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Del Castillo to Headline St. Patrick’s Day Festival

Feb 13, 2018

  St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival March 17, 2018, downtown Wichita Falls, Texas Get your tickets here! Del Castillo is a cross-cultural power in music. Their original sound blends, rock, Latin, blues, and world music. Read more of their bio. Also taking the stage: Andy Frasco & the U.N. Coming from Ireland, Martin Byrnes &…

Calling all artists!!

Jan 29, 2018

The 2018 Art & Soul Festival is now accepting artist applications!! JUNE 23, 2018 Where community meets creativity! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!!! Can’t wait to see you in June!   Art and Soul combines the magic of music with the allure of art. The festival, hosted by Downtown Wichita Falls Development, features live music,…

City Light Parade Registration now open!

Sep 11, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Deadline is October 31, but we limit the parade to 100 entries. So don’t wait!!  Theme: A Storybook Christmas Get creative! Any holiday story or movie will do! Don’t forget to LIGHT IT UP!!  Prizes for best float and decorated vehicle. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the event…

Texoma Gives!

Sep 6, 2017

The development of downtown Wichita Falls is key to economic development for Wichita Falls. This means better quality of life for all of us. Please consider donating to Downtown Wichita Falls Development. Proceeds will go to our bench project. Each bench is roughly $700. Schedule a donation or donate tomorrow here: http://bit.ly/TexomaGives17 Downtown Wichita Falls Development…

Downtown Merchant Meeting

Jul 31, 2017

MERCHANT MEETING Own a business or property in the Central Business District?  We want your input! DATE:  6PM, Tuesday, August 15th LOCATION: Room #205, Wichita Falls Public Library, 600 11th Street If you are unable to make the meeting, please take a couple minutes to fill out our online questionnaire. 

The Wichita Falls Plan – Take The Survey!

Jul 26, 2017

  The Economic Development Steering Committe needs your input! CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY! Your response will be used for the research to form tactics and action to address challenges and capitalize on oppurtunities to retain talent, grow business, enhance the quality of life, and create wealth for the greater Wichita Falls area. Learn…

Walkability here we come!

Jul 14, 2017

  The past few weeks crews have been working on repaving Indiana Avenue. Many residents were excited to see the uncovering of the bricks.   We were as excited as many to see the red bricks peeping out for the first time in awhile. Though they are being covered up again it’s nice to see…

Arts For All Community Mural Unveiling

Jun 8, 2017

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State and Downtown Wichita Falls Development are pleased to announce the dedication of the Arts for All Community Mural.   The mural has been installed on the south exterior wall of the historic Zales building on Ohio Avenue between 8th and 9th streets. The public is invited to attend…

Art & Soul tickets NOW ON SALE!!

May 22, 2017

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! $5; KIDS 12 AND UNDER ARE FREE! Find more info about the event at: http://bit.ly/ArtandSoul17

SOLD! Zales building has new owner!!

May 17, 2017

After a three year restoration process and one year on the market, we are excited to announce that our Zales building at 800 Ohio Ave. in downtown Wichita Falls has sold to Ganache Company. Owner, Amber Schacter has been wanting to make the move to downtown for some time now and felt like right now…