FAQ's

What is the Tree Lighting? 

This event kicks off the Holiday season here in Bedford with the Lighting of the Bedford Tree located on the lawn of Old Bedford School. 

Is there an entrance fee for the Musical Collaboration Celebration? 

There is not a charge to attend the event. Vendors and food trucks will have items for sale.  

Is this event family friendly? 

ABSOLUTELY! The event will feature music from HEBISD choirs, food trucks, vendors, children's craft and game area, and more! 

Are masks required? 

Masks are not required at the event, but guests are still encouraged to wear them. We also ask that you continue to use social distancing measures and to stay home if you are sick or think you might be. 

Is this a rain or shine event? 

No. The event will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. 

Does it cost to park? 

No, there is free parking at the Bedford Public Library. Parking includes overflow parking on the grass and at Bedford City Hall. There is limited parking onsite with a handicap placard. Please do not park in the fire lane. 

Will there be alcohol for sale?

No. This is a dry event.

Is the site wheelchair accessible? 

Most of the event will be on grass but there will be an area for wheelchairs users to be dropped off. There is limited handicap parking onsite with proof or placard. 

Where is the Uber/Lyft drop-off? 

The Uber/Lyft drop-off is at 1805 L Don Dodson Dr, Bedford, TX 76021 (Bedford City Hall, Building C). This location is a short walk away, but will allow your driver to safely drop you off and can be used for pick up, as well.  

Can I bring my pet? 

Yes, but the pet must be leashed. 

Where should I go if I lose my child? 

Please go to the City of Bedford tent located in front of the building. 

Are there ATMs onsite? 

No. There are several banks on Central with ATMs and the Valero gas station on Bedford Road and Forest Ridge Drive has an ATM. 

Is there live music? 

Yes. Community Stage Schedule:

5:00 p.m. - Bedford Heights Elementary Choir

5:25 p.m. - Bell Manor Elementary Choir

5:50 p.m. - Bedford Jr High Choir

6:20 p.m. - Fellowship of the Parks Bedford Band

6:30 p.m. - Lighting of the Tree

6:50 p.m. - Trinity High School Harmony Show Choir

Is smoking allowed? 

Smoking and vaping are allowed in the designated smoking area on the right side of the building.