The City of Midlothian and our partners continue to offer a full array of free, family-friendly events and activities this summer. Mark your calendars now!
Follow the links provided for event details. Be sure to bookmark the City of Midlothian's website and check back often for new events listed on the calendar and in Special Events.
Movies in the Park - "Sing 2" is next up on Saturday, July 16 at Hawkins Spring Park, 1498 FM 1387. Methodist Midlothian Medical Center is presenting sponsor for these events. Movies begin at dark, but prize drawings begin at 7 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on the grass. In case of rain, movies are rescheduled. Thanks also to prize sponsors Higginbotham Brothers Ace Hardware and Chicken Salad Chick. See movie trailer at Parks & Recreation Special Events link below.
The Midlothian Market - Organized by Midlothian Downtown Business Association, the outdoor market is open Saturdays through November 26 (some Saturdays excluded) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heritage Park, 234 N. 8th Street. Find more information about The Midlothian Market.
A.H. Meadows Library’s Summer Reading Program for ages pre-K through 5th grade runs through July 28. This year’s theme is Oceans of Possibilities. Children may earn a prize for every five books they read or have read to them. Reading logs may be picked up at the Library, 923 S. 9th Street. Library hours throughout the summer are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Friday and Sunday. Also, check out these educational and fun programs at the library.
Strike, Scrape & Shake Show, featuring Mark Shelton, percussionist, will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 10 a.m. Free program is geared for children of all ages. No reservations needed.
Learn to Sketch from Disney Illustrator Judie Clarke is set for Wednesday, July 27, 10 a.m. This program is geared towards children in 2nd through 5th grades. Registration is required and class size is limited.
PARKTOPIA, Friday, July 22, 5 to 9 p.m. at Midlothian Community Park, 3601 S. 14th Street. Bring the family and enjoy an array of outdoor family fun and games, including Giant Jenga®, Frisbee®, Hula Hoop® , kite-flying, football, soccer, cornhole, four square and more! Also enjoy free refreshments, giveaways, and prizes. Sponsored by Methodist Midlothian Medical Center, Midlothian Community Development Corporation, In-N-Out Burger, and Marco's Pizza. Thank you also to Midlo H20.
Fastlane - Eagles Tribute Band Concert - A free concert on Saturday, July 23, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Midlothian Community Park, Art Pierard Memorial Amphitheater, 3601 S. 14th Street. Bring chairs and blankets for lawn seating. Food for purchase will be available. Presenting sponsor for this event is Texas Health Hospital Mansfield. For more information, visit the Parks & Recreation Special Events link below.
Mayor’s Back to School Bash, July 30, 4 to 10 p.m., MISD Multi-purpose Stadium parking lot. Inflatables, games, free food and food for purchase, and local entertainment. Free and open to the public. www.mannahouseoutreach.com.
Movies in the Park - "Clifford the Big Red Dog," August 6, 7 p.m. (rainout date August 13), Hawkins Spring Park, 1498 FM 1387. Presented by Methodist Midlothian Medical Center. Prizes provided by Higginbotham Brothers Ace Hardware and Chicken Salad Chick. See movie trailer at Parks & Recreation Special Events link below.
Summer Beats Concert Series Finale! - Friday, August 19, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Featuring country recording artist and song-writer Amanda Kate Ferris. To be held at Midlothian Community Park, Art Pierard Memorial Amphitheater, 3601 S. 14th Street. Bring chairs and blankets for lawn seating. Food for purchase will be available. Presenting sponsor for this event is Texas Health Hospital Mansfield.
National Night Out Kick-Off, Saturday, September 17, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Midlothian Community Park, 3601 S. 14th Street. Sponsored by Methodist Midlothian Medical Center, National Night Out is an annual community-police partnership. Come out to learn how your neighborhood, church, or organization can participate in the national event that takes place on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, in Midlothian. More information.