Event Calendar
San Jacinto Plaza Music Series

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

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

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, 2018

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:

Hometown Farm to Feast

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

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

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, car show and IBCA Sanctioned BBQ competition!

Scare on the Square

Sponsored by Friends of Downtown and Rockwall Downtown Association and supported by Main Street. Back and better than ever! Kick off the party DOWNTOWN! Join us from 4:00-6:00PM for trick or treating, fortune telling, face painting, scary hair, carnival eats, Thriller dance party and costume parade.
Shop Small Saturday

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

Celebrate the season in Historic Downtown Rockwall! All your favorite community events are combined for an all-day family celebration. The day begins with the Annual Kiwanis Christmas parade at 9AM! After the parade head downtown for a visit with Santa in San Jacinto Plaza, snow flurries included!. Other activities on the square include: Find Frosty Scavenger Hunt, caricature artist, hot chocolate bar, bounce houses, snow tubing hill and more. Visitor information booth will be set up in San Jacinto Plaza all day with smiling faces to provide event details and answer questions. After a fun filled day, head down the hill to City Hall for the annual tree lighting ceremony at 6PM.