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For Immediate Release

Contact Person: Carol Short, Executive Director
Phone: (940) 565-0931  Fax: (940) 566-7007

EVENT:

Denton Arts & Jazz Festival - 2014 (36th Annual)

DATES & TIMES:

Fri, April 28 (5pm-11pm)
Sat April 29 (10am-11pm
SunApril 30 (11am-9pm)

ATTENDANCE:

225,000 +

LOCATION:

Denton Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney, Denton, TX 76201
(2 blocks NE of downtown square) 35 minutes from Dallas or Fort Worth

MAILING ADDRESS:

Denton Festival Foundation, PO Box 2104, Denton, TX 76202

ADMISSION:

FREE admission and FREE entertainment - NO COOLERS! NO PETS! Only service dogs allowed!

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Denton Convention and Visitor Bureau
http://www.discoverdenton.com/where-to-stay/hotels-motels
Denton Quakertown Park and facilities are accessible for the disabled.

Jazz it up for April 28, 29 & 30 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 32 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, the American Federation of Musicians with the Music Performance Trust Fund, produces the festival with support from individual and corporate sponsorships.  Over 3,000 musicians, artists and performers attract over 225,000 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 7 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

A LITTER FREE AND RECYCLING EVENT!

* Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association for 2012 & 2013

* Voted Best Community Event in the Denton Record Chronicle's Reader's Poll, 2013

Celebrating the Best of Denton