Old Town is a vibrant, community-oriented city center revered as the iconic heart of Pflugerville. Blending old and new, Old Town retains its historical charm through purposeful revitalization and a balance of opportunities to live, learn, work, and play. Old Town’s neighborhoods, businesses, and heritage are valued and complemented by a significant civic/government presences. By preserving our natural resources and creating opportunities for connectivity, Old Town provides an accessible, safe, and beautiful atmosphere for all to enjoy. Old Town Pflugerville is where the past meets the future – “where quality meets life.”
Downtown Action Plan (2019-2021)
The Downtown Action Plan expands upon and provides for an implementation schedule of the 2009 Old Town Pflugerville Vision Report’s action items. Based on extensive public outreach methods, the Old Town Pflugerville Vision Report outlined top 10 desired characteristics for the revitalization of Downtown and providing for a balance of opportunities to live, learn, work and play. The Downtown Action Plan is intended to be refined every three to five years to account for unforeseen changing conditions. On September 25, 2018, the City Council adopted the Downtown Action Plan (2019-2021) by resolution, in order to represent the City’s continued support and commitment to Downtown.
Downtown Action Plan – Completed Projects
Main Street Plazapalooza
On April 26, 2019 through April 27, 2019, the City held its first community build project, Main Street Plazapalooza, in Downtown Pflugerville where an unimproved area next to City Hall was transformed into a beautiful city plaza and outdoor gathering place. The Main Street Plaza was designed and constructed by city staff and community volunteers with the goals of beautifying the space and creating a fun atmosphere in Downtown Pflugerville that offered the opportunities to incorporate public art, music, games, popup engagement opportunities and a relaxing garden environment.
Downtown Parking Study
City staff conducted a parking study and location analysis for the Downtown area. In this report, the City: 1.) analyzed current parking conditions; 2.) estimated future need projections based on the anticipated development and redevelopment patterns for specific sites; 3.) identified potential opportunities for public parking; and 4.) provided recommendations and other considerations for parking improvements and management. On September 24, 2019, City Council adopted Downtown parking policies and action items based on the findings and considerations from this study by Resolution # RES 1719-09-24-0652.
Downtown Action Plan – Upcoming Projects
- Downtown Code Amendments
Downtown Special Events – Upcoming
- Pfall Chili Pfest – October 19, 2019 Who is the best chili cook in Pflugerville? Get out your chili pot and enter your own special recipe! Lots of pfun and pfood in Downtown Pflugerville!
- Pfestival of Lights & Christmas Parade – December 7, 2019 The city joins forces with the traditional Knights of Columbus Council 10373 Christmas Parade downtown. Starting at 5 p.m. Main Street is filled with holiday floats, hot chocolate, carolers, Yule Log and photos with Santa Claus. Make sure to bring your own camera for photos with Santa.