Downtown Gainesville

So much, so close

Nestled in the heart of the business district, downtown Gainesville is home to popular boutiques and second-generation specialty shops, award-winning restaurants, and an entertaining and vibrant nightlife. We guarantee downtown Gainesville is where you want to be and for more reasons than one!

Visit to see all of our annual events, plus the community event calendar to stay up to date with everything happening around town!

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Support downtown Gainesville

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Gift certificates

Support local businesses by purchasing Main Street Money. Spend this specialty currency at more than 25 restaurants and retailers in historic downtown Gainesville. Visit the Main Street Money page to learn more.

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Community events

Main Street Gainesville is a division of the Gainesville Convention & Visitors Bureau focusing on economic vitality in historic downtown Gainesville. Get involved: learn more about event sponsorship and membership opportunities today!

Download the Official Visitors Map