Special Events

City of Madison 2018 Stars and Stripes Forever July 4th Celebration

Dublin Park is the place to be on July 4th. The Celebration will begin with inflatable activities lined up all around Soccer Field #1. Children and Adults of all ages can enjoy games, activities and even try to find their way through the 70 ft Obstacle Course. When you get too hot....take a splash down the 62 ft Water Slide or sit underneath the giant Tent in the shade. Parking for the event will be at Bob Jones High School with Shuttle Services provided by the City of Madison. Shuttle services will began running at 1:45 pm with the last pick up at 8:45 pm. Following the event, the Shuttles will take you back to Bob Jones High School. Handicap parking ONLY will be allowed at Dublin Park.

  • Inflatable Activities will be set up from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Games and Activities provided by WZDX, 104.3 WZYP, 94.1 WHRP and Nash Icon 93.3 - 2:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • Live Entertainment, Exhibits, Demonstrations 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Cornhole Tournament (2 person team) - Contact Gayle Milam to register
  • Food Vendors
  • Shuttle Services 1:45 pm - 8:45 pm (and following the fireworks)
  • Entertainment - Anna Grace Beatty CRUZE and Special Guest Nikki's Wives and Miles Arnell 

Fireworks display scheduled to start at approximately 9:00 pm. For additional information, please call Dublin Park at (256) 772-9300 and press 0 for the operator.

Madison Easter "Egg"stravaganza and Kite Festival

  • Saturday, March 31, 2018
  • Dublin Park - Soccer Fields 1 and 2
  • Join the City of Madison, Rocket City Martial Arts, R.U.F.F. and the Easter Bunny for the a day filled with fun.  Children's Activities, Egg Hunts, Kite Demonstrations by Chicago Kite, Vendors, Magic Show and much more!!!
  • Egg Hunt for children ages 0-5 - 10:00 am - Soccer Field #1
  • Egg Hunt for children ages 6-10 - 11:30 am - Soccer Field #1
  • Inflatable Activities 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Soccer Field #2
  • First 300 children will receive a free kite.
  • Handicap Parking ONLY at Dublin Park. All other parking will be at Bob Jones High School South Parking Area. Shuttle service will be provided at no charge. Shuttle service will begin at 9:00 am.
  • For additional information, contact Gayle Milam at 256-772-2557

Special Needs Easter Eggstravaganza

  • Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Dublin Park
  • Join the City of Madison, Madison City Disability Advocacy Board, Making Connections and Madison Adaptive Sports Program for a fun filled day of Easter fun.
  • Check In/Registration begins at 1:30 pm, Egg Hunt at 2:00 pm, Easter Bunny Photos, Games, Activities and Refreshments 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Event will be held rain or shine
  • Preregister at mc@autism-alabama.org
  • For additional information, contact Gayle Milam at 256-772-2557

 Halloween in Madison

  • Madison's Insane Nightmare on Skate Street
  • October 31, 2018 at Insanity Complex - 100 Skate Park Drive
  • Trick-or-Treating - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Games and Activities - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Costume Contest - 7:00 pm (must be registered)
  • Event sponsored by the City of Madison, Insanity Complex and Region's Bank

Christmas Magic Tree Decorating Contest

This is a wonderful opportunity to help create a beautiful and festive environment in beautiful downtown Madison. Whether using the tree to express your own creativity or to promote a business, it is a wonderful way to add charm to the holiday.

  • Registration Deadline - November 21, 2018
  • Entry Fees:
    • For Profit Business/Organizations/etc. - $150.00
    • Non-Profit Organizations - $75.00
    • Awards Presentation - first City Council meeting in December

2018 Madison Christmas Parade

  • Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • 5:30 pm Start Time
  • Registration Deadline: November 21, 2018
  • NO Live Santa's
  • No Entry Fee
  • The Annual Madison Christmas Parade will be Saturday, December 8, 2018 starting at 5:30 pm. The Parade route will begin at Plaza Drive and Hughes Road and will continue to downtown Madison. The Madison Rotary Club will be at the Roundhouse serving Hot Chocolate and Cookies.
  • Parade Registration Form
  • Parade Award Categories
  • Parade Policy
  • Parade Route
  • For additional information or questions, contact Gayle Milam at 256-772-2557 or email.

Madison Street Festival

  • 1st Saturday in October
  • Registration for the 2018 Festival will open at 8:00 am on April 15th and will end on July 31st.
  • The historical setting of downtown Madison provides an ideal backdrop for the Madison Street Festival. The first Madison Street Festival was one of many Madison County activities developed to celebrate our Nation's Bicentennial. The festival has welcomed an array of artist, craftsmen, demonstrators, exhibits, local entertainers and great food vendors! Please visit the Madison Street Festival web site: www.madisonstreetfestival.org