Thanks for the memories
Arts & Autos 2021!
We had another incredible Arts & Autos event on Saturday, September 11th. We were in awe of the classic autos, local art and lovers of fine arts out and about together around the square. Thank you to all of our participants, vendors and sponsor for continuing to make #ArtsandAutos one of the best long-standing traditions in Denton!
Wassail Weekend is back!
Wassail tastings begin Dec. 3rd during the Denton Holiday Lighting Festival. In addition, DMSA merchants will offer tastings will be offered on Saturday, Dec. 4th from Noon to 4 pm while you shop, dine and enjoy other activities around downtown Denton with family and friends.
Shop Small Saturday
The holidays are just around the corner and brings with it the excitement of shopping, dining with friends and family, supporting local businesses and charities. For Downtown Denton, Shop Small Saturday is a big day for businesses and it is a great way to support local.
Shop our Marketplace
Support your local business community in more ways than one with just one shopping stop. When you shop these offered wares, from baked goods to clothing and accessories, 15% of each purchase is reinvested in Denton Main Street Association and our efforts to support our mission and vision efforts. Whether you're near or far, your dollar goes a long way in our virtual marketplace.
To maintain downtown Denton’s appeal as a center for shopping, dining and entertainment. To promote business growth and preserve Denton’s historic character.
To promote and preserve downtown Denton
as a vital asset of the community.
Confirmed: We are still on the courthouse lawn for #TwilightTunes tonight, June 2nd! See you at 6:30pm for some swamp blues from Guitar George Trio!
Denton Main Street Foundation's annual Mimosa Hop will head you on a tour around Downtown Denton, checking out local businesses and sampling any one of 10 stops with hand-crafted margaritas.
All Proceeds benefit the Denton Main Street Foundation, a 501c3 Organization dedicated to the preservation of Downtown Denton.
PRE-REGISTRATION $5.00 OFF THROUGH JUNE 19th.
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From February 1st-15th, Denton Main Street Association (DMSA) invites locals and visitors to make a big impact in a small way by supporting small businesses in Downtown Denton, as well as support the local non-profit Lovepacs and Our Daily Bread with donations of items they need to support our student and homeless communities.
Make Downtown Denton your go-to destination this month for your in-person, to-go or online shopping, dining and entertainment. Donations can be accepted at participating locations around Denton.
Thanks to Our sponsors
Thank you to our DMSA Sponsors (and members) who help events like #ArtsandAutos2022 happen every year! We owe the success of this event, and many others, to all that support our community.Event Info
Downtown Master Plan Update
Request for Qualification
Submittal Deadline: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 1 pm
The city needs to evaluate if the vision and goals for Downtown are still relevant today. Additionally, evaluate its boundary, identify additional open space, increase housing choices, enhance mobility connectivity and balance development while
protecting existing neighborhoods and historic resources.
For information on businesses offering alternate online services, re-opening, changed hours, or temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 response, please visit this page that will be updated regularly during this time. Thank you!
Downtown Denton events are the beating heart of our community. At Denton Main Street Association, we work to put together family-friendly events that showcase the character of Denton. Check out some of our upcoming events below as well as partner events put together by our community partners.View all EVENTS
Visiting Downtown? Have a Parking Plan!
If you're looking to spend time in Downtown Denton, whether it be to work, play, or even live, it's important to have a parking plan that helps maximize your experience! Check out our free parking guide, complete with Google Maps details on free and paid parking, and more. Thanks for visiting!
No matter where you look, Downtown Denton has a unique dining experience waiting for you that has something special in store for everyone in the family. Enjoy DFW’s favorite burger at Barley and Board, or a unique cocktail and tapas from 940’s.DOWNTOWN DINING
Our downtown merchants work hard daily to bring to our community the best selection of quality goods, often handmade right here in Denton or Denton County. Shop local, and you’ll discover something unique and one of a kind.LOCAL SHOPS
Have an instrument in need of repair? Seeking counsel, or maybe just need help finding a new place to live? Our members are eager to help you complete your upcoming task, and with your shared love for Downtown Denton in mind.SERVICES
If you love Downtown Denton like we do, then we invite you to join a group of community members and business owners who are just as passionate about our town as us your yourself. Denton Main Street Association is the perfect opportunity to further immerse yourself in Denton’s thriving culture, as we work to preserve the beauty, joy and richness that is Downtown Denton. Not a business owner? No problem! Patrons are welcome as well. Come help us keep Denton fun!JOIN Main Street