Special Events

3rd Annual Zombie Run

Date: Saturday, October 20th
Location: Northlawn Park (Taylor Prairie School)


The Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation Department is excited to have our 3rd Annual Zombie Run. Participants are encouraged to dress up as their best zombie and concur this fun course. Participants receive an event t-shirt, water and snack. To guarantee a t-shirt early registration is required. Late registrations will be first come, first served. All proceeds from this event go towards the Cottage Grove Rec Scholarship program. 

 Zombie Run Banner
 Event  Age  Start Time  Cost  Register
 5k Run/Walk 12+ 9:00 a.m. $25  Register Button
 Little Zombie's Kid Run (1 Mile)  12 and Under 8:30 a.m. $20  Register Button


9th Annual Free Easter Egg Hunt


Optimist Club of Cottage Grove in conjunction with Parks and Rec offering their 9th Annual Free Easter Egg Hunt. The event is held at Northlawn Park next to Taylor Prairie rain or shine. Bring your own basket and camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny. There will also be games for the kids after the Egg Hunt!
Date Day Time  Location  Cost
 March 24  Saturday  10:00 a.m. SHARP  Northlawn Park  FREE


MMoCA's Art Cart EXTRA!


The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art's popular, free outdoor art program brings expert instruction and a relaxed attitude to art projects at parks, playgrounds, and beaches in Madison and Dan County in the summer. The program offers a variety of individual and group art projects planned for children ages three and above. All children should be accompanied by a supervising adult. 
*No pre-registration is required; families are invited to drop-in with no fee or registration necessary.
 Date  Day  Time  Location  Age  Cost
 7/14  Saturday  2:00-4:00 p.m.  Northlawn Park  3+ & Adults  FREE