DMSA Blog

Downtown Denton in the spotlight again

PBS’ The Daytripper, (www.thedaytripper.com) will have a film crew here this weekend to shoot a show on Denton. If you follow Twitter, they are (@ChetTripper. On Face Book, search for “The Daytripper.”

They will be here Saturday, May 26th and Sunday, May 27th filming.  So, follow them on Facebook and Tweet this weekend. 


Dog Days of Denton holds 19th festival this weekend in downtown’s Quakertown Park

Dog Days of Denton is Friday evening, June 1st, and Saturday, June 2nd in the morning and afternoon in downtown’s Quakertown Park.  For festival details please go to www.dogdaysdenton.com.     

Ever wonder how Dog Days of Denton got its start?  Well, 19 years ago shortly after the Denton Main Street Program was getting its start in downtown, the DMSA created some of Denton’s most-loved festivals and events, one of the first was the Dog Days of Denton (formerly known as the Dog Days of Summer).  The first Dog Days event was held in the true “dog days of...


June 7th Twilight Tunes will be at rain location

We don't want to complain about the rain, so we'll just move indoors tonight for the Twilight Tunes Concert.   Tonight's sponsor is The Abbey Inn/The Abbey Underground and they will be the rain location for tonight.  The band is The Dave Thomas Band playing Classic Rock/Blues/Country. The concert will be in the Abbey Undergound located in the basement of the Abbey Inn, 101 W. Hickory, you can get to the Abbey Underground by entering on the Walnut Street entrance (which is the backside of the building). Handicap entrance is through the front of Abbey Inn off of Hickory Street. 

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Area transit agencies enticing commuters to “Dump the Pump” this month

Bring your gas receipt to Twilight Tunes this Thursday night to receive your pass for a free transit pass.

North Texas commuters can swap a gasoline receipt for a week of free transit thanks to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), the T in Fort Worth, and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA).

The agencies are working together to encourage commuters to try transit the week of June 18 - 23. This effort is the local version of the seventh annual “Dump the Pump” campaign of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), which emphasizes the economic and environmental benefits...


Denton is a Finalist in the Rand McNally Best of the Road Contest

Denton is up for the "Most Fun" city in the Rand McNally Best of the Road contest.  The #bestoftheroad teams have been announced! The team coming to Denton is FreshTraveler.  Follow them as they make their way to Denton and check out their video.  You can follow Denton Main Street Association's Twiiter and Facebook pages to keep up with all the Best of the Road contest activities and stops.  Click on the icons for Twitter or Facebook at the bottom of this page and get started.  Please follow us and spread the word to your friends!  Let's show this...