Join or Host an Event

Events have the power to energize and inspire. Whether you attend a Children's hosted event or you plan an event of your own, take action and help those who need it most.

Signature Events

Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade

Kick-off the holiday season with one of the nation's best children's parades. Enjoy giant inflatable balloons, marching bands, equestrian teams, dance troops, colorful floats and the season's first appearance of Saint Nick himself at the 27th annual parade, December 6, 2014. Read More

Red Balloon Run & Ride

Join us for the Red Balloon Run & Ride on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Children's Medical Center at Legacy! This is a great opportunity to get your friends and family involved in the important mission of Children's. Choose to participate in the fun runs or bike rides of varying distances. Read More

Children Helping Children Tennis Tournament

Is your little champion tennis player passionate about helping others? Is teaching them the importance of philanthropy, while still encouraging their competitive nature, important to you? If so, the Children Helping Children Junior Singles Tennis Tournament, held September 26-28, 2014 in Plano, Texas, will allow them to build their own fundraising Web page, compete in a USTA sanctioned tournament and earn quality prizes—all while raising money for pediatric cancer research and treatment at Children's. Read More

Host an Event

In 2013, more than 100 individuals and community groups hosted events that benefited Children's. These events raise $1,000,000 each year to support medical advancements, program enhancements and facility expansions. For more information on how you can host a fundraising event to benefit Children’s, contact Kyra Barnett at 214-456-8384 or review our Special Events Guidelines (PDF) and complete the online application.

Events Calendar

View the complete calendar of events benefiting Children's Medical Center.