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Plan your summer staycation at The Ruby Hotel in Downtown Round Rock

May 18, 2022 | In DiningLifestyle

If you need a little R & R this summer, look no further than The Ruby Hotel & Bar in Downtown Round Rock. Opened in 2019, the boutique hotel along Brushy Creek is the obvious staycation choice for locals. Guests read more

3 ways to celebrate mom in Downtown Round Rock

May 6, 2022 | In DiningHolidaysShopping

Are you currently in a Mother’s Day panic? Your mom doesn’t want the rush-shipped gift you just found on Amazon. We promise. Follow our Downtown Mother’s Day guide and your mom will think you’ve been planning this day for months.

Downtown Round Rock kicks off spring Music on Main concert series

April 25, 2022 | In Events

Music on Main returns to Prete Main Street Plaza every Wednesday in May and June from 7-9 p.m. This free weekly event features a variety of music genres, face painting, balloon artists, free parking, and more! Check out the variety of read more

Donut Dash 5k returns to Downtown May 14

April 21, 2022 | In Events

Exercise=donuts The popular Donut Dash 5k will return to Downtown Round Rock on Saturday, May 14. The race begins on East Main Street and winds through Downtown before the finish line along Mays Street. There are multiple divisions to account read more

Prete Plaza to host free workout classes April 15 and 16

April 15, 2022 | In Events

Are you looking to break a sweat this weekend? Head to Prete Plaza on April 15 and 16 for free yoga and Camp Gladiator classes! Class Schedule: 6:00-7:30 p.m., Friday, April 15 – Camp Gladiator 8:00 a.m., Saturday, April 16 read more

Hometown Gift & Decor opens on Main Street

April 8, 2022 | In EventsShopping

Downtown Round Rock will add to its impressive retail lineup with the addition of Hometown Gift & Decor on April 9. The boutique features a wide selection of home decor, housewares, and baby clothing. It’s the perfect spot to pick read more

Music on Main returns with lunchtime series March 26-April 28

March 28, 2022 | In Events

Liven up the lunch hour with Music on Main: Lunchtime Series from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, March 29-April 28. Grab lunch from of the many Downtown eateries and settle in for a daytime show in read more

PopUp Art Show returns to Prete Plaza April 26

March 24, 2022 | In EventsShopping

Head to Main Street this Saturday, April 26 for a day full of local art! Prete Plaza will play host to the popular PopUp Art Show featuring 12+ artists who create original artworks in a variety of mediums. After filing read more

St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Round Rock

March 15, 2022 | In DiningHolidays

Channel the luck o’ the Irish and head to Main Street for a pint (or two) on St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re celebrating with the kids at dinner or with friends at a pub, there’s something for everyone to enjoy read more

The Mercantile on Main reopens in historic Main Street home

February 11, 2022 | In Shopping

The Mercantile on Main, a home and women’s boutique, is set to reopen Feb. 12 in a historic home at 503 East Main Street. The boutique has amassed a loyal following since opening at its previous Main Street location in read more

4 Valentine’s Day dates in Downtown Round Rock

February 10, 2022 | In DiningHolidaysShopping

Valentine’s Day is covered in Downtown Round Rock with these 4 date ideas.

The Depot Townhomes break ground in Downtown

January 7, 2022 | In ConstructionIn the Press

The Depot Townhomes have officially broken ground in the heart of Downtown Round Rock. The project, which has been planned since 2017, will include 80 townhomes with floor plans ranging from two to four bedrooms. The first phase of the read more

Check off your Christmas list at The Downtowner Gallery

December 14, 2021 | In Holidays

Are you still looking for the perfect gift for your mother-in-law? What about your child’s piano teacher? The mail carrier? The Downtowner Gallery has you covered! The Wrapped in Wonder art exhibit features giftable art that is sure to spark read more

Texan Cafe owners purchase Louisiana Longhorn Cafe in Downtown Round Rock

December 13, 2021 | In DiningIn the Press

The owners of the popular Texan Cafe in Downtown Hutto have purchased Louisiana Longhorn Cafe (LLC) at 200 East Main Street. The new owners plan to maintain the beloved LLC staff, concept, and menu. LLC was opened 22 years ago read more

The Flats Round Rock to host toy drive Saturday, Dec. 11

December 9, 2021 | In EventsHolidays

If you’re looking to spread a little holiday cheer, swing by The Flats Round Rock for a toy drive, ugly holiday sweater contest, live music and local vendor pop-up from 4-8 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 11. In addition to guaranteeing read more

Rhae boutique to host holiday shopping event Dec. 9

December 9, 2021 | In EventsShopping

Champagne, shopping, and candles?! Count us in. Rhae, located at 306 West Main Street, is hosting a “Sip and Smell” holiday shopping event at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9. In addition to festive drinks and charcuterie boards, attendees will receive read more

Hometown Holiday – December 1-31

November 22, 2021 | In HolidaysIn the Press

TIME TO HOLIDAZZLE!

Downtown businesses host “Up” inspired book drive Sept. 17

September 17, 2021 | In Events

Local architects Studio 16:19 and Moman Design are hosting an “Up” inspired book drive to benefit the Round Rock Public Library until 2 p.m, Friday, Sept. 17, at 305 West Liberty Avenue. The whimsical installation turned the parking spaces into a gathering space inspired by read more

Downtown Round Rock kicks off fall concert series

September 2, 2021 | In Events

The hometown beats will return to Main Street on Monday, Sept. 6. The City’s fall concert series will kick off in Prete Plaza with a Labor Day concert and will continue with Music on Main every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m., read more

Beat the Heat: 7 ways to cool off this summer in Downtown

July 27, 2021 | In In the Press

Sun’s out and summer is here, y’all! If you’re trying to stay away from this blazing Texas heat, Downtown Round Rock will be the perfect place for you and your family to relax and cool off. So, go put your read more

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