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.

2023 Vendor Information & Applications

Are you a local business interested in setting up a booth at one of our downtown festivals this year? Apply to be a vendor today!

Vendor spaces are available for upcoming festivals including Best.Weekend.Ever., JMU Block Party in the 'Burg, Skeleton Festival, and Winter Wonderfest. Retailers, crafters, food vendors, and nonprofits are welcome to apply. Visit the webpage below for dates, policies, and applications.

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 hdr@harrisonburgva.gov.

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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!

Compliments to the Chefs: Taste of Downtown 2023 Recap

This Taste of Downtown Recap highlights some faces around Downtown Harrisonburg with a personal flare! We are so thankful for the participants, whether they are businesses downtown, people of Harrisonburg, sponsors, or anyone who contributed to this fantastic month of community!