Best.Weekend.Ever. Dining Guide


View Dining Options Available in Downtown Harrisonburg

Check out our directory for information on where to get food and drinks all across downtown.

Outdoor & Group Dining

Whether you just want to enjoy the weather outside or are trying to accommodate dining for a small group, downtown Harrisonburg has several options to satisfy your particular needs. Want a full list of outdoor dining locations? Visit our Outdoor Dining Directory for more dining locations with outdoor seating.

Did You Know?

You can bring in your takeout or get food from local restaurants delivered to any brewery or cidery in downtown Harrisonburg! View a list of downtown breweries in guide below.

Food & Drink Specials

Don’t miss out on these food and drink specials, exclusively for Best.Weekend.Ever.!


  • Aristocat Cafe – Watermelon Pudding – a special sweet treat
  • Arts Incarnate Third Annual Artisan Festival (11 AM – 4 PM) – $5 bbq meal. Includes pulled pork sandwich, chips, drink, and dessert. 11am-4pm or until sold out.
  • BEYONDSushi specials
  • Magpie Diner– Best.Nachos.Ever.  A build-you-own nacho bar and sweet treats from the bakery!


  • Aristocat Cafe – non-alcoholic drinks including Rosie Lee’s iced tea and lemonade blends – Raspberry Mint Lemonade and the Vineyard Sipper. Plus, Iced Raspberry Mocha and Cold Brew
  • BEYONDThai Chili Mango Margarita & Lemongrass Gin Cocktail
  • CubanBurgerBeer, Cider, Cocktails, non-alcoholic Beers, refreshing lemonades, and guava mint ginger ales! New Addition this summer- Strawberry Jalapeño Margarita! Grab to-go and a comfortable place to relax during the activities.
  • Finnigan’s Cove Seafood Bar (3 – 6 PM)- Watermelon Margaritas
  • The Friendly FermenterLemongrass Cream Ale returning, “Lawn Dart
  • Jimmy Madison’s – Mississippi Bourbon Punch $9 (Chardonnay, Henry Mckenna, Orange & Cranberry Juice, Lemon Lime Soda), Blushing Sour $10 (Henry Mckenna, Blackberry Juice, Bird Dog Blackberry, and Sours)
  • Magpie DinerWe’ll be serving our new summer cocktails, wine, beer, and zero-proof options
  • Pale FireSummery shandy and a refreshing strawberry rosé sangria in addition to the standard lineup of beer, wine, cider, and cocktails
  • Sage Bird Ciderworks – Cider Slush, Nonalcoholic frozen lemonade, and NEW Butts Up! Raspberry Hop Session Cider
  • Three Notch’d Valley Collab House – new Collab with New Belgium “Hop Slide” dollar off pints during Sip & Stroll

Food Trucks & Pop-Up Dining (Saturday Only)

Downtown restaurants look a little busy? We have plenty of alternatives stationed around downtown Saturday, June 17 to keep you from getting hangry.

Details coming soon!

Ott Street Eats

Across from the Virginia Quilt Museum

Open until 6 PM! Try Downtown Harrisonburg’s newest Food Truck!

Outskirts Food Truck

Sage Bird Ciderworks

This downtown food truck offers quick eats and Outta This World specials! Serving beef and veggie hot dogs, fries, vegetarian chili, and more!

Grilled Cheese Mania

Liberty Street (Union Station Lot)

Open limited hours on Saturday, June 17 from 12 – 4 PM.

Posh Fairy Floss Cotton Candy

South Side of Court Square near Spring House

Gourmet Cotton Candy, Handmade, 50+ Flavors

Scotty's Homemade Italian Ice

Location TBD

Real homemade Italian Ices in Harrisonburg, VA. Refreshing. Fun. Memorable.

Corn Dog Co.

Pale Fire’s Dog Days of Summer

We have the best corndog you’ll ever eat


Located on the North Side of Court Square across from First Presbyterian Church. Tap + for more details.

Mi Placita

We will be selling authentic Mexican food like

  • tortas
  • tacos
  • sopes
  • huaraches
Tony's Pizza Mobile

Fresh hand tossed pizza , Quesadillas , Fresh brewed iced tea ,drinks , cheesecake and cannolis .

Chaddies Food Truck

Philly cheesesteaks, cheese burgers, pulled pork barbecue, chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches, amazing yummy appetizers, homemade desserts, and much more.

Poppin Loco

Flavored popcorn, roasted assorted nuts, assorted candies, beverages

Just Fries

Hand cut boardwalk style French fries

Sunday Brunch

Come back and enjoy Sunday brunch in downtown Harrisonburg this weekend!


Golden Pony

Outskirts Food Truck

Capital Ale House

Little Grill


Billy Jack’s