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“EGuide Tyler TX” is a FREE events app from, the #1 entertainment guide for Tyler, Texas and the northeast Texas region.

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  • Find new places to eat and drink.
  • Get info about the best local live music going on daily
  • See what is going on today, this weekend, or next month
  • Find festivals, theatre, art, concerts and tons more
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Live Music Guide, Tyler TX

There’s tons of Live Music & Concerts This Weekend!

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Hit the Bricks September 14th: Junk Hippy’s Invade


On the second Saturday of every month, people from all over converge on Downtown Tyler for Hit the Bricks. Downtown Tyler will be bursting with family fun, entertainment, music, food, history tours, art, and of course, the chance to check out a great locally-owned restaurant, bar, or retail establishment.

For more events going on this day, go download the FREE app “EGuide Tyler TX.” Saturday, August 10th Hit the Bricks events are:

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Shopping Fun

While you’re in Downtown enjoying one of these special events, be sure to check out some of the Downtown businesses. These stores offer unique items that can only be found in Downtown Tyler.

  • 903 Handmade, located at 253 S. Broadway, has unique handmade collections from quality artisans – locals, artists from around Texas, and craftspeople from around the country.
  • Artfix Cultured Studios offers a place to view and purchase items from a variety of local artists as well as take art classes.
  • Backbone Hair + Beauty, located at 235 S. Broadway, is open 9am-5pm. Get a stylish new hairdo along with experiencing a downtown jibe in this hip new hair salon. They also sell a line of cool t-shirts and hair products.
  • Moss: Where Flowers are Fair features local and fairly traded fresh flowers, plantings, locally-made apothecaries, and vintage finds. 
  • Ridiculously Good Branding and Thread Co. offers a design studio and retail store specializing in branding, print materials, and social media. Their shirts are printed in-house using eco-friendly inks on fair trade shirts with a lot of love. There is always something new and cool to see here.
  • The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store, located at 723 N. Broadway, offers the bargain hunter tons of gently used stuff plus a load of bargains. They feature everything from furniture to clothing and kitchen gadgets to electronics.
  • Ye Olde City Antique Mall, 302 E. Locust St., offers great treasures, antiques, and a world of memories.

Eating Your Heart Out

For lunch and dinner sink your teeth into one of the local Downtown eateries. These are open on Saturdays:

  • Culture ETX, located at 118 W. Erwin St., Tyler, opening soon!
  • Don Juan’s Mexican Restaurant, located at 113 E. Erwin St., is open 12 noon-10pm.
  • Jack Ryan’s Steak & Chophouse, located at 102 N. College Ave., is open 5-10pm.
  • Cafe 1948, located at 110 N. College (in the lobby of the Plaza Tower), is open 7am-5pm.
  • Black Pearl, located at 106 W. Erwin St., is open 4pm-12 midnight.
  • The Foundry Coffee House, located at 202 S. Broadway, is open at 7am-11pm.
  • Garage Bar, located at 418 E. Erwin St., is open 4pm-1am.
  • Mi Mexico Lindo, located at 405 W. Front St., is open 6am-10pm.
  • The Porch at ETX Brewery, located at 221 S. Broadway, is open 7:30am-12 midnight. It is pet-friendly outside on the patio.
  • Rhea’s Hot Links, located at 204 S. Fannin Ave., is open Saturdays 9am-5:30pm.
  • Rick’s on the Square, located at 104 W. Erwin St., is open 4pm-1am.
  • SportsZone, located at 115 E. Erwin St., is open at 3pm-1am.
  • Strada Caffè, located at 302 E. Front St., is open 8am-10pm.
  • Taqueria El Lugar, located at 111 W. Ferguson, is open 10am-8pm.
  • Tapatio’s, located at 614 E. Valentine St., is open 6am-10pm.

There are usually a few food trucks hanging around Downtown as well so there’s no excuse to leave hungry with all of the dining options because in Downtown you can have your cake and eat it too.

Hit the Bricks is held rain or shine, cold or hot- there is always something to do Downtown on the second Saturday of every month. 

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