The Top 7 Things To Do In Denton Texas
Top 7 To Do List
Denton boasts not one but two universities. A college town just minutes north of the Dallas/Ft Worth metro area, endless opportunities abound for visitors looking for something modern or locations that exhibit old world charm.
1. University of North Texas
For locals and visitors alike, the University of North Texas, with its year-round activities, has something for everyone. Whether attending a collegiate game, jazz concert, freshman orientation, graduation, or any number of on-campus activities, you’ll feel the pride of green and white at every turn. Make sure an event at UNT is on your to-do list while visiting Denton.
2. Downtown Square
Denton’s Downtown Square is the center of the city. The county courthouse is over 100 years old, making it a historic attraction. It’s a great place to relax with live music, food, and year-round activities for the whole family. Be sure to participate in Fourth of July and Christmas events as well as annual music and film festivals.
3. Backyard on Bell Food Truck Park
Drink, relax, and indulge at Backyard on Bell. Bring the kids and the dog. Feast at one of the many food trucks or dance the night away to live music. Host your next event at their venue and be the envy of all your guests.
4. Texas Woman’s University
Texas Woman’s University is home to one of the best nursing programs in the US. With branches in Dallas and Houston, TWU is known for their high graduate placement. Take a tour next time you visit Denton and see what this university has to offer.
5. Game Changers Sports & Arcade Grill
A fun hangout for the adults with a true 80’s style arcade in a sports watcher’s paradise. Bring your quarters and appetite because the games are addictive and the food portions are plentiful. Have fun!
6. Denton Community Theater
Experience the performing arts on a local level at the Denton Community Theater. Housed in the campus theater with over fifty events held each year, the DCTs mission is to contribute to the cultural life of the community through theatrical experiences.
7. Denton County African American Museum
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars on Trip Advisor, this museum contains three historically accurate rooms of families who lived in the African American community of Quakertown in Denton, Texas. The museum contains artifacts of African American families from 1875 that migrated from Dallas looking for a better way of life.