Lake Crabtree Major Events

Creepy Crabtree 2016 group photo

Lake Crabtree offers major events in a festival format centered around a nature, history or recreational topic. These large one-day events usually occur in the spring or fall. Learn more about the special events below. Lake Crabtree also hosts an annual Big Sweep lakeside cleanup event!

City Nature Challenge

Save the Date for the City Nature Challenge 2022: 

Saturday, April 29–Monday, May 2, 2022!

We will be planning to have several in-person programs and other ways to get involved in this citizen science project. More information coming soon.

Creepy Crabtree

Get excited for our 2022 Creepy Crabtree Celebration:

Explore the darker side of nature at Creepy Crabtree! The event is a unique opportunity to celebrate the creepy things that make Halloween great while learning about wildlife native to our area. This free, family-friendly festival features:

  • Eerie exhibits
  • Creepy crafts
  • Gruesome games
  • Petrifying prizes
  • Freakish fun

Official dates and full programming will be available closer to time.