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EVENT INFORMATION

FRIDAY

"YOU CAN'T SPELL RAT WITHOUT ART"

SEPTEMBER 13, 2024 • 6 PM – 9 PM
PATTERSON-APPLETON ARTS CENTER

Kickoff Reception and Expert Panel Discussion of hot rods, rat rods, and all things automotive.
Free to attend.

SATURDAY

ARTS & AUTOS

SEPTEMBER 14, 2024 • 9 AM – 3 PM
COURTHOUSE-ON-THE-SQUARE

Cars, trucks, and motorcycles representing a wide array of makes and models on display.
Free to attend.

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WAYS TO ENJOY ARTS & AUTOS

Established in 1999, Arts & Autos is a celebration of classic cars & trucks, the arts, and community in the heart of Downtown Denton. Car collectors and enthusiasts are welcome to enter their vehicle for a chance to be awarded a custom trophy as voted on by event judges and community members. Families will enjoy the festive atmosphere, car displays, and art activities.

EXPLORE CARS & TRUCKS

Arts & Autos showcases hundreds of classic cars, hot rods, trucks, and even motorcycles. Attendees can admire these feats of engineering, chat with car owners, and see award-winning vehicles.

LISTEN TO LIVE BANDS

Arts & Autos features live music, adding a festive atmosphere to the event. Enjoy listening to some tunes while exploring booths offering unique crafts, art, and other goods.

PARTICIPATE IN CHALK FEST

Witness talented artists create vibrant chalk murals on the streets. This is a fun way for kids to explore their creative side. You might even be inspired to participate yourself!

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PRESENTING SPONSORS

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FEATURED SPONSORS

97 Land Co. • American National Bank • Americana Tattoo • Axis Realty Group • Chef Gabriela Assemblage • The Chestnut Tree Tea House & Bistro • Denton Chamber of Commerce • First People's Jeweler • First State Bank • Hannah's Off the Square • Palm Tree Boutique • Phoenix Rising Counseling, PLLC • Ready Rosie • Ryan Everet Insurance • Salted Sanctuary Soap • Sticker Station • Wild Cactus Cantina & Grill

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