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…

The Discover Downtown Temple has developed a “Shop Local Campaign” for November. This year’s theme is Destination Downtown. From November 1 through December 7, a select group of local merchants will give a ticket to everyone who makes a purchase of $10 or more. Tickets will be collected on Friday, December 7, and a drawing…

The Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum will offer free admission to ticketholders on Saturday, September 22, 2018 as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day.   Museum Day represents a nationwide commitment to access, equity and inclusion, emulating the free admission policy of the Smithsonian’s Washington, DC based institutions. Over 250,000 people downloaded tickets…

First Friday (Temple, TX) On the First Friday of every month, Historic Downtown Temple is transformed into a giant party! Join us monthly for music, great drinks, amazing food and after hours shopping. First Friday offers something special for everyone and is a wonderful time to explore Downtown Temple! This month join us as we…

Summer’s Night of Art & Jazz (Temple, TX) – Discover Downtown Temple invites everyone to spend some time this Saturday evening in downtown Temple to experience the sights and sounds of A Summer’s Night of Art & Jazz. This community cultural event will be held Saturday, July 28th from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. located at…

This July, Discover Downtown Temple invites you to The Word, a monthly open mic poetry night, hosted at J Kowboy Wine Bar (13 E. Avenue B) in downtown Temple. The Word will take place on Wednesday, July 25th at 7:00 p.m. The Word is FREE and open to the public, but drinks are purchased on…

Thanks to the creativity and hard work of a group of Temple High School students, the alleyways in Downtown Temple are much more visually appealing.   “Over the course of the school year, these talented students were given an assignment to beautify the dumpsters in Downtown Temple. The results were amazing!” said Nancy Glover, Temple’s…