Silent teen disco lights up Centennial Center Park

City hosts its first event of that kind

Posted 10/11/17

After sundown at Centennial Center Park, neon lights and people moving around with little noise would usually be an oddity.

But on Oct. 6, silent dancing was the goal for the city’s Youth Commission, which had the idea for the event after one …

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Silent teen disco lights up Centennial Center Park

City hosts its first event of that kind

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After sundown at Centennial Center Park, neon lights and people moving around with little noise would usually be an oddity.

But on Oct. 6, silent dancing was the goal for the city’s Youth Commission, which had the idea for the event after one of its members attended a silent disco at the Denver Day of Rock event.

“We were looking for something like an end-of-the-year party,” commission member Maddie Mercier said.

Silent discos, in which people dance while collectively listening to the same song through individual headphones, have gained more popularity in recent years.

It was the first silent disco sponsored by the city of Centennial, officials said.

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