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GET DOWNTOWN

Friday, September 8, 2017
6PM-9PM

Main Street, Downtown Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG'S FAVORITE EVENT IS BACK! 

Downtown Lynchburg Association celebrates the return of our college students in this Friday night Main Street festival.  Get Downtown for an evening of fabulous entertainment, great food, family fun, and more from our downtown merchants and other Lynchburg businesses. 

No dogs are allowed at this event. Thank you. 

FEATURED ACTIVITIES

NEW STREET PERFORMERS

Your favorites return alongside NEW exciting street performers throughout the festival. 

  • Stilt Walker
  • Body Painter
  • Hula Hooper
  • Fire Dancers
  • Breakdancers
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MUSIC:
Street Sessions!

New this year! Experience our mini-concerts throughout the festival located at the Keys to the Hill City pianos. 

  • The Dundies
  • Trouvere
  • Tony Camm and the Funk All Stars
  • DJ Ed and Breakdancers
  • Music N Motion/ Peacemakers Crew
  • Hill City Sliders
  • Lynchburg Dance Connection
  • Endstation Theatre Company
  • The Listening
  • Academy Center of The Arts
  • Forest Dance Academy
  • Dance Lynchburg

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KidS Zone

Presented by Smart Beginnings Central Virginia

Our kids zone is getting an upgrade this year with new activities and games for little ones of all ages!

  • Gus the Bus!
  • Mother Goose storytelling
  • Giant legos
  • Giant Jenga
  • Beads and bracelets
  • Pumpkin ring toss
  • Kinderdance
  • Giant foam blocks
  • Sand box treasure hunt
  • Giant card memory game
  • Free style art

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Makers nite market

Presented by Blue RIdge Communications

  • James T. Davis Art Zone
  • Against The Grain Laser
  • Anchor & Grace Designs
  • Lane Paper Work
  • Leather and Grace
  • Lindsey Nicole Lettering
  • The Artful Sojourn
  • The Birch, The Bear & The Bee
  • The Hill City Handmade
  • Thistle & Lark
  • Candy Land Lighting
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VENDORS

Downtown Businesses

  • {RA} Bistro
  • Absolute Bridal
  • Academy Center of the Arts
  • Accents Flags & Gifts
  • Adult Care Center of Central Virginia
  • Al Ryan Mediterranean Cuisine
  • Altus Chocolate
  • Atelier 11 Architecture
  • Baby B's
  • Bank of the James
  • Benny Scarpettas
  • Bikes Unlimited
  • Bowen Jewelry Company
  • Cafe Bliss
  • Celebration Bridal
  • Clutch Guide
  • Court Street United Methodist Church
  • Craddock Terry Hotel
  • Dawson Ford Garbee
  • Dish
  • Domino’s Pizza
  • Dublin 3 Coffeehouse
  • Emerald Stone Grille
  • Estates Revisted
  • Fashion Plus
  • Favored Flavors
  • Free Clinic of Central Virginia
  • Frolic
  • Garrett Wayne Exquisite Apparel
  • Heritage Connection Gift Shop & Florist
  • High Peak Sportswear
  • Hot and Cold Cafe
  • HumanKind
  • IDJFest
  • iHeart Media
  • Jesse James Ink
  • Junior League of Lynchburg
  • Kegney Brothers
  • L. Oppleman
  • Live the Happy Wellness & Massage
  • Live Trendy or Die
  • Lynchburg Democratic Committee
  • Lynchburg Museum System
  • Main Street Eatery
  • Mrs. Joy's Absolutely Fabulous Treats
  • Market at Main
  • Mojo Hair Bar
  • Ninth Street Parlor
  • Opera on the James
  • Pacific Life Insurance Company
  • Philippine Delight
  • Radio434
  • Randall J. Trost, P.C.
  • Rise Up Climbing
  • Riverviews Artspace
  • Ronnie's
  • S&M Telecommunications 
  • Salon V
  • Scarlett's Main Street Antique Mall
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  • Speakertree
  • Spearman Artisanry
  • The Conscious Mercantile
  • The Patriotic Peacock
  • The Virginian Hotel
  • The White Hart
  • Vaperdemic
  • Vector Space
  • William Alexander Tobacconist
  • Willow Breezes
  • WNRN
  • Yoga Goodness Studio
  • YWCA of Central Virginia

Government

  • City of Lynchburg Communications and Marketing
  • Division of Child Support Enforcement
  • GLTC
  • New Hope Support Servies, Inc.
  • Lynchburg City Schools
  • Lynchburg Parks & Recreation
  • Lynchburg Public Library
  • Lynchburg Water Resources
  • Virginia Energy Sense

Food

  • {RA} Bistro
  • Al Ryan Mediterranean Cuisine
  • Altus Chocolate
  • Appetite Creamery
  • Bahama Sno Shack
  • Benny Scarpettas
  • Brother Jake's Brick Oven Creations
  • Cafe Bliss
  • Cupboard Caff
  • Dish
  • Dublin 3 Coffeehouse
  • Earl's Carolina BBQ
  • El Cabrito's
  • Emerald Stone Grille
  • Hippos
  • Homestead Creamery
  • Hot and Cold Cafe
  • Kegney Brothers
  • Mama Crocketts Cider Donuts
  • MayLynn's Creamery
  • Main Street Eatery
  • Market at Main
  • Mrs. Joy's Absolutely Fabulous Treats
  • Nomad Coffee Company
  • Philippine Delight
  • Royal Creamery
  • Sourdough Pizza Company
  • Sunshine Girls Lemonade
  • T & E Catering
  • Taco Shark
  • The Frosty Penguin
  • The Ice Queen
  • Upper Crust
  • Uprooted
  • Watts Poppin' & Chillin'
  • Wepa Empanadas

Non-Profit Organizations

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Virginia
  • Big World Project
  • Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center
  • Building Bridges Productions, Inc.
  • Candlelight Church Ministries
  • Central Virginia Alliance For Community Living
  • Citizens' Climate Lobby
  • Endstation Theatre Company
  • First Christian Church
  • Gospel Community Church
  • HumanKind
  • James River Council for the Arts and Humanities
  • Jars of Hope
  • Johnson Health Center
  • Kiwanis Club of Lynchburg
  • Lynchburg Historical Foundation
  • Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Masterworx Community Theater
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • Prayer of Faith _ Zion City
  • The Rotary Club of Lynchburg
  • RUF Lynchburg
  • Virginia National Guard
  • WDBJ7
  • WRVL-The Journey

Business

  • Bath Fitter
  • Complete Nutrition
  • Genworth Financial
  • James T. Davis
  • Kinderdance of Central Virginia, LLC
  • Kinetix Health Club
  • Locked Up Lynchburg
  • LuLaRoe Sarah Owen
  • New in Lynchburg LLC
  • Pacific Life Insurance Company
  • Sleep Number Corporation
  • The VR Center

COLLEGES

  • CVCC
  • Lynchburg College
  • Liberty University
  • Randolph College
  • Virginia University of LynchburG

PARKING

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FREE GET DOWNTOWN PARKING SHUTTLES

We are so excited that over 10,000 people come to Get Downtown every year to enjoy this festival. But why fight the traffic when you can hop a free shuttle? Help us keep the congestion to a minimum by taking advantage of the shuttle provided by GLTC.

SHUTTLE SERVICE times:
5:30PMENDS: 9:15PM
 

(Note: no shuttle will bring people TO the event after 8:30)

MADISON HEIGHTS

174 RIVER JAMES DR.
Park your car in the old Goodwill lot (right beside Lowes) and hop on the shuttle.

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LYNCHBURG COLLEGE

332 College St.
Park in one of two lots (in yellow) and hop on the shuttle!

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CVCC

3506 Wards Rd.
Plenty of parking at this location in the front parking lot (in yellow). 


RANDOLPH COLLEGE

For neighbors of Randolph College, pick up the shuttle at the GLTC bus stop in front of the campus. NOTE: There is no parking for this shuttle stop. For nearby residents only. 

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Sponsors

 
 
 
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