December 3, 2021
Christmas on the Square in Downtown Victoria

A 30-foot animated tree located on Forest St. in front of O'Connor Plaza will be lit on Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m.  A host of other holiday activities will follow the Christmas tree lighting.

There will be a hay-ride starting on O Christmas Tree Lane and Main Street between One O’Connor Plaza and City Hall.  The lane will be lined with trees decorated by local nonprofits.

A list of downtown Christmas events can be found by at 


Bootfest is free!  Just a few of the fun events- Kids Corral,  a Washers Tournament, Kids Corral, a Bootfest 5K and live entertainment throughout the event!

The Atomic Punks of Los Angeles, CA, widely considered to be one of the best Van Halen tributes in the country, headline the Bootfest 2019 Main Stage on Friday night, October 4! All live music performances at Bootfest are free!

Kyle Park has become on of the biggest names in the Texas country music scene and he'll be at Bootfest 2019 to play some of his biggest hits for the crowd on Saturday, October 5!

Bootfest 2019 Main Stage and event headliner Wade Bowen! His nearly 20-year career in the Texas country music scene has produced a huge following. See him live for free at Bootfest on Saturday, October 5!

Fireworks Display -  Bootfest Caps Off With An Incredible Fireworks Finale Staged On Top Of One O'Connor Plaza on Saturday Evening!

August 20, 2019

Investar Completes Acquisition of Texas Bank

Baton Rouge-based Investar Bank has completed the previously announced acquisition of two branches of PlainsCapital Bank in  Victoria at O'Connor Plaza and in Alice  Texas.

Victoria Advocate to move to top of One O'Connor Plaza

The Victoria Advocate will occupy the 12th floor of Victoria's premier office building,  One O'Connor Plaza.

April 02, 2019

Jim Lehr, Renown Journalist's Visit to Victoria

Lehrer was honored Tuesday evening before the lecture with a plaque commemorating his time in Victoria. The plaque is located at the corner of Goodwin and Main streets, where the Trailways Bus Depot once stood..

October 28, 2017

Rappelling is making its second appearance at One O'Connor Plaza.

The Victoria Business and Education Coalition, or VBEC,  the Hispanic Council of Victoria, and the Challenged Athletes Dream Complex are hosting the second annual "Over the Edge Victoria" on Oct. 28 at 101 W. Goodwin Ave.  The event raises money for each group's programs for the coming year.


October 06, 2017


Bootfest is a free 2-day festival of great live music and family-fun located in beautiful Downtown Victoria on October 6th and 7th.  Be sure to stick around for the incredible fireworks display!

March 25, 2017

The Sendera is named "The Best of the Best" Romantic Restaurants in Victoria, Texas.

"We're on the 12th floor. There's something about looking over the city at night, seeing all the lights and the beauty of it," said Miguel Ramirez, front and bar manager.

August 23, 2016

Victoria to step 'Over the Edge' for fundraiser

One O'Connor to host Over The Edge for a fundraising experience unlike any other in Victoria. Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero or wear a costume because Over the Edge Victoria is the weekend before Halloween.

June 12, 2016

Local Banks Weather Oil Crash Through Diversity

A loaning frenzy brought many financial institutions to the Crossroads during Eagle Ford's peak, but many are now relying on other industries to keep their commercial banking moving.

January 17, 2016

Regency Health Care sale to close in February

Regency Post-Acute Healthcare System announces it has entered into a contract of sale with Regency Integrated Health Services, an affiliate of Capital Senior Care Ventures.

June 13, 2015

PlainsCapital Bank Will Open By Summer's End

PlainsCapital Bank will open for business on the first floor of One O'Connor Plaza by late summer.

May 19, 2015

Victoria Councilwoman Sworn In

Jan Scott took the oath of office Tuesday, making her the newest member of Victoria City Council.

April 23, 2015

Downtown Rhythms to Bring Music Education

The professional musicians will be out in downtown Victoria, along with many high school and college groups, for Downtown Rhythms.

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