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Holiday Open House

Head to downtown Denton for one of the most wonderful times of the year! During Holiday Open House weekend, Nov. 16-17 you can get ahead of the hustle and bustle of December shopping and actually enjoy your experience. This year, be sure to stroll the streets of the square and beyond. Discover antique treasures and eclectic specialty stores to snag Christmas gifts that are as original and independent as Denton.

We are lucky to have plenty of unique shops all around Denton for clothing, art, music and more. Downtown is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind gifts, holiday decor and delicious specials at restaurants. You’ll also have the chance to enter special drawings throughout the weekend.

More than 40 stores and restaurants are participating in this event. Note: Hours may vary per merchant.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Plan your arrival and parking for your shopping adventures accordingly with this map:

For those wanting to skip the hassle, park at the MedPark DCTA A-train station and ride into downtown for FREE! Rides from MedPark to the Downtown Denton Transit Center are always free with their fare-free zone.

For more information and bus and train schedules and maps, visit ridedcta.net.

Holiday Open House Participants

Check out this year’s fun participation contest, Sunday Elfie Selfie! Here are the rules:

1. Visit participating locations of your choice on Sunday, November 17th between 11am and 4pm.

2. Find the elfie and take a selfie and post it to Facebook or Instagram using the #SundayElfieSelfie and tag the participating location business.

3. Show your selfie to a staff member and receive a special prize or discount in that business for that day.

Grand Prize: If you make the post public, it will be seen and the one picked as the best #SundayElfieSelfie will win a Grand Prize. Note: post must be public for it to be seen and judged.

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