Tailgate Party Time! Temple and Belton High School’s annual showdown is Friday night, September 1st, so come on downtown for a pre-game tailgate party!
On the First Friday of every month, Historic Downtown Temple will be transformed into a giant party! Join us monthly for street music and performances, 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 be looking for tailgate food from snowcone vendors, Lana’s Custom Cookies with their own Temple/Belton Spirit Cookies, and Popabilities popcorn vendor. And BJ’s Brewhouse will provide a limited amount of free beer for you to try. Don Ringler is bringing out a red truck for Belton and a blue truck for Temple with giveaway goodies. We will also be accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey victims. Help us Fill the Truck with items like toiletries, diapers, baby food, bottled water and baby formula.
The soon to be opened Birdcreek Burger Company will be on hand along with…
Temple Yoga and Wellness Center
318 N 2nd St, Temple
Will be offering a $5 Flow class at 5:30 and a Beginners Series Q & A at 5:00. (Beginners Series begins on Sept. 9th)
7 S. 2nd Street
Enjoy in store discounts, free fun drink, and entertainment by Isis Lee. They will be open from 4:00 – 9:00.
116 S. 1st Street
Sign up in advance for Friday’s special $50 plank wood sign class or just stop by and enter a drawing for 50% off any class in September and shop their Desert Rose Depot!
J Kowboy Wine Bar
13 E. Avenue B
Offering complimentary light hors d’oeuvres and drink specials. Lilly Milford will perform from 9:00 – 11:00.
Nathan Paul’s Rations with #nosauce
10 W. Avenue B
Will jointly feature the music of Dion Reed and other live entertainment and offer $1.99 beer, great sandwiches, gourmet popcorn and giveaways.
Nami’s Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar
19 E. 2nd Street
Will have half price appetizers.
7 S. 2nd Street
Will offer buy one get one ice cream!
Pignetti’s Italian Restaurant
14 S. 2nd Street
Says it’s “Lobster Night!” Be sure to reserve your lobster in advance. They go fast!
BJ’s Brewery and Tasting Room
602 E. Central Avenue
Will be hosting a food truck outside and live entertainment inside along with many games.
Cheeves Bros. Steak House
14 E. Avenue A
Is featuring ½ priced drinks and appetizers in the bar area.
O’Brien’s Irish Pub
11 E. Central Avenue
Will have Happy Hour until 7pm with live music outside. Artist Noel Johnson will be selling her work outside as well. Reminds you to say, “I’m here for 1st Friday Tail Gate Party” and get 20% off an appetizer. DJ and Brandy will be performing inside at 8pm.
The Book Cellar
3 W. Central Avenue
Has some great prices on books, comic books and other surprises in store! They will be open until 8pm.
2nd Street Emporium
8 S. 2nd Street
Invites you to stop and shop pre-game! They have some great deals on some unique items.
12 S. 2nd Street
Will feature Russell Boyd live, an all request piano show beginning at 10:00 with the infamous Joe on drums. Tip the man and he will play anything you want to hear!
King Solomon Masonic Lodge
16 E. Central Avenue
Will have their doors open at 5pm. Come by and take a tour of this historic building. It is something really worth seeing. And support the Mason’s scholarship fund by buying a raffle ticket for a Yeti cooler.
For addresses, directions and more information about participating merchants, visit call Sherri Street at 254-298-5378 or visit the Discover Downtown Facebook Page