The Square - Downtown Tyler

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The T.B. Butler Fountain Plaza is open to the public and can be reserved on a first come, first serve basis at no cost. Running water and electrical outlets are located throughout the Square. Available electrical outlets are limited to standard 110v outlets. Any other electrical needs will not be provided by Smith County.

Square Reservation Policy

All square reservation requests MUST be submitted in writing to Commissioners Court staff for approval. No automatically reoccurring events will be scheduled. All reservations must be approved separately. Smith County can only provide reservations for the space within the boundaries of the square. For more information about the county's application, call 903-590-4607.

For information on sidewalks, street closures or barricades, contact the City of Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1090. For events involving food service, contact the North East Texas Public Health District at 903-535-0030 for regulations and requirements.

2019 Square Reservations

  • January 30-July 31: Curbside Taco Food Truck, lunch Mondays and Wednesdays  
  • April 13: Hit the Bricks, Visit Tyler, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • April 21: Resurrection Sunday Sunrise Service, Calvary Chapel Tyler, 6-9 a.m.
  • April 27: Big Event Service Day, UT Tyler and Tyler Main Street, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • May 2: National Day of Prayer on the Square, Trinity Fellowship Church, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • May 4: Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • May 9: Lighten Up East Texas Celebration Event, Fit City Tyler, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • May 11: Hit the Bricks, Visit Tyler, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • May 14: Peace Officer Memorial, Tyler Police Department, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • May 18: Tyler's Amazing Preservation Race, Tyler Main Street/Historical Preservation, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • May 23: Click It Or Ticket Event, Texas Department of Transportation, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • June 1: Wedding, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • June 8: Texas Ice Cream Festival, Empowerment CDC, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • July 13: Hit the Bricks, Visit Tyler, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • August 10: Hit the Bricks, Visit Tyler, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • September 7: Cruisin' for Independence, East Texas Center for Independent Living, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • September 14: Hit the Bricks, Visit Tyler, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • September 26: City Fest East Texas Prayer Gathering, City Fest East Texas, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • September 28: Wiggy Thump, Pets Fur People, noon to midnight
  • October 5-6: City Fest East Texas, Luis Palau Association, 2-10 p.m.
  • October 12: Hit the Bricks, Visit Tyler, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • October 19: Dogtoberfest, SPCA of East Texas, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • October 26: Third Annual Thank You For Your Service Festival 2019
  • October 27-November 4: Playhouses on the Plaza, Smith County Habitat for Humanity
  • November 9: Hit the Bricks, Visit Tyler, 8 a.m. to midnight
  • November 16: Tyler Heart & Stroke Walk, American Heart Association, 6 a.m. to noon
  • December 5: Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, City of Tyler Parks Dept., 7 p.m.
  • December 14: Hit the Bricks, Visit Tyler, 8 a.m. to midnight

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