Main Street Supporter

“Downtown is the heart of the community and the center for government, arts, churches, and financial institutions.”

Want to be an “investor” in downtown? 

You can become a investor of Main Street in 2020-21 for $50 and help make an impact on our historic downtown.

“Downtown is an important community space where members of all segments of the community can meet equally for parades, music, speeches, and other community events.”

Interested in sponsoring a downtown event?

Your business can sponsor one of Main Street’s many events and help contribute to the revitalization of our historic downtown.  Sponsorships available for JazzFest, Friday Night Live Concerts, Main Street Saturday Market, Taste of Rutherford, and the Celebrate Christmas Downtown event.  

“Downtown can be a tourist attraction and is a location of a community’s unique businesses and buildings.”

When you join Main Street, you will be helping to revitalize our historic commercial district and protect the assets that make our community unique.  Your  financial investment in Main Street will help ensure that established programs continue, including the free events hosted by Main Street.  It will also help as we expand programs in the future.

Are you a downtown business? 

You can become a Business Member of Main Street for $150 and be included on the Main Street website, social media, and downtown map. 

Contact Sarah Callender for more information. 

Our organization focuses on the four elements that help define downtown success.

Enhance Design

Enhance the physical appearance of the historic commercial district, giving attention to street fronts, street furniture, land-scaping, signs and parking. Encourage sensitive new construction, adaptive reuse of historic buildings, and the inclusion of historic preservation practices in city planning.

Economic Vitality

Strengthen the existing economic base of the historic commercial district while identifying opportunities for new businesses to locate within the district. Find new uses for historic commercial buildings and stimulate investment in property.

Organization

Create lasting partnerships and develop a broad consensus among the public sector, private sector, civic groups and individuals that will secure a prosperous future for the historic commercial district.

Promotion

Market the assets of downtown Murfreesboro to residents and visitors. Organize special events, retail promotions and image campaigns to increase foot traffic in the downtown area.