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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…

Retail To-Go Options

Apr 24, 2020

Listing of downtown Wichita Falls merchants offering curbside, delivery, or shipping options.

Restaurant To-Go Options

Mar 27, 2020

Downtown Wichita Falls restaurants, breweries, and wineries are adapting to best be able to serve Wichita Falls during this time. Please be patient with local businesses as they change/adapt and please don’t forget to tip! Check their Facebook pages for latest hours and info! #DOWNTOWNWFCURBSIDE Delivery & Curbside Offered: 8th Street Coffee House Casa Mañana…

St. Patrick’s Day Festival Cancellation

Mar 13, 2020

Tomorrow’s St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival has been cancelled in the best interest and well being of the community. While this will undoubtedly have an impact on both our organization and the local economy we as a local charity are committed to the safety and vitality of residents and visitors. This decision is not one that…

Setting up at the After Hours Artwalk

Feb 28, 2020

Here are some frequently asked questions about participating in the art walk. What days are the Art Walk? The AHA! season is the first Thursday of each month from April to October. Where is the Art Walk held? The art walk actually covers quite a bit of downtown with the majority of stops lying between…

St. Patrick’s Day Festival’s 2020 Band Line Up

Feb 24, 2020

Downtown Wichita Falls turns green on Saturday, March 14! You’re invited to join us as we celebrate everything Irish! Food trucks, kids area, games and live music all day long. Click here for more information about the festival. Shane Smith and the Saints – 8:30pm Shortly after Terrell native Shane Smith moved to East Texas…