Weatherford, Texas has a Council/Manager form of government with an elected mayor and four at-large council members serving staggered two-year terms. Town officials strive to ensure a quality future through services and development. For more information about the following City of Weatherford departments or for information about City Council meetings, the Police, Fire, Finance, Planning, Public Works, or Utilities click here.
Parks & Recreation
Weatherford Parks and Recreation is committed to enriching the quality of life through exceptional programs, parks and facilities.
With over 300 acres of parkland, 2 community centers and a city pool available in Weatherford, citizens have a variety of recreational experiences.
Parks and Recreation has a variety of programs throughout the year for adults and children of all ages, including a Valentine’s Dance, KidFish and a summer concert series.
The Parks and Recreation Department is also in charge of two of Weatherford’s top attractions.
Chandor Gardens was built by famed English portrait artist Douglas Chandor. The Gardens capture both the elegance of a formal English garden and the ornate design of Chinese architecture. From the 30-foot waterfall to soothing fountains, from a bowling green to secret hideaways, Chandor Gardens will capture your awe and wonder at every turn. Learn more about Chandor Gardens.
First Monday Trade Days is held on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday before the first Monday of each month. The grounds are located on several acres in the heart of Weatherford. Hundreds of merchants come to sell their wares of antiques, arts, crafts, food and fun and hundreds more come to buy! Learn more about First Monday Trade Days.
The Weatherford Public Library provides reference and referral services, interlibrary loan, reader advisory, historical and genealogical research assistance, educational support, adult and children’s programs and a pleasant environment for study, research and leisure reading. The library is also home to a genealogy center for those interested in researching their Parker County ancestors.