The City of Madison Parks and Recreation Department is host to numerous events at various parks with in the city. Events range from Seasonal events, adult sports events, youth sporting events and much more.
Madison Easter "Egg"stravaganza Drive Thru
Due to the possibility of storms Saturday morning, plus the rain we received on Thursday, the City of Madison Parks and Recreation is now having a Drive-Thru Egg Hunt at Dublin Park!
On Saturday, March 27, from 9:00AM - 11:00AM (or while supplies last), come by Dublin Park Soccer Concession Stand (in front of Soccer Field #1) to get 1 bag of eggs per child; kids must be present to receive Easter eggs.
Questions? Call 256-772-9300 for more information.
City of Madison Star Spangled Celebration
The City of Madison Parks and Recreation presents the Star Spangled Celebration, which will take place on Saturday, July 3rd at Dublin Park! The free event will take place from 5:00PM - 9:00PM on Dublin Soccer Field #1. ALL PARKING will be at Bob Jones High School, and a free shuttle service will begin at 4:30PM. Activities of the event include inflatables, live music, food trucks on site, and FIREWORKS!!
For more information, please call 256-772-9300.
Star Spangled Celebration Liberty Toss - Cornhole Tournament
The City of Madison Parks and Recreation presents the Liberty Toss - the 3rd annual Cornhole Tournament, sponsored by GTEC! The double-elimination tournament will take place on Saturday, July 3rd at Dublin Park with a team meeting at 5:00PM and games starting at 5:15PM.
Teams must consist of two players, and registration is $35.00 per team (includes a shirt for each player). Online registration will close at 20 teams. Register now through June 25!
Special Needs Drive - Thru Egg Hunt
- Date: Saturday, March 27, 2021
- Time: 1:00PM - 2:30PM
- Location: Hays Nature Preserve
This event is for individuals with special needs of all ages and the immediate families. Due to COVID-19, this year's event will be a safe, no contact drive-thru. Easter Eggs will be set up throughout the park for you to find! Our Sensory Friendly Easter Bunny will wave at the kids as you drive thru, and a prepackages goodie bag filled with candy and non-candy items will be given / handed to each registered participant through your car window.
RSVP is required to participate
To: email@example.com by Sunday, March 21
Please include your party's name, how many children are participating in your party, and a good contact phone number!
Each child must be registered to receive a goodie bag. Goodie bags are limited to the first 144 children who have registered. If you are not registered, you will not be given a goodie bag. There will be no exceptions.
City of Madison Star Spangled Celebration
The City of Madison Star Spangled Celebration will take place on Saturday, July 3rd at Dublin Park! More details coming soon.
2021 City of Madison Christmas Parade
The City of Madison Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the 2021 Madison Christmas Parade!
Registration is open now until Wednesday, November 24 at 5:00PM.
- Parade Date: Saturday, December 11
- Parade Start Time: 5:00PM
- Parade Theme: "The Magic of Christmas"
Parade applications can be emailed to SpecialEvents@madisonal.gov, or dropped off at Dublin Park - 8324 Madison Pike.
2021 Polar Express Christmas on Main Tree Decorating Contest
Trees will be displayed along Main Street in beautiful, historic Downtown Madison.The official lighting of all trees will take place on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 6:00pm accompanied by music provided by the Madison Community Orchestra and the Madison Public Library's reading of The Polar Express.
Trees will be available to decorate from Friday, November 26 and must be completed no later than Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Trees will be displayed from Thursday, December 2, 2021 to Monday, January 3, 2022.
Madison's Christmas Capers Reenactment - Celebrating Madison's Sesquicentennial and Alabama's Bicentennial
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Main Street, Madison, AL
- Events all throughout the evening starting at 5:00pm and leading up to the Madison Christmas Parade
- Cupcakes, hot chocolate, entertainment provided by the Madison City Community Orchestra, and an reenactment of the Historic Christmas Capers Rubber Chickens with gift vouchers.
For more information, click here.
2020 City of Madison Cars Under the Stars: A Christmas Movie Event
Come join the City of Madison Parks and Recreation for this family-friendly holiday event! The Madison City Stadium will be transformed to a drive-in movie venue for a movie double-feature on Saturday, December 12.
- Gates open at 4:00 PM
- The Grinch will start at 5:00 PM
- National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation will start at 7:00 PM
- Food vendors will be on-site.
Admission is FREE with a canned good that will be donated to a local food bank.
Please pre-register your family online! Just one person from your household needs to be registered for the event.
For more information, see the event flyer below, or call 256-772-9300.