Art, Fun and Music at First Friday Denton

Come out to First Friday Denton tonight, October 5, in downtown in the West Oak Street area beginning at 7 p.m. There will live music, art, and fun everywhere. A Creative Art Studio will have art and music until 10 p.m.. And some live music and recycled art fun is set at SCRAP of Denton until 9 p.m..  Visit for details of events on tonight's events. 

And, mark your calendar for Holiday Open House weekend in downtown Denton on November 10th and 11th. Stores and restaurants feature holiday merchandise, special offers, refreshments and a festive atmosphere.  Beat the holiday...

Denton Main Street Association plans fun for downtown Denton

“Live, Work, Play” has been used to portray various places, but it describes downtown Denton now more than ever. With many distinctive restaurants, unique shops and art galleries, abundant apartments, the historic courthouse square, and the A-train nearby, downtown Denton is the place to be. And now, more than ever, is the time to be a part of Denton Main Street Association (DMSA).

DMSA promotes all of downtown Denton as a destination for both visitors and residents. We do this, in part, by hosting and promoting special events like the popular Twilight Tunes Concert Series held on the...

Always something happening in Downtown

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...

Spring into downtown Denton for the fun shopping and entertainment

It’s a great time to be outdoors in north Texas and historic downtown Denton offers the perfect activities for taking it all in this spring.  The downtown merchants of the Denton Main Street Association (DMSA) invite you to enjoy shopping, dining, and a fashion show during the Spring Open House weekend May 5th and 6th.  Many shops will be open extended hours and will be offering specials to their clients, such as refreshments, discounts, and drawings for prizes.  

DMSA will also host a fashion show at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 5th, on the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square...

Downtown Denton shops and businesses extend holiday hours

After thawing out, North Texans are ready to get back to business.  Several downtown stores have extended their holiday shopping hours starting this weekend through Christmas Eve. Come shop, dine and be merry!

See the list of stores on the Events page of this website for the businesses that are open on Sundays and into evening hours through Christmas Eve. For a full list of member restaurants and shops in downtown Denton, please refer to Shopping and Dining pages on our site.  Please call the individual stores or restaurants to clarify the hours if you have questions.