Upcoming Events

First Friday Concerts
May 1, June 5, and August 7
Free concert series on the First Friday of the month all summer! Join us on the square from 7pm - 10pm for a great outdoor show after you've enjoyed dinner at one of the downtown restaurants.

Beach Bash
July 10
Main Street is brining the beach to the square! Twenty tons of sand, hula hoops, limbo, live music, and much more. Main Street has two great bands lined up so don't miss this fun summer event on the square from 6pm - 10pm.

Art in the Square
September 19-20
This popular event return to the Downtown Square for another weekend filled with art, entertainment, and fun for the entire family. 10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday come downtown for this unique and fun event!

Jingle Mingle
November 19
Are you ready to kick off the holiday shopping season? This event kicks off with Santa himself riding onto the square at 5:00pm. The evening continues with caroling, carriage rides, music, sweet treats, and the lighting of the chicken atop Main Street Market. 

Be sure to keep up with happenings and events on the Downtown Gainesville Facebook page!


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See what’s Happening in the Arts.  Go to The Arts Council website @ www.theartscouncil.net or the Quinlan at www.quinlanartscenter.org for detailed information on events as well as their Affiliate Arts Organizations.