Denton Happenings

Denton Happenings

Community Market

April – November; Every Saturday
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Local art and produce market located at Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. near downtown. A community gathering space with live music by local artists, fresh local produce, locally-produced handmade arts and crafts, delicious on-site food, local business, community groups and more! Visit www.dentonmarket.org for more details.

Farmers’ Market

June – September; Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays
Denton County growers sell fresh produce during the growing season in North Texas from 7:00 am to noon, or sell-out. Bayless-Selby House Museum Parking Lot, corner of Mulberry Street and Carroll Blvd. Market sponsored by Denton Country Growers Association.

Star Stories

June – July
People from around the world and through time have seen the same stars but they have seen different pictures in the sky. Each culture has made up stories to explain the star patterns they saw in the night sky. Let the Sky Theater take you on an adventure through space and time to discover some of these “Star Stories” at the  Sky Theatre in the UNT Environmental Sciences Building , 1704 West Mulberry Street  $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $3 Student & Children   940-369-8213 for  times.

Unicorn Lake Concert Series

July – August; Every Thursday
Concert is beside the fountain at Beth Marie’s Ice Cream Shop.
7:00 – 8:30 pm

Celebrate Highland Village

June 6th
It is the opportunity for the community to welcome summer with festivities for all ages. The event begins in the heart of Highland Village at our community gathering place, Unity Park with a 1K/5K run through the city and a family fish-out, then attendees can spend the evening at Highland Village’s hidden gem, Pilot Know Park where they will enjoy music, food, drink and activities for the kids.  The days event will  finish with a spectacular fireworks show from the shores of Lewisville Lake.  Free to the public.  Check out the fun!
Morning events at Unity Park are:
6:30am – Registration for 1K/5K Run (1K at 7:30 and 5K right after)
9:00am Family Fish-Out,    10:30am Arbor Day Proclamation,
10:45am Fish-Out Awards
Evening Events at Pilot Knoll Park are:
5:30pm Gates open, 6:30pm Josh Grider, 8:00pm Zane Williams, Grand finale Fireworks Extravaganza at dusk.
Bring chairs, blankets, bug spray, small cooler. No pets or glass containers.

Juneteenth Celebration

June 19th & 20th
Free family event at Fred Moore Park celebrating this historic and oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in America.
Friday evening:
5:00pm Vendor booths open, 7:00pm Gospel Night begins
Saturday:
9:00am Parade begins at the Civic Center and ends at Fred Moore Park. Adult coed softball tournament begins at Fred Moore Park softball field.
10:00 am Free kid’s games begin, 11:00 am Vendor booths open, live DJ, and entertainment begins. 940-349-8575 for vendor space and to register for the softball tournament ($100/team).

Denton Airshow

June 20th
8:00 am – 2:00 pm,   $12/Adults Kids under 6 free, buy discounted tickets online. $10/Adults until June 14th. Vintage Aircraft, Helicopter Rides, and breathtaking Aerobatic Demonstrations will be seen throughout the afternoon.  Bring Dad and the whole family to this year’s event to enjoy the kickoff to Father’s Day Weekend. Visit www.denton.schultzairshows.com for a complete schedule

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