Special Events

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.

2021 Easter Eggstravaganza Flyer 

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: mc@autism-alabama.org 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 Parks and Recreation presents Star Spangled Celebration 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 Event Flyer

Food Vendor Application

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!

Liberty Toss Event Flyer

Cornhole Team Registration Instructions

2021 Polar Express Christmas on Main Tree Decorating Contest

Please join the City of Madison and the Madison Station Historic Preservation Society as we kick off the 2021 Holiday Season. We invite your organization to be a part of the 

8th Annual Madison Station Polar Express Christmas on Main

Trees will be displayed along Main Street in beautiful, historic 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. 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. 

All dates subject to change, based on availability of Christmas Trees. 

  • Entry Fees:
    • For Profit Business/Organizations/etc. - $100.00
    • Non-Profit Organizations - $50.00
  • Awards Presentation - at the Monday, January 10, 2022 City Council Meeting at 6:00pm

Tree Decorating Registration Form

For more information, please email Debbie.overcash@gmail.com or call 256-772-0307.

The number of trees is limited, so please reserve your tree early!

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.

Registration Form

  • 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. 

Madison Street Festival

Due to COVID-19, the 2021 Madison Street Festival is cancelled.