Programs & Events
Valentines Dinner & Comedy Show: February 10, 2018-- Join us for the 16th annual event that is sure to have a lot of laughs! Comedians include Jamie Fritz, Christine Stedman and Headliner Bob Zany. This adult-only event will be held at Union City Auditorium with doors opening at 6pm. Tickets are $40/person and includes dinner, comedy show, rose (for the ladies) and dance. Cash bar will be available, no outside beverages allowed. Tickets on sale NOW!
Rummage Sale: March 3, 2018 -- at Union City Auditorium from 9am-2pm. Only $20 per table for sellers and $1 admission for bargain hunters. Sellers get an eight foot by two and a half foot table to display as many items that can fit on or under the table. Set-up will begin at 6am the morning of the event. Sellers are required to stay set-up and onsite the entire event, until 2pm. UPRD will place ads in the local papers, display signs, plus post on numerous social media sites prior to the event. Food, drinks, bake goods, commercial products, weapons, etc. are not permitted at the sale. UPRD reserves the right to refuse any item for sale that is inappropriate. Seller registration form available here.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: March 30, 2018 -- more information to follow at a later date
Lawn Chair Movie Nights -- Free family movies series, shown on the third Friday evening of the month at the City Park, in grass area west of the large pavilion. All friends of the community are invited. All you have to do is bring a lawn chair and a blanket. Coolers and food are welcome. All shows will start at approximately at dark. Movies are subject to change due to availability of the movie.
May 18, 2018: Ferdinand at 8:15pm, June 15, 2018: Leap at 8:30pm, July 20, 2018: Duck Duck Goose at 8:30pm, August 17, 2018: The Nut Job at 8:30pm and September 21, 2018: Everyone's Hero at 7:30pm.
Concert in the Park -- Free concerts series, performed on the first Friday evening of the month at the large pavilion at City Park. Come enjoy a variety of music. The selected band for the evening will play from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Coolers and food are welcome.
May 4, 2018: Crossfire, June 1, 2018: Texas Giants, July 6, 2018: Pocket Change, August 3, 2018: Pik'n Lik'n and the last concert will be September 7, 2018 with Fanfare Entertainment.
Founder's Day: June 2, 2018 -- First Saturday in June. A celebration in the main park featuring craft booths, a fun run/walk, family music, children's activities and games. Entertainment until midnight. More information to follow at a later date.
Doggie Day at the Pool: August 14, 2018 -- Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Place: Splash & Swimplex, Fee: $4/pup
Dog days of summer getting you down? Bring man’s best friend and come cool off in our beautiful pool. Owners are responsible for cleaning up any accidents. Dogs must be accompanied by an adult. You may use your punch card for this event. More information to follow at a later date for 2018 season.
Halloween Bash: October 2018 -- Held at the Large Pavilion in the main park. For kids age 10 and under, the costume contest will start around 6:00pm. Spooky hay rides, refreshments and a lot more. More information to follow at a later date for the 2018 event.
Is your business interested in sponsoring the Costume Contest or pass out candy to the trick-or-treaters at Halloween Bash? Check back closer to the event for details.
Children's Christmas Party: December 2018 -- Held in the Union City Auditorium, for kids 10 & under. Doors open immediate following the parade, at approximately 6:30pm. Bring your family to this fun & free event! There will be refreshments, face painting, a balloon sculptor, picture's with Santa Claus (bring your own camera) and every child (10 & under) will receive a gift. Please bring food to help stock the food pantry for the holiday's. More information to follow at a later date for the 2018 event.
For information about the Winter Wonderland Parade, please contact the Union Area Chamber of Commerce at 636-583-8979.