Special Events

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Jose Marti Commemorative Walk

The 2018 Jose Marti Commemorative Walk honoring the great Cuban poet and hero is scheduled for Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. along West 29th Street, (Jose Marti Boulevard) in Hialeah. We encourage all local municipalities, local schools and organizations to join us and represent themselves. For more information call 305-889-5701.

Jose Marti

Easter Eggstravaganza

Known as one of the largest egg hunts in all of South Florida with over 50,000 eggs, the City of Hialeah Egg-Stravaganza brings together kids of all ages ready to celebrate spring and some fun in the sun. This event takes place on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Goodlet Park located at 4200 W. 8th avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Parking and admission is free.

Hialeah’s Egg-Stravaganza is much more than just an egg-hunt. The event includes an afternoon of live entertainment featuring young talented artists from local schools, dance academies and our very own talented youth from the Goodlet Theater Cultural Arts program. Children can play all day in the Kids Zone featuring rides and interactive inflatables and even get a chance to take a picture with the Easter Bunny! Plenty of food and beverages are also available for purchase.


Independence Day

Independence Day 2018 Celebrate with family and friends on July 4th at the City of Hialeah’s annual Independence Day Celebration with live entertainment, music, food, games and activities at the kid zone and a spectacular fireworks and laser light show.  The event is held at Milander Park located at 4700 Palm Avenue.  The gates to Ted Hendricks Stadium open at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4th. 

Independence Day

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Celebrate our rich Hispanic culture at various events throughout the City of Hialeah.

  • Library Hispanic Heritage Series
  • La Mano Hispana Art Exhibit
    • Opening Night September 28th at 7pm Milander Center

Hispanic Heritage

Holiday Food Drive

October 1st, 2018 marks the onset of the City of Hialeah’s annual Holiday Food Drive presented by Fresco y Mas. Hundreds of students from various schools within the City, Hialeah residents and City employees collect canned goods to be distributed to many needy families from our community for the Thanksgiving Holiday. On Monday, November 19, 2018, the Mayor and Council will distribute turkeys & bags of canned goods to preselected families at the Holiday Food Drive Ceremony.

Food Drive

Turkey Trot

The 32nd Annual Turkey Trot is scheduled for Monday, November 12, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Milander Park located at 4700 Palm Avenue in Hialeah. We invite all children between the ages of 6 and 13 to join in what has become a Hialeah holiday tradition. Prizes for the Turkey Trot include turkeys that will be awarded to the first place winners in each age category and seasonal pies for second and third place winners. The fourth, fifth and sixth place winners receive ribbons and trophies. Children are encouraged to pre-register with their school or local park.
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Turkey Trot

Triangle Park Tree Lighting Ceremony

Get in the holiday spirit this year with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Triangle Park on Friday, November 16, 2018. Be a part of the celebration as Mayor Carlos Hernandez flips the switch and transforms the park into a winter wonderland with over 20,000 lights!
Along with food and live entertainment, kids will also have the opportunity to meet and photograph with Rudolph the Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman while they wait for our guests of honor – Santa and Mrs. Claus, who will arrive aboard one of our own City of Hialeah Fire Trucks!

Triangle Tree

Santa's Snowblast

The City of Hialeah’s Annual Santa’s Snow Blast brings 50 tons of snow to Hialeah! Children of all ages are invited to come with their parents for carnival rides, games, food, live entertainment, and of course, the opportunity to play on a mountain of glistening, white snow. Inside Goodlet Theater, kids are able to have their picture taken with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Come and be a part of this extraordinary event that’s fun for the whole family! The Snow Blast is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Goodlet Park located at 4200 West 8th Avenue. We hope to see you there!

Snow Blast

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