Businesses that feature artists, artwork or participate in First Friday events. If you have a restaurant or cafe or other service First Friday Denton patrons would enjoy as part of their First Friday experience in Downtown Denton – contact us to be listed here – in the category that best fits your service. There will be a future program that integrates patron’s shopping experiences with services they would be interested in while at a First Friday Denton festivity – your services!
Want a flashback to your childhood? You’ve got to get into Atomic Candy on the Square in Denton. Don’t forget to leave your diet at the door!
Nostalgic Candy Store – Hundreds of glass bottled sodas – Large Root Beer collection – Toys, Novelties, and Oddities.
Located on the square in downtown Denton Texas.
105 W. Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201
Open 11am – 8pm Monday – Saturday
Banter is located at 219 West Oak Street, and is a cozy place that features younger artists work on their walls as well as a diverse crowd seeking good coffee, food or beer and wine. Their food is American, New American and vegetarian, and you can fire up your laptop, and use their free WIFI while you wait for food or just people watch. Banter does have some regular music events, so call ahead to see what may be going on at 940-565-1638.
Our collections range from every day drinking wines to the rare and exotic including all grape varietals. Some of our favorite white grape varieties include Albarino, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Clairette, Gewurztraminer, Grenache Gris, Minervois, Muscato, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Reisling, Sauvignon Blanc, and Viognier. Some of our favorite red grape varieties include Blends, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lambrusco, Malbec, Meritage, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Pinotage, Sangiovese, Shiraz/Syrah, Tempranillo, and Zinfandel. Imported and Domestic Beers.
For more information, call Amanda at 940.898.0434, or visit their new location at 219 E. Hickory Street in Denton, Texas.
If you are looking for traditional Japanese martial arts in the North Texas area, please come by for a visit. The Dojo offers four different, traditional Japanese martial arts: Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iaido, Uechi Ryu Karate, Tomiki-ryu Aikido, and Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo. Each of the instructors has had training in Japan and is connected to Japanese budo organizations.
223 West Oak Street Denton, TX 76201 Phone: (940) 320-4322
Recycled books is located on the northeast corner of Oak and Locust Streets, and has been an anchor of downtown businesses on the Square for more than 25 years. They are open 9-to-9 every day, and have an incredible collection of used books, records and CD’s. To find out more about Recycled Books go to www.recycledbooks.com.
Howe Unique is a unique shopping experience offering something for everyone. We are a family owned and operated store just off the square in downtown. We carry a unique selection of gifts, home decor, women’s clothing and fashion accessories, baby accessories, bath and body essentials, and many forms of art. We feature over 25 local artists in our store with products ranging from art to soaps to jewelry and more. We encourage our local community to stay creative and expressive by providing an opportunity for people to showcase and sell their work. With our carefully chosen product lines along side our local works we are able to offer items that can’t be found anywhere else around, items that are truly unique to Denton.