Annual Events in Denison

There’s always something to do in Denison!

Check out the list of events happening yearly, or visit the Events Calendar for day to day activities.
Click the name of each activity to learn more about it.

Downtown Denison Farmers Market

Join the Downtown Denison Farmers Market with dozens of vendors every Saturday morning from May through October at 701 W Main Street.

Doc Holliday: Saints and Sinners Festival

A day of old west fun for the entire family! Visit downtown Denison the last Saturday in April for carriage rides, gun fights, and fun.

North Texas Arts Festival

Art, Walk, and Wine with local artists, wineries. and downtown businesses each spring. This year’s festival will take place Saturday, June 8th 2024 in downtown.

Music on Main

Music on Main is a free concert series every summer in Downtown Denison.

Fall Fest

Fall Fest is Denison’s largest annual festival, over thirty years running! The Denison Area Chamber of Commerce hosts this event the first Saturday every October.

Monsters on Main

Trick or Treat on Main Street every Halloween with downtown businesses!

Denison Ghost Tours

Join the Red River Tours for Downtown Denison Ghost Tours, Friday and Saturday nights in December.

Dia de los Muertos

Denison Arts Council celebrates Dia de Los Muertos with a week-long festival featuring Art, Music, and Dance. The City comes alive with window displays, Ofrendas, Movies, and Art contests.

Holiday Home and Loft Tour

The annual holiday home and loft tour takes place the first Saturday and Sunday in December!

Christmas Lights at Loy Lake

Drive through the Christmas light display at Loy Lake Park during the holiday season.

Wonders of Winter

Denison Parks and Recreation hosts the family fun winter event of the year in Forest Park, the second Friday in December.

Denison on Ice

Check out the pop up ice skating rink every holiday season in Downtown Denison! More details at the Denison Parks and Rec Page.