A great place to be

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

News from around downtown

Live in Downtown Garner! Loft for rent

Enjoy downtown living & small town charm on Main St!  A 2 bedroom loft will be available for rent starting November 1st in the historic Henry Bryan Building in Downtown Garner.  This beautiful upper story living space underwent a historic renovation in 2005 and...

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Only Treats Here! Trick or Eat Food Truck Rodeo is Oct. 20

Join us on Main Street in Downtown Garner for our annual event featuring 15 food trucks and 3 local NC craft breweries! Enjoy live acoustic/bluegrass music , local artisan vendors, handmade crafts and kid-friendly activities! DATE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019 TIME: 12:00...

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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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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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