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Around Denton

The City of Denton is the quintessential North Texas county seat complete with the Downtown Courthouse and shopping district. A favorite spot among Dentonites, the Denton County Courthouse lawn is a place where locals and visitors alike stop to picnic, people watch, or play a game of Frisbee. Downtown, more commonly known as “The Square,” has many shops and restaurants to explore. Denton is also known for its live music scene. The New York Times has featured Denton for its “Indie scene with a Texas twang”.

For more information about Denton, please visit the Discover Denton website.

Events On Campus

In town for the weekend? Just for UNT Preview? We’ve got you covered.

Drop by any of these events happening at UNT or around Denton during your free time and get a taste of what the campus and community have to offer.

Friday, February 20th

UNT College of Music - Guest Artist Recital - Benjamin Cold, Saxophone and Electronics
Recital Hall - 5:00 PM
Free

UNT College of Music - Baroque Orchestra and Collegium Singers
UNT Murchison Performing Arts Center, Winspear Hall - 5:00 PM
$10

Made In Denton County
Courthouse on the Square Museum – All Day
Free

Thin Line Film Festival
Campus Theatre - All Day
Ticket prices vary per film

Ghosts of Denton - A Haunted History Tour
Jupiter House Coffee - 8:00 PM
$10 Adults, $6 Children ages 6-11

Song & Story at Banter
Banter Bistro - 8:00-9:45 PM
Free

Saturday, February 21st

UNT Sky Theatre Planetarium Presents "Star Stories"
UNT Environmental Science Building - 2:00 PM, 8:00 PM
$5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $3 Students and Children

UNT Women's Basketball vs FIU
UNT Super Pit - 4:00 PM
Contact North Texas Athletics for tickets at 940.565.2527

Made In Denton County
Courthouse on the Square Museum – All Day
Free

Thin Line Film Festival
Campus Theatre - All Day
Ticket prices vary per film

Ghosts of Denton - A Haunted History Tour
Jupiter House Coffee - 8:00 PM
$10 Adults, $6 Children ages 6-11