Discover Why Denton is a Great Place to Call Home
There's no place like home--just ask the over 123,000 people who already live in Denton, TX. Described as original and independent with a twist of quirkiness mixed in, Denton boasts beautiful historic buildings, a robust arts, culture and music scene, great schools, entertaining community events, delicious food and eclectic shopping. Nicknamed "Little D," by locals, Denton is an integral part of the Dallas-Fort Worth real estate area as well as one of the fastest growing areas in the US.
Denton is Big on Music
Whether you’re talking about the University of North Texas' (UNT) legendary jazz program or the fact that local indie band, Midlake, opened a tour for Pearl Jam recently, music is a hot topic in Denton. Each year Denton hosts the Denton Arts and Jazz Festival. It’s a three-day festival full of music, dance, drama, and visual arts. With 2,300 artists and 250+ booths, it’s the highlight event of the year. Other music festivals include the Liszt Festival, 35 Denton, Denton Blues Festival, and the Industrial Street Pop Festival. Music can also be found frequently at UNT’s performing arts center (aka The Murc or The Armadillo), or at places like Dan’s Silverleaf, Abbey Underground, or one of the other plentiful options. If you prefer to create music, there are several recording studios, open mic nights, and jam sessions to choose from as well.
It’s Not Only Music Festivals, Denton Really Loves All Community Events
For a smaller city, Denton has a gigantic and welcoming heart, and the community loves to celebrate it. No matter what your interests may be—farming, theater, dogs—Denton most likely has a festival for you. Try Thin Line, the Texas Storytelling Festival, the North Texas Book Festival, Denton Redbud Festival, Dog Days of Denton, the North Texas Fair and Rodeo, the Method and Madness Festival, Denton County Farm and Garden Expo, Denton Holiday Lighting Festival or the Denton Arts, Antiques and Autos Extravaganza.
There are Other Things to Do in Denton, TX too
Denton, TX isn’t solely about festivals. It’s a wonderful city to tour. Favored attractions are the Little Chapel in the Woods, C.H. Collins Athletic Complex, the Old Alton Bridge, Bayless-Selby House Museum, and the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square. Find locally-owned boutiques in the downtown area, or sample local cuisine at one of the many restaurants.
Denton TX is a College Town
Approximately 45,000 students attend the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University in Denton. UNT is a flagship college with programs in fine arts, liberal arts, performing arts, education, science and engineering. The Texas Woman's University is the state's largest nursing school. With such a large college population, not only does Denton have a more youthful personality, but the students help provide tax dollars for the local economy.
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