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Sewer Department camera truck gets new look

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

In recognition of World Water Day the City of Goshen Stormwater Department would like to announce the new look for the Sewer Department’s Camera Truck. This stormwater message reminds those who see it that each of us has a role to play in preventing stormwater pollution. Remember “Only Rain Down... more

Mayor Stutsman announces Year of Goodness

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mayor Jeremy Stutsman is proud to designate March 2017 through March 2018 as the Year of Goodness in Goshen. This Year is a way to remind residents of all the great things that happen in our community. During this Year Mayor Stutsman will recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that... more


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, a boil order is being issued because of Water Main Construction.  The Indiana Department of Environmental Management requires the Water Utility to issue a boil water order for the affected area of: On Washington between S 7th and S 10th. Once two (2) consecutive water... more

Upcoming Events All Events »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, March 27, 2017, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meeting

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7:00am

Special Events

Maple City Fest in Celebration of Arbor Day

A free family festival celebrating Arbor Day with a variety of events, entertainment and music. Activities begin at 5 pm on Friday, April 28 and last until about 7 pm. Join us for a spring evening packed full of fun. The event will take place indoors and outdoors at Rieth Interpretive Center, 410 West Plymouth Avenue. All ages welcome. Evening festivities include:

• Food court (food items may be purchased)

• Children’s activities, including interactive booths with crafts and hands-on demonstrations and activities

• Information booths

• Children’s choir performance

• Special presentations, including Arbor Day Proclamation, Good Tree Steward Award, Tree City USA Award

• Children’s musical entertainment

If inclement weather, the event will take place indoors at Schrock Pavilion in Shanklin Park.



Mother-Son Dance- Tickets now on sale!

Mark your calendar and get your tickets for this annual lively evening for mothers and sons! This night out will include refreshments, mementos and, of course, music provided by a professional DJ so you can dance the night away! Memory photos will be taken and available for purchase at the dance. Join us at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds on Thursday, May 18, from 6 to 8 pm. Tickets are $12 each and are available at the Goshen Park Office. Seating is limited and fills quickly, so please get your ticket early to ensure availability. This year: join us for an "out of this world" experience! More more information, call the Goshen Park Office at (574) 534-2901.



Fidler Pond’s Fantastic Fishing Derby

Calling all fishers! Bring your families, fishing poles and bait to Fidler Pond Park to join us for our annual Fantastic Fishing Derby. Awards will be given to participants ages 3–17 for the first fish caught, the smallest fish caught, the largest fish caught and whatever else we can think of to award! No fishing license is required during the event.

When: June 10; 10 am–12:30 pm

Location: Fidler Pond Park

Fee: $3/person

Ages: 3–17 years

Register: Now through June 9 at the Goshen Park Office, or June 10 at the event.

Free Outdoor Movies in the Park

Join us on Thursdays at 7 pm for a fantastic family night out during our summer outdoor movie series at Shanklin Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and settle in to watch these free movies on the “monster” screen. Concession stand available for your picnic dinner or snacks (cash only).

June 1: The Secret Lives of Pets (PG)

June 15: Storks (PG)

June 29: Moana (PG)

July 13: Sing (PG)


To view current programs and activities, please consult our new Spring & Summer 2017 Program Guide.

You can also check for updates on Parks programs on our Facebook page or on Twitter.