The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas

The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas might be a little different than what you’re expecting. If you show up thinking that you’re going to spend the day picking a basket of fruit, you might be a little disappointed. But that type of orchard takes a backseat to this type. If you’re looking for a unique Texas roadside attraction, get ready to take a seat, at this orchard, you’ll find chairs, not cherries.

The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction

You won’t find any cherries at the Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas. What you will find are chairs, and lots of them. There are wedding chairs, musical chairs, big chairs, small chairs, rocking chairs, musical chairs, chairs nailed to fences, chairs hanging from trees, chairs, chairs, and more chairs. Everywhere you look you will find hundreds of chairs in every shape and size.

And every visit is different from the last, as special holiday chairs come and go, people bring in new chairs, and everything is rearranged by visitors.

The chairwomen of this Texas roadside attraction are Judy Smith and Anne Pearson, also known as the “chairy fairies.” These next door neighbors have been friends for over 40 years. The lot between their homes was always empty, but used. What started with just one chair lead to more and more until the hundreds packed in that you’ll find today. The chairs come from garage sales, thrift stores, and dumpsters. Some even are donated by visitors.

This roadside attraction will be sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Which seat that is, well, you just have to pick one! But don’t worry there are plenty to choose from.

The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction
The Chairy Orchard in Denton, Texas roadside attraction

VAL BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!