Events and Attractions

Local Events


Antiques Festival
Join us for an antique lover’s paradise at Harrison Park and beyond, July 2-6, 2024! Vendors fill Harrison Park and other areas close to downtown with treasures that seekers are looking for. All vendors are in walking distance of downtown. Plan to spend some time in Denton this Independence Day!  
You can find our Vendor Application PDF here
Vendors can fill out our Application by Google Form here.
Yard Sale Vendor Google Application is here.

Christmas Parade and Celebration
The Denton Christmas Parade and Celebration is held the first Saturday in December, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The festivities include the Holiday Market, Christmas activites, carriage rides, & photos with Santa!  The parade starts at noon.  Parade participants must pre-register here.

Denton Farm Park
The privately-owned Denton Farm Park is home to some of the most exciting events in the Southeast. The park is, perhaps, best known for hosting the annual Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion. However, numerous educational and entertaining events are held throughout the year. Click the above link to learn more.
Christmas Train
Visit the Denton Farm Park for a Christmas delight as they light up the train for the holidays! Take a 20-minute ride on the authentic steam train. Then stop off at the Gingerbread House  for a fresh cookie and some hot cocoa. Join others at the church for some Christmas carols, or view the arts & crafts exhibits. Click the above link for more information.
Ride the Handy Dandy Railroad and see the lights and Nativity movie along the way. Visit the church and sing carols. Explore the service station, Gingerbread House, General Store, Doll Museum and all the Arts & Crafts exhibits. Take the tram down to visit the Reid Plantation or ride the horse drawn wagon ride. Make sure to stop by Santa’s cabin for a visit. Food available and more!
Southeast Old Threshers Reunion
Come out and experience the Southeast Old Threshers' Reunion—the largest display of steam, gas, and antique farm equipment in the Southeast. This five-day event is held annually on the week of July 4th. This event is located at the privately-owned and historical Denton Farm Park. Click the above link for more information.

Denton Museum
The Denton Museum is the repository for historical Denton artifacts. Thanks to Barbara Hogan's tireless labor of love, the museum has grown to include hundreds of items representing Denton's past. Click the above link for more information and photos.

Denton Street Festival
Join us downtown for vendors, music, food and fun!  Event is held anually on the second Saturday in October, 9am-6pm, Rain or Shine.  Follow our event page on Facebook!  Print vendor form here.  For vendor Google Form, click here.

Litter Sweep
Biannually, NCDOT hosts a week long cleanup drive.  Spring Litter Sweep is in April and Fall Litter Sweep is in September.  
NCDOT Information here.  Local Information here.

Outdoor Market at Harrison Park (Farmers Market / Holiday Markets)
Denton's Farmers Market is the place to come for locally-grown produce, baked goods, and hand-made arts & crafts. The market is held on select dates, and includes the special Holiday Markets. 

Pink Cares of the Piedmont 5K Walk/Run
This annual walk/run is held on the third Saturday in May, beginning at 9:00am.  You can run with your dogs, leash is required.  All proceeds go to the Pink Cares of the Piedmont.  Meet at Harrison Park.  

Veteran's Day Dinner
The Veteran's Day Dinner is an annual event every November to thank our men and women who have served our country.  Larry Furr Presents, Southern Theatre and Event Center will be the host for lunch on November 11 from 12:00pm - 3:00pm.  All Veterans meals are free and spouse/guest meal is $11.00. Call Barbara Hogan for reservations or more information. 

Davidson County Parks & Recreation Information


But wait...there's so much more!
The Denton Parks and Recreation Board offers various family-oriented events throughout the year. Visit the Parks and Recreation page to view events scheduled by the Parks and Recreation Board.


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