Downtown Gainesville

Get Around Downtown!

Need help finding your way through Downtown Gainesville? Check out our awesome Downtown Map and the City of Gainesville’s WeGo service!

Downtown Spotlights

Step into the iconic charm of Gainesville, Georgia’s newly renovated Historic City Hall!

Use Main Street Money at participating locations in the historic district— there is truly something for everyone!

Join us on Saturday, March 23, 2024 for Mutts on Main, where downtown goes to the dogs!

Upcoming Events

Save the date, or rather save the DATES because Gainesville’s calendar is filled with exciting events. Join us for annual events such as the Chicken Festival, Jingle Mingle, Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, First Fridays, Beach Bash, Food Truck Fridays and more!

March 7, 2024 Live Music: Dueling Pianos – Boot Barn Hall
Dueling Pianos is a high-energy musical performance featuring skilled pianists who take song requests from…
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March 7, 2024 Art Collectors & Investors Event: Ask the Experts – The Arts Council
During the Inspired by Nature, The Works of James R. Darnell exhibit at the Smithgall…
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March 7, 2024 Unhinged Karaoke: Pop Punk Night – Downtown Drafts
Join Downtown Drafts every other Thursday for their Unhinged Karaoke Nights!
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March 9, 2024 Dempsey Dash 5K & 1K Fun Run – Brenau University
Brenau University will host its annual Dempsey Dash 5K and 1K Fun Run in memory…
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March 9, 2024 Pop Up Fossil Exhibit – NEGA History Center
The Paleontology Association of Georgia will present a “pop-up” fossil exhibit at the Northeast Georgia…
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March 9, 2024 Karaoke – Tap It Growlers
Karaoke with Steve Powers every Saturday night at Tap It!
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It's Mural Monday!
Featured: Purple House Gallery Mural
Address: 226 W Academy St SW

Painted in 2019 by Malia Bolt and Purple House Gallery staff, this mural took about a week to complete. With the additioStandard Service GAce GA restaurant's outdoor patio facing the side of their building, this vibrant, colorful wall fills the alley with life here in Downtown Gainesville!

Read this great aAbernathy Cochran Grouphran Group on the most Instagramable spots in Gainesville. What would you add to the list?
The Purple House Galleryse Gallery
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Its Mural Monday! 
Featured: Purple House Gallery Mural
Address: 226 W Academy St SW

Painted in 2019 by Malia Bolt and Purple House Gallery staff, this mural took about a week to complete. With the addition of Standard Service GA restaurants outdoor patio facing the side of their building, this vibrant, colorful wall fills the alley with life here in Downtown Gainesville! 

Read this great article by Abernathy Cochran Group on the most Instagramable spots in Gainesville. What would you add to the list? 

Sources: The Purple House Gallery 
https://abernathycochran.com/most-instagrammable-spots-in-gainesville/

#GVLGA #downtowngainesvillega #gainesvillega #muralmonday #localart #livelocal #supportsmallbusinesses Explore GainesvilleImage attachment

Easter BBQ Presale Has Launched at The Inked Pig!

Picture this: a perfectly glazed Creole Mustard Brown Sugar Ham, smoked to perfection, ready to take center stage on your Easter table. And that's not all – our melt-in-your-mouth Smoked Brisket, savory Smoked Salmon, creamy Mac and Cheese, flavorful Baked Beans, and to-die-for Cream Corn are all part of this incredible deal. And don't forget the soulful Collard Greens to complete your feast!

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a feast that will leave a lasting impression. Hurry, these mouthwatering dishes won't last long!

Learn More: www.facebook.com/theinkedpigbbq/posts/pfbid02jt24eWWMF7uybXKpDjuCqfvHLFEeyX2gkqHNfRwfh3phAZhVGsej#gvlga7#downtowngainesvillegaw#gainesvillega #BBQn#easterg#eatlocalaster #eatlocal
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Easter BBQ Presale Has Launched at The Inked Pig!

Picture this: a perfectly glazed Creole Mustard Brown Sugar Ham, smoked to perfection, ready to take center stage on your Easter table. And thats not all - our melt-in-your-mouth Smoked Brisket, savory Smoked Salmon, creamy Mac and Cheese, flavorful Baked Beans, and to-die-for Cream Corn are all part of this incredible deal. And dont forget the soulful Collard Greens to complete your feast! 

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a feast that will leave a lasting impression. Hurry, these mouthwatering dishes wont last long!

Learn More: https://www.facebook.com/theinkedpigbbq/posts/pfbid02jt24eWWMF7uybXKpDjuCqfvHLFEeyX2gkqHNfRwfh3phAZhVGsej7BSyUb7MKnQ7l

#GVLGA #downtowngainesvillega #gainesvillega #bbq #easter #eatlocal

We are just three weeks away from Mutts on Main, where downtown goes to the dogs!

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., this pet expo highlights adoptions and fostering at the Hall County Animal Shelter. Enjoy pet-related vendors/artisans, sidewalk sales at local stores, and Pet Adoptions, disc dog shows, and more! Bring your pup pals downtown for a tail-waggin’ good time!

FB Event Page: www.facebook.com/events/889254696117434
Webpage: www.exploregainesville.org/mutts-on-main/

#GVGLA #DowntownGainesvilleGA #gainesvillega #muttsonmain #dogexpo #doglovers
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We are just three weeks away from Mutts on Main, where downtown goes to the dogs!

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., this pet expo highlights adoptions and fostering at the Hall County Animal Shelter.  Enjoy pet-related vendors/artisans, sidewalk sales at local stores, and Pet Adoptions, disc dog shows, and more! Bring your pup pals downtown for a tail-waggin’ good time!  

FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/889254696117434
Webpage: https://www.exploregainesville.org/mutts-on-main/

#GVGLA #DowntownGainesvilleGA #gainesvillega #muttsonmain #dogexpo #dogloversImage attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

Throughout the month of May, mark your calendars for Wednesday lunch downtown: Blue Sky Concerts will be back on the Historic Downtown Square!

Grab your coworkers, book a lunch date with a friend, or just get out of the office for a bit and head downtown. Grab lunch to-go from your favorite restaurant or eat at a sidewalk café, shop at local boutiques, and enjoy live music on the Historic Downtown Square!

2024 Band Line Up:

May 1st: Andrew Lilly
May 8th: Eduardo Cautiño
May 15th: Rodney Appleby
May 22nd: Chad Bowmar
May 29th: Out Past Nine Band

#gvlga #downtowngainesvillega #gainesvillega #historicdowntowngainesvillega #livemusic #livelocal #eatlocal #ShopSmall
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Throughout the month of May, mark your calendars for Wednesday lunch downtown: Blue Sky Concerts will be back on the Historic Downtown Square!

Grab your coworkers, book a lunch date with a friend, or just get out of the office for a bit and head downtown. Grab lunch to-go from your favorite restaurant or eat at a sidewalk café, shop at local boutiques, and enjoy live music on the Historic Downtown Square!

2024 Band Line Up: 

May 1st: Andrew Lilly
May 8th: Eduardo Cautiño
May 15th: Rodney Appleby
May 22nd: Chad Bowmar
May 29th: Out Past Nine Band

#GVLGA #DowntownGainesvilleGA #GainesvilleGA #HistoricDowntownGainesvilleGA #livemusic #livelocal #eatlocal #shopsmallImage attachment

We caught Murilo at Boarding Pass Coffee teaching a
coffee class featuring samples of roasts from around
the globe! We're keeping this in mind for small groups
visiting downtown. 🤩☕️🌍#gvlgag#downtowngainesvillegal#gainesvillegal#ShopSmalls#shoplocall#SupportSmallBusinessi#coffeeshopss#coffeehouseh#coffeeo#coffeetimeeExplore Gainesvilleville
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We caught Murilo at Boarding Pass Coffee teaching a
coffee class featuring samples of roasts from around
the globe! Were keeping this in mind for small groups
visiting downtown. 🤩☕️🌍✈️ 

#gvlga #downtowngainesvillega #gainesvillega
#shopsmall #shoplocal #supportsmallbusiness
#coffeeshops #coffeehouse #coffee #coffeetime
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