Denton city is a movie and music lover’s hub, and its events scene expresses this quite well. Massive outdoor blues & jazz concerts, film festivals, and live performances are some of the major themes surrounding Denton’s annual events. Yet, somehow, this is not where the fun ends; be sure to check out the bustling city’s events calendar, to ensure that you do not miss out on anything!
Denton Art & Jazz Festival
Denton is literally synonymous to jazz, and the Denton Art & Jazz Festival is where this fact comes to live. In this free event, you will be treated to awesome performances by over 3,000 musicians gracing 7 stages! As if this is not enough, fine arts, games, authentic crafts, and gourmet meals from various food vendors spice things up, taking the experience to a whole new level. Over the years, the Denton Art & Jazz Festival has grown in reputation, growing in popularity as the one event that offers the best art entertainment in the entire Northern Texas metropolitan region.
Denton Black Film Festival
Denton Black Film Festival is a 3-day event that brings you the best of entertaining and engaging films, drawing inspiration from the various African-American experiences over the years. Usually these films feature productions by local, regional, nationwide, and global filmmakers. Most of these films are not found in theatrical releases, which means that they are quite unique. In addition to fine film creations, this annual event features musical performances, art exhibits as well as acting classes.
Thin Line Fest
Every year, in mid-February, Denton brings you a special 5-day event featuring the city’s very best in music, photography and film. Here, you will get to lose yourself in music concerts from globally renowned musicians, and brilliant workshops, cinematography, as well as documentary screenings.
North Texas Horse Country Tours
Denton is found within the borders of North Texas Horse Country, a zone well-known for its huge concentration of horse ranches and farms in the US. Here, you can find almost all horse breeds, including thoroughbreds, quarter horses, appaloosas, Arabians, and so many more. The North Texas Horse Country Tours are usually held in early March, April and May for a day. The tickets are some of the fastest selling, so be sure to reserve a spot for you and your buddies as early as you possibly can.
North Texas Fair & Rodeo
Denton’s North Texas Fair & Rodeo brings you the unmistakable sounds of carnival rides, the thrilling rodeo action, and the mouthwatering aroma of fried food! In this one-of-a-kind event, you can expect to see special exhibits, livestock shows, and most importantly, some of the grandest rodeo events!