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709 Indiana Avenue

Jun 25, 2019

A New Adventure! On Friday, June 21, 2019, Downtown Wichita Falls Development embarked on a new adventure! We purchased 709 Indiana Avenue. This 100 year old building was once the Jolesch – Thomas Shoe Company in the 20’s and Goodies in the 60’s – 70’s. After renovations it will be the new home to the…

Real Estate in Downtown Wichita Falls

Jun 3, 2019

Likely you have noticed the energy downtown Wichita Falls growing and want to be a part of it! Real estate to buy or lease is going fast in the heart of Wichita Falls. The past couple years there has been quite an economic boom in downtown; from makers hubs, restaurants, to more residential housing. With the…

5 Easy Ways to Support Downtown Wichita Falls

May 7, 2019

Supporting downtown businesses is easy! It’s National Small Business Week! We challenge everyone to pick your 5 favorite downtown spots and show them some extra love this week by using one of the 5 ways below. 

Economic Impact: Cajun Fest 2019

May 7, 2019

THANK YOU! We are thrilled with another successful Cajun Fest! It is always so amazing seeing so many people strolling around downtown Wichita Falls. By attending a festival you are helping the local economy. Here is a breakdown of the numbers from this year’s festival: 

2019 St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival Line Up Announced!

Jan 28, 2019

  Outside Stage: Martin Byrnes & Murty Ryan  AA Bottom Martin Byrnes & Murty Ryan  James Cook The Nixon’s  Iron  Horse Pub Stage: Mike O Neill Martin Byrnes & Murty Ryan Hannah Belle Lecter Click here for more information about the festival! 

20 Texoma’s Best Awards for Downtown businesses!

Oct 3, 2018

  We are doing a happy dance for all the downtown businesses that received the honor of Texoma’s Best by Times Record News! Best beer: P2 The Deuce Best craft beer: Wichita Falls Brewing Company Best imported beer: Half Pint  Best breakfast: 8th Street Coffee House Best brewery: Wichita Falls Brewing Company Best chips &…

Cajun Fest 2018!

Apr 16, 2018

NEW THIS YEAR!!!!! Gumbo Cook-Off Games and activity area for ADULTS! Think corn-hole, washers, life size beer pong… Larger kids’ area! Kids play for FREE!!! Click here for more information, bands, tickets sales, gumbo cook-off application.

After Hours Artwalk Returns!

Apr 2, 2018

DOWNTOWN PREPARES FOR AFTER HOURS ART WALK Galleries, studios and locally owned businesses in Downtown Wichita Falls will be open late Thursday, April 5th for the first After Hours Artwalk (AHA!) of 2018. The walk is a monthly celebration of art. Take a relaxing stroll and explore art studios, galleries, restaurants and shops! Each event…

Faces of Downtown: Pat’s Drive Inn

Mar 23, 2018

When you are in downtown Wichita Falls and looking for that perfect burger, look no further than Pat’s Drive Inn. This family owned restaurant has so much history in the heart of our city. Faces of Downtown is a video series to highlight downtown businesses and help share their stories.