Road Closures/Special Events

Below are road closures requested for special events in Denton. Check back often as closures will be added periodically.

For use of the Community Demonstration Garden, please contact Denton Main Street at 410-924-2328.

If you would like to have a Special Event and need a portion of a street closed off, please fill out this NEW Special Event Permit Application (.pdf) and turn in to the Denton Police Department at 100 N Third St. Denton, MD 21629. Organizations are required to carry general liability insurance for their event.

Special Event forms must be turned in 45 days prior to your event. If your event is less than 45 days away, please contact the Denton Police Dept. first at 410-479-1414.

Upcoming Road Closures for Events

2023 Events

 

  • December 7 - Denton Holiday Parade & Lighting of the Green. 6p.m. Market St. from the Fire Dept. to the Courthouse will be temporarily closed off to traffic during the parade.
  • October 27 - Spooktacular Fall Fest - 6-8p.m. Culinary School
  • October 19- Third Thursdays - 6-9p.m. Market St. from 2nd to 3rd will be closed for cornhole.
  • October 13 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car Show – 6-9p.m. Downtown Denton.
  • September 21 - Third Thursdays - 6-9p.m. Market St. from 2nd to 3rd will be closed for cornhole.
  • September 16 – Supper at Sunset (Hosted by DDMS) 5:30p.m. (rain date 9/17/23) Location: Culinary School. No street closures. Ages 21 and over paid event.
  • September 11 - Alley behind the Central Library will be closed for 2 weeks due to a roof repair. Access to the other businesses on that alley will still be available.
  • September 8 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car Show – 6-9p.m. Downtown Denton.
  • August 18 & 19 - Caroline Summerfest - 5-9p.m. Market from 1st to 4th will be shut down for the festival.
  • August 16 - March for Jesus - 6-7p.m. (Temporary road closure from ST. Luke's to Courthouse during the event)
  • August 11 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car Show – 6-9p.m. Downtown Denton.
  • August 10 - Third (2nd, this month due to Summerfest) Thursday Corn Hole - 6-9p.m. (200 Block of Market St. closoed off to vehicle traffic)
  • July 30 - NAP Day Rain Date Make-up Tournament - 12p.m. Sharp Road Park.
  • July 20 - Third Thursdays - 6-9p.m. Market St. from 2nd to 3rd will be closed for cornhole.
  • July 14 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car Show – 6-9p.m. Downtown Denton.
  • July 8 – NAP Day (Not a Phase) – 12p.m.-__________ Sharp Road Park.
  • June 9 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car Show – 6-9p.m. Downtown Denton.
  • May 27 – Caroline County Pride Festival – 3p.m.-9p.m. 3rd and Market St. lot, 200 block of Market St., and 300 block of Market St. be closed to traffic during the event. (Hosted by Caroline Pride.)
  • May 13 – Car Show at St. Luke’s UMC. 9a.m.-3p.m. (Parking lot of St. Luke’s, No road closures).
  • May 12 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car Show – 6-9p.m. Downtown Denton.
  • May 11 – Police Unity Tour – 12p.m.-1:30p.m. (streets between Denton Fire Dept. and County Courthouse will be temporarily closed while cyclists ride out of town to DC.
  • April 15 – Denton Little League Opening Day Parade – 9a.m.-10a.m. Street between the HAPS building and the courthouse will be temporarily closed during the parade. Please follow detour signs. (Hosted by Denton Little League).
  • March 11 – St. Paddy’s Day 5K – 9a.m.-11a.m. Portions of roads from the Frettered center to Lupine Ln. will be restricted due to runners/walkers. Please use caution in this area during the event times. (Hosted by CC Parks & Rec.)
  • February 18 – Black History Celebration 11a.m.-3p.m. (Hosted by CCCA) 401 Market St.
  • January 16 – Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March / Day of Service – 9a.m. start at Lockerman Middle School to Caroline Co. Courthouse. ( please use caution when driving on Market St. ,3rd St., Lockerman St. for pedestrians).

2022 Events

  • December 2 – Christkindlmarkt – 5-8:30p.m. (200 and 300 block of Market St. Hosted by DDMS)
  • December 1 – Denton Holiday Parade and Lighting of the Green – 6p.m. (downtown Denton)
  • November 5 – Vote for 4 Rally – 5-7p.m. (3rd and Market St. Lot)
  • October 29 – Mactoberfest – 11a.m.-4p.m. (Hosted by Chamber of Commerce). Expect street closures on Market St. from 2nd to 4th, part of 3rd St. by Market.
  • October 14 – NCHS Homecoming Parade – 5p.m. (Market, and 5th will be temporarily closed down during the parade.)
  • October 9 – Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree – 4:30p.m.-8p.m. (corner of 3rd and Market St. on the Green). No street closures, but please use caution in this area.
  • October 8 – The Great Pumpkin Farmers Market Event– (LAST OF THE SEASON) 10a.m.-2p.m. 3rd and Market St. Green Space (Sponsored by DDMS)
  • October 7 – (DATE CHANGED FROM October 14) – Friday Night Cruise-In Car show – 6-9p.m. (Downtown Market St.)
  • September 15 – Farmers Market – 6p.m.- 9p.m. 3rd and Market St. Green Space.(Sponsored by DDMS)
  • September 15 – Third Thursday in Downtown Denton – 6-9p.m. 200 block of Market St. closed off for corn hole, music at 3rd and Market St. lot, food trucks, and more. Shops have extended hours, restaurants have specials.
  • September 9 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car show – 6-9p.m. (Downtown Market St.)
  • August 19-20 – Summerfest Event – Market St. Gay St. from 1st Street to 4th St. will be closed off to traffic for this annual event. 12p.m.-10p.m.
  • August 18 – Summerfest Food Booth Setup – 5-7p.m. 100 block of Market St. and 2nd Street will be shut down to traffic for booth setup.
  • August 12 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car show – 6-9p.m. (Downtown Market St.)
  • August 11 – Farmers Market – 6p.m.-9p.m. 3rd and Market St. Green Space.(Sponsored by DDMS)
  • August 11 – Third Thursday in Downtown Denton – 6-9p.m. 200 block of Market St. closed off for corn hole, music at 3rd and Market St. lot, food trucks, and more. Shops have extended hours, restaurants have specials.
  • August 5 – Family Fun Fest – 1-4p.m. 3rd and Market St. (Sponsored by C.C. Dept. of Social Services). 300 block of Market St. will be closed off to traffic during event. Please use caution when driving in this area.
  • July 29 – Bike to the Beach for Autism – Riders will go through Denton in the early morning hours, no road closures anticipated.
  • July 23 – Block Party (private) – High St. and Lockerman St. 5-9p.m.
  • July 21 – Farmers Market – 6p.m.-9p.m. 3rd and Market St. Green Space.(Sponsored by DDMS)
  • July 21 – Third Thursday in Downtown Denton – 6-9p.m. 200 block of Market St. closed off for corn hole, music at 3rd and Market St. lot, food trucks, and more. Shops have extended hours, restaurants have specials.
  • July 10 – NAP Day 2022 – 2p.m.-7p.m. Free family event with food, basketball uniforms, vendors, and more. This event will take place at Sharp Road Park. (sponsored by NAP – Not A Phase Clothing).
  • July 8 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car show – 6-9p.m. (Downtown Market St.)
  • June 21 – Block Party Open House – 4p.m.-7p.m. Chamber of Commerce open house at new location. (2nd Street between Market and Gay st will be closed off to traffic)
  • June 19 – Fathers Day Block Party (private) 4-10p.m. Lincoln St. between 3rd and 4th will be closed to traffic.
  • June 18 – Juneteenth Event – 10a.m.-4p.m. (3rd and Market St.) parts of 3rd Street and Market St. 300 block will be closed off during the event.
  • June 16 – Farmers Market – 6p.m.-9p.m. 3rd and Market St. Green Space.(Sponsored by DDMS)
  • June 16 – Third Thursday in Downtown Denton – 6-9p.m. 200 block of Market St. closed off for corn hole, music at 3rd and Market St. lot, food trucks, and more. Shops have extended hours, restaurants have specials.
  • June 11 – Purple Peake/Sno Angel Pop Up Event – 1p.m.-5p.m. (2 parking spaces reserved in front of Purple Peake on 300 block of Market St.)
  • June 10 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car show – 6-9p.m. (Downtown Market St.)
  • May 28 – Pride Fest – 3p.m.-8p.m. Expect road closures at Market Street from 3rd to 2nd, Part of 4th Street will be closed from Gay St. to Market St.
  • May 19 – Farmers Market (opening day) 6p.m.-9p.m. 3rd and Market St. Green Space.(Sponsored by DDMS)
  • May 19 – Third Thursday in Downtown Denton – 6-9p.m. 200 block of Market St. closed off for corn hole, music at 3rd and Market St. lot, food trucks, and more. Shops have extended hours, restaurants have specials.
  • May 14 – Food Truck Wars – 11a.m.-3p.m. – Downtown Denton. 200 and 300 block of Market St. and 4th Street between Gay and Market St. will be closed off to vehicles.  (Hosted by Caroline Chamber of Commerce)
  • May 13 – Friday Night Cruise-In Car show – 6-9p.m. (Downtown Market St.)
  • April 29 – Enchanted Garden Event. 6p.m.-9p.m. Family event (hosted by Denton Main Street). Location: Community Garden and Pathway at 4th and Gay St(Rain date 4/30/22)
  • April 23 – Lets get Leis’ed – 1-5p.m. 200 block of Market St.
  • April 23 – Little League Opening Day Parade – 9a.m.-11a.m. Street closures on the following streets during the parade: 5th, Market St, 2nd St. and surrounding roads possible.
  • April 16 – Cannabis Education Day (Hosted by Purple Peake, Not A Phase Clothing, and Earth Tones Cafe) – 12p.m.-7p.m. – Market St. closed to traffic from 2nd to 4th St., 3rd St. closed from Market to municipal marking entrance, and 4th St. closed from Gay to Market St.
  • April 13 – Pinwheels for Prevention Ceremony – 5p.m. in the Community Demonstration Garden. 4th and Gay St. Downtown Denton. (Hosted by CASA of Caroline).
  • March 12 – St. Paddy’s Day 5K/1 Mile Run – 9a.m.-11a.m. (Hosted by CC Rec. & Parks). Please use caution when driving near 4th, Kerr, Maryland Ave, 2nd St, Sharp Rd, and Lupine during the run.
  • March 7-9, 2022 – Temporary Road Work on 4th St. (between Market and Franklin St.) Please use alternate route during road closure.
  • January 25 – Cash Bash – 3p.m.-7p.m. 322 Market St. Suite 101. Sponsored by Purple Peake and Caroline Chamber. (300 block of Market St. limited parking during event).
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