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Valentine’s Day Downtown

Feb 4, 2021

Looking for something sweet? Give LOVE this Valentine’s Day, not just to your significant other but to our small businesses downtown! Enjoy dinner, music, pamper your love one with a massage, grab some chocolate or a cupcake, savor a glass of wine; are just some ways to show love and support our local businesses. Pampering…

Downtown Gift Guide

Dec 21, 2020

Looking for that perfect gift? Downtown Wichita Falls Development has created a gift guide to help. We also believe making memories are great gifts too, so there are some fun ideas to create some memories with the ones you love. You can do that by choosing to Shop Home for the Holidays! For the full…

Downtown Patios

Dec 9, 2020

Nothing beats patio vibes! Whether you are looking to dine or have a drink, Downtown Wichita Falls has some great patio options! Click on location to find out current hours and COVID response. 6th Street Winery Broken Tap Gypsy Kit Half Pint Taproom & Restoration Hall Highlander Public House Hook & Ladder Coffee & Wines…

Discount Roundabout

Nov 25, 2020

Downtown is your destination for everything local in Wichita Falls! Visit a downtown business and SAVE at another! Make the most of your trip downtown; the more you support, the more you save! Visit 10 participating businesses in a week and earn a BONUS (see below)!! How it works: Bring in a receipt from a…

Thanksgiving To-Go

Nov 19, 2020

Looking to pick up a Thanksgiving meal and not have to worry about cooking this year? It’s 2020, we understand. Plus, when you have amazing restaurants in downtown Wichita Falls offering to cook for you, why do it yourself??? Dinner, Side, & Dessert Options: • Gypsy Kit • Highlander Public House • Karat Bar &…

Beau Dameron, Board Member

Aug 28, 2020

As a 401K plan administer, Beau Dameron lends his expertise to the Downtown Wichita Falls Board of Directors as the Treasurer of the organization. In 2016, Beau decided to join the board of DWFD because of his belief in a brighter future for the district. Another passion of Beau’s is community theatre. He is very…

Syd Litteken, Board Member

Aug 21, 2020

Architect and general contracter, Syd Litteken, joined the Downtown Wichita Falls Development Board of Directors in 2013. He wanted to get involved to help with building/street restoration and bring life back to the downtown district. His expertise and advice has been useful when it came to the Zales restoration project, Farmers Market renovations, and the…

Art and Murals Downtown

Jul 30, 2020

You can head down just about any block in downtown Wichita Falls and find some sort of art. Downtown is home to several murals, painted horses from the Mane Event project with Leadership Wichita Falls, the sculptural bike rack project from Downtown Wichita Falls Development, and painted crosswalks. Art is definitely abundant in downtown and…

Jeanette Charos, Marketing Director

Jul 24, 2020

Hey everyone! Jeanette here! I get the pleasure to brag about how much I love my job as the Marketing Director for Downtown Wichita Falls Development! But first, let me tell you a little bit about me. I was born in southern Colorado and grew up camping, fishing, and exploring the mountains. Quite a change…

Jana Schmader, Executive Director

Jul 16, 2020

Jana was born and raised in Wichita Falls. After graduating from Rider High School, she attended Midwestern State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. She also holds her Nonprofit Management Certificate and is a graduate of the Nonprofit Management Institute. Prior to work at Downtown Wichita Falls Development, Jana worked…