Rocktown Beer & Music Festival Tickets Available Now!

Great Beer. Great Music. Great Food. Early Bird Deal Happening Now!

Rocktown Beer and Music Festival will return April 22, 2023 at the Turner Pavilion.  The 2023 Festival will build off past success by focusing on great craft beer, incredible music, and wonderful local food. Harrisonburg breweries Brothers Craft Beer and Pale Fire Brewing Co. will be joined by over 30 other craft breweries from around the country serving a wide variety of beer alongside cocktails, seltzers and ciders. Nationally touring musical acts Sean K. Preston and Free Union will get folks dancing and the great vibes flowing. Food will be available from Harrisonburg restaurants Hank’s Grille and Bar, Chanello’s Pizza, Thirsty’s Burgers, and Just Fries. 

Get Ready to AMP Up Harrisonburg!

We have been selected for a $90K grant from the Levitt Foundation to put on a FREE, three-year live music series downtown starting in 2023!

Harrisonburg was selected as a Levitt AMP series grant recipient and will be hosting 10 free, live music concerts in 2023, 2024, and 2025! We have been awarded a $90,000 matching grant to produce this three-year concert series. This means we need to raise $90,000!

Click the link below to learn about sponsorships and volunteer opportunities.

2023 Event Sponsorships Available

Download our sponsorship packet to see a full list of available opportunities and sponsor benefits.

Be a part of some of the most anticipated events in Harrisonburg including Skeleton Fest, Veterans Day Parade, Winter Wonderfest, and Cookie Tour. View our sponsorship packet and contact us to learn more.

2023 Downtown Dining Guide

Get a Taste of What Downtown Harrisonburg Has to Offer!
The Valley’s deep and diverse history, food, and agriculture have always been an important thread in the fabric of downtown. Get a taste of the variety of dishes this rich heritage brings to Virginia’s first Culinary District with this new guide.

Downtown Harrisonburg 2022 Digital Magazine

Dine in Virginia's first culinary district, shop small, and explore downtown's arts & culture district.

Download this PDF guide to start planning your own adventure today! Now updated for 2022.

Harrisonburg Downtown Art Walk

Explore Public Art in Downtown Harrisonburg

Use this mobile-friendly interactive map to discover nearly 30 murals, sculptures, mosaics, and more that make up downtown's thriving public art scene.

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

Sign Up For the HDR Newsletter

Downtown News, Updates, Events and More — Straight to Your Inbox

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!

Black Sheep Coffee Moving to East Market Street this Summer

People who visit Downtown Harrisonburg know that coffee shops are a large part of our downtown community’s scene. We are excited to share that one of our neighborhood staples, Black Sheep Coffee, will be moving from its original home in the ICE House on Liberty Street to a different location on East Market Street this summer.