Center City’s special events bring thousands of people downtown.
High Noon on the Square is a free concert every Wednesday at noon in June, July, and the first two weeks in August on the lawn of the Potter County Courthouse at Fifth Avenue and Taylor Street.
Create! is a new family art festival that will be taking place on the third Saturday in August. This event will be indoor/outdoor at the Amarillo Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, the Amarillo Public Library, and the parking lots and block of 4th ave. between the buildings. Stay tuned for more information on our newest event!
Jazztober is a free jazz concert on Tuesdays in October at 6:00 p.m. on the lawn of the historic Bivins Home at 1000 S. Polk St. in Center City. Concerts for 2016 are:
- Oct. 4 -- Patrick Swindell & Pizzazz
- Oct. 11 -- Antonio Charles and the Fwoops
- Oct. 18 -- The Martinis
- Oct. 25 -- Amarillo College Jazz
Electric Light Parade welcomes the holidays on the First Friday night in December. This year is December 2, 2016. The parade starts at 6:00 p.m. on Polk Street and continues to the Amarillo Civic Center for the lighting of the city's Christmas Tree. Theme is "Songs of the Season." Title sponsor is Xcel Energy. Golden Spread Electric Cooperative will sponsor cash prizes for winning floats. For an application, call Center City at 372-6744 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org