A great place to be

Our historic downtown is growing to become the destination for local flavor & flair in Garner.

News from around downtown

Movies Under the Stars in May & June

There is just something special about watching a movie outdoors The warm breeze blowing, sounds of summer in the background, and stars shining overhead – Come enjoy cinematic magic in an outdoor setting with your family and friends. We have selected new releases along...

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Pop Up Markets Coming up in 2019!

Our popular Downtown Garner Pop Up Markets return in 2019 as a quarterly event! Join us April 28, July 28, and September 29 from 12pm to 4pm at Garner Rec Park (205 E. Main St.) for some great shopping, good food, and fun for all ages.  This is our fourth year hosting...

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Get Involved & Become a Downtown Ambassador

Join us for a Meet & Greet Learn more about the Downtown Garner Association and upcoming opportunities to share your talents and passion as we grow Downtown Garner to become a destination for local flavor and flair in our community! Details: March 28, 2019 - 6:30pm -...

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our Roadmap
to community driven economic revitalization

As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the Downtown Garner Association is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.
Garner is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center. The Downtown Garner Association is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency.

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