Festivals & Events

Enjoying Denton
Festivals & Events


With a population more than 118,000 not including a student population of more than 40,000, Denton is far from rolling up the sidewalks at night. In cooperation with various organizations, local universities and the Parks and Recreation Department, Denton hosts many festivals and events throughout the calendar year. From Twilight Tunes to Dog Days of Summer and Cinco de Mayo, Denton is fast becoming one of the most popular places to visit in the Metroplex. The Denton Jazz and Arts festival attracts thousands of visitors from around the country. KNTU 88.1 FM, the University of North Texas run radio station is the major Jazz market station for north Texas, broadcasting at 100,000 watts and Denton is well known as the stomping ground of Jazz musicians and enthusiasts.


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Arts, Antiques & Autos Extravaganza
Cinco de Mayo
Denton Air Fair
Denton Arts & Jazz Festival
Denton Blues Festival
Denton Community Market
Dog Days of Summer
Holiday Lighting
Juneteenth
Kiwanis Fireworks
North Texas State Fair & Rodeo
Redbud Festival
Tejas Storytelling