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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…

Get your downtown business online!

Apr 25, 2017

People in Wichita Falls are looking for what you offer–and they’re looking online. Did you know 97% of consumers research local products and services online before making a purchase? That’s why we’re teaming up with Google and Small Business Development Center at MSU to host a free workshop to help you and your fellow downtown…

Downtown Development Steering Committee

Apr 4, 2017

This morning at the City Council meeting the councilors voted on the resolution establishing the composition and objective of a Downtown Development Steering Committee. The committee will be comprised of 11 voting members which will include 2 board members from Downtown Wichita Falls Development, Inc., 2 board members of the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce,…

10th Annual Cajun Fest!

Apr 3, 2017

Downtown Wichita Falls Development and the Elks Lodge #1105 are putting a North Texas twist on the 10th Annual Cajun Fest. The event is Saturday, May 13 in historic downtown Wichita Falls. Gates open at noon and the event will last until we shut it down! To celebrate our 10th anniversary and the graduates of Midwestern State University…

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival – RAIN OR SHINE!

Mar 9, 2017

DWFD’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – RAIN OR SHINE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Wichita Falls is expecting some serious green on the radar this weekend, but we will still be celebrating all things green at the Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Street Festival from Downtown Wichita Falls Development. The event will continue, rain or…

$500,000 USDA grant to help promote local markets!

Feb 20, 2017

  $500,000 Farmers Market Promotion Program grant from the USDA was awarded to the Downtown Wichita Falls Farmers Market in partnership with the Vernon Farmers Market and Vernon College. This grant will help promote the market over the next three years.   We were one of the two applicants in the country to receive the maximum amount awarded!!!!   How is…