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15 New Happenings in Downtown Lynchburg

Here’s the latest on new developments and openings in Downtown Lynchburg! It doesn’t take long to see that Downtown Lynchburg has been a hub of activity lately. Revitalization and rehabilitation is happening all throughout the district from lofts and restaurants on Jefferson, to road expansions and reopenings along Church and Main.  We did some digging to bring you the latest…

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News Alert: Downtown Lynchburg Association Receives $25k in Grant Funding

Lynchburg, VA — Governor Terry McAuliffe granted $25,000 in Virginia Main Street funding to the Downtown Lynchburg Association (DLA) Thursday toward an improved wayfinding system and new marketing efforts for downtown Lynchburg. DLA’s ultimate goal with this project is to increase visitation to downtown Lynchburg and to improve the visitor experience.  “We are pleased to receive support from the Virginia…

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Movies in the Park is coming to Downtown!

 Downtown Lynchburg Association is excited to announce that we are partnering with Parks and Recreation to bring you 3 nights of FREE movies under the stars in Riverfront Park this summer. Grab a blanket, gather your friends and family, and head downtown to join the fun. Concessions will be available for purchase at the Riverfront Movies in the Park.  “Back…

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Why Lynchburg is So Awesome—In Our Humble Opinion

By now you may have heard: Lynchburg ranked in the nation’s Top 10 cities with the highest sense of well-being. Basically, these are the cities where people are the happiest and healthiest. Out of 189 communities, the Gallup-Healthways 2016 Community Well-Being Rankings ranked us number eight. Plus, we were one of only two Virginia cities to make it into the…

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Lynch’s Landing to Organize First Fridays Moving Forward

First Fridays Lynchburg, a popular monthly event for art-lovers in the downtown area, is changing hands. Beginning on April 7, 2017, First Fridays will be organized once again by Lynch’s Landing. Over the last two years, First Fridays has been managed by the James River Council for the Arts and Humanities, who grew the event through social media, a new…

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Downtown Lynchburg is for Lovers, so get downtown, Valentiners! Find a variety of ways to celebrate love in your life, whether you’re single, taken, or somewhere in between. We’ve got a few ideas to get you started: SHOP Looking for something unique? Find that perfect gift for that perfect someone or something special for yourself at downtown’s local shops filled…

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Super Bowl Sunday in Downtown Lynchburg

The big game is Sunday and with more and more people “cutting the cord” with cable these days, we know many of you are looking for a great place to watch the game. Good news – Downtown Lynchburg is prepped and ready! You’ve got five fabulous restaurants to choose from, or consider hopping between them on commercial breaks (but let’s be…

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Lynch’s Landing Hires New Events Manager

We are excited to announce the hiring of our new full-time events manager, Blake Gederberg. For the past five years, Blake has been working to plan, promote, and execute events in Central Virginia, working with the Berglund Center in Roanoke, as an independent events producer, and with Lynchburg’s own indie music festival, Lynchstock. Blake is also the co-owner and marketing director at…

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Downtown Lynchburg’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

By now, that panicky feeling may be creeping in—Christmas and Hanukkah are less than two weeks away, and you still have the majority of your gifts to purchase; or, you may just want to find “The Perfect Gift” for your father-in-law, mom, or significant other. And maybe you need some fresh ideas for stocking stuffers. Whatever your situation—have no fear….

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10 Can’t Miss Ways to Ring in the Season in Downtown Lynchburg

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and as the days tick closer to the 25th, you can find “all things merry in bright” right in Downtown Lynchburg. Whether you’re doing some last-minute shopping, dining out, or simply looking for fun holiday-inspired activities, Downtown offers enough to keep you celebrating all season long. Bonus: Free two-hour holiday parking throughout…

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