What is free and fun for the whole family? If you guessed any of the many community events the City of Midlothian will present in 2022, you would be right!
Mark your calendars now for the events listed here. Organized by the City’s Parks and Recreation Department*, these events are free and open to the public thanks to the generosity of sponsors such as Midlothian Community Development Corporation, Methodist Midlothian Medical Center, Citizens National Bank of Texas, In-n-Out Burger, Baylor Scott & White Health, Centennial Roofing, Higginbotham Brother’s Ace Hardware, Aces Heating and Air Conditioning, Marco’s Pizza, Ash Grove Cement, Holcim, Martin Marietta, and many others.
While the events are free, in some cases registration is required. Some events also have alternate dates in case of inclement weather. To receive email announcements about events, sign up for calendar notifications on the City's homepage under "Stay Informed," and follow the City on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. More information about each event will be posted as it becomes available on the website under "Special Events" and on the website "Calendar."
Be sure to check the calendar listings on the City’s website often for City events and events hosted by the schools, Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Business Association, and other area nonprofit groups.
(*Note-Nature Walks at Mockingbird Nature Park are organized by members of the Texas Master Naturalist's Indian Trail Chapter.)
|DATE & TIME||EVENT||LOCATION|
|February 19, 10 a.m.||Mayor's Winter Walk||Mockingbird Nature Park|
|March 19, 9 a.m.||Nature Walk*||Mockingbird Nature Park|
|March 26, 3 to 9 p.m.||Community Park Grand Opening Play Day||Midlothian Community Park|
|April 9, 10 a.m. (sharp)||Community Egg Hunt||Midlothian Sports Complex|
|April 16, 9 a.m.||Nature Walk*||Mockingbird Nature Park|
|April 23, 8:30 a.m. to noon||Kids Fishing Derby||Midlothian Community Park|
|May 14, 7 to 10 p.m.||8th Street Dance||Downtown Midlothian|
|May 21, 9 a.m.||Nature Walk*||Mockingbird Nature Park|
|June 4, 7:30 p.m.||Movie in the Park||Hawkins Spring Park|
|June 18, 9 a.m.||Nature Walk*||Mockingbird Nature Park|
|July 2, 10 a.m.||Independence Day Parade||Downtown Midlothian|
|July 3, 9 p.m.||Independence Day Fireworks||MISD Stadium and vicinity|
|July 16, 7:30 p.m.||Movie in the Park||Hawkins Spring Park|
|July 22, 5 to 9 p.m.||Parktopia||Midlothian Community Park|
|August 6, 7:30 p.m.||Movie in the Park||Hawkins Spring Park|
|September 17, 9 a.m.||Nature Walk*||Mockingbird Nature Park|
|October 15, 9 a.m.||Nature Walk*||Mockingbird Nature Park|
|October 31, 4 to 6 p.m.||Downtown Trick or Treat||Downtown North 8th Street|
|November 11, 6 to 9 p.m.||Veterans Day Tribute Dinner||Midlothian Conference Center|
|December 1, 6 p.m.||Tree Lighting Ceremony||Downtown Heritage Park|
|December 3, 1 to 5 p.m.||Southern Star Christmas Celebration||Downtown Heritage Park|
|December 3, 6 p.m.||Home for the Holidays Light-Up Parade||Downtown Midlothian|
|December 9, 6:30 p.m.||Merry Movie Night||Midlothian Community Park|