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Celebrating Cycling in Wichita Falls

Jul 18, 2017

Wichita Falls is known across the globe as the location of one of the largest and oldest cycling events in the United States, but cycling is a favorite pastime for many residents year-round. Whether you’re seeking smooth, concrete trails or more of an off-road adventure, you’ll find the right (cycling) path for you in Wichita…

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Hotter’N Hell 100: What’s Your Reason to Ride?

Jul 11, 2017

Each year the Hotter’N Hell 100, one of the oldest and largest cycling events in the nation, kicks off in Wichita Falls. This ride is not for the faint of heart. Riding 100 miles in (often) 100-degree heat takes some serious stamina! The ride fills our hotels with thousands of visitors, and the community sees some serious…

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Sup Wichita Falls?

Jun 8, 2017

The Lake Wichita revitalization is moving forward, and there are a number of ways you can help project leaders raise the money needed to bring the lake back to life. One of the newest, and perhaps most beneficial to your health is to jump on to stand up paddle board. A fixture in many cities situated…

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Best Places to Bike in Wichita Falls

Mar 1, 2017

Are you training for the Hotter’N Hell 100? Maybe you’re just sticking with that New Years resolution! If you’re looking for somewhere other than your neighborhood to ride your bike, look no further. Sandy Fleming with Streams & Valleys sat down with us to share her tips on the best places to take the bike…

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The “Eyes” Have It: Looking at Downtown Murals

Oct 31, 2016

  While Breckenridge claims the title of Mural Capitol of Texas, Wichita Falls is giving the city a run for its money with artist Ralph Stearns leading the charge.  Stearns has at least nine murals across Downtown Wichita Falls, with many others in offices, schools and beyond. For the last 40 years, Stearns says he’s…

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Support Midwestern State! Wear Maroon on Friday!

Sep 14, 2016

Here at the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce, we love all things MSU! The university is a valuable resource for this community. From the Artists Lecture Series to recitals to sporting events, Midwestern provides a variety of valuable, entertaining and educational activities to residents of Wichita Falls. In return, let’s show how much we support…

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Hit the Road: 10 Easy Day Trips from Wichita Falls

May 31, 2016

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MAY 31, 2016   If you’re itching to hit the road, get out of town and explore new territory, you’re in luck! We’ve provided a list of 10 easy day trips from Wichita Falls! GROUND RULES:  Within 100(ish) miles of Wichita Falls!  Family Friendly  This list is by no means comprehensive! What are…

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May 2016 Events

Apr 27, 2016

May is another exciting month! You can let the good times roll at Cajun Fest, celebrate your favorite graduate or head to dozens of concerts across Wichita Falls.   Here are the highlighted May events, be sure to check the full calendar for more.   MAY 1 – FAITH CITY KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW MAY 4…

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Find Your Summer Camp

Apr 19, 2016

School is almost out!! We’ve got an entire section now dedicated to summer camps in Wichita Falls!! Whether you’re looking for arts, sports, science… we’ve got the full list! If you’re ready to start the search, click here. And don’t forget, you can always add your event or activity (or summer camp!) to the calendar!…

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Indoor Activities in Wichita Falls!

Apr 15, 2016

Don’t let inclement weather ruin your weekend fun!! Maybe you can’t go can’t play at the park or go camping, but there are plenty of indoor activities across Wichita Falls! River Bend Nature Center – You probably don’t want to explore the trails in the rain or snow, but you can explore the butterfly conservatory…

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