HDR Annual Events 2014
**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.
Celebration & Reception | February 24
Toast to another year of downtown's successes and hear exciting plans for the future.
Taste of Downtown | March 10-16
This bi-annual restaurant week in March and August boasts the best eats of downtown.
MACRoCk | First weekend in 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 26
80 craft brews and live music.
Renaissance Night | May 17
Annual fundraiser for Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance
Presented by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society
Fridays on the Square | June -August
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 11-17
This bi-annual restaurant week in March and August boasts the best eats of downtown
Downtown Film Series | TBD
Local-focused entertainment and films, with local merchant and restaurant vendors and food trucks
Rocktown Fall Beer Fest | Fall
Alpine Loop Gran Fondo | September 28
Founded by professional cyclist Jeremiah Bishop
Halloween on the Square | October 25
Costume Contests, trick-or-treating and fun for the kiddos
Veterans Day Parade & Concert | November 9
Parade and concert to honor veterans for their service
Black Friday | November 28
Small Business Saturday | November 29
Holiday Festivities | December 5
Parade and tree-lighting ceremony
Downtown Holiday Tour | December 6
Old Town homes and downtown loft & businesses decorated for the holidays
Shop Til You Drop: Holiday Open House | December 12
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 locations.