It’s getting a bit spooky out, which means October is here! As fall sets in, it’s time to make plans to get outside and enjoy the cool weather with friends and family. From festivals, Halloween bashes and more, it’s easy to #RideDCTA to all this month’s fun activities.
Hispanic Heritage Festival
Honor Hispanic heritage at the Denton Community Market by the Denton Square this year. Join the festivities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 5 for Mayan dancers, Hispanic music, vendors with traditional items from Central and South America and fun for the whole family. Admission and parking are FREE. To get to the festival ride Denton Connect Route 7 or Route 8. For more information, visit discoverdenton.com/event/hispanic-heritage-festival-3/
Denton Folk Festival
Celebrate folk music at Backyard on Bell by the Denton Square. Join the festivities on Oct. 4 through 6 for local folk, Americana and bluegrass bands and artists, as well as food and drinks. Admission starts at $10. To get to the festival ride Denton Connect Route 5 and Route 6. Please note: DCTA does not run service on Sundays. For more information visit discoverdenton.com/event/denton-folk-festival-2019/?instance_id=236346
Best Little Brewfest
Mark your calendar for craft beers and family fun at Ferguson Plaza in Lewisville. Join the festivities from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 19 for artisan vendors, live music, food and drink for the whole family, and a dedicated kid’s zone. Admission starts at $10. To get to the festival ride Lewisville Connect Route 22. Please note: Saturday bus service ends at 6 pm. For more information, visit bestlittlebrewfestintexas.com/
Denton Community Market
Celebrate locally made food and crafts at the Denton Community Market in Downtown Denton. Join the community market fun from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday until Oct. 26 for artisan crafts and foods, activities for kids, live music and yoga. Admission is free! To get to the Denton Community Market ride Denton Connect Route 7 and Route 8. For more information, visit dentoncommunitymarket.com/
Rockober Halloween Bash
Mark your calendar for rock ‘n’ roll and spooky family fun at Ferguson Plaza in Lewisville. Join the Bash from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 29 for trick-or-treating, food and drinks, live music and fun activities for the kids. Well-behaved pets on leashes are permitted at the event and admission is FREE. To get to the Rocktober Halloween Bash ride Lewisville Connect Route 22 or our A-train to Old Town station for a short walk. Please note: Our Connect Bus services ends around 9 p.m. For more information, visit visitlewisville.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/31758/991
Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival
Honor the Day of the Dead in Denton this year on the Downtown Denton Square. Join the celebration from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Oct. 26 for live music, a haunted house, coffin races, a parade, and Cirque du Horror, a Denton original Halloween musical. Admission is FREE. To get to the festival ride Denton Connect Route 7 or Route 8. For more information, visit dentondayofthedeadfestival.com/.
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