HDR Seeking Director of Marketing

Do you love downtown, supporting small business, and having a fun and creative job? Read on!

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Harrisonburg, is seeking an experienced marketing professional to lead our organizational storytelling and marketing of downtown Harrisonburg to the local and regional area. The Director of Marketing sets the organization’s marketing, promotions, and communications direction; has creative control over strategy and implementation; designs and implements marketing plans and campaigns for the downtown district overall as well as for individual HDR programs and projects.

2020 Accomplishments and Projects

Our Friends help make it all possible

Now that 2020 is behind us, we wanted to share some of the projects and accomplishments we’re most proud of from the past year. 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!

Downtown Harrisonburg Online Shopping Directory

Shop small safely from home this holiday season

Shopping online doesn't have to mean big box stores! Plenty of downtown Harrisonburg merchants are ready to take your online orders and deliver holiday cheer safely. 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!

Sweets, Treats, Flowers, and Surprises Downtown for Valentine’s Day

From classic red roses to fair trade jewelry to heart-shaped pizzas and beyond — you can find everything you need for a unforgettable Valentine's Day downtown. Order ahead and use curbside pickup or delivery for a safely distanced celebration! Check out some thought-starters below and explore our shop online guide and downtown business directory for even more inspiration.