Forney Community Information

We think you’ll enjoy calling Forney, Texas home!

Forney always has something to do, whether it’s volunteering with a local organization like the Forney Food Pantry, attending an annual event like Taste of Forney or playing outside at one of the many parks! See below for all that Forney has to offer!

Recreation & Leisure

Forney Has Something For Everyone!

Bell Park

Reservations for this park are accepted for weddings, pictures, etc. Bell Park is located at the Southwest corner of Trinity & Bois d’Arc Streets. Amenities include: Gazebo, Fountain, Park Benches.

Eastside Park

Located closest to the intersection of Aimee St. & Broad Street. Amenities include: Concrete Basketball Court, Playground Equipment, Covered Picnic Area with Grill, Bench Seating

Forney Community Park

Reservations for the pavilion in the family recreation area are accepted for private parties. If there are no reservations for private parties, the seating area in the pavilion is open to the public. Amenities include: Softball Complex, Soccer Complex, Family Recreation Area with Pavilion, lit basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, Hike & Bike Trails Located at 241 S. FM 548 between the intersection of FM 548/FM 1641 & FM 741.

Heritage Hill Park

Located on Heritage Hill Drive at the intersection with F.M. 740 North. Amenities include: Playground Equipment, Covered Picnic Area, Open Space

Latimer Park

Located on the Southeastern side of Mulberry Park. The closest intersection is FM 740 South and the Forney Middle School Parking Lot. Amenities include:Playground Equipment, Covered Picnic Area, Bench Seating, Two Lighted Tennis Courts with Shade and Seating

Layden Senior Center

The Layden Center provides games, exercise equipment, various activities, special entertainment, and health education programs throughout the month. Bingo is played every Friday at 10:30 a.m.

Mulberry Park - Baseball facilities

Located at 751 Bois d’Arc Street. Amenities include: Seven Youth Baseball Fields, Concessions, ADA Restrooms

Spellman Ampitheater

Located in Forney Community Park, seats several thousand visitors. Scheduled to be the site of large venue events in the future. Between the intersection of FM 548/FM 1641 and FM 741

Mustang Creek Park

Located on Longhorn Drive at the intersection of Bowie Street or Redbud Street. Amenities include: Playground Equipment, Picnic Tables, Bench Seating, Open Space

Mulberry Park - Softball, Baseball, Soccer, Tennis

The closest intersection is FM 740 South and the Forney Middle School Parking Lot . Parking is available in the FMS Parking Lot. Amenities include: 1 Lighted Baseball Field, Lighted Softball Field , 2 More unlit Softball Fields, Concessions, Restrooms, 2 lighted Tennis Courts.

Annual Events

Local events that are schedule each year

January – March
Forney Chamber of Commerce Banquet – Mar
Environmental Odyssey – Mar
Taste of Forney – Mar
2nd Saturday – Jan, Feb, Mar

April – June
Forney Civic Auction – Apr
Terrell Heritage Jubilee – Apr
Rotary Club Care Drive Casino Nite – Apr
Impact Change 5K- Apr
Earth Day – Apr
Kaufman County Countywide Cleanup – May
American Cancer Society Relay For Life – May
Forney’s Liberty Fest – Celebrating Forney’s 140th Birthday
Liberty Run 5K
Summer Fun at Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library – Jun
Independence Day Celebration – June/July
2nd Saturday – Apr, May, June
CWD X-treme Green Event – June
Softball Tournaments – June
Movies in the Park – June

July – September
Forney Lions 5 K and Family Fun Run – Sep
Forney Arts Festival – Sep
2nd Saturday Downtown – July, Aug, Sep
Softball and Quickfoot Tournaments – July, Aug, Sep
Movies In The Park – July/August
Business Expo – August

October – December
Annual Forney Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament – Oct
Forney Pink Out – Oct
Kaufman Scarecrow Festival – Oct
Kaufman County Hay Show & Auction Exhibit – Oct
Forney Parks & Recreation Trail of Treats – Oct
Forney High School Homecoming and Parade – Oct
CWD X-treme Green Event – Oct
Annual Unity Bowl Football Game between Jackrabbits & Falcons – Oct
Auto Show Fundraiser for local charities—”Turkey Trax” – Nov
2nd Saturday Downtown – Oct, Nov, Dec
Living History Day & Children’s Fair at Kaufman County Poor Farm – Nov
Texas Recycles Day – Nov
Christmas Tree Lighting – Dec
Christmas On Main – Dec
Terrell Christmas Parade – Dec
“Christmas In a Small Town” Tour of Homes – Dec
Charity Bowl/Toys For Tots – Dec
Softball Tournament – Oct., Nov. Dec.

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Community Involvement

Getting involved by volunteering is one of the fastest ways to become part of the community.

There are many organizations that contribute to the quality of life by serving the needs of others.
Below is a listing of some of those groups, as well as the type of volunteers they need.

Layden Senior Center

101 Main St., Forney Texas 75126
972-564-7348
Seniors@cityofforney.org

Spellman Museum of Forney History

202 N. Bois d”arc Street, Forney Texas 75126

Forney Lions Club

Meets at Warren Middle School
811 S. Boisd’arc Street, Forney Texas 75126
on Tuesday evening – 6:45pm

Share Center

Sharing and Caring Food Pantry
972-551-1729

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