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Dalworthington Gardens Celebrates 80 Years With a 5k, Live Music & More

Jun 10, 2016 05:00PM ● By Melanie Heisinger

The Uptown Drifters. Photo courtesy of The Uptown Drifters' Facebook Page.

Dalworthington Gardens Celebrates 80 Years June 10 & 11, 2016

It’s a great time to celebrate 80 years of community and living in the city of Dalworthington Gardens. It will be a fun-filled day of celebration kicked off with a 5K and 1 mile run. There will also be softball games on the new ball field with more fun activities to follow!

Schedule of events:  


6:00pm: Oldtimer's Dinner, Montessori Academy of Arlington


Dalworthington Gardens Park, 2600 Roosevelt Drive

 8:00am: DWG DASH - 1 Mile

 8:30am: DWG DASH - 5K

10:00am: DWG DASH Awards

10:30am: Dedication of Engraved Pavers

11:00am-1:00pm: Four City Softball Tournament

11:00am-2:00pm: FREE hot dogs, nachos and drinks

1:00pm-2:30pm: Family Softball Games

2:30pm-4:00pm: Park fun, croquet, fishing, bring your own

4:00pm-7:00pm: Activity Booths and Hayride

7:00pm: Arlington Community Band

8:00pm: The Uptown Drifters Band

9:00pm: Movie in the Park “Finding Nemo” & Popcorn

Kona Ice 9am – 6pm  ~  Sassy Hot Dogs Food Truck 3:30pm –7pm

Visit for more information.

Road Closures 

There will be road closures on the day of the event. To view where they will be, visit Road Closures.

Planning to get involved in some of the 80th celebration events, maybe the Oldtimers Dinner or a game of softball? Click the following link for the registration form: Event Registration form

If you plan to participate in the DWG Dash, click the following link for the registration form and more information about the race: DWG Dash Race form or go to

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