Join Us At The 2021 Mayor’s Back to School Bash in Midlothian!

August will be here before you know it and that means paper, pencils, pens, notebooks, backpacks, and more! We invite you to join us in making the 2021 Mayor’s Back to School Bash a success.

The bash will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2021, starting at 9am at the Midlothian Multipurpose Stadium. This free event is open to all MISD students and will include food, face painting, back-to-school haircuts, a candy cannon, water slides, games, and a dunking booth – to name a few attractions.

Beginning at 3pm we will have free food, live music and will end the day with a fireworks display after dark!

The day-time fun will include:

  • Free snow cones to the first 1000 kids
  • Free popcorn
  • Free hot dogs (courtesy of Atmos Energy)
  • Face painting by the Midlothian Pantherettes and Belles
  • Carnival games
  • Water slides and a dunk tank
  • 30ft+ climbing rock wall, ziplines and bungee trampolines
  • Foot darts and velcro axe throwing
  • Pirate ship swing ride
  • Spin art and river rock painting

Full Event Schedule

9:00 am Gates Open
9:30 am The Candy Cannon blasts off!
9:30 am Dr. Jo Ann Fey, MISD Superintendent of Schools will throw the first pitch with Mayor Richard Reno in the dunk tank!
10:30 & 11:30 am Candy Cannon
11:30 am MHS, Dieterich, and elementary school coaches compete in a HOT wing eating contest
12:30 pm Candy Cannon & Giftcard Walk - winner takes all!
1:30 pm Candy Cannon & Dance Off Contest
2:30 pm Candy Cannon & Drone Group picture of all event attendees
3:30 pm - 9:30 pm Live music performances with Kadie Lynn, Blake Dagley, Daniel Smallwood, Grades of Absolute Truth, Jermaine Art, and Caroline Cooper Music
9:30 pm Fireworks show set to music

We have many ways you can help us support the 2021 Mayor’s Back to School Bash this year.

Host a Booth or Activity

Manna House, Midlothian Community Development Corporation and the Mayor invite local churches, businesses, organizations to present an activity, game, freebie, etc. for kids at the event.

Be part of the Midlothian community by welcoming back the children of Midlothian Independent School District. Participation is free for non-profits, churches and schools groups. Vendors must provide their own 10x10 tent and electrical source, if needed. Email for more information!

Kids Back to School Bash 2021 Manna House Midlothian

Become a Sponsor or Volunteer at the Event!


To help run this community event and serve over 2500 MISD students with back to school supplies, we need your help.

We are eager for sponsors and donors to help us with this community event. You can learn more about sponsor levels here or by emailing today!

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to help in a variety of positions to help make this year's event a success. Volunteers can help to run the games and activities, help with check in of volunteers/vendors, assist with food service and more.

To find out more about you can help, send us your information through the link below.

Sign Up Today!

We Can. Together.

Event Information

Midlothian Multipurpose Stadium
1800 S 14th St, Midlothian, TX 76065

Saturday, August 14th, 2021