Friday, December 4th, 2020

Downtown Denton, Texas

5:30pm – 9:30pm

Join us for a festive evening on the Square! There will be plenty of live local music, food, family fun and joyful holiday spirit for this one-of-a-kind community event! The event is free with some food and activities available for purchase, all we ask is that you bring a toy for our toy drive benefitting Elves Shelves.


Did you know?

We are Funded Entirely By Donations!

Corporate sponsorships and personal donations help us make this event magical. We also offer many collectable souvenirs for your family to enjoy for years to come.

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We Help Hundreds of Denton Children in Need with Toys

Every child deserves a special holiday! Each year, our toy drive provides toys for Denton children in need. This year’s toys will go to benefit the organization, Elves Shelves!

Toy Drive

We’re Celebrating 30 years! We Started in 1988.

The Denton Holiday Lighting Association is governed by a volunteer board of directors, and is not part of the city. We are dedicated to the Denton Holiday tradition and providing toys for children.



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First State Bank’s mission is to treat the Community as our home, Customers as our neighbors, and Employees as our family. That is why we are proud to be a part of the Denton Holiday Lighting Festival and serve North Texas for over 111 years.

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Avoid Festival Traffic and Take the A-train for Free!

Traveling to Denton for the Holiday Lighting Festival? Forget I-35 and jump on board the A-train!

Avoid festival traffic and park at Denton County Transportation Authority’s (DCTA) MedPark Station and hop on the A-train to the Eulene Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC). Just say the Secret Code Word “FOF Holiday Express” when asked by an operator to see your ticket and ride the A-train and Connect bus service free the night of the event. From the DDTC, take a short stroll to the Historic Square for the event. DCTA will offer special event bus service to get you back to your car at MedPark Station.

A-Train Schedule

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