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7 ways to celebrate small business week in Downtown Round Rock

April 30, 2021 | In Events

Are you eager to support Downtown businesses? You’re in luck! Join our partners at the Round Rock Chamber in celebrating small business week May 3-7. The bingo card below will guide you through supporting small businesses next week – and read more

Yoga on the plaza returns to Downtown April 17

April 15, 2021 | In Events

Namaste your way to Prete Main Street Plaza to kick off a free summer yoga series at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 17. We’re thrilled to continue our nine-year partnership with The Yoga Room to offer a safe, socially-distanced way read more

Downtown Valentine’s Day date guide

February 8, 2021 | In Holidays

While the frigid weather and icy roads might delay your Valentine’s Day celebration, this guide can be used any day of the year! Might we suggest surprising your sweetie on a random Tuesday? Work through the Downtown date night guide read more

Downtown Round Rock shares Valentine’s Day cards and coloring sheet

February 8, 2021 | In Holidays

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and Downtown Round Rock wants to help you spread the love with our valentine cards and coloring sheet! Pair the “Let’s Taco bout our Love” valentine with a taco plate from Recuerdos, “You Rock read more

14 self-care destinations in Downtown Round Rock

January 5, 2021 | In Shopping

New year, new hairdo? If you’re in need of self-care at the beginning of the new year, Downtown Round Rock is the perfect destination for a few hours of me-time. Cut a few inches off, dye your neglected dark roots, read more

Downtown Round Rock celebrates with holiday lights and at-home activities

December 4, 2020 | In Holidays

The holiday season may feel a little different, but Downtown Round Rock is dressed up for festive, safe family outings throughout the month of December. While the walk-through displays had to take the year off to allow for social distancing, read more

Downtowner Gallery offers unique holiday shopping

December 3, 2020 | In HolidaysShopping

The Downtowner Gallery has been transformed into a gift shop for the holiday season. Art in the gallery is always available for purchase throughout the year, but the “Tiny Treasures” exhibit features art made by local artists with the gift-giving read more

Downtown gratitude cards for all the turkeys in your life

November 17, 2020 | In Holidays

We’re feeling extra thankful for our friends and family this Thanksgiving. If you’re looking for a festive, simple way to show your gratitude this season, we’ve got you covered with our Downtown gratitude cards. Print them, cut them out and read more

8 perfect patio hangouts in Downtown Round Rock

November 4, 2020 | In In the Press

Looking for the perfect outdoor place to enjoy this beautiful weather? Downtown Round Rock has you covered with plenty of hometown hangouts destined to become your favorite spot to basic brunch or get down on game day. Hope to see read more

Downtowner Gallery premieres two new art exhibits

October 1, 2020 | In In the Press

The Downtowner Gallery has reopened on Main Street with two new art exhibits. “Pandemic Perspectives” showcases visual art reflecting local and area artists’ personal response to the quarantine or art that is inspired by some aspect of the global pandemic. read more

City Hall parking garage closed May 29-June 1

May 28, 2020 | In In the Press

Work related to the Downtown parklets project will necessitate the closure of Lampasas Street from Main Street to Bagdad Avenue from 6 p.m. Friday, May 29 through 6 a.m. Monday, June 1. As a result, the City Hall parking garage read more

Some Downtown restaurants and bars have reopened their dining rooms

May 22, 2020 | In Dining

Effective Friday, May 22, some Downtown Round Rock restaurants and bars have reopened at limited capacity to comply with Governor Abbott’s latest executive order. Many restaurants are also still offering curbside delivery and carry-out options. As offerings are constantly changing, read more

Artists, businesses team up for Downtown heart displays

May 8, 2020 | In In the Press

Downtown is feeling the love with the heart installations on East Main Street! Local artists were paired with Downtown businesses and were tasked with decorating storefront windows with colorful heart displays. Everyone could use a smile during this trying time, read more

Downtown restaurant owners detail reopening experience

May 7, 2020 | In Dining

Downtown businesses need community support now more than ever. As restaurants and retailers have been permitted to reopen at a limited capacity, business owners are working hard to enhance their health and safety procedures to keep their staff and customers read more

Downtown yoga studio offers livestream classes

April 8, 2020 | In In the Press

In this time of uncertainty, we could all use a little namaste. Soul Strong Yoga in Downtown Round Rock is here to help! Although their studio is currently closed, they are offering 30 livestream classes every week via Zoom. Their read more

The Mercantile on Main to donate half of water tower t-shirt sales to Round Rock Cares

March 27, 2020 | In Shopping

The Mercantile on Main has announced their plans to donate 50% of the proceeds from the sale of their popular water tower t-shirts to Round Rock Cares. The fund was established by the City of Round Rock, Round Rock Chamber read more

Mayor Morgan, community leaders announce small business support program

March 25, 2020 | In In the Press

Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan, the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation, the Round Rock Chamber and Dell Technologies announced today a new collaboration to assist local small businesses impacted by the coronavirus.  “Our entire community is concerned about what recent COVID–19 disruptions to business operations may mean for our local small businesses, and for the families of their employees,” Mayor Morgan said. “Many read more

Downtown Round Rock coloring page

March 19, 2020 | In In the Press

With the closure of local schools amidst the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we know Round Rock parents are faced with filling long days with learning and activities for their children. We hope this Downtown coloring and activity page helps in read more

Mi Mundo Coffeehouse and Roastery opens in Downtown Round Rock

February 4, 2020 | In Dining

Downtown Round Rock just got a latte more caffeinated! Mi Mundo Coffeehouse and Roastery officially opened their doors at 106 S. Mays Street on Saturday, Feb. 8. In addition to an extensive standard coffee menu, Mi Mundo will offer specialty read more

New Tex-Mex restaurant, Dos Mary’s, opens in Downtown Round Rock

January 17, 2020 | In In the Press

Let’s taco bout how mouthwatering this news is! Dos Mary’s Tex-Mex Bar and Grill is officially open for business in Downtown Round Rock. The new restaurant is located at 118 E. Main Street. According to their Facebook page, Dos Mary’s will offer a breakfast, read more