09 March 2012
This month means a spring break is in store for a lot of Texans and you might be searching for a place to land for a day to two to enjoy the season. If you are looking for something distinctly different, Denton is the place to find it. Whether it’s experiencing Denton’s music, shopping for a unique expression of the local culture, or trying the local favorite cuisine, you can find it in downtown Denton.
Our galleries and museums also have interesting and educational exhibits, so stop in the Denton County Historical Park, the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum, Denton Firefighter Museum, and the Center for Visual Arts. And, grab a bite to eat along the way. Downtown Denton is pedestrian-friendly and all the action is just a couple of blocks away from the DCTA A-Train Station.
Don’t forget, 35 Denton, a music festival featuring more than 150 bands in downtown Denton, takes place March 8 – 11, please visit www.35denton.com for more details on that event.
Year-round downtown visitors and shoppers can enjoy some free music, arts events and local markets including: Acoustic Lawn Jam - every Saturday on the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn from 10 a.m. to Noon Community Market - every Saturday in March – October in the Denton County Historical Park parking lot at Carroll and Mulberry Denton County Farmers’ Market – every Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays (7 a.m. to Noon or sell-out) in the growing season June through September Thursday Twilight Tunes – every Thursday evening in May and June (see the Events page for schedule) First Friday art night – in various galleries around downtown Denton from 7 – 9 p.m. every on the Friday of every month, visit www.firstfridaydenton.com for more details. Gallery Night – public reception featuring work of locals artists held on the first Saturday 6 – 8 p.m. each month, visit www.oxidegallery.com for more details.
As you can see, there is always something happening in downtown Denton.