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Annual Events at JPPM

​​​ Neon Nights 5K


Neon Nights 5K

​​​Let's Glow! Neon Nights 5K! This is a family-friendly, fun-filled EVENING race through Jefferson Patterson Park followed by a finish-line festival that includes music, food trucks, and fun activities for the whole family.

​​When: Saturday, August 3rd​
Register: R​​egister here

​​ American Indian Heritage Day


American Indian Heritage Day

​Join us as we celebrate 10,000 years of history and culture! This free event features native dancers, educational demonstrations, and tons of fun activities!​

​​When: Saturday, November 2nd​
Admission: Free

​​​ Turkey Trot 5K


Turkey Trot​​ 5K

​​​Come strut your stuffing with us at the Calvert County Community Partners Turkey Trot 5K! This is a family-friendly, fun-filled race through Jefferson Patterson Park and a long-standing tradition that benefits Project ECHO and the Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park.

​​When: Thanksgiving morning, November 28​
Register: R​​egister here

​​​ Discovering Archaeology Day


Discovering Archaeology Day

A day of interactive learning and fun with archaeologists from across Maryland and Virginia, including hands-on activities for kids, archaeological site and lab tours, exhibits, games, giveaways, and cool crafts.

​​When: Saturday, April 12​, 2025​
Admission: Free

​​​ Childrens Day on the Farm


Children's Day on the Farm

​​​Bring the entire family for a day of fun with live performances, crafts, games, wagon rides and food vendors. Check out the demonstrations and exhibits to learn about rural life in the past and today.

​​When: Sunday, June 1, 2025​​
Admission: Free

​​​ Patuxent River Wade-In


Patuxent River Wade-In

Wade into the river, check water clarity & increase awareness of the health of the Patuxent River.​ For the history of the Wade-In please ​ click here.

​​When: Sunday, June 8, 2025
Admission: Free


​For more information call 410-586-8538​​, email jef.pat@maryland.gov or visit our Facebook page.

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