Downtown Gainesville

So much, so close!

Located in the heart of the business district, downtown Gainesville is home to a number of boutique and second-generation specialty stores, a wide variety of restaurants, entertainment and a vibrant nightlife!

Downtown Spotlights

Give the gift of Downtown Gainesville this holiday season!

Discover historical facts along Main Street Gainesville’s new self-guided walking tour.

 Bring your pup pals downtown to Mutts on Main for a tail-waggin’ good time!

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!

February 7, 2023 Liquid Learning at Tap It Growlers – Elachee Nature Science Center
Join Elachee Nature Science Center at Tap It Growlers for their adult learning program, Liquid…
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February 12, 2023 Open Mic Night – Downtown Drafts
Come on out to Downtown Drafts for Open Mic Night!
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February 26, 2023 Open Mic Night – Downtown Drafts
Come on out to Downtown Drafts for Open Mic Night!
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March 11, 2023 Dempsey Dash 5K & 1K Fun Run – Brenau University
Join us for the Dempsey Dash at Brenau University’s amphitheater on the historic Gainesville campus…
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March 12, 2023 Open Mic Night – Downtown Drafts
Come on out to Downtown Drafts for Open Mic Night!
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March 17, 2023 St. Patty’s Day – Tap It Growlers
Join Tap It Growlers at their annual St Patty’s party in the alley!
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Get Around Downtown!

Need help finding your way through Downtown Gainesville? Check out our awesome Downtown Map and our Downtown Get-Around service!

Historic Green Street

Explore Historic Green Street

Take a step back in time by embarking on a walking tour of Historic Green Street in Gainesville, Georgia!

Download our Visitor Guide