Events and Activities
Social gatherings at Holmes Run Pool are a great way to make new friends and to spend fun-filled days and evenings with old friends. There is something for everyone, and for the whole family.
Holmes Run Pool hosts a variety of weekly and monthly events, as well as a handful annual free social and a few ticketed special events. The events scheduled changes from season to season. Visit the calendar for a full schedule of events for the current season or the volunteer page to let us know you can help.
Here are some of the types of events that Holmes Run Pool hosts:
Father’s Day Beer Tasting
What better way is there to celebrate Father’s Day than with a little beer tasting? Sample signature craft beers from a local brewing company. This is a ticketed event.
Join us for a midday refresher while your children (or other people’s children) frolic in the pool. Enjoy a fabulous Bloody Mary bar, Mimosa, or non-alcoholic beverage served with bagels and lox, This is a ticketed event.
Midsummer Gala & Crab Feast
Enjoy a date night with your loved one or mingle with friends as you sip on a Summer cocktail and dine on surf and turf fare. Stay awhile and dance to live music under the starry night sky. This is a ticketed event.
End of Summer Festival
Featuring carnival games, minute-to-win-it challenges, a relay tournament for all ages, prizes, vendors, food trucks, henna artists and more. This is a ticketed event.
Fall Party & Pig Roast
Have one last hurrah at this festive gathering to welcome and celebrate the Fall season. Kids are invited to decorate a mini pumpkin that they can take home with them. There is plenty to eat, including slow roasted pig and freshly made sides for dinner. This is a ticketed event.
Pre-Opening Wine & Cheese Reception
Come on out to relax, reconnect, and enjoy conversation with fellow members before the kids hit the decks on Saturday morning.
Ice Cream Social
Come on out and enjoy some ice cream while visiting with your neighbors! Choose your favorite ice cream flavor and then top it off with whatever your heart desires! We will have all the classic toppings such as chocolate syrup, whipped cream, sprinkles, cherries, and more!
Fourth of July Celebration
Celebrate America’s birthday with a picnic at the pool. Then partake of fun water activities and watermelon and cake.
Hang out with friends, new and old! We might have a chocolate and wine tasting or enjoy margaritas while we catch up.
Get together with the guys. Enjoy a cold one while you play a game of cards or talk about your favorite sports.
Feeling Lucky? Join us for an exciting evening testing your skill and luck at the HRARA Poker Tournament. We play a “serious” game of No-Limit Texas Hold’em.
Chili Cook Off
Bring a large crock pot of your best chili to share. An impartial panel of judges taste, deliberate, and then present the winner with free tickets to a special event, but of course the true prize is full bragging rights!
Taco Trivia Night
Are you a fanatic for fun facts? Assemble your dream team and head down to the pool to show off those trivia skills. The Grand Prize winning team wins free tickets to a special event.
Pot Luck Dinner
Does it even need explaining? This is simply a night to enjoy some good food with good company. Bring a favorite dish to share and an appetite to try new things.
Weekly and Monthly Happenings
Bring something to throw on the grill. The pool provides all the fixings plus simple sides. This is a great way to enjoy picnicking on the grounds with your friends and neighbors.
Grab a bite at the pool and enjoy the picnic grounds. Every week brings you a different cuisine.
Family Movie Night
Pull up a lawn chair and watch a family friendly movie with family and friends!
Float & Float Movie Night
Hey teens! Bring your favorite float to throw in the water to lounge in while watching a movie. Root beer floats are on the house.
Pack some snacks and head down to the Wading Pool every Wednesday to meet other wonderful parents with small children.
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Help make sure they continue to be offered!