Special Events

Movie In the Parks 

  • Angels in the Outfield - Friday, June 14th - Palmer Park - Exact location and time to be determined
  • JAWS - Saturday, July 20th - Dublin Outdoor Pool - Time to be determined
  • Little Giants - Saturday, August 10th - Palmer Park Football Field - Time to be determined
  • Hocus Pocus - Saturday, October 26th - Dublin Park Gymnasium - Time to be determined
  • Polar Express - Friday, December 20th - Dublin Park Gymnasium - Time to be determined

Madison Easter "Egg"stravaganza and Kite Festival

  • Saturday, April 20, 2019
  • Dublin Park - Soccer Fields 1 and 2
  • Join the City of Madison, Rocket City Martial Arts, WZYP and the Easter Bunny for the a day filled with fun.  Children's Activities, Egg Hunts, Kite Flying and much more!!!
  • Egg Hunt for children ages 0-3 - 10:00 am - Soccer Field #2
  • Egg Hunt for children ages 4 -6 - 11:30 am - Soccer Field #2
  • Egg Hunt for children ages 7-10 - 1:00 pm - soccer Field #2
  • Inflatable Activities, Vendors, Kite  - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm - Soccer Field #1
  • At 1:30 pm the first 500 children ages 4-10 that visit the Parks & Recreation Tent will receive a free kite - (must be accompanied by an adult) 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, April 20, 2019 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 - the egg hunt will be broken into three categories - ages 0-10, ages 11-15 and ages 16 and up
  • Easter Bunny Photos, Games, Activities and Refreshments 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Event will be held rain or shine
  • You MUST rreregister at mc@autism-alabama.org - please include names and ages of participants
  • For additional information, contact Gayle Milam at 256-772-2557

City of Madison 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 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
  • LipSync Battle - Contact Gayle Milam for additional information - Lip Sync Contest Rules
  • Cornhole Tournament (2 person team) - Contact Gayle Milam to register
  • 3 on 3 Soccer Tournament - Contact Dylan Reutter for additional information
  • Food Vendors
  • Shuttle Services 1:45 pm - 8:45 pm (and following the fireworks)
  • Entertainment - CRUZE and OBB (Oswald Brothers Band)

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.

50+ Boomers & Seniors Generations Expo

  • October 30, 2018 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Dublin Park Gymnasium
  • Door Prizes, Trick-or-Treating, Food Samples, Free Health Screenings, Community Resources
  • Costume Contest - Grand Prize - $50.00 Publix Gift Cards
  • Fee Admission

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 20, 2019
  • Entry Fees:
    • For Profit Business/Organizations/etc. - $150.00
    • Non-Profit Organizations - $75.00
    • Awards Presentation - first City Council meeting in December

2019 Madison's "Polar Express" Christmas Parade 

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019
  • 5:30 pm Start Time
  • Registration Deadline: November 27, 2019
  • NO Live Santa's
  • No Entry Fee
  • The Annual Madison Christmas Parade will be Saturday, December 14, 2019 starting at 5:30 pm. The Parade route will begin at Plaza Drive and Hughes Road and will continue to downtown Madison. 
  • 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
  • Vendor Registration for the 2019 Festival will open at 8:00 am on April 15th and will close 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