Denton's Day of the Dead Festival, Ed Steele Photography LLC

Date/Time

October 28, 2022 to October 29, 2022
11:00 AM until 09:00 PM

Location

Downtown Denton View map
110 W. Hickory St.,
Denton, TX, 76201

Additional Information

Description

Held outside on Hickory and Industrial Street, Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival captures the very essence of Denton’s artistic spirit: a true collaboration of the eclectic art and music community that only the northernmost tip of the golden triangle can provide.

As is the artistic scene in this ever growing “little” town, Denton’s DOD Festival is a wonderful smorgasbord, paying homage to many of fall’s treasures such as cooler weather, the harvest, the celebration of Día de los Muertos, and all things Halloween. It harkens to an earlier, simpler time, when communities gathered outdoors to celebrate life through song and dance, good food and drink, and camaraderie.

This festival includes Denton’s original Halloween Cabaret Cirque du Horror, as well as Denton’s very own coffin races and a lantern-lit twilight parade.

Schedule:
Friday, October 28
5pm Haunted maze opens
6pm PineBox Derby
8pm Cirque du Horror

Saturday, October 29
11am Pumpkin patch opens
Noon Coffin races begin
2pm Haunted maze opens
2:15pm Flight of Souls
4pm & 9pm Cirque Du Horror
5:15pm Costume contest
7pm Twilight lantern parade

Sunday, October 30
2pm Haunted Maze Opens
5pm Cirque du Horror

Find more family fun events every day of the week at dfwchild.com/calendar.