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2019 Special Events

Upcoming Events


lightupnightChristmas Light Up Night – Visit with Santa

December 6th, Clever Park
Enjoy a magical fireworks show beginning at 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Join us for this magical evening! Enjoy some holiday time sipping hot chocolate and singing Christmas carols while waiting for the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Santa will arrive via VIP escort from the Forest Grove Fire Company on a decorated fire truck! Make Robinson Township’s annual Christmas Light Up Night event a tradition in your family and create holiday memories that will last for years to come!



Past events


Halloween throughout the Township

October 31st, 6:00pm – 8:00 pm

Turn on your porch light this evening if you are distributing candy or treats to the Township’s Trick-or-Treaters. The Robinson Police Department and its Volunteer Fire Departments will be patrolling the community to help keep it safe. Enjoy the Halloween magic, but be sure to travel in groups when trick-or-treating, wear reflective clothing, and carry a flashlight. Don’t eat any treats until you get home when an adult can safely check the gotten goodies! Happy Halloween!


halloweenHalloween in the Park

October 26th, Clever Park Rotary Shelter, 12:00pm – 2:00 pm

Forest Grove Fire Department and The Montour Marching Band will lead the parade through the park to kick off the festivities. Come in costume! All your favorite ghosts and goblins will parade down the red carpet and pose for some great, ghostly photos. Treats and eats! Be there or be scared! Please meet in the upper parking lot 15 minutes prior to take part in the parade.





carcruiseRobinson’s 6th Annual Car Cruise

October 5th, Robinson Town Centre,12:00pm – 4:00 pm

Robinson Township will partner with Robinson Town Centre again this year for an awesome Car Cruise on Saturday October 5th! The cost per car will be $5.00 with proceeds benefiting Robinson Parks.
The first 150 cars will receive a dash plaque  •  The first 200 cars will be guaranteed a space at Robinson’s Car Cruise  •  Register the day of the event




1autumnfest7th Annual Autumn Festival

September 14th, Burkett Sports and Recreation Complex on the Daniel P. Tallon Memorial Field, 12pm – Fireworks at 10pm

Burkett Sports and Recreation Complex is the place to be on Saturday, September 14th when Robinson Township celebrates its 17th Annual Autumn Festival! Festival time is a special time here in Robinson. So many community members come out to enjoy everything that is offered. The many vendors in our community and beyond have graciously supported the event and made it the big success that it is today. There will be plenty of entertainment, food, crafts, and much more.

Check our special Autumn Festival webpages a bit later in the year as we get closer to this event for listings of vendors, games, rides, entertainment, and excitement that awaits you. Updates will also be provided on Robinson’s Facebook page as the Autumn Festival approaches.



spirit of DixieConcert in the Park **NEW THIS YEAR!**

Robinson Township Pool at Clever Park, Sunday, July 14th, 7:15 pm-8:45 pm

Let the good times roll! The authentic sounds of New Orleans-style jazz will fill the summer air as Clem Rolin and his “Spirit of Dixie Band” will play music that will transport you to the Big Easy without leaving your seat! Bring your blanket or lawn chair and enjoy this evening of jazz. Picnic baskets welcome. More details to come on our Facebook page!





July 4th, Burkett Sports and Recreation Complex at Dusk

Come early and bring your blanket or chair to enjoy an evening under the stars. A dazzling Pyrotecnico Fireworks display will light the sky at Burkett Sports and Recreation Complex on Independence Day, July 4th. Festivities begin at dusk, but come early for a good space!



petsonparadePets on Parade

June 15th, Settlers Ridge, 10am – 12pm, Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.

Bring the whole family and spend a morning filled with fun pet-friendly and kid-friendly activities. In addition, Robinson Township Library will host a kid’s craft corner. The Pet Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. Pledge Walk – $10 donation per pet.
Be a part of our “Pet Owner Look Alike Contest” and “Costume for Best Pet and Best Pet Sports Enthusiast” **Your tax-deductible donation will help support pets in need.** Tickets available at http://township-of-robinson.ticketleap.com or contact jtallon@townshipofrobinson.com.
All proceeds will benefit South Hills Pet Rescue.

Please note the requirements for dog etiquette at Robinson’s Pets on Parade:
•  Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
•  Dogs must be current on all vaccines.
•  Dogs must be friendly with people and other dogs.
•  Humans… Please be considerate of others and clean up after your pet.



cleanupdayAnnual Clean Up Day

April 27, Settlers Ridge, 9am – 12pm

VOLUNTEER! Let’s Keep America Beautiful!
Community Clean-up Day in Robinson will be held Saturday, April 27th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
In conjunction with Earth Day, Robinson Township will host our annual Community Clean-up Day. We will meet at the Giant Eagle Market District located in Settlers Ridge around 9 am, on the second floor of the food court area. Settlers Ridge is located just off of Church Hill or Campbell’s Run Road. 
Community groups and individuals are invited to join our efforts to pick up litter/trash that has accumulated after the long winter months. Robinson Township will provide gloves, reflective vests & trash bags. For additional information please contact Jane Tallon at jtallon@townshipofrobinson.com. We will have letters available upon request for those who are looking for community service credit.




easterEaster in the Park

April 13th, Rotary Shelter, 1pm – 3pm

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS are invited to join us for Easter in the Park, Saturday, April 13th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Be sure to bring your camera, the Easter Bunny will arrive via VIP on a Forest Grove fire truck. Visit with the Easter Bunny, play games, win prizes, and enjoy some light refreshments. Robinson Township Library will host a craft corner, with other surprises to come. Easter in the Park will be held at the Rotary Shelter in Clever Road Park. 
Robinson Township Parks Board would like to thank Robinson Town Centre, Pittsburgh, PA – Zamagias Properties for their donation towards this event.