Denton TX Visitors Guide

Awesome. Different. Fun. That’s Denton, Texas in our own original, independent style. Just 35 miles north of Dallas/Fort Worth in the heart of North Texas Horse Country, Denton is a thriving university city that’s drawn creative, artistic, inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirits for more than 150 years.

Downtown Denton is vibrant. Hip shopping, live music, and local eateries electrify the ambiance day and night in the shadow of Denton’s crowning jewel, the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum, one of Texas’ most photographed of all county courthouses. Within easy distance around Denton’s walkable downtown are museums, like the Firefighter Museum, the Bayless-Selby House Museum, and the African American Museum.

From the famous Denton Arts and Jazz Festival each April to over 25 live venues downtown to the world-class Murchison Performing Arts Center, you’ll find music everywhere in Denton.

From Horse Country Tours to a live afternoon concert by an up-and-coming artist, discover the original and independent personality of Denton.

Denton is a wonderful, close-knit community with the bustling growth of a growing new urban area and the feel of a rural small town. The historic downtown area is well preserved with the old courthouse as its centerpiece. Denton is also the home of two universities, the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University.