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5 Main Street Events to Visit in February

5 Main Street Events to Visit in February

Main Street events are more than just day-long activities. They’re annual traditions that bring culture to our communities year after year. This month’s Main Street events feature traditions old and new, highlighting the character of their communities in fun and memorable ways. Wine About Winter February 2, 2018 Salisbury, North Carolina Take a break from whining about winter with Salisbury’s fifth annual wine tasting event. Participants will have access to…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in January

5 Main Street Events to Visit in January

The holiday season may have ended, but a new year has just begun. This month, start the new year off with local fun that’s every bit as festive as last month. From food tastings to photo opportunities, January’s Main Street events will inspire you to be more local in 2018. Downtown Burger Battle January 2-31, 2018 Sioux Falls, South Dakota The South Dakota Cattleman’s Foundation will present its 5th annual…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in December

5 Main Street Events to Visit in December

Main Street is a magical place this time of year. With the holiday season in full swing and the new year right around the corner, Main Street traditions feel a little more special than usual. Maybe that’s because your holiday budget goes back into the community when you spend it at small and local businesses along Main Street. (Then again, maybe it’s just the hot cocoa.) Keep reading to find…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in October

5 Main Street Events to Visit in October

Ready for fall fun? This October, communities across the country will celebrate autumn with pumpkin patches, homecoming parades, costume parties and more. These events are a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends, as well as get to know your community a little better. Find a seasonal event near you or check the list below to enjoy all that fall has to offer. Homecoming Block Party October 6,…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in September

5 Main Street Events to Visit in September

It’s easy to think of September as an end to summer fun. What it ends in summer vacations and hot, sunny days, though, September makes up for with downtown entertainment. All month long, Main Street will be abuzz with live music, themed 5k runs, farmers’ markets and celebratory festivals. Northern Appalachian Folk Festival September 9-10, 2017 Indiana, Pennsylvania Celebrated annually the weekend after Labor Day, the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in August

5 Main Street Events to Visit in August

From fresh produce to craft beer, this month’s events are all about celebrating summer staples. More often than not, the staples of summer are also the hallmarks of a local community, as certain food items or music groups represent what is unique about a given town or city. The events below provide a peek into the cultures of their communities across the country. Buy Local Market August 3, 2017 Waterbury,…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in July

5 Main Street Events to Visit in July

What could be more American than small businesses? In 1776, the Founding Fathers declared independence to achieve economic freedom for their communities. Today, small and independently owned businesses carry on that tradition, from sea to shining sea. This July, consumers can declare their support for independence by shopping small and celebrating on Main Street. Independents Week July 1-7, 2017 Salt Lake City, Utah In the spirit of Independence Day, Local…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in June

5 Main Street Events to Visit in June

Have you visited Main Street lately? This month, the school year will wind down, the temperatures will trend up and the local fun will be all around. Main Street events are a great source of family fun, but they also hold a special role in the local economy. Street fairs, ladies’ nights and bar crawls encourage residents to visit their local businesses, which drive the local economy through continuous reinvestment…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in May

5 Main Street Events to Visit in May

What makes a weekend festival on Main Street so memorable? Perhaps it’s the ambiance created by live music and diverse food, or maybe it’s the cause that a festival supports. No matter the details, local businesses are sure to make a strong showing. With their support, the weekend will be memorable, and the community will be stronger. CarbondALE Brew Fest May 5, 2017 Carbondale, Illinois While some Americans will celebrate…read more →

5 Main Street Events to Visit in April

5 Main Street Events to Visit in April

If April showers are in the forecast, Main Street certainly doesn’t show it. The longer days and warmer temperatures of spring don’t just bring the landscaping back to life – they bring the whole community out to play. Whether you’re looking to get active or relax with family, springtime fun is surely in bloom on Main Street. Blessing at the Beach April 9, 2017 New London, Connecticut Organized by the…read more →

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