upcoming events in denton, tx

Assorted Events in Denton

  • Prose Out Loud Halloween Fiction Special
    “The Punk Poet Society is busting out for our annual Prose Out Loud Halloween special. ” – Monday 10/14, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Banter in Denton- Details
  • Halloween Harvest
    “Put on your best costume and enjoy carnival game, black light games, a bounce house, $1 rock climbing, and so much more!” – Friday 10/18 at Denia Recreation Center in Denton – Details
  • Pumpkin Patch Fun
    “Your kids will have a blast enjoying the morning making Halloween crafts and then the kids will head out to a local pumpkin patch to enjoy a hayride, bounce house, petting zoo, Halloween maze, pick a pumpkin and enjoy other old fashioned Halloween activities.” – Saturday 10/19 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m at Denton Civic Center – Details
  • Halloween Carnival
    “Enjoy free carnival games, goodie bag, face painting, bounce houses, concessions, a costume contest, and more. Costume judging will begin at 11 a.m., and awards will be given at noon for the first, second, and third-best costumes.” – Saturday 10/26 10-noon at MLK Jr. Rec Center – Details
  • Haunted House
    “Come if you dare for the scare of your life! The center will be transformed into a haunted house; but don’t go crazy and get stuck in the treatment room of our “Asylum House.”” – 10/26 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MLK Jr. Rec Center – Details
  • Jack-O-Lantern Jog
    “This is a chip-timed event (with new timers). The entry fee includes a t-shirt, fruit, snacks, and drinks. Medals will be awarded to the top three 5K finishers in each male and female age division. All walkers will receive a participation medal.” – Registration $15/person ahead of time, $20/person day of – North Lakes Park – Details
  • Ghosts of Denton/Haunted History Tours
    Tours of Denton’s most famous ghosts and haunted locations – Tours run every Friday and Saturday night starting at 8 p.m. at Jupiter House on the square – Details

Denton Public Library Events

  • Spooky Storytime (for kids) –
    “Wear your costume for spooky stories and a Halloween trick-or-treating parade! Not too scary, for ages 1- 5.” – Denton Public Libraries – Details
    10/22 Emily Fowler Library 7 p.m.
    10/23 North Branch Library 7 p.m.
    10/25 South Branch Library 10 a.m.
    10/26 South Branch Library 10 a.m
  • Monster Mash –
    “Gear up for Halloween by creating spooky monster decorations and crafts. Enjoy monster treats. Best for ages 11 and older.” – 10/23 7 p.m. South Branch Library – Details
  •  Ghost and Goblin Grossology (for kids) –
    “Operate on a goblin, make ghost and goblin goo … and maybe even catch a ghost in a bubble, just in time for Halloween. For ages 8-12.” – 10/18 4 p.m. South Branch Library – Details
  • Night of the Living Dead (for kids & teens) –
    “Whether you are a “warm body,” one of the “walking dead” or just a human trying to stay alive, celebrate all things zombie as we prepare for All Hallows’ Eve. Enjoy themed trivia, games, crafts, and snacks. Best costume wins a prize! Best for ages 11-18.” – 10/29 7 p.m. North Branch Library – Details
  • Truly Chilling Tales –
    “Shelly Tucker, local storyteller extraordinaire, will share some truly chilling ghost stories as part of Teen Read Week: “Seek the unknown @ your library.” Bring a scary story of your own to tell. Best for ages 12 and older.” – 10/15 7 p.m. Emily Fowler Library – Details
  • Virtual Haunted History Tour –
    Discover the haunted history of Denton! Shelly Tucker of Ghosts of Denton, named an American Masterpiece by the National Endowment for the Arts, will share stories she has unearthed about Denton’s haunted past.” – 11/12 8 p.m. Emily Fowler Library – Details

*This list will be changing & updating periodically.*

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