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Garner Resiliency Business Series

Garner Resiliency Business Series

Garner Economic Development is pleased to announce a series of free webinars to help business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The one hour webinars will feature local experts on topics such as cyber security, financial planning, and disaster preparedness. The...

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Garner Resiliency Fund Opens 2nd Round of Grants

Garner Resiliency Fund Opens 2nd Round of Grants

The partnership between The Garner Chamber of Commerce and The Downtown Garner Association launched its first round in April and awarded small grants to 34 local Garner businesses and non-profits totaling $48,000. As the pandemic continues, the decision was made to do...

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North Carolina Main Street Champions Honored

North Carolina Main Street Champions Honored

New Bern, N.C. - The 2019 North Carolina Main Street Champions, individuals that work and advocate for revitalized downtowns, were recognized for their commitment at a recognition ceremony in New Bern last month. “Despite the short-term uncertainty in the global...

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Updated: April Foods Day Cancelled

Updated: April Foods Day Cancelled

APRIL FOODS DAY IS CANCELLED In accordance with Gov. Roy Cooper’s March 14 executive order and his recommendations concerning the response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Downtown Garner Association is canceling the food truck rodeo this year. We take these steps...

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2020 Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available

Help Downtown Thrive in 2020! We cordially invite your business to become a 2020 sponsoring partner in Downtown Garner’s revitalization efforts. Financial support from our sponsors helps fund programming and sustains economic revitalization in downtown. In addition,...

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

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

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!

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

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 -...

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