Hey fellow dukes!
My name is Vanessa Rodriguez. I’m a graphic design senior at JMU and an intern for Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance, an organization that is helping make downtown an awesome place.
If you haven’t spent a lot of time downtown, this weekend is perfect time to check it out with your family. I asked my classmates their top picks in downtown! Here’s what they said:
217 S Liberty St
At the Ice House, you can grab a cup of joe, shop, stop for lunch, take a yoga or pilates class, and check out a brewery - all in one place. Check out The Yellow Button, Hugo Kohl, Black Sheep Coffee, Rocktown Kitchen, Boboko Indonesian Cafe, Ice House Studios, and Pale Fire Brewing Co.
117 S Main St (540.421.3252)
This vintage inspired home and gift shop is the perfect place of find jewelry, JMU monogrammed pillows, local art and more.
187 N Main St, Ste 200
Stock up on some vintage threads.
165 S Main St
Agora Market houses five retail shops and an art gallery. Explore New Creation, The Isle Co., Broad Porch Coffee, Heartworn Vintage, Mandy’s Candy, and the Wooden Trout Art Gallery.
187 N. Main St (540.432.5552)
This is a popular place to find the latest in fall fashions, including women's clothing, jewelry, and accessories.
320 S Main St (540.421.1441)
Beautiful clothes made from artisans around the world.
412 S Main St (540.434.4464)
Seasonal menu and award-winning wine list
56 W Gay St (540.801.0505)
Locally sourced meats, produce, and bar
80 S Main St (540.433.5225)
Wagyu beef burgers and beer of all kinds
92 S Main St (540.433.1793)
Southern chicken, wings, burgers and craft beer
80 W Water St (540.433.1366)
Neapolitan inspired thin-crusted pizza in a wood-fired oven and locally sourced toppings & ingredients
41 Court Square (540.564.2537)
American cuisine with 100 beers on tap & roof-top deck
153 S Main St (540.801.8881)
14 E Water St (540.217.5816)
Tacos, burritos and drinks
181 N Main St (540.901.2628)
Sandwiches, pizza & pinball
121 S Main Street (540.432.1000)
Southern cuisine and bourbon bar