Events & Celebrations. Join us for fun, year-round events. Many events are free!

Arts Thornton Summer 2024 Events

Arts in the Park | Free Family Entertainment | Thursdays 5:30-6:30* p.m. 

Harley Brown Amphitheater*, 3498 E. 112th Ave. | Food Trucks Onsite

Sponsored by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and 

Thornton Arts Sciences and Humanities Council (TASHCO)

June 1 - Carnival Circus

Come to ThorntonFest to see stilt walkers, jugglers, and hoop dancers plus fun games for all ages. Located at Carpenter Park during festival hours. Check the Thornton Festival and Events page for more info.

June 6 - Western Dance Round up*

Join us for a foot-stoppin' group dance lesson where the spirit of the Wild West comes alive plus a petting zoo. Followed by the summer concert at 7 p.m. with country band, Triple Nickel.

July 25 - Beach Party Celebration*

Enjoy steel drums, Polynesian dancers, a limbo contest, prizes and giveaways. Followed by the summer concert at 7 p.m. with vocal band, FACE.

Free community events presented by TASHCO

Thursday, June 13 - Juneteenth Celebration*

Saturday, June 29 - Pride Celebration | 12-4 p.m. | Thornton Arts and Culture Center | 9209 Dorothy Blvd.

This annual event celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community in Thornton and features local artists, vendors, food, entertainment, and other activities.

Public Art Tour with Council

Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m. to Noon | Various locations | Itinerary to be confirmed

Join Council, city staff, and Thornton Arts Sciences and Humanities Council (TASHCO) to dedicate nearly a dozen public art sculptures and murals that have been installed since 2020 – from 136th Avenue to Sky Park. Free. Check back for more information.

All information is subject to change.


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