Event Calendar
Night Owls – Shop Late Till 8!
2nd Thursday Monthly

Downtown shops stay open late. You don’t want to miss these monthly themed events and exceptional savings. Follow Downtown Rockwall Texas on Facebook for event details, updates and store specials.

San Jacinto Plaza Music Series
May 4, 2017 – Oct 28, 2017

Celebrate summer! Spend an evening in Downtown Rockwall’s newest public space, San Jacinto Plaza. Enjoy free live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30PM to 9:00PM. Café style tables and chairs, available first-come, first served. Seat walls fill the space but guests are welcome to bring chairs, food and beverages. Please view the calendar at the top of this page for dates and artists information.
Movers, Shakers & Makers
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 will be held on opening day of Farmers Market.

Rockwall Farmers Market
May 6, 2017 – Sep 30, 2017

ONE OF THE "BEST FARMERS MARKETS" IN THE DALLAS AREA. Established in 2008 by Friends of Downtown Rockwall, the Market is a Saturday morning staple! 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 a few. 8AM to Noon.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration Downtown
May 5, 2017

Rockwall Old Town Shoppes host the festive celebration. A Sip & Stroll event begins at 5PM with entertainment on the Historic Courthouse Stage at 6PM, including Norma Valles, Mariachi and Ballet Folklorico. Guests are welcome to bring chairs and food and beverages. More information:

Corks & Canvas
May 20, 2017

Rockwall Old Town Shoppes host the annual Art Walk and Wine Tasting from 10AM to 5PM, with the wine tasting portion beginning at 1PM. The Old Town Shoppes partner with the Rockwall Art League featuring a variety of talented artists throughout downtown. Wine tasting will be offered at participating shops. Shuttle service between Corks & Canvas and Founders Day Festival.

Hometown Farm to Feast
May 21, 2017 & Sep 24, 2017

Dine under the stars in The Plaza. Farm to Feast is sponsored by the Rockwall Old Town Shoppes. A seasonal menu including produce provided by local farmers and prepared by talented chefs from local downtown restaurants. 6PM to 8PM. More information

Semi-Annual Sidewalk Sale
Feb 25, 2017 & Jul 29, 2017

This well attended event draws huge crowds and happens twice annually. Downtown shops offer amazing deals as they clear out their shops, making room for new merchandise. Savings from 20-80% off! More information:

Rib Rub Run & Roll
Oct 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 all day celebration includes a 5k/10k run, live music, kid’s zone, wing tasting competition and IBCA Sanctioned BBQ competition! More information:

Scare on the Square
Oct 28, 2017

Trick or Treaters gather downtown for a traditional Halloween celebration. There will be plenty of face painting, games, costumes and candy for all the little ones to enjoy. 4PM to 6PM. More information available soon.
Shop Small Saturday
Nov 25, 2017

Take a bite out of your holiday shopping and enjoy gourmet donuts as you shop! Downtown shops roll out the red carpet and thank customers for supporting local! Savings on one of a kind finds are the icing on top! Small Business Saturday supports the Shop Small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants. 10AM to 6PM.

Hometown Christmas Celebration
Dec 2, 2017

Celebrate the season in Historic Downtown Rockwall! All your favorite community events are combined for an all-day family celebration. Annual Kiwanis Christmas parade begins at 9AM, followed by photos with Santa at the Historic Courthouse. Other activities include: Find Frosty Scavenger Hunt, games and more. Wrap-up the day at the City’s annual tree lighting ceremony at 6PM.