Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

Back to Business: Rockwall communities shop local to help retail through COVID-19 pandemic

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 29, 2020) With the phased re-opening of the Texas economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many struggling local businesses are breathing a collective sigh of relief as they try to return to a new normal. Although area restaurants and small businesses are heavily impacted by COVID-19, many around the county are better […]

Shop Small Saturday Donut Stroll on Nov. 25

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 3, 2017) Rockwall Old Town Shoppes is launching its second annual Shop Small Saturday Donut Stroll on Saturday, Nov. 25.  The Donut Stroll is free to the public.  It is an opportunity to stroll, savor, and shop the downtown stores. Many are running door buster deals that day only.  Stores open […]

Traveling Art Exhibition cruises into Rockwall July 28

Traveling Art Exhibition cruises into Rockwall July 28

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 24, 2017) Join Free Expression Artists in welcoming award-winning artist Bonnie Blue and her traveling art gallery for an Exhibition of Art on Friday, July 28. The event will be held at The Studios at Rockwall Salon Spa Boutique (102 S. Goliad St.) from 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Come enjoy your Friday […]

San Jacinto Plaza Music Series, Farmers Market opens in downtown Rockwall

San Jacinto Plaza Music Series, Farmers Market opens in downtown Rockwall

(Rockwall, Texas – May 5, 2016) Early signs of summer are finally upon us… as a flurry of activity ramps up in Downtown Rockwall this weekend. Residents have waited patiently all winter for the return of two favorite activities that signal the beginning of summer. The excitement mounts as both the San Jacinto Plaza Music […]

Downtown celebration draws hundreds, commemorates Rockwall then and now

Downtown celebration draws hundreds, commemorates Rockwall then and now

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 16,2016) Folks lined the reconstructed walkways of the new-look Rockwall Downtown Sqaure for a historic parade, carousel rides, food trucks, live music and much more during the festivities held on Saturday, April 16, celebrating the completion of the downtown revitalization project. A Farmer’s Market on San Jacinto kicked off the commemorative […]

Uptown Downtown Art Gallery celebrates one-year anniversary April 16

Uptown Downtown Art Gallery celebrates one-year anniversary April 16

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 4, 2016) The Uptown Downtown Art Gallery (301 N. San Jacinto) invites all to come celebrate its one-year anniversary in conjunction with the Celebrate Rockwall festivities on Saturday, April 16. The gallery will hold a reception from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. spotlighting the Small Works exhibit, the art of Stacie Latreille, […]

Shop late til 8 on 2nd Thursdays in downtown Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2014) In the fall of 2013, the Rockwall Old Town Shoppes started a new monthly event to accommodate late night shopping.  It is called Night Owls, Shop Late Till 8!  It was launched in October of 2013.  It is the 2nd Thursday of each month.  Customers and regular shoppers of downtown […]

Rockwall’s Rib Rub Run & Roll adds car show to 2013 lineup

Smokin’ hot barbecue competition, 5k run, car show Oct 5 in downtown Rockwall (Rockwall) July 25, 2013 – Each fall, teams fire up their grills for a smokin’ hot barbecue competition in downtown Rockwall. This year, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 5, residents and visitors will flock to the historic downtown square […]

Main Street receives recognition for downtown progress

Facade grants will allow merchants to revitalize exterior of their buildings (ROCKWALL-February 10, 2013) The City of Rockwall received its third annual national recognition for its successful progress in Downtown Rockwall as a designated Main Street community. The announcement was made by the Texas Historical Commission’s Texas Main Street Program at their recent annual gathering of […]