Kidfish & Playday

Come and join the staff and volunteers for a celebration of the 22nd Annual Kidfish and Playday along with 25th Anniversary of the opening of Purtis Creek State Park.

When May 10, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Where Purtis Creek State Park
Contact Name Mendy Davis
Contact Email
Contact Phone (903) 425-2332

Free event started just three years after the park was opened to provide instruction and opportunities for kids to learn to fish and play outdoors. Booths and activities will revolve around the natural resources and outdoor opportunities of the park.

The first 500 kids age 3-16 that complete the give Angler Education Stations will receive a free rod and reel.  Other door prizes and games will also be available.  Fishing tournament starts at 9:00 am and goes until 1:00 pm to give all kids that want to participate the opportunity. 

The Friends of Purtis Creek and supporting sponsors of Brookshire’s, Ozarka and Dr. Pepper will be providing a great day of enjoyment, a free lunch w/ drinks along with a very large Anniversary Cake and punch provided at the Trophy Award Ceremony at 1:00 pm. Volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are still available so please come and help us in the continued effort to provide a “Premier State Park Experience” to our visitors.  

Make plans for this fun event for the whole family and make reservations early if you want to camp:  (512) 389-8900.


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