Grab your wallet, your sense of adventure and bring your appetite because September 9th is Get!Downtown Lynchburg.
Get!Downtown Street Festival is the perfect way to say farewell to summer with an outdoor party for the whole town. All of the downtown shops, plus vendors and schools from central and western Virginia come together to provide food, handmade items, games, performances and we are just getting started.
On Main Street and Church Street, the magic begins at 6pm and continues until 9pm! With so much to do and see, you won’t believe what Get!Downtown has to offer!
Food: I hope you’re hungry! From gyros to barbecue sandwiches and burgers to pizza, you don’t want to miss these tasty treats. Favored Flavors will be providing a tasting by a professional chef to unveil some of their scrummy delights using their flavor infused oils, vinegars, and savory sea salts. You do not want to miss this gourmet experience!
Sweets: Already had dinner? No problem, you’re just in time for dessert! You’ll find funnel-cakes, freshly baked goods, kettle-corn, ice cream and the local favorite, Mama Crockett’s with their delicious cider doughnuts. So many tasty options are available, there is sure to be something that will satisfy your sweet tooth!
Activities: As you stroll down Main Street you’ll see a myriad of performances highlighting local talent. Dance teams are a must at Get!Downtown and are moving and grooving throughout the evening. In addition, Miller-Motte school provides a safe haven from the crowd, just when you thought it couldn’t get better, you could score a free 5 minute massage!
Handcrafted Items: If you’re looking for that perfect gift for someone you love, or that signature piece that represents you, be sure to keep your eyes open for wood work and drawings, paintings and more. Featured will be handcrafted pieces by Royal Obsession Jewelry that will inspire you to dream! Make sure you stop by this booth to see one of a kind items for both men and women! Additionally, Elegant and Royal Collection will be represented and providing their unique designs and matchless creations.
A warm evening, your favorite vendors, a cold drink in your hand and your people by your side, what could be better? If you’re looking for something fun to do next Friday, grab a friend and Get!Downtown!
Written by Anna Cribb