There’s always plenty to do at Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival!

Don't Miss Out on the Magic!

Coffin Races

Have you heard of this Denton favorite? Racers gather at the top of the hill to win the grand prize at the bottom! You might want to claim your spot early if you want the best view.

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Pumpkin Patch

Bring your children to the best Pumpkin Patch we’ve ever had! A variety of tricks, treats, and entertainment will be available for smaller kids.

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Costume Contest

Does your costume have what it takes to win the grand prize? Participate in our annual Costume Contest and see the creativity of our community on full display!

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Twilight Lantern Parade

Free and open to all ages, the Twilight Lantern Parade is the perfect opportunity to walk the streets of downtown Denton. Feel free to bring your own paper lantern or puppet!

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Cirque du Horror

Take a journey to the macabre musical, Cirque Du Horror. The whole family can enjoy a little fright and a lot of laughter through poetry, short stories, and songs.

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Mini Coffin Races

Join us for our first annual mini-coffin races, for kids and adults! Open class allows anyone of any age, and skill level to build and compete!

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Coming Soon: Printable PDF Schedule

Become A Sponsor

Is your business interested in supporting Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival? Check out our sponsor categories to get started.




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