News around downtown

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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Pranksters rejoice – April Foods Day Returns!

  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 by City Dirt Trio, local artisan vendors, handmade crafts and kid-friendly activities! Date: Sunday, April 7,...

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New Mural brings vibrant color to Main Street

A lot of you by now have probably seen the amazing mural on the side of Full Bloom Coffee Roasters at 141 W. Main St. in Historic Downtown Garner. But do you know the story behind it? Check out this short video we did with the artist, Sean Kernick, and Downtown...

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Downtown Sponsor Opportunities now available!

Help Downtown Garner Thrive in 2019! We cordially invite your business to become a 2019 sponsoring partner in Downtown Garner’s revitalization efforts. Financial support from our sponsors helps fund events and programming in downtown - funding from Garner’s business...

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Town Earns Award for Pop-Up Art Fence Project

From left: Downtown Development Manager Mari Howe, Cultural Arts and Events Manager Debbie Dunn, Garner artist Virginia Maier, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Director Sonya Shaw and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Assistant Director Rob Smith. The...

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Calling All Artists for Paint on Main

Downtown Garner and GrafixHouse are now seeking artists for Paint on Main, our holiday window painting project. Each year, Paint on Main transforms Main Street’s business district into a winter wonderland from Thanksgiving to New Years – last year, hundreds of citizens came to Downtown Garner to check out this great community art project!

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