To provide a variety of safe, attractive outdoor recreation facilities and municipal grounds, quality leisure opportunities, non-vehicular transportation routes and the preservation of our community greenbelts to exceed our customer's expectations.

Rib Rub, Run & Roll

Each fall, teams fire up their grills for a smokin' hot barbecue competition in downtown Rockwall! Residents and visitors gather for a fun filled day of good music, good barbecue, and great atmosphere! The day-long celebration includes a 5k/10k run, live music, kids zone, wing tasting competition, car show and motorcycle show, and an IBCA Sanctioned BBQ competition! The location for the 2015 event will be in the parking lots located between The Center and City Hall, visitor parking available at City Hall, 385 S. Goliad. 

Register today for the 5K/10K at this years Rib Rub Run & Roll event. To get registered visit:

Public Parking | Vendor Parking | Vendor Application

Pre-Registration required: We will not accept “walk-up” competitors.
If you have not registered by the deadline you will not be entered into this event.

To register for the 5K/10K please visit:

Location: Downtown Square
Date: Sat, Oct 3, 2015
Time:  8:00am - 6:00pm
Fees: FREE
Age: ALL


Registration for Swim Lessons and Athletics can be done online here
Facility booking and other programs must be registered for in person at The Center 108 East Washington.
You can pay with cash, check, or credit(except American Express).

Halloween Extravaganza










Halloween Extravaganza
Have a ghoulish good time at The Harbor with carnival games, bounce houses, music, entertainment, costume contest, and much more!
Location: The Harbor
Date: Sat, Oct 24, 2015
Time: 6 - 9pm
Fees: FREE
Age: ALL

Halloween Extravangaza
Vendor Application Form

Businesses are invited to register for a FREE booth at this event by emailing agamez@rockwall.com  Booths are required to provide some type of game and candy to have a booth. They also must staff and load/unload all of their own gear.

Hometown Christmas Celebration
Celebrate the holiday season in Historic Downtown Rockwall! Join the fun as all of your favorite community events are combined for a one day family celebration.
Location: Downtown Rockwall
Date: Sat, Dec 5, 2015
Time: TBA
Fees: FREE
Age: All Ages