Car and art festival in Denton, Texas

Denton Main Street Association's 23rd Annual Arts & Autos is back and we couldn't be more excited! Featuring classic cars and hot rods, live music, a chalk art competition, and vendors all in the heart of downtown Denton, this is a day of family fun that you won't want to miss.


September 9, 2023 · 9 AM to 3 PM


Downtown Denton · 110 West Hickory Street
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Participating information and registration for 2023 will be coming soon. 

Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show · Cash prizes will be awarded for Overall Best of Show in Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Classes, awards given for whimsical-themed categories such as "Best Mid-Life Crisis Car", "Best Drive-In Movie Car", "This Car Never Looked This Good When New", and more!

Chalk Art Fest · Giving professional and emerging artists the opportunity to create chalk murals. All ages are encouraged to register and show off their creativity and skills!

Vendor Booths · Exhibition spaces with fine artists and crafters, vintage dealers, cottage industry businesses, sponsors, businesses, games, community non-profits, and food vendors.

Downtown Parking

All of the parking in downtown Denton is free with the exception of half of the parking lot closest to Wells Fargo.

For tips for parking in downtown Denton, read DMSA's blog.


In town for Arts and Autos? Check out Dog Days of Denton at the Quakertown Park.

Dog Days of Denton

A tail-wagging, free, and fun event at Quakertown Park. Visit vendors, learn from experts in the field, participate in canine contests, and enjoy food & brews.


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