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North Texas’ Big Fair & Rodeo Plans for Bigger

It is fair week in Denton! The North Texas Fair and Rodeo (NTFR) opened this past Friday night to thousands of fair-goers delighting in Denton’s oldest and longest (lasting nine days and nights) festival of the year. For the past 90 of its documented 132-year history in Denton, the North Texas State…

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North Texas Fair & Rodeo prepares to grow...again

Bright neon lights swirl. Carnival rides twist and turn. Crowds cheer in the rodeo arena. Music fills the air thick with hay, animals, fair food and cotton candy. It is fair week in Denton! The North Texas Fair and Rodeo (NTFR) opened this past Friday night to thousands of fair-goers delighting in…

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North Texas Fair & Rodeo Opens This Friday

In September of 1897, Denton was a booming town of about 2,500 people clustered around what is still the heart of Denton, our downtown square. Things looked a lot different then. Our beloved 1896 Courthouse-on-the-Square was brand-spankin’ new. Both of our universities were still…

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Denton County Day at State Capitol

Texans are renowned for fierce love and devotion to our state. That is one of the reasons Denton County Day was extra special for the 175 Denton County delegates this year. Texas turned 181 years old this past Thursday, and we spent Texas’ birthday eve walking the corridors of our beautiful state…

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Get back to your roots at the North Texas Fair & Rodeo

Last year, I had just started at the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau when my boss, Veronica, asked for my assistance with a big project. “I need you to help me with coverage of the North Texas Fair & Rodeo,” she said with trepidation. Veronica was sure that I was going to run away screaming. Little…

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