Summer 2023 Events in Mansfield

Check back all summer long as we keep this running blog updated with all the latest goings on in Mansfield!

mansfield farm and cottage marketMansfield Farm and Cottage Market

Every Saturday (8:00 am to Noon)
The LOT Downtown (110 S. Main St.)

Mansfield Farm & Cottage Market brings local farmers, homesteaders, artisans, craftsman, artists, and musicians together for a community market in the City of Mansfield, Texas. We are enriching the city's connection to local fresh produce, food items, original crafts, and art. Come alongside with local musicians and non-profit/educational groups to build your community. 

the spitfire grillThe Fleetwood Project presents "The Spitfire Grill"

June 2, 3, 9, 10 & 11
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

A feisty parolee follows her dreams, based on a page from an old travel book, to a small town in Wisconsin and finds a place for herself working at Hannah's Spitfire Grill. The Grill is for sale, but there are no takers for the only eatery in the depressed town, so newcomer Percy convinces Hannah to raffle it off. Entry fees are one hundred dollars and the best essay on why you want the Grill wins. Soon, mail arrives by the wheelbarrow and things really start cookin' at the Spitfire Grill.

glow golf9 Hole Glow Golf 

June 6 (8:45 pm)
Walnut Creek Country Club (1151 Country Club Dr.)

Calling all night owls! Grab your twosome and join Mansfield Mission Center for an exciting summer night of 9 hole GLOW GOLF! Couples, friends, child/parent duos... all are welcome!
Registration comes with dinner under bright lights on the driving range, GLOW golf cart decorating competition, Raffles and games, 9 holes of glow golf and awards.

rununitedGlobal Running Day 5K

June 7 (6:30 pm)
RunUnited (650 US 287 Frontage Rd.)
Celebrate Global Running Day with your favorite local running store. This a timed 5k and open for all runners and walkers, Wednesday, June 7th in Mansfield. A 3.1 mile route will be mapped for runners to follow. The KIDS Run is a 1 mile run for youths 12 and under. All kids will receive a finisher medal. Shirts are available for a fee. Virtual Runners will be allowed to submit their final results.

june dance partyJune Dance Party

June 10 (7:00 pm)
Mansfield Activities Center (106 S. Wisteria St.)
Get ready to salsa, swing, bachata and jitterbug with these monthly dances. No partner needed! All dances are 7-10 pm at the Mansfield Activities Center with Beginner's Dance Class from 7-8 pm, followed by open dancing for dancers of all abilities. Cost is $10 for the open dancing and $15 if you include the class.

pizza chapelPizza Chapel Theatre Company's Pay-What-You-Can Workshops

June 11 (6:00 pm)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

This pay-what-you-can workshop series offers actor training while exploring unique techniques of performing, methods of devising original theatrical works, and/or expressive movement. If you’re interested in a little artistic experimentation, community connection, or fueling up on a good dose of creative play, you’ve come to the right place! No training or previous experience is required.

open mic nightOpen Mic Night

June 16 (7:30 pm)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

A community-wide invitation for artists to come to share art, poetry, music, song, and dramatic monologues in a fan-friendly atmosphere. This platform is always a multicultural, family friendly celebration of the arts. All Ages Welcomed. Guided by Mike G.

beauty and the beastMainstage Classic Theatre presents "Disney's Beauty and the Beast"

June 16-18
Willie Pigg Auditorium (1520 N. Walnut Creek Dr.)

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. 

hands on historyHands-On History

June 17 (12:00 to 2:00 pm)
Man House Museum (604 W. Broad St.)

Discover your local history at the Man House Museum during our Hands-On History event! Experience a tour of the Man House Museum to learn about the Man family, and then participate in a hands-on history activity that is fun for all ages.

juneteenth 2023Mansfield's Juneteenth Celebration

June 17 (4:00 to 9:00 pm)
The LOT Downtown (110 S. Main St.)

Celebrate freedom and Juneteenth in Mansfield with our annual celebration. This year we'll be out at The LOT Downtown with live music and performances, vendors, food trucks, petting zoo, history exhibit, free barbershop and hair braiding and much more!

hotrods car showHouse of Hotrods Car Show & Food Drive

June 17 (4:00 to 8:00 pm)
House of Hotrods (2301 FM 1187)

Kick off your Summer at our Annual Car Show & Food Drive, benefiting Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mansfield. All makes and models welcome.
Trophies for Best Engine, Best Interior, Best Paint, Best Under Construction, Best Ford, Best GM, Best Mopar, Best Truck and House of Hotrods pick. Entry fee is one non-perishable food item.
Facility Open House, Hourly Prizes, DJ, Food Trucks and more!

skate for freeTry Skating For Free

June 17 (7:00 pm) & June 22 (9:45 am)
Children's Health Starcenter (1715 E. Broad St.)

Sign up for free for this beginner's skating class ages 3 & up, no experience necessary. Helmet (any type of helmet) and gloves are mandatory for this class and can be brought from home or purchased at the Information Desk.
Skaters will learn to sit and stand up with skates on - off ice, sit and stand up - on ice, march in Place, march forward 8-10 steps, march followed by a long glide, Dip in Place, 2 Foot Hop in Place, Backward Wiggles - 6 in a row.

moon over buffaloLuminosity Theatre Center presents "Moon Over Buffalo"

June 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 July 1, 2
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

The hilarious "Moon Over Buffalo" centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s. At the moment, they're playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in rep in Buffalo, New York with five actors. On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George's dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom.

art therapy memory booksArt Therapy Workshops

June 24 (9:00 am)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

Looking for a safe space to explore unique art-making techniques that can be used to enhance your communication and relationships, as well as foster a sense of positive self-care? Offered monthly, these three-hour workshops use the tenants of art therapy and are geared toward the individual that is seeking new ways to bring understanding to themselves, and how we relate to others in our lives.

car bash 2023Super Bash Car Show

July 1 (6:30 to 9:30 pm)
Vernon Newsom Stadium (3700 E. Broad St.)

SH Classic & House of Hot Rods is extremely excited to Present our Annual "Super Bash" Car Show. It's going to be an Amazing Show featuring Live DJ, Event Vendors and our Incredible Awards Presentation for those Beautiful Rides from all over North Texas. Let's Celebrate this Independence together and Enjoy our Freedoms with Family and Friends.

mansfield rocks 2023Mansfield Rocks

July 3 (6:00 pm)
Big League Dreams & Hawaiian Falls (500 Heritage Pkwy S.)

Celebrating fifteen years of Family, Fun, Freedom and Fireworks in Mansfield! Mansfield Rocks returns to Big League Dreams and Hawaiian Falls on July 3. Tickets go on sale June 1 and will be $20 per car. Enjoy games, food, live music, activities, slides and wavepool at Hawaiian Falls and cap it off with the world class fireworks show.

bad art class"Bad" Art Class

July 8 (10:00 am)
Poured Wine, Beer & Bubbly (1601 E. Debbie Ln. #1105)

Come enjoy a mimosa or glass of house wine and brunch-style appetizers while you "learn" to paint a masterpiece. The "twist" on this painting with a twist style class? The teacher doesn't know anything more about art and painting than you do. This goofy class will surely provide a fun, low-stress way to enjoy art and your weekend, but we make no guarantees about the quality of your masterpiece at the end!

karate kid movieClassic Movie Series: "The Karate Kid"

July 8 (2:30 pm)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

Wax on, wax off, sweep the league and crane kick your way to the All Valley Tournament with this rousing 80's classic! Suit up for "The Karate Kid" in the summer movie edition of our classic movie series. Tickets are just $5 per person.