The city of Thornton’s Twist and Shout Summer Concert Series offers FREE family-friendly concerts on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For 2022, the city is adding to the fun with three Arts in the Parks events scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. before designated concerts. The series takes place from June 2 through July 28.
Four shows take place at the Harley Brown Amphitheater at Carpenter Park. The others are at Pecos Park, Fallbrook Farms Park, Yorkborough Park and Riverdale Park.
Seating starts at 5 p.m. for Arts in the Park events, 6 p.m. for concerts. Bring your own blankets or chairs.
Food trucks will be on site for Arts in the Park or enjoy a bowl of free ice cream at one of the Ward sponsored Ice Cream Socials.
Here’s the Thornton Twist & Shout 2022 schedule:
June 2: Thornton Community Band + Arts in the Parks Event: Acrobatic Circus at Harley Brown Amphitheater
June 9: Tunisia at Harley Brown Amphitheater (Mayor’s Ice Cream Social)
June 16: Groove N Motion at Pecos Park (Ward 1 Ice Cream Social)
June 23: Ninety Percent 90’s + Arts in the Parks Event: Chalk Arts Festival at Harley Brown Amphitheater
June 30: Quemando Orquestra + Arts in the Parks Event: Group Salsa Dance Lesson at Harley Brown Amphitheater
July 14: Wash Park Band at Fallbrook Farms Park (Ward 4 Ice Cream Social)
July 21: Hazel Miller at Yorkborough Park (Ward 2 Ice Cream Social)
July 28: Chris Daniels & The Kings at Riverdale Park (Ward 3 Ice Cream Social)
For more musical options, check out our Mile High Summer Concert Guide.