About the Festival

A free, family-friendly event held outside on E. Hickory and Industrial Street.

A Multi-Cultural Event in Denton, TX

Spirits will be high as we celebrate the fall season, paying homage to the goodness of the harvest, Dia de los Muertos, the Fall season, and all things Halloween! Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival is an outdoor event taking place on E. Hickory and Industrial Street. Enjoy tasty food, awesome vendor booths, and our Denton community with the whole family. You’ll enjoy it right down to your bones!

Come Join the Fun

Peruse the pumpkin patch, play games and activities for all ages, knock ‘em dead in the salsa cook-off, dance alongside street performers, and pick up a souvenir at the vendor booths featuring local art, crafts, and food. Cheer on your favorite team during the famous coffin races, and stick around for our lantern-lit twilight parade. But whatever you do, don’t miss your chance to see Denton’s very own Halloween musical, Cirque du Horror!