MOVERS, SHAKERS AND MAKERS

 

Saturdays 8AM until 2PM, May 6, 2017
An open-air market where the best and most creative local artisans are invited to showcase their unique, funky, whimsical, hard to find, hand-made wares as well as creative food bites and fun food trucks. The MSM is held in conjunction with the opening day of the Seasonal Farmers Market located across the street on the Historic Courthouse grounds and in the newly renovated Plaza.
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FRIENDS OF DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET

San Jacinto Plaza Music Series

Saturdays 8AM until Noon, May through September 2017
LISTED AS ONE OF THE "BEST FARMERS MARKETS" IN THE DALLAS AREA
Rockwall Farmers Market was established in 2008 by the Friends of Downtown Rockwall and has been a Saturday morning staple! The market is staffed by volunteers, with assistance from the City of Rockwall and Rockwall County, it has grown to over 30 vendors. It has become one of the area's most popular destinations for locals to purchase fresh produce and specialty foods such as grass-fed beef, free range poultry, fresh baked artisan breads, farm eggs, honey, jams, pasta, tamales to name just a few. We also feature local talent that provides live music every market day. You can find the market located on the Historic Downtown Square. For additional details, please visit www.rockwallfarmersmarket.org

SAN JACINTO PLAZA MUSIC SERIES

San Jacinto Plaza Music Series Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May through October - 6:30PM until 9:00PM
Celebrate summer!  Spend an evening in Downtown Rockwall’s newest public space, San Jacinto Plaza. Live music Friday and Saturday evenings May through September from 6:30PM to 9:00PM. Café style tables and chairs as well as seat walls fill the space.  Guests are welcome to bring chairs, food and beverages.



NIGHT OWLS - LATE 'TILL 8

2nd Thursdays Monthly, 2017
Downtown shops extend their hours until 8PM the 2nd Thursday monthly, offering promotions and discounts. For additional details, please visit https://www.facebook.com/downtownrockwall

HOMETOWN FARM TO FEAST

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Dine under the stars in the Plaza. The Farm to Feast event is sponsored by the Rockwall Old Town Shops. Produce provided by Farmers Market vendors and prepared by talented Chefs from local downtown restaurants. Menu will be seasonal and is to be determined. Water and Tea will be provided, BYOB. Tickets are $75 per person, limited seating, tickets can be purchased in downtown Rockwall at either Enjoy or Worker Bee Studio, both located on San Jacinto St. Ticket sales to benefit downtown. Tickets available for purchase April 20, 2016. For additional details, contact Rockwall Old Town Shoppes: workerbee103@gmail.com

CORKS & CANVAS

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Rockwall Old Town Shoppes host Downtown Rockwall Art Walk and Wine Tasting. Art Walk 10 am - 5 pm, Wine Tasting 1 pm - 5 pm. Rockwall Old Town Shops has partnered with the Rockwall Art League and will be featuring a variety of talented artists throughout the downtown district. For additional details, contact Rockwall Old Town Shoppes: ddroe@robertsandroe.com

RIB RUB RUN & ROLL

Rib Rub and Run Saturday, October 7, 2017
Each fall, teams fire up their grills for a smokin’ hot barbecue competition in downtown Rockwall! Residents and visitors flock to historic downtown for a fun filled day featuring good music and good barbecue! The day-long celebration includes a 5k/10k run, live music, kids zone, wing tasting competition and IBCA Sanctioned BBQ competition! Event Details

SHOP SMALL SATURDAY

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 8:00AM until 6:00PM
Take a bite out of your holiday shopping on Shop Small Saturday and enjoy a gourmet donut stroll throughout your favorite downtown shops. Shopkeepers roll out the red carpet, thanking their customers for supporting local! Special savings on one of a kind finds are the icing on top! First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday. Small Business Saturday supports the Shop Small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S. We hope you’ll join us for a fun filled day of shopping in Downtown Rockwall, Texas. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/downtownrockwall/

HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

San Jacinto Plaza Music Series Saturday, December 2, 2017
Celebrate the holiday season in Historic Downtown Rockwall! Join the fun as all of your favorite community events are combined for a one day family celebration. The day begins with the annual Kiwanis Christmas parade at 9:00AM, followed by photos with Santa at the Historic Courthouse. Train rides, bounce houses, live entertainment, face painting, scavenger hunt and more are offered throughout the day on the downtown square. Wrap-up the day with the annual City of Rockwall tree lighting ceremony at 6:00PM.