Lake Events & Activities

Annual Eagle Watch

Dress warm and bring your binoculars. Begin at the Arcadia Lake Park Office, 9000 E. 2nd Street (located approx. 3.5 miles east of I-35 on Route 66) to receive information about where the Eagles can be found. The park office will have a raptor wingspan display, videos and other great Eagle information.
Friday, Jan. 5 - Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018
Between 8:00a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
More information, call 216-7471

Arcadia Lake Kids Fishing Derby

Kids age 5-15 may enter this event, at Spring Creek Park. Kids start fishing at 8 a.m. Final weigh-in is at 11 a.m. Prizes will be awarded at noon. Bring bait, fishing equipment, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and lawn chair. Concessions and worms will be for sale at the event site. Kids may begin registering at 7:30 a.m and no one will be allowed to register after 9 a.m. Parent or Guardian must accompany children.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
7:30 a.m. - Noon
Fee: Free
More information, call 216-7471

Arcadia Lake Sweep

This Arcadia Lake clean-up event will be held in Spring Creek Park. Participants will receive a t-shirt (while supplies last) as well as a hot dog lunch. Please bring your own gloves. Trash bags and clean-up assignments are given at registration table. 
Saturday, April 8, 2017
 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
More information,  call 216-7471

Storybook Forest

Kids and their parents are invited to walk through the not-so-scary Storybook Forest at Spring Creek Park to collect candy from Storybook characters and see wonderful Storybook scenes. A hayride, game area and campfire setting where you can roast marshmallows or warm up with some hot chocolate while listening to children's books being read are included. All vehicles not purchasing a child's ticket will be charged an entry fee. Fees are subject to change, including adult fee. No outside food or drink. No pets allowed.
October 23 - October 30, 2017
It will not be open on Halloween.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: TBD
Fees are per child
Cash only at the event.
More information, call 216-7471

Arcadia Lake Deer Harvest Management

Deer Harvest drawing will take place at 1:00 p.m. on August 16, 2017 for Archery Hunters only. Any hunts not awarded will go on sale after the draw. Season begins October 1 and runs into December 2017. Buddy hunters are allowed to hunt with you on your zone. 25 zones are available. Applications and releases can be downloaded below. Fees are subject to change.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Fee: TBD per hunter, per hunt
More information, call 216-7471