Jose Marti Commemorative Walk
The 2014 Jose Marti Commemorative Walk honoring the great Cuban poet and hero is scheduled for Sunday, January 26th, 2014, at 10:30 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.
Art on Palm Festival
Join us for the City of Hialeah’s annual Art on Palm street festival scheduled for Friday, February 22nd 2014 on Palm Avenue between Okeechobee and 6th Street. The Art on Palm Festival is a free event for the whole family to enjoy.
The 2013 Art on Palm Festival was sponsored by the City of Hialeah, the Hialeah Cultural Affairs Council, with support from the Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners
Marked by gentle spring breezes and a whole lot of fun, the City of Hialeah Easter Egg-Stravaganza offers one of the largest egg hunts in all of South Florida with over 50,000 eggs. The Egg-Stravaganza takes place on Saturday, April 19th, 2014 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 an egg-hunt. The event includes an afternoon of live entertainment featuring young talented artists from Hialeah 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. Throughout the day, kids will have an opportunity to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny inside Goodlet Theater. Plenty of food and beverages are also available for purchase.
Independence Day Celebration
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 Wednesday, July 4th.
Youth Appreciation Day
On Friday, July 25th, 2014, hundreds of youth from the Hialeah Recreation Facilities, between the ages of 6 through 17, come together and participate in this all-day celebration aimed at honoring our City’s greatest assets – our children!
Activities include an exciting day of fun at McDonald’s Aquatic Center featuring a relaxing lazy river, a great wave pool with over 6 foot waves and a tot-lot wet center! The event features live musical entertainment, food, fun, prizes & giveaways and much more.
Holiday Food Drive
October 1st, 2013 marks the onset of the City of Hialeah’s annual Holiday Food Drive. 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 25th, 2013, the Mayor and Council distribute turkeys & bags of canned goods at Goodlet Theater at the Holiday Food Drive Ceremony.
Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Celebrate our rich Hispanic culture at various events throughout the city of Hialeah.
The 29th Annual Turkey Trot is scheduled for Monday, November 25th, 2013 on at 3:00 p.m. at Milander Park located at 4800 Palm Avenue, 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.
Triangle Park Tree Lighting Ceremony
Kick off the holiday season with the traditional Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Triangle Park on Friday, November 22nd, 2013. Watch as Mayor Hernandez flips the switch to transform the park into a winter wonderland, featuring over 20,000 lights and live entertainment and food.
Kids have the opportunity to meet and photograph with Rudolph the reindeer and Frosty the Snowman while they wait for the guests of honor – Santa and Mrs. Claus, who arrive aboard a shiny, red City of Hialeah Fire truck.
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 can visit and 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 14th, 2013 at Goodlet Park located at 4200 West 8th Avenue.
For more information on special events, contact:
City of Hialeah Special Events Office
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