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Did you see the lighthouse lit up for the Stanley Cup Champions?
Check out the video here!

The lighthouse will be lit brightly white during the week and on weekends will have different lights depending on the date, for instance this weekend there will be red, white and blue all over the lighthouse to commemorate Flag Day.

Also, there will be a 60-second light show at 9 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. If you post the video, use the hashtag #lighthouselightshow
Watch the light show tonight after Music Under the Stars on historic Hill Street!
Don’t miss it! Deadline is June 14!
Sign up for
Cardboard Boat Races
at the Hannibal Aquatic Center June 22, participants will even have the chance to be in the Bicentennial Parade with the Clydesdales!
Movie in the Park Friday!
8:30 p.m. June 14 at Huckleberry Park, sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi sorority.
As part of Hannibal’s Bicentennial celebration, the event honors Cliff Edwards, who was born June 14, 1895, in Hannibal, and provided the voice for Jiminy Cricket in “Pinocchio.”
In honor of Edwards, “Happy Birthday” will be sung, accompanied by his signature instrument, the ukulele.
Get Up! Get Active!
Hannibal Ramp Park in Huckleberry Park open open noon to dark every day!
Happy Father’s Day
Father’s Day Sunday Funday on June 16 at Hannibal Aquatic Center!
A father’s admission is free when purchasing regular price admission for child.
Senior Dances
Noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays will be at Greater Days, 111 N. Main St.
The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center is closed until further notice
Space is limited and reservations must be made by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing
It’s a Small World
10 a.m. June 26 at Riverview Park
Secret Life of Trees
6 p.m. July 10 at Riverview Park
Fairy Kingdom
10 a.m. July 24 in Riverview Park
Upcoming Night Hikes
8 p.m. July 12
8 p.m. July 26
in Sodalis Nature Preserve
If there is water in the parking lot at Sodalis Nature Preserve, the night hike will be in Riverview Park
For all ages
Hiking on paved paths
Sensory awareness
History and outdoors
Gale Rublee, nature educator, will lead the hike. She has previously been a naturalist and teacher at Shaw Nature Reserve in St. Louis and has been a storyteller and actor. She is the coordinator and teacher for the Bluff City Theater Youth Education Theater Initiative.
The Night Hike is free but reservations must be made by calling Hannibal Parks & Recreation at 221-0154 or emailing
Central Park
Farmers’ Market
Open every Tuesday 4-7 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to noon!
Yoga 9-10 a.m.
Fun things to do this summer!
Bluff City Theater/Hannibal Parks & Recreation Summer Camps
More information at
by clicking here
or call 573-719-3226
  • June 17-21 (10 a.m. to noon) ages 5-7 Down by the Riverside
  • July 15-19 (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ages 8-12 A Folktale in Hannibal
Star Wars in the Park
8:30 p.m.
July 26
at Huckleberry Park, sponsored by Hannibal Free Public Library. Come by at 8 p.m. to see an exhibition of Hannibal’s extreme athletes at the Ramp Park. Star Wars bobbleheads will be given to first 200 people.
Coming up!
ShredFest 2019!
July 27 at Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park!
Did you take a sandbag selfie? Send any photos of yourself, family and friends that you took filling sandbags in Hannibal and we will put them in the time capsule to be opened in 2069. We want to show what life was like in Hannibal in 2019! Send photos to Hannibal Parks
Facebook page!
Veterans Memorial and Freedom Bell
Help us honor the veterans
The Veterans Memorial and Freedom Bell
will be located in Cardiff HIll Overlook, surrounded by memorial bricks with the names of veterans. Honor veterans by purchasing a brick for $125.
Adopt A Bench
program is designed to allow Hannibal residents and visitors to support Hannibal Parks by having a bench installed along the Hannibal riverfront. Participants can use the program to remember a loved one, celebrate a joyous occasion or promote a business or organization. Participation in this program includes the purchase and installation of the bench, as well as a memorial plaque. 
The riverfront will feature benches on the sidewalk promenade along the riverfront.
Check out the bench at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center to see what the bench looks like!
It’s our story, let’s Celebrate! We’re making big plans for 2019, our Bicentennial!
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else is going on?
  • BOOM! The Rise & Fall of Missouri’s Black Business Districts at Jim’s Journey
  • Music Under the Stars 7-9 p.m. Thursdays on historic Hill Street, here’s the schedule.
  • Exhibit at Hannibal Arts Council, Art Related, Mark Twain Zephyr collection, Best of Missouri Hands; Transportation; and Photography Channel of Hannibal Today, goes through July 6.
  • Lone Wolf Cornhole Tournament June 15 in 200 block of N. Main St., proceeds to Hannibal Nutrition Center in memory of Debbie Catlett, contact information 573-795-6335
  • Bicentennial Concert 7 p.m. June 17 at First Presbyterian Church, presented by Mark Twain Chorale
  • “Insane Sisters OR The Price Paid for Challenging a Company Town”, June 20-30 script by Clark Cruikshank from the book by Gregg Andrews, show at Bluff City Theater, tickets available.
  • Hot Air Balloons June 22-23 at Hannibal-LaGrange University
  • Fiesta Del Sol 4 p.m. June 28 in Central Park, music, fun, food and beverages. Check it out for more information!
  • Jerrod Niemann June 29 at Tanyard Gardens, get tickets and more information here.
  • National Tom Sawyer Days begins June 29, here’s the schedule.
  • Rhonda Vincent and the Rage 7 p.m. July 3 at Tanyard Gardens, award-winning bluegrass legend, get tickets here.
  • Hannibal Cannibal 7 a.m. July 6 in downtown Hannibal, 5/10/15K run, more information here.
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