Celebrate Independence Day 2023


July 1-3, 2023


Various Locations


Saturday, July 1, 2023
Race begins at 7:30 AM | Denton Civic Center
Join us for our 24th annual Liberty Run 5k and 1-mile walk. The entry fee includes a race t-shirt and race bag. Participants who complete the 1-mile walk will receive a race medal; participants who complete the 5k will have a chance to win a 1st - 3rd place medal. Late registration ($30) is available from June 15 to June 28, or sign up in person at the Denton Civic Center Thursday June 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday June 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday July 1 beginning at 6:30 a.m. before the start of the race. Register for the event here.


Saturday, July 1, 2023
Parade begins at 9 AM | Downtown Denton Square
Join us this year for a live parade. Deck out in red, white, and blue for this patriotic occasion, or watch from your lawn chair on the square as the parade rolls out. The parade route begins near the Wells Fargo building at Austin St. and Hickory St., continues around the square, then down McKinney St. to the Denton Civic Center.


Monday, July 3, 2023
6 - 10:30 PM | Downtown Denton Square
Celebrate Independence Day downtown on the square with patriotic fun and activities for all ages! This free family-friendly event features live music, tasty treats from local vendors, inflatables, games, rock climbing, face painting, photo opportunities, hot dog eating contest, and to cap off the evening, a spectacular drone show!


Monday, July 3 at the Denton Square
Drone shows at 9:30 PM & 10:30 PM
Celebrate Independence Day with a drone display at the Downtown Denton Square.
For more information, please visit the City of Denton website



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