3rd Annual Art of the Song Festival - October 13 - 15, 2023

The 3rd annual Art of the Song is a three-day festival that takes place in historic downtown Nocona. This family-friendly weekend of art, music and activities celebrates area artists that have a passion for expressing themselves through art and song.

The festival kicks off on Friday, October 13th at 5 pm with the Chisholm Trail Art Association art preview at the Justin Building located in historic downtown Nocona. Stop by to hear The Mind’s Eye perform and have refreshments while gaining a sneak peak of the gifted artists participating in the show on Saturday.

Saturday, October 14th is a day full of art, music, and family fun. The art show begins at 10 am and showcases artists from many different mediums. Free musical acts partnered with a sip and stroll will be showcased in several local businesses throughout the day. Performances range from country, classic rock to acoustic. At 3:00 pm, take a stroll downtown to the two art galleries, L.G. Lemons Art Gallery, and The Gallery, for an intimate, live performance by Davin James and Tommy Alverson. After the art walk, around 4 pm, there will be a free Davin James and Tommy Alverson concert and happy hour (sponsored by Nocona Nights and The Nocona Chamber of Commerce) at the Justin Building before the art awards take place.

Back again this year is the arts and music kid’s area located in the Mary Beckman Davis Downtown Park. Activities will begin at 10:30am. The kids will have the chance to add their own art to our downtown by creating sidewalk chalk murals.

Nocona Nights will be hosting their first concert of their season featuring Davin James and Tommy Alverson. Advance ticket purchase required to attend.

Sunday, October 16th is the Community Gospel Music, located in the Mary Beckman Davis Downtown Park. This event brings together area churches through gospel singing.

Make plans to attend the 3rd Annual Art of the Song Festival in historic downtown Nocona on October 13th through the 15th. The downtown family-friendly music and art show is free to the public.