parks

Hilliard’s Station Park

With splash fountains, outdoor café tables, an amphitheater and public restrooms, Hilliard’s Station Park is the perfect location for community events. Check out the events calendar for upcoming activities in Old Hilliard.

History

Located at the beginning of the seven-mile Heritage Trail, Hilliard’s Station Park marks the location of an old railroad station and Hilliard’s original town square. The park boasts distinctive architectural qualities that reflect its rich history in the community.

What’s Happening?

Hilliard’s Station Park always has something going on during the summer! Make sure to check our events to see when each event is. Some of the events you can find going on are:

Adult RecessTake a break now that the kids are back in school! Grab dinner and a drink from a food truck or a local establishment (DORA in effect) and enjoy playing in the fountains, hopscotch, bouncy houses and more! Feel like a kid again ​on August 29!

Celebration at the Station runs June 4 through August 13 every Thursday evening (excluding July 2). Rocking with our summer concert series, Celebration at the Station features live bands. All concerts are from 6:30 through 9 PM. Food trucks and Old Hilliard restaurants are available for dining pleasures. Adults 21+ can participate in DORA.

Food Truck Thursdays Tired of the same old lunch? Buy your Thursday lunch in Old Hilliard with a variety of local food trucks. Vendors change each week! Use the Street Food Finder app (available on Google Play and the Apple Store) to see what trucks will be there. Food Trucks are available from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Hilliard’s Station Park beginning June 4 and going through August 13.

Motivation at the Station runs from June 6 through August 1 (no class July 4). Work out and have fun on Saturday mornings in the summer with our fitness series. Featuring local instructors, this series is great for your mind and body. Classes start at ​7 AM with SHED Fitness and 8:00 AM ​with Mat Happy Yoga. Each class is 50 minutes long. These classes are free!

Sprouts Night Out is a summer event that happens ​on June 14 and August 2. Families can come and enjoy a fun night for the whole family. With live music, kids activities, and food trucks, it’ll be an unforgettable evening! Event runs from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA)

Residents age 21+ may purchase and carry alcohol within a designated outdoor refreshment area (DORA) at Hilliard’s Station Park during Celebration at the Station and Adult Recess.

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To participate, purchase an alcoholic drink from one of the vendors listed below and enjoy it outdoors within the DORA boundaries. Alcoholic drinks must be served in designated plastic cups. No cans, glass bottles or outside drinks are permitted.

DORA Vendors

Rental

With splash fountains, outdoor café tables, an amphitheater and public restrooms, Hilliard’s Station Park is the perfect location for community events.

Rental fees for Hilliard’s Station Park include 5 round tables and 40 chairs. The building does not come equipped with running water/sink area, refrigerator/freezer, or air conditioning. The glass garage style doors do open if you wish to do so. The staff is not responsible to restrict the public from entering your event space.

You can learn about renting a facility here.

Rental Fees Hourly Rate
Deposit $200
Residents $75/hr
Non-Residents $100/hr
Non-Profit $60/hr