m. To help our community during the holiday season, please feel free to contribute food items, gently used coats, and/or unwrapped toys.

Breakfast with Santa
Bring your family down to the Hercules Community Center to meet Santa, have breakfast, and enjoy all the holiday festivities! Activities include arts & crafts, face painting, and so much more!

TYC Winter Wonderland Workshop
Bring your family down to the Hercules Teen Center to participate in all of the holiday fun. All ages are welcome. Activities include arts & crafts, making your own holiday treat, face painting, music and much more! 

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