Downtown News

Elk Run Mining Company: A Heart-shaped Box (Filled with Rocks)

February 11, 2019 by Guest

Located along downtown Harrisonburg’s Water Street Parking Deck, Elk Run Mining Co.’s colorful, shimmering displays of silver jewelry, pendants, and gemstones, along with his loyal Shih Tzu shop assistant, Leah, are enough to draw in individuals from all walks of life more

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Downtown Harrisonburg

February 7, 2019 by Rebecca McDonald

How are you planning to celebrate Valentine's Day? If you're looking for the perfect spot for dinner, gift ideas, or recommendations for a special evening at home, we've got you covered ? more

Downtown’s Newest Addition: Urgie’s Bar at The Carriage House

January 30, 2019 by Rebecca McDonald

Walking into the newly renovated Carriage House, the new home of Urgie’s Cheesesteaks, it’s difficult to imagine that this brightly lit space used to house offices. With authentic wooden bar tops, massive windows, and a state-of-the-art bar, the new space feels like a place that you’d never want to leave. more

HDR Seeks Director of Marketing

January 8, 2019 by Kim Kirk

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. more

Top 5 Highlights of 2018

December 31, 2018 by Kim Kirk

2018 was an amazing year for downtown and our organization. There were a lot of fun and memorable moments, but here's some of our favorites! more

Feel the Holiday Spirit in Downtown

December 6, 2018 by Guest

Want to know everything happening in downtown for the big parade? Here's a list of all the fun and cool things the businesses are helping out with! more

NYE Celebrations in Downtown

November 30, 2018 by Rania Zaied

Looking for the perfect way to welcome in the New Year? Downtown Harrisonburg has you covered! We've got the inside scoop on all the wonderful events going on this upcoming New Years Eve. more