The Town of Flower Mound follows the United States Courts' list of annual heritage months to celebrate these cultural observances in our community.
In the United States, commemorative observance months - also known as heritage months - are periods within the year that are designated to celebrate and acknowledge various ethnic and marginalized groups. These are times not only to celebrate, but also to educate others on various groups’ histories and contributions to American history. The Town of Flower Mound celebrates these months to enhance our knowledge and understanding of cultural diversity, cultural competence, and inclusion.
African American History Month (February)
National African American History Month in February celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history, society, and culture and honors the struggles and victories that changed, and continue to change, America.
Women's History Month (March)
Women’s History Month in March honors the struggles and achievements of women in American history.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May)
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May honors the contributions Asian/Pacific Americans have made to American history, society and culture.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month (June)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month in June recognizes the struggles and achievements of a community striving for equality and inclusion.
Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15)
Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15 to pay tribute to the achievements of generations who have contributed to American life.
Native American Heritage Month (November)
Native American Heritage Month is observed in November to call attention to the culture, traditions, and achievements of the nation’s original inhabitants and of their descendants.