Events and Programs

Below is a list of upcoming special events and programs in Bedford. For additional information on upcoming Library and Seniors events, please visit the Bedford Library calendar or Senior Programming pages.

Mornings with the Mayor

Saturday, February 4
Time: 10 a.m. 
The Bedford Center YMCA, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.

Come hang out with Mayor Boyter (and your neighbors) during the next Mornings with the Mayor at The Center. Mayor Boyter will provide some updates on City news and residents can have their questions addressed in one-on-one discussions.

Mornings with the Mayor graphic with a photo of Mayor Boyter

Galentines Charcuterie Class - SOLD OUT

Monday, February 6
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Old Bedford School, 2400 School Lane
Cost: $60 per person, pre-registration required

Grab your girlfriends, it’s time for a ladies night! In this class, you will be assembling a charcuterie heart box to take home. There will be snacks to sample, festive décor to go in your box, games, prizes and more. Each ticket also includes two glasses of wine or champagne.

heart shaped charcuterie board filled with fruit, meat, and cheeses

Family Hearty Party - SOLD OUT

Saturday, February 11
Time: 1 to 3 p.m. 
The Bedford Center YMCA, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.
Cost: FREE, pre-registration required

February is the month of love, and who better to love on than your family! Games, snacks, crafts, a photo booth, and more will be available for this special afternoon of Valentines fun.

graphic of colored candy hearts with text saying Hearty Party

Senior Valentine's Sweetheart Dance

Monday, February 13
Time: 6 to 9:15 p.m.
The Bedford Center YMCA, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.
Cost: $20 per person

Grab your sweetheart, dress your best, and join us at a new location! The evening will include a catered meal from Café Sicilia, with dancing beginning around 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person and must be purchased in advance at Old Bedford School, 2400 School Lane. Tickets are available to purchase Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Anyone 50 and older is welcome to attend. 

Senior Valentine's Sweetheart Dance Graphic

Crud Cruiser

Saturday, March 11
Time: 9 to 11 a.m. (or until trailer reaches capacity)
Meadow Park Athletic Complex, 3200 Meadow Park Dr.

Crud Cruiser and DFW Reclaimers collection trailers will be set-up in the parking lot for hazardous waste drop-off. This event is weather permitting and will end early, if the trailer reaches capacity. For details on what is accepted, visit the event webpage.

graphic with hazardous waste cans and text saying Crud Cruiser

Holi Festival of Color

Saturday, March 11
Time: 2 to 5 p.m.
Generations Park at Boys Ranch, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.

Celebrate color and the arrival of spring at the City’s annual Holi Festival of Color. The highlight of the festival features throwing colored chalk into the air and on one another, creating a bright sea of colors. Learn more on the event webpage.

girl being sprayed with colored powder in all directions at the Holi Festival of Color

Cops and Canines 5K & 1 Mile Mutt Strut

Saturday, March 25
Generations Park at Boys Ranch, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.
Register for the 5K online

Grab the pups! The Bedford Police Department is hosting its inaugural Cops and Canines 5K and 1 mile Mutt Strut, benefitting the BPD Benevolent Fund. The event will include a 5K route that will wrap around nearby neighborhoods, as well as a 1 mile Mutt Strutt, where participants will run/walk two laps around the lake within the park with their dog(s). Learn more about Cops and Canines on the event webpage

dog running with his mouth hanging open

Spring Fling Family Dance

Saturday, March 25
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The Bedford Center YMCA, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.
Cost: $12 per person, register online

Get ready to sway the night away! This is a family dance for children and an important adult role model in their life to enjoy a night out on the dance floor. Tickets include dancing, refreshments, a photo booth, and more.

Spring Fling Dance Graphic. March 25, 2023 6:30-8:30 p.m. Flowers and butterfly background.

Easter Bunny Brunch

Saturday, April 1
Time: Three sessions available between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., each session is an hour and a half
Old Bedford School, 2400 School Lane
Cost: $5 per person (2 and under are free), pre-registration required

Hop on over to Old Bedford School for a brunch with the Easter Bunny. Tickets must be purchased in advance and include a light brunch and crafts, as well as a meet and greet and photo booth with the Bunny.

three mom's and children smiling around a table at the Easter Bunny Brunch outside

Art at the Park

Saturday, May 13
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Generations Park at Boys Ranch, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.

The festival will feature live performances, live music, art vendors, food trucks, a community art project, alcohol for purchase, and more. As part of the festival, we are currently looking for art vendors to sell or exhibit their work. Visit the event webpage for additional information.

logo of Art at the Park with colorful splatter background