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A Free May Day Celebration Is Coming To Denton Next Month

May Day, also called Workers’ Day or International Workers’ Day, is a day commemorating the gains and struggles of workers and the labor movement. Next month, the public is invited to a free family-friendly May Day celebration taking place at Quakertown Park in Denton.

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May Day Celebration at Quakertown Park in Denton

This free family-friendly annual festival commemorating workers will take place from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM on May 1 and will have a variety of area groups and organizations representing. There will be zines, stickers, free food, workshops, and even a free store on-site.

Some of the groups in support of this year’s May Day celebration are Elm Fork John Brown Gun Club, Emma Goldman Book Club, North Texas Rural Resistance, Don’t Mess With Trans Texans, Cedar Breaks John Brown Gun Club, North Texas Industrial Workers of the World, Denton Food Not Bombs, Decriminalize Denton, and Denton Left.

Announced by Elm Fork John Brown Gun Club, this year’s May Day is sure to be a fun and informative Sunday activity. John Brown Gun Club is a non-political mutual aid collective. As stated by EFJBGC, “The purpose of this collective is maintaining a solidarity economy rooted in skill and resource sharing, community defense training, self-defense training, and a centering/uplifting of marginalized voices within that space.” Their mutual aid events are open to all and you can reach out to them to learn more by emailing: efjbgc [at] protonmail [dot] com.

2022 May Day Celebration Details

May Day in Denton will take place on Sunday, May 1 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Quakertown Park. The address is 700 Oakland St, Denton, TX 76201.

May Day Celebration at Quakertown Park in Denton

On May 1, a free, family-friendly May Day celebration will take place at Quakertown Park in Denton. Come out and celebrate!

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