You’ll never be bored when visiting Denton

Denton is a vibrant town full of art, history, and culture. Yes, the food is good, but the history and creative community of Denton bring another layer of things to do and explore. Take a hike at our nature preserve, stroll through a peach orchard, or explore the many shops and restaurants around the Courthouse-on-the-Square. While it is almost impossible to capture all of the spontaneous and creative cultural assets Denton has to offer, there is no shortage of things to do from morning until night. Take a look at our attractions and embark on an adventure!

Arts & Culture

With live music nearly every night and music and art festivals almost every month, Denton has landed on Paste Magazine's list of the nation's Best Music Scenes. Playing host to the University of North Texas, Texas Woman's University, and North Central Texas College, Denton has...

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Historic Sites

Founded in 1857 at the county seat of Denton County, Denton is a city rich in history. You'll find museums and restoration projects throughout the city and county. Learn about Denton's past by touring our museums, historic homes, and buildings. 

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Whether you want to enjoy craft cocktails on Denton's Downtown Square or knock back pints in the college bars. We have the best of both worlds in Denton. After the sun sets, students head to Fry Street, while the locals head to bars, pubs, and live music venues around the city.

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Outdoors & Recreation

Discover the great outdoors of Denton! Walk, run, or bike our 27 trails, play on one of our 28 playgrounds, or picnic in one of our 38 parks. For many, outdoor fun starts on the links. Denton has the golfing enthusiast covered.

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Sporting Events

Being home to Texas Woman's University and University of North Texas,  Denton is home to many collegiate sporting events. Venturing outside of Denton city limits? The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is home to NFL, MLB, NBA, WNBA, NHL, and MLS teams making the area one of...

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Discover antique treasures and eclectic specialty stores in the historic downtown square and beyond. Denton has record and book stores galore, hand-crafted goods designed by local artisans, and one-of-a-kind clothing boutiques.

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Food & Drink

If you're hungry or thirsty, we have you covered! Denton is a city where the farms are close to the tables, outdoor al fresco dining is never hard to find, and the cuisine is as diverse as its community.

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