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 downtown nightlife.

Main Street Spotlights

Check out a whole new way to explore with our FREE Downtown Trolley Service!

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

First Fridays are back on the Historic Downtown Square! Enjoy live music from some of the best artists around!

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!

August 13, 2022 Karaoke – Tap It Growlers
Sing your heart out at Tap It Growlers every Saturday all summer long!
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August 14, 2022 Sunday Funday – Hopscotch
Sunday Funday at Hopscotch on the Square! Hang out on the Square in Gainesville with…
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August 16, 2022 Country Music Bingo – Harold’s Honky-Tonk Bar
Join us for country music bingo every Tuesday at Harold’s Honky Tonk starting at 7:15!
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August 17, 2022 Live Music Bingo – Wild Wing Café
Come out to Wild Wing Café every Wednesday for BINGO Night!
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August 17, 2022 Team Trivia – Harold’s Honky-Tonk Bar
Harold’s Honky-Tonk hosts TEAM TRIVIA every WEDNESDAY at 7:30!
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August 19, 2022 Gainesville Farmers Market
Support Gainesville farmers and makers this summer!
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