HDR Annual Events 2013
**All dates are TBD if not otherwise specified.
First Fridays Downtown | First Friday of every month
A partnership with our friends at the Arts Council of the Valley, this monthly art walk showcases artists and musicians in locations throughout downtown.
Court & Market Days Festival | June 1
Presented by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society
Fridays on the Square | June 7-August 16
Live music every other Friday on historic Court Square
Valley Fourth | July 4
Charity run, "Grillin' at the Pavilion" Cook-off, Beers N' Cheers, parade, concerts, and fireworks
Taste of Downtown | August 12-18
This bi-annual restaurant week in March and August boasts the best eats of downtown
Downtown Film Series | First Friday in May, September, & October
Local-focused entertainment and films, with local merchant and restaurant vendors and food trucks
Rocktown Wine & Dine Festival | September 7
Wines from around the world, gourmet food, and live music
Alpine Loop Gran Fondo | September 29
Founded by professional cyclist Jeremiah Bishop
Halloween on the Square | October 26
Trick-or-treating, costume contests, and games
Veterans Day Recognition | November 10
Parade and ceremony to honor veterans' service
Downtown Holiday Tour | December 8
Old Town homes and downtown loft & businesses decorated for the holidays
Holiday Festivities | December 6
Parade and tree-lighting ceremony.
Shop Til You Drop: Holiday Open House | December 13-15
Shop locally for your holiday gifts and celebrate the season with special promotions, music, art, food and drinks!
First Night | December 31
Ring in the new year with entertainment in various downtown businesses.
Coming in 2014...
Celebration & Reception | February 24
Toast to another year of downtown's successes and hear exciting plans for the future.
Taste of Downtown | March
This bi-annual restaurant week in March and August boasts the best eats of downtown.
MACRoCk | April
The Mid-Atlantic College Radio Conference features over 100 independent musicians and bands playing in downtown locations over the course of two days - music madness!
Blacks Run/Downtown Clean-Up Day | April
Annual community clean-up.
Rocktown Beer & Music Festival | April
80 craft brews and live music.
Renaissance Night | May 10
Annual fundraiser for Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance