Every spring - usually the last three days of April - Denton hosts the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival, a city-sponsored event that brings over 200,000 people per year for live music, food, drink, crafts, and recreation at the Civic Center Park. Big-name performers and bands such as Arturo Sandoval and Tower of Power have performed at the Festival.
74 guest rooms each with pillow top mattresses, cable satellite television with HBO and high-speed Internet access. Complimentary full breakfast. Additional amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, exercise facility, hot tub and cocktail lounge. Business travelers will appreciate the quality meeting, banquet and conference facilities.
Closest hotel to the University of North Texas. A 100% smoke free hotel with large spacious rooms with either 1 King size bed or 2 Queen size beds that includes free wired and wireless high speed internet access. All rooms include microwave and refrigerator along with a free hot breakfast 6:30AM-9:30AM.
An arts and meeting space devoted to presenting UNT arts programming in service to the university and to the community at large. UNT on the Square also houses the UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts.
On the Hickory side of the courthouse. Every Saturday from 10AM to 1PM weather permitting, folks bring their fiddles, guitars, banjos, and mandolins for a free-for-all jam session.
Very authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex, 5 blocks south of the square on Locust. The lunch specials are very popular with the local Mexican community. Try the tilapia.
After a meal at one of the square's restaurants, head to the south side of the courthouse for some freshly made ice cream in a parlor straight out of the 50's.
Sports bar with many TV screens, darts, a rooftop patio, and frequent live music by mostly local acts. Try their unique hamburgers. Happy hour specials til 7.
Very famous steakhouse in the country east of town. If you wear a necktie, it may be cut off with scissors by the staff. Occasional live music.
Brand new hotel from 2009, all rooms include mini-refrigerators and microwaves. All room rates include a hot continental breakfast.
Denton's courthouse, built in 1896, houses a museum collection of heirlooms, pottery, and weapons, all artifacts of local history.
This long-time Denton institution serves up some of the best sandwiches around. There is a second location at 305 W University Dr.
Modern, sophisticated decor, jacuzzi suites, onsite restaurant, the Lone Oak Bar & Grille, room service, indoor pool and hot tub.
The old opera house now houses a very large locally-owned used book store with a strangely organized but fantastic selection.
In the warehouse district east of downtown, this garage venue hosts a lot of great national acts that skip even Dallas.
Dance to the sounds of Brave Combo on the Square, enjoy the lights, and partake in the annual Wassail Tasting Contest.
Great Thai Food. Local restaurant with great service and affordable food. The curry & noodle dishes are fantastic.
A happening college bar with pool tables inside and a large outdoor patio in front. Happy hour from 9 to 11.
Sandwiches, burgers, seafood, and many vegetarian options in classy atmosphere with occasional live music.
Fantastic Chinese and Thai dishes. The sesame chicken and the almond chicken are scrumptious.
Small Mexican restaurant with decent lunch and dinner but ''excellent'' breakfast burritos.
Good Italian food in a unique setting. The garlic rolls keep the locals coming back.
Charming bed and breakfast service in three houses built between 1902 and 1916.
University of North Texas' world-famous group offering jazz performances.
A take-out joint specializing in barbecue and tradition German sausages.
A Victorian house from the 1880's offers a glimpse of local history.
Sushi and sashimi, plus other favorites like teriyaki and tempura.
Great Bar & Grill located in the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites.
Great hamburgers in a Texas music themed setting.
One of the best live venues in the DFW area.
Busy bar an music venue right on the square.