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.

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…