City of Bedford Logo
  calendar employee council contact
City of Bedford Seasonal Events

Father/Daughter and Mother/Son Valentine's Day Dance 2015

Date: February 7, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: BRAC (Boys Ranch Activity Center)
Cost: $18.00 per couple | $10.00 per person

Come join us for an evening of fun and dancing at the 16th Annual Valentine’s Dance! The cost is $18 per couple, or $10 per person. Fee includes dance admission, refreshments, a flower and picture to commemorate the special occasion. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Boys Ranch Activity Center by February 3. Tickets may NOT be purchased at the door. For more information, please call the Boys Ranch Activity Center at 817-952-2323.

Christmas Tree Lighting 2014

The City of Bedford would like to invite you and your family to the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration at the Bedford Library and Old Bedford School. The Library will be featuring classic Christmas cartoons from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Cookie Decorating from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Christmas Classic Movies from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Then take the hayride over to the Old Bedford School where there will be refreshments and a visit from Ol’ Saint Nick and much more. Photos will be available to purchase for $5 dollars. Santa will arrive at 6:00 p.m. with the Christmas Tree Lighting to follow.

When: Friday, December 5, 2014
Where: Old Bedford School & Bedford Public Library
Fee: FREE (pictures with Santa $5)


Holiday Decorating Contest 2014


Deadline - Tuesday, December 9 by Noon

Get ready...set...DECORATE!!! Start putting up those holiday decorations to participate in Bedford’s 3rd Annual Holiday Decorating Contest. Decorations and registration will need to be completed by 12:00p.m. on Tuesday, December 9.  You can nominate your home, home owners association or the home of someone else. Please be sure to have their permission and include their contact information below. Based on feedback from the prior contests, we are asking contestants to self submit the information and up to five photos of the decorations via email.


A list of nominated homes will be available and online voting will begin on Friday, December 10 at 5:00p.m.  The voting will close on Monday, December 29 at 12:00p.m.


In order to be eligible for prizes in the contest, each home must be located in the City of Bedford and be officially nominated via the email below. A return confirmation of receipt will be emailed to you after submission. Contest participants are not limited to any theme or decoration specifications; however participation in the contest does not exempt a location from any City of Bedford code or ordinance. 


There will be three household winners. Winners will be determined by popular vote and the home that receives the most votes will get 1st place and the winner with the second highest number of votes gets 2nd place etc.


Please email the following information to before 12p.m on Tuesday. December 9. Entries with incomplete information may be excluded from the contest.




Location address or HOA location (if different than above):

Best Contact Phone#:

Email contact:

Brief description of display:

Up to five photos:


Thank you and good luck!


Easter Egg Celebration 2015

Age(s): 10 and under
When: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Where: Splash Parking Lot
Fee: $5.00 per child
Time: 10:00AM

Bring your family and join your neighbors and friends! 
Pre-registration is required. Registration fee includes an arts & craft project, a picture with the Easter Bunny, a snack and an Easter Egg Hunt that will include over 8,500 eggs! 

Areas will be marked off for different age groups. 
For more information, please call 817-952-2323.

Halloween FEST 2014

Date: October 25, 2014 HalloweenFest 
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Boys Ranch Activity Center

Ages 10 & under 
Canned food or donation | 6-9pm 
Bring the entire family to the Boys Ranch Activity Center for a fun filled safe Halloween treat! Have your face painted, enjoy bounce houses and carnival games. Make slime and other arts and crafts. Trick or treat at candy stations. Concessions will be available. The cost is a canned good per person or a donation to the Tarrant County Food Bank.

Facebook Friend the City of Bedford
Facebook Friend the Old Bedford School
Facebook Friend the Bedford BluesFEST
Facebook Friend the Bedford Library
Nixle Police Department Updates
Email Bedford library Email Updates
type "subscribe" in the subject line
© 2011 City of Bedford
2000 Forest Ridge Drive
Bedford, TX
P: 817-952-2100.
For questions about this website and its function,
please send e-mail to the