Downtown Harrisonburg offers an array of events throughout the year. Events range from large community festivals to week-long celebrations that highlight our downtown culture.

View HDR Signature Events below, or head to the Events Calendar for a comprehensive list of downtown events happening now!


Community members who are interested in hosting an event on the Rockingham County Court House grounds, email Linda Zirkle for information. Requests for the Court House grounds do not include street closures around Court Square. For full Court Square closure requests, visit the special event request page.

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Home to the Harrisonburg Farmers Market, the Turner Pavilion & Park is a great location to host an event. For more information on rental and fees, visit the special event request page.



The Denton Pocket Park is located on S Main Street between Ten Thousand Villages and the Wine Brothers Building. For more information, contact Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation.



Liberty Park is in the north end of downtown at the corner of West Wolfe Street and North Liberty Street directly behind the Public Safety Building.

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The Artful Dodger

βœ‰οΈ artfuldodgerlounge@gmail.com or πŸ“ž(540) 432-1179

If you're looking for a unique space, the Artful Dodger is exactly that. Known for their colorful, eclectic atmosphere where anyone and everyone is welcome, they specialize in private party rentals, stage rentals & art shows.

Asbury Methodist Church

βœ‰οΈ hannah@asburydowntown.org

Originally erected in 1913, this historic church offers a variety of spaces for rent to the community. Anyone interested in using the space will have to file a Room Request form to be approved by the Trustees.

Bella Luna

βœ‰οΈ anna.bellabanquets@gmail.com or πŸ“ž(540) 433-1366

Harrisonburg's first farm-to-table pizza restaurant, Bella Luna offers a comfortable, private space that fits up to 120 people with a flat screen TV with AV compatibility. Bella Luna will tailor a menu to your event.


πŸ“ž(540) 432-0105

This restaurant and lounge is available for your next party. The atmosphere is cool yet cozy, and the restaurant is known for their excellent Asian cuisine.

Blessed Sacrament Church

βœ‰οΈ mmoyers@bsccva.com or πŸ“ž(540) 434-4341

An active presence in the downtown community, Blessed Sacrament welcomes events in a variety of spaces, particularly for groups that have charitable or educational purposes. Those groups can rent a space for free (donations accepted for utilities).

Brothers Craft Brewing

πŸ“ https://www.brotherscraftbrewing.com/contact/

Previously a soda bottling plant, Brothers Craft Brewing has a unique feel that would be perfect for your event if you want to drink some great beer. You can rent out their taproom for private meetings or events most any time outside of regular operating hours, or a more private room for an intimate gathering.

Capital Ale House

βœ‰οΈ jaime@capitalalehouse.com or πŸ“ž(540) 564-2537

Have a special celebration coming up?Β Capital Ale House has two spaces available that have capacity of 40 and 175 people. AV equipment is provided. A $500 deposit is required along with a $1250 food and beverage minimum on the weekends and $750 minimum on the weekdays.

Church of the Incarnation

βœ‰οΈ parishadmin@theincarnation.org or πŸ“ž(540) 432-5533

Committed to downtown Harrisonburg, Church of the Incarnation allows community groups to reserve the sanctuary and foyer for $120 a day. This charge covers for wear and tear, utilities, and janitorial services.

Court Square Theater

βœ‰οΈ mark@valleyarts.org or πŸ“ž(540) 433-9189

Anything from birthday parties to corporate meetings can be held at Court Square Theater. There are three rental packages: single, non-profit, and corporate rentals.

Explore More Discovery Museum

βœ‰οΈ info@iexploremore.com or πŸ“ž(540) 442-8900

A children's museum full of imagination and creativity, Explore More offers a multipurpose room that can comfortably fit 20 people, and a large, open event space on the third floor of the museum. Events are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis scheduled a month in advance. This family-friendly space also offers a variety of themed birthday parties. A $25 non-refundable deposit must be made 48 hours in advance.

The Golden Pony

πŸ“ http://www.goldenponyva.com/booking-1/ or πŸ“ž(540) 901-2628

One of Harrisonburg's most well-known music hubs, The Golden Pony offers the perfect combination of food, beer, and live music.

Jack's Hideaway

πŸ“ž(540) 209-8253

As the name implies, Jack's Hideaway is the perfect place to host a private party. It is Harrisonburg's Speakeasy, and it is always a hit with your party guests. They offer an extensive catering menu as well as your own personal bartenders. When you reserve the Hideaway, you can customize the space to cater to your guests.

Jimmy Madison’s Southern Kitchen & Bourbon Bar

πŸ“ http://www.jimmymadisons.com/banquets.html or πŸ“ž(540) 432-1000

Jimmy Madison's is known for it's Southern cuisine and whisky bar. It also allows reservations for large parties and smaller ones if you're looking for something more intimate. For larger parties, you must reserve the space 48 hours in advance on their contact sheet.

Jimmy Madison's Banquet Room

πŸ“ http://www.jimmymadisons.com/banquets.html or πŸ“ž(540) 432-1000

This private dining room is located on the second floor of Jimmy Madison's Southern Kitchen & Bourbon Bar. The room provides accommodations for luncheons & business meetings, cocktail style services, as well as dinner services. The room holds up to 50 people for a cocktail style event or 40 people for a dining event. They also offer a full bar for beer, wine, and mixed drinks and a great view of historic Main Street.

The Lounge at Clementine Cafe

βœ‰οΈ eventsclementinecafe@gmail.com or πŸ“ž(540) 801-8881

This unique lounge is available for private and public events until 9pm every day with an 80 person capacity and 50 for seated buffet. Tech capabilities include 72" TV, DVD/VHS player, PowerPoint, surround-sound speakers, microphones, audio mixer for live music, and DJ. Clementine Cafe provides delectable catering for casual and formal events. A full bar is available with handcrafted cocktails, beers, and wine

Pale Fire Brewing Company

πŸ“ https://www.palefirebrewing.com/event_request_form/ or πŸ“ž(540) 217-5452

Located in the Ice House, Pale Fire has a central location to downtown. It has a hip atmosphere that is great for casual gatherings. Their taproom is available for private events or large group reservations, whichever best suits your needs. The inside offers a large horseshoe bar that seats 23, bar height tables for 51 guests, plus a small living room area (couch, chair, and coffee table). The outdoor patio comfortably fits eight tables and seating for 32 guests.

Ruby's Arcade

βœ‰οΈ eventsclementinecafe@gmail.com

Ruby's Arcade is a sprawling hangout with Duckpin bowling, pool tables, dart boards, foosball, shuffleboard and more. With wood-fired pizza, in-house smoked meats, a full service bar, and an experienced staff, Ruby's Arcade is perfect whether your hosting a small 15-person birthday party, a 50-person graduation party, or a 150-person corporate event.

Taj of India

βœ‰οΈ tajofindia.va@gmail.com or πŸ“ž(540) 615-5888

A fine Indian restaurant in the heart of downtown, Taj of India's banquet room is a unique space that is the perfect space for your lunch meeting or small gathering.

Three Notch'd Valley Collab House

πŸ“ https://threenotchdbrewing.com/events-valley-collab-house/

Known for their locally-infused beers, Three Notch'd is the great place for a gathering.

Union Station

πŸ“ž(540) 578-1817

A loft-like eatery set in a former seed warehouse, Union Station has a private dining room that seats 24 and a banquet room that seats 68. The space offers seasonal decor and private restrooms. Available 7 days a week.

Restless Moons Brewing

πŸ“ https://www.restlessmoons.com/contact-us.html or πŸ“ž(540) 217-2726

Restless Moons Brewing is housed in a former auto service station where the garage doors are flung open on warm days, live music and cornhole create a casual and friendly spot to enjoy a beer.