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Welcome Center Launches Denton-Centric Gift Service

Something new is happening at the Discover Denton Welcome Center (DDWC) in downtown Denton. Randi Sue Surratt joined the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) team in October 2016 as the DDWC Merchandising Manager. Store sales support about one-third of the DDWC’s operational costs, private…

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Discover Denton Launches Denton Ambassador Program

What makes Denton a great place to visit, live, work, and study? One of the most successful things we have done in Denton is opening the Discover Denton Welcome Center (DDWC). Here, we ensure that visitors, students, new residents and even long-time residents find the answer to these questions in a…

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Dentoning the Mean Green Game Day way

Dentoning, a word common in Denton culture, means participation in any facet of Denton life. One such facet that gets the university crowds and community Dentoning like no other is Mean Green football. In 2014, the CVB and Mean Green Athletics teamed up with local businesses to create and promote a…

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Original Independent Masterpiece

My mother believes in the power of art, that it broadens our minds and enhances our overall life experience. While we were growing up, she saw to it that we kids were exposed to live theatre, concerts, orchestras, and museums as the family budget could afford. And it didn’t stop there. I took piano…

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Discover Denton Celebrates Birthday and Independence Day

Happy 4 th of July! This is one of my favorite holidays. I’m not sure how it became a favorite as a kid – perhaps gathering with family at the lake, eating watermelon, homemade ice cream and shooting fireworks. Wonderful memories, those are. As an adult, I think it’s more the patriotism that swells…

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Discover Denton Welcome Center turns one

The hot and muggy morning had no effect on the high spirits inside. Sporting what would be the daily attire in this place from now on, staff members in #dentoning T-shirts scurried about tending to last-minute details. “Just fifteen more minutes!” someone shouted. After years of planning, months of…

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#Dentoning, summer style

Headed to Denton to soak up those summer rays? There's so many ways to enjoy time with the family here in Lil' d while on a getaway the next few months. Here's some things you should know: As of June 1, there is a handheld ban in the City of Denton. This includes voice calls. However, if your phone…

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Val Dacus - A famous Dentoning expert

In Denton, we are surrounded by famous people. We rub shoulders with them so often that most of us don’t even think about it. The Discover Denton Welcome Center (DDWC) is staffed with people we call Dentoning Experts, because they know Denton intimately. They’re naturally good with people and eager…

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One in 1.1 Million: National Travel and Tourism Week

I am one in 1.1 million. So is each member of the Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau team. So are all the Dentoning Experts at the Discover Denton Welcome Center. So are owners, managers and staff of Denton hotels. So are owners, managers, servers and cooks of Denton restaurants. So are Denton…

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