A free 2 1/2 day event featuring 3,000 artists, 7 stages, music, arts, crafts, children's activities and games, food and beverages.
Jazz it up for April 27, 28 & 29 by attending the annual Denton Arts & Jazz Festival. Great music, good food, beautiful art and many activities are planned for the whole family in Denton, Texas, where fun is the thing and jazz is king! The Denton Quakertown Park, on 20 acres in the heart of downtown, provides the perfect setting for the 2 ½ day event that is free to the public. The Denton Festival Foundation, Inc., in cooperation with the City of Denton and the Dallas/Fort Worth American Federation of Musicians, produces the festival with support from individual and corporate sponsorship. Over 2,700 musicians, artists and performers attract over 200,000 annually to enjoy the culturally diverse music and art.
Move to the beat at one of 7 stages with jazz, blues and cross-cultural music. Get in the groove and buy a special piece of art from 175 juried artists and crafters. The 12 and under set can mold, draw, sculpt and create at the Children’s Art Tent and make music in the Percussion Tent. Treat yourself to delicious offerings at one of 6 food courts and don’t miss the games and activities for the young and young at heart. Get inspired with festival rhythms around every corner. Come and visit the music capital of North Texas. Join in the pride and celebration of our music and arts tradition, all showcased for a weekend of enjoyment for the whole family. Due to the large crowds we ask that you leave your pets at home – service dogs only.