Downtown Temple is going through big changes. At this self-guided tour, guests will be able to visit several downtown buildings that are either slated for renovation, or are vacant and available for lease. Everyone is invited to stop at several downtown open-house receptions that will feature information and visual representations of redevelopment plans at the…

Block Party in Downtown Temple!  (Temple, TX)  — On theFirst Friday of every month, Historic Downtown Temple transforms into a giantparty! Join us monthly for street music and performances, great drinks, amazingfood and after hours shopping. Dance the night away as we shut down 2ndStreet between Central and Ave A for a block party with…

The Temple Historic Preservation Committee will hold a reception honoring The Hub building as the latest recipient of a Temple Historic Marker. The reception will be held on Friday, March 1st at 5:00 p.m., at The Hub, located at 7 S. 2nd Street in Downtown Temple. The two-story building was originally built as a harness…

A new traveling exhibit at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum will display the automobile illustrations of artist, Jerome Biederman. This new exhibition will be on view in Temple through March 30th, 2019. Born in 1913, Jerome Biederman was a nationally recognized illustrator of transportation. Whether his subject was an automobile, aircraft, or locomotive, his…

The Temple Main Street Program is sponsoring the 1stAnnual Temple Architectural Appreciation Photography Contest. We are conducting this contest as part of Temple’s observance of National Preservation Month, which is May. The purpose of the contest is to draw community attention to the importance of preserving and protecting our valuable community architectural assets through the…

Due to forecasted inclement weather, outdoor activities planned for First Friday’s Santa Fest have been cancelled; however indoor activities will still take place. This monthly, family friendly event will take place on Friday, December 7th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and feature downtown shopping specials, live music, photos with Santa and the cash prize…

The City of Temple is proud to welcome Dan Kelleher as the new Main Street Manager. Dan joined the Discover Downtown Temple Team in October and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.   Dan started his career in downtown improvement in his 20s working for a family company that restored and operated…

In December of 2017, Temple was awarded an Anice Read Grant from the Texas Downtown Association in the amount of $4,000 to help fund an exciting new art project. The Temple Art Train Project will feature tiny replicas of old steam engines, measuring 4’ long by 2’ wide by 3’ tall, which will then be…