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Posted on: December 19, 2023

New downtown street signs will display historical street names

An intersection with two signs. One says Murray, Manchola. The other, Main, Calle de los Diez Amigos

PHOTO: Newly installed street signs at the intersection of Murray Street and Main Street—originally Manchola and Calle de los Diez Amigos—display the historical names of the streets.

If you had lived in Victoria in the early 1800s, a trip through town migh...

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2020 - Spotlight - Main Street
Posted on: December 12, 2023

Merry on Main offers festive family fun

Kids run and play in foam snowflakes. A woman holds a small child up high.

Children play in artificial snow from the Foamed Up Foam Parties snow cannon during Merry on Main on Dec. 8 in downtown Victoria. The two-day event featured photos with Santa, inflatables, cookies and cocoa, an ice slide, pony rides, a petting zoo and an ...

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2020 - Spotlight - Main Street
Posted on: December 5, 2023

City of Victoria celebrates lighting of H-E-B Christmas Tree

Santa Claus and a young woman prepare to throw a ceremonial light switch on a Christmas tree

Mayor’s Youth Council President Katie Jane Kopecky and Santa Claus, accompanied by Mayor Jeff Bauknight, light the H-E-B Christmas Tree during a lighting ceremony Dec. 1 at the City Hall courtyard. The 30-foot tree will remain on display at City Hall thro...

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2020 - Spotlight - Main Street
Posted on: June 27, 2023

City to begin DeLeon Plaza expansion

A large permanent stage at DeLeon Plaza near the O'Connor building. People watch and mill around.

PHOTO #1: As part of the DeLeon Plaza expansion project, the grassy seating area on the north side of the plaza will be gently sloped to meet the new paved performance area. The water feature and restroom awning shown in this conceptual rendering are not ...

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2020 - Spotlight - Main Street