Welcoming Summer: Fun Things to Do in June

Fun Things To Do
May 31, 2019 / By / 12 Comments

June is here which means summer has officially arrived! There’s a variety of events filled with fun – from concert series, cultural celebrations and festivals and events to support local businesses. We can help you attend the best-of-summer in North Texas when you #RideDCTA!

First Friday’s in Old Town Lewisville

Join the Main and Mill Association on Friday, June 7 for the official launch of First Friday’s in Old Town Lewisville! From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Main Street and in Wayne Ferguson Plaza, you’ll find live music, art, food and drink specials, retail discounts, photo boots, yard games and more! Admission and parking are FREE. To celebrate and mingle with local vendors every first Friday of the month until December 6, ride our A-train to the Old Town station or our Lewisville Connect Routes 21 and 22 to get there. For more information, visit mainandmillassociation.com/first-fridays.

Denton Juneteenth Celebration

This summer, the city of Denton will celebrate its annual Juneteenth Celebration for the 48th year! From Friday, June 14 to Saturday, June 15, this FREE event will honor African American heritage with an exciting parade to music, games, food and more! Ride our Denton Connect Route 2 to get to Fred Moore Park. For more information, visit http://www.juneteenthdentontx.org/

Denton Twilight Tunes

Have you ever been to an award-winning concert series? Grab a blanket and your favorite snacks and head over to the Denton County Courthouse lawn for Twilight Tunes, a FREE concert series hosted every Thursday until June 27. From 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., you can jam out alongside a variety of artists who perform rock, country, Motown and more! Ride our Denton Connects Routes  7 and 8 to get to the Denton Square. For the 2019 artist lineup, visit discoverdenton.com/original-event/twilight-tunes-concert-series/

Denton Community Market

The Denton Community Market is the ultimate spot for beautiful art, fresh produce, tasty treats and locally-made trinkets! Join other North Texas residents for FREE every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to shop from the local business that make Denton vibrant and unique. Ride our Denton Connect Routes 7 and 8 for a fun-filled Saturday! For more information, visit dentoncommunitymarket.com/

Sounds of Lewisville

Get ready to rock and roll this summer at the Sounds of Lewisville concert series! Every Tuesday in June and July from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., you can listen to a wide variety of music genres for FREE at Wayne Ferguson Plaza. From tributes to Madonna, the Eagles, Michael Jackson and more, there’s music for everyone to enjoy! To get there, make sure to ride our A-train to the Old Town station. For more information, visit soundsoflewisville.com/.

Sounds of Summer in Highland Village

Need some musical motivation while shopping for your summer wardrobe? Each Thursday in June, the Shops at Highland Village will host a FREE summer concert series taking shoppers on a tour through the decades! From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., you can enjoy the music from different bands as you travel from store to store or in The Patio Courtyard. To get there, ride our Highland Village Connect Shuttle, but note Highland Village Connect Shuttle service ends at 9 p.m. For more information, visit theshopsathighlandvillage.com/events/summer-concert-series/.

Let us know in the comment section below which events you plan to #RideDCTA to this month!

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12 Comments

  1. Chris Noe says:

    Thanks for sharing. I didn’t know about most of these. We will definitely check some out.

  2. Ralph Bermea says:

    I didn’t realize I could connect to the community market. Might have to do that next time.

  3. Debersue Emanuel says:

    Don’t know anything about Lewisville but I live in Denton and I will definitely go and check it out either Dcta Bus and Train System. Please keep posting fun things to do.

  4. Debersue Emanuel says:

    Am excited about the summer. So many places to explore. Please keep posting things to do using the Dcta system.

  5. Joe Ibeh says:

    We enjoy learning about activities going on in the area. Family friendly events are great this time of year!

  6. Linda Watkins says:

    Thanks for sharing these ideas – I definitely want to try them all with my friends and family. Now when people ask what I am going to do on the weekend, I can tell them of the fun local places I am going to visit.

    • RideDCTA says:

      We’re glad to help you find some inspiration! Now your summer will be filled with fun and stress-free travel!

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