Bagby Park has hosted numerous special events. The Midtown Mayhem Lineup featured games, giveaways, and live entertainment, including the Hustletown Hoopers’ dazzling hula hoop show. Sports fans shot hoops in the Park, with the best shooters receiving a Midtown Houston basketball. It all culminated with the Bud Light Rally in the Paint Pub Crawl, with a musical grand finale featuring internationally-known Houston rapper, Paul Wall. The event was attended by about 500 guests and sponsored by Bud Light. The 2016 the official Pre-Party of AdvoCare Texas kicked off the college football season featuring the University of Houston and University of Oklahoma. Both schools held pep rallies, and school mascots and football legends were on hand representing the Sooners and Cougars.
In October 2016, Bagby Park was the venue for the first annual Boo!Chata Halloween: Dia Los Muerta Costume Contest. The event was attended by about 200 people and included a costume contest, live entertainment, and a deejay spinning Bachata, Salsa, hip-hop, and Top 40 hits.
Bagby Pak hosted the first annual Mistletoe Market in November 2016, which attracted hundreds of shoppers to the Park to browse fine-arts and craft gifts.