Art Exhibit
Art Exhibit
Crowd on Bridge
face painting
Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton
Dancers on Stage

Press Release

Related Links


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

Celebrating the Best of Denton

EVENT: Denton Arts & Jazz Festival - 2018 (38th Annual)
DATES & TIMES: Fri, April 27, 3pm-11pm; Sat, April 28, 10am-11pm;

Sun, April 29, 11am-9pm

ATTENDANCE: 225,000+
LOCATION: Denton Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney, Denton, Texas
(2 blocks NE of downtown square) 35 minutes from Dallas or Fort Worth
MAILING ADDRESS: Denton Festival Foundation, P.O. Box 2104, Denton, Texas 76202
ADMISSION: FREE admission and FREE entertainment – NO COOLERS!
NO PETS! Only service dogs allowed!
ACCOMMODATIONS: Denton Convention & Visitor Bureau: www.discoverdenton.com
Denton Quakertown Park and facilities are accessible for the disabled.

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 32 acres in the heart of downtown, provides the perfect setting for the 2½ 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.

*Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association for 4 years
*Best of Denton (Community Event) Denton Record-Chronicle Readers’ Poll


Friday, April 27 – RANDY BRECKER – Jazz Stage- 9pm
Saturday, April 28 – LOS LOBOS – Jazz Stage – 9pm
Sunday, April 29 – BRAVE COMBO – Jazz Stage – 7:00 pm

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.