City Council Seeking Residents to Serve on Boards and Commissions

The Duncanville City Council is currently accepting applications from citizens interested in volunteering their service on one of the City’s boards or commissions. To be eligible to serve, one must be a resident of the City of Duncanville, and not be in arrears on City of Duncanville ad valorem taxes, fines or fees.

Applications are being accepted for the following Boards and Commissions:

Applications will be accepted from June 1, 2020 thru July 3, 2020. Following the application deadline, each applicant will be contacted to schedule a brief interview with the City Council. Interviews for Boards and Commissions will be made on July 27, 2020 and July 28, 2020 with new appointments beginning on September 1, 2020, with the exception of Civil Service Commission which will begin on October 1, 2020.

Anyone interested in serving is encouraged to forward a completed application no later than July 3, 2020 to Kristin Downs, City Secretary, P.O. Box 380280, Duncanville, Texas, 75138-0280; via e-mail at or in person at City Hall, 203 E. Wheatland Road. An application may be obtained at City Hall or by visiting the City’s webpage at For more information, please call 972-780-5017.

More information on our Boards and Commissions here.

Download an application here.

Kidsville/Splashpad Town Hall Recap

On January 24, approximately 50 residents attended the Town Hall meeting for the Kidsville/Splashpad projects at Armstrong Park. Overall the concept plan was well received by residents who attended. Several concerns and questions were raised that the City will continue to review and address in the planning process moving forward. Examples include shade, restrooms, security, and ancillary amenities such as water fountains and benches. The preliminary concept plan for Armstrong Park was shown at the meeting; however, the only projects currently funded are replacing Kidsville and adding a Splashpad. Future items will be constructed in phases as funding allows. The next step is for the concept plan to go before the Park Board for recommendation to City Council, possibly in March. Project updates will continue, and for questions please email

Preliminary Concept Plan

Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade 2018

Save the Date for December 7, 2018

Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the corner of Main Street and Wheatland Road.

You are invited to the best Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade around the Best Southwest cities.

Let us put fun back into Christmas for you.

Check back for more information.



Boo Bash 2018

Boo Bash Spooktacular!

Come join the City ghosts and ghouls at the annual Boo Bash for a fun, frightful night at the Duncanville Public Library and Recreation Center!  The night will be filled with food, bounce house jump time, a haunted house, hay rides, more fright and fun and CANDY!

Have a Hauntingly Good Time.


Día de la Independencia

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Día de la Independencia

 You are invited to join the City of Duncanville and Parks and Recreation Department
in celebrating Día de la Independencia!

Join us for some dancing, singing, mariachis, food and fun. Family fun!

Featuring Crystal Torres and Grupo Pression!




Looking for good family fun?  Join the City of Duncanville and Parks and Recreation for a day of music, fun, festivities, and fireworks.

Looking forward to a great event with you in mind.

The City of Duncanville invites you to its annual Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday, July 4. The day will begin with a parade sponsored by the Duncanville Lions Club and will close with a host of evening festivities in Armstrong Park. Attendees will be able to enjoy LIVE music, delicious food from local vendors, bounce houses for the kids and fireworks! Admission is FREE and open to the public; however, wristbands will be required for entry into the evening festivities.

Event Type: Parade
Price: Free to the public
Time: Independence Day Celebration Parade 9 am – 10 am
Place: The parade route will begin at Reed Middle School, 530 Freeman Street, turn right on Wheatland Road, right on Main Street, followed by a right on Freeman Street and continue back to Reed Middle School.
Special Info: To participate in the parade, please register with Duncanville Lions Club at Duncanville Lions Club, Parade Entry, PO Box 381055, Duncanville, TX 75138, or in person at one of the following locations: Chamber of Commerce, 300 E. Wheatland Road; Red Bird Bowling Lanes, 1114 S Main; or Ben Franklin Apothecary, 302 N Main.

Various closures will affect the Wheatland & Main Street area beginning at 7 am. For any questions regarding the parade, call Lions Parade Chairpersons Don McBurnett at 214-918-9981 or Kasey Cheshier at 972-298-1147.

Event Type: Family Activities, Concert & Fireworks Show
Price: Free to the public
Description: Local food vendors, bounce houses, live music and fireworks show.
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Place: Armstrong Park – 100 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, TX 75116

Special Info:
Wristbands will be required for entrance to the evening festivities.
 Wristbands are available upon request at the Duncanville Recreation Center (201 James Collins Blvd), while supplies last. Limit 5 wristbands per person; must be 18 or older to pick up. If quantities remain, wristbands will be available at the event.

  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All bags and coolers will be subject to search upon entry.
  • The following items will not be permitted inside the park: alcohol, glass containers, tents, canopies, umbrellas (other than hand held), all animals other than service animals and fireworks.
  • ADA-accessible parking will be located in the parking lot west of City Hall (203 E Wheatland Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116).
  • Sponsors and vendors are invited to register with the Department of Parks & Recreation at 201 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, TX 75116 or by calling 972-780-5070.
  • Armstrong Park will be closed to the public in advance of the event, starting at 11:30PM on July 3. Normal park hours will resume following the event.

Event Type: Shuttle Service
Price: Free to the public
Description: Due to various street closures and limited parking, the City of Duncanville will offer a free shuttle service to and from designated remote parking locations before, during and after the evening festivities. Remote parking will be available at Costco and Duncanville High School.
Time: 5 pm – End of Event
Place: Two shuttle routes will be available. A North route will pick up attendees from the Duncanville High School parking lot (900 W Camp Wisdom Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116) and drop off at Efurd Properties (202 S Santa Fe Trail, Duncanville, TX 75116). A South route will pick up from the Costco parking lot (250 W Hwy 67, Duncanville, TX 75137) and drop off at the former Duncanville ISD Administration building (802 S Main St, Duncanville, TX 75137).

Special Info: Guests must take the same shuttle route to return to their vehicle at the end of the evening that they took to get to the event.

MEDIA: All media are welcome at the park entrance near City Hall. (203 E Wheatland Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116). For further details regarding media coverage, please contact Cody Ann Bainter at 972-780-5043 or

FURTHER INFORMATION: For any questions regarding the Independence Day festivities, please contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 972-780-5070, or visit us at





Summer Camp 2018 / Duncanville Recreation Center
Dates: Wednesday through Friday beginning June 6 and ending August 10, 2018
Ages: 6 – 13   (No Camp on Wed., July 4th)

 Check us out

Safe environment for your child during their time off
Peace of mind for you



Field Trips

Having LOTS of fun

Lunch and snack will also be provided