2020 Accomplishments and Projects

Our Friends help make it all possible

Now that 2020 is behind us, we wanted to share some of our most memorable projects and accomplishments. This was all made possible through the generous support of our donors and sponsors — if you’re a fan of what we’ve done in 2020 and want to see more in 2021 and beyond, consider becoming a Friend of Downtown!

HDR Internship Opportunity for Spring 2022

Downtown Harrisonburg Content and Marketing Internship

Are you interested in developing your marketing and social media portfolio for a future career? Have you always wanted to be an influencer? Excited about developing content that will be seen by thousands? Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (@downtownharrisonburg) is looking for 1-2 talented and creative interns who have a knack for writing, storytelling, research, and social media, and are excited to share what downtown has to offer. Apply to be an intern for Spring 2022!

Downtown Harrisonburg Online Shopping Directory

Support small businesses when shopping online!

Shopping online doesn't have to mean logging onto Amazon! Plenty of downtown Harrisonburg merchants are ready to take your online orders with just a click. Check out our directory of downtown online shopping, shipping, and curbside pickup options:

Black and Brown-Owned Businesses in Downtown Harrisonburg

Support Local Black and Brown Entrepreneurs!

We’ve compiled this directory with the help of Black and Brown Owned Businesses – Shenandoah Valley on Facebook and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce to make it easier for you to find and support businesses owned by Black and Brown entrepreneurs in Downtown Harrisonburg!

To add your business to this directory, please email hdr@harrisonburgva.gov.

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The newsletter goes out every other week, and we may also send you an occasional email between newsletters if there's something really cool or important happening downtown. You can see an example of a recent newsletter here!

Explore Downtown

Voted "Best Thing About Harrisonburg" by Daily News-Record Readers

Explore nearly 40 restaurants, one-of-a-kind shops and fun attractions for everyone!

Takeover Tuesday – Where to Stay in Harrisonburg!

This #TakeoverTuesday, the interns explored the local places to stay in Harrisonburg!