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Holiday Decorating Contest 2014

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Are you the Clark Griswald of your neighborhood and are looking for the recognition that you deserve? Whether you decorate for the holidays every year or plan to start this year, then sign up for the second annual Bedford Holiday Decorating Contest.

Winners will be determined by popular vote.  Contest participants are not limited to any theme or decorating specifications.  Participation in the contest does NOT exempt a location from any City of Bedford Codes and Ordinances.

Please contact Special Events Manager Wendy Hartnett at 817-952-2323 or by email at for questions or more contest details.

To nominate a house you can register here:
or download and complete the following form and follow the instructions: Holiday Decorating Contest Rules and Registration


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.

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.

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, 2013
Where: Old Bedford School & Bedford Public Library
Fee: FREE (pictures with Santa $5)


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