Main Street Gainesville is a nonprofit organization dedicated to maintaining a strong central business district. As a member of Georgia Main Street and Main Street America, Gainesville uses the Main Street Four-Point Approach to make strides through promotion, beautification, historic preservation, and small business development. The program is a division of the Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau, the destination marketing organization for the City of Gainesville.
Company logo featured on two light pole banners downtown
Logo on the downtown printed map
Logo on downtowngainesville.com homepage
Under the Tourism and Communications Department of the City of Gainesville, the Main Street Gainesville Program's online reach is extensive! Along with our social media channels, our events are cross-promoted on other Gainesville outlets. As of January 2021:
14,000 followers on Facebook
4,100 followers on Instagram
2,600 followers on Facebook
1,330 followers on Instagram
7,100 followers on Facebook
60,000 average monthly sessions on Gainesville.org
Many businesses donate items rather than funding to support local events. Building Supplies for photo booths, candy for trick-or-treating, kid-zone supplies for events, and giveaways for events are just a few examples of generous in-kind donations over the years.