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Weekly Events in Downtown

April 10, 2019 by Rebecca McDonald


With so many fun things going on in our downtown community, it can be difficult to keep them all straight! We know that you won’t want to miss out on any of the great events, so we’ve created a list of all of the wonderful recurring events going on in Downtown Harrisonburg. You’ll find a variety of events being hosted just about every night of the week:

Monday:

A Case of the Mondays & Trivia Night at Brothers Craft Brewing:
Starting off a new week can be difficult. With a weeks worth of work ahead of you, start it off right with a great evening at Brothers Craft Brewing. Every Monday from 4 to 11 p.m. they will be offering discounts on cases of 12 oz, 22 oz, or 750 mL bottles. You can mix and match your cases as long as they are in the same format! They will also be offering a special discount to those working in the service industry! On top of all that, they will be offering a discount on a select draft until 9 pm, in celebration of the kickoff of their Trivia night! Signups for Trivia night begin at 7:30 and the winners will be awarded a $30 gift card! With all of this going on, this is definitely not an evening to miss! To check out their website, click here.

Tuesday:

A concert at Clementine Cafe

JMU Jazz Night at Clementine Cafe:
There is nothing quite like relaxing to the smooth sounds of jazz music. Luckily for you, Every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., the JMU jazz Studies Program will be hosting a free concert at Clementine Cafe. This is a wonderful opportunity to eat some of the delicious food and drinks that Clementine’s offers, while listening to the talented musicians that make up JMU’s Jazz Program. To check out their website, click here.

Acoustic Tuesdays at Ruby’s Lounge:
Can’t make it to the Jazz concert? Maybe you prefer to listen to a rotation of different artists and genres! Either way, this is a can’t miss event. Every Tuesday evening from 9 to 11 p.m., Clementine’s is hosting free, live acoustic concerts down in Ruby’s lounge! With a new artist or band each week, you’ll never know what kind of music you might hear! To check out their website, click here.

Bingo is Life the Game Show at Ruby’s Arcade:
There are few things as fun and relaxing as settling down to play games with your friends or loved ones over some amazing pizza and brews. Ruby’s Arcade knows this and decided to host a free weekly bingo night from 7:30 to 9 p.m. On top of this, you might win some great prizes! So, bring some friends, family members, or just yourself for an evening full of bingo, tasty food, and a wonderful time. To check out their website, click here.

Wednesday:

Open Mic Night at Ruby’s Lounge:
Every Wednesday from 8 to 11 p.m., head over to Clementine Cafe for their weekly open mic night held down in Ruby’s Lounge! Whether you’re a musician, comedian, or someone with a story to tell, this is the place for you! If you’re someone looking for a fun, relaxing way to spend their Wednesday evening, look no further. Head on over to Ruby’s Lounge for some great free, live entertainment, delicious food, and wonderful drinks! To check out their website, click here.

Pale Fire Brewing Taproom

Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night at Pale Fire:
What makes a night out to a brewery even better? Trivia! Join Pale Fire Brewing every week from 8 to 10 p.m. for their “Geeks Who Drink” Trivia Night! It’s free to play and winners get some great prizes! Whether you’re flying solo or bringing a group, it’s sure make for a fun evening out. Feeling a little hungry? Get there a little earlier and have dinner delivered from a selection of local restaurants including, Boboko Indonesian Cafe, FoodBarFood, and Rocktown Kitchen. To check out their website, click here.

Brothers Craft Brewing Wednesday Happy Hour:
Wednesdays can be hard, only halfway through the week and sometimes it feels like it’s dragging by. Nothing works as a better mid-week pick me up than discounted beer! Every Wednesday from 4-6 p.m., head over to Brothers Craft Brewing for their weekly happy hour and enjoy a selection of their delicious brews at a discount. To check out their website, click here.

Bingo Night at Restless Moons Brewing:
Restless Moons Brewing realizes just how fun bingo can be and they hope you do too! Every Wednesday from 8 to 9 p.m., they will be hosting their weekly bingo night! It will be an evening full of delicious beer, good times, and the possibility of winning some awesome prizes! Get over that mid-week slump and head over to Restless Moons for a great time! To check out their website, click here.

Thursday:

Game Night at Brothers Craft Brewing:
With a variety of board and card games, Brothers Craft Brewings game night is for anyone and everyone who loves a little friendly competition! Start your weekend a little early with an night full of games, fun, and tasty beer! To check out their website, click here.

Friday:

Free Friday’s Dance Party at The Golden Pony:
If you enjoy dancing, having a great time, and saving money, this event is for you! The Golden Pony is now hosting weekly free dance parties every Friday from 10:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.. So, grab your friends and head on over to The Golden Pony for a great time, killer music, and delicious drinks! To check out their website, click here.


Urgies Friday Happy Hour:
What better way to kick off your weekend than to head over to Urgie’s Cheesesteaks and enjoy their special Friday happy hour! With an incredible selection of local brews, handcrafted cocktails, and mouth-watering food, this is not an event you’ll want to miss out on. Every Friday from 4:30 to 9 p.m., Urgie’s is offering their weekly happy hour as a great way to start off your weekend! To check out their website, click here.

Saturday:

Dancing & Drinks with Capital Ale House: 
What better way to spend your Saturday afternoon than learning some new dance moves? Every Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m., stop by Capital Ale house for their weekly dance lessons with Friendly City Dance Room. Enjoy a miniature dance lesson and social hour with lively music and delicious food and drink options. Tickets are $5 online and $10 at the door. To check out their website, click here.

A booth at the Harrisonburg Farmers Market

Harrisonburg Farmers Market:
Every Saturday from 9 to 1 p.m., head over to the Harrisonburg Farmers Market at Turner Pavilion for a selection of the best that the Valley has to offer. With a variety of products such as produce, local meat, fresh eggs, desserts, and art, the farmer’s market is the place to go for fresh, delicious snacks, ingredients, and wonderful local art. To check out their website, click here.