Renowned Colleges and Universities
College Graduates Annually
Great American Main Street Award by the National Main Street Center
Fastest Growing City Along Virginia’s I-81 Corridor *2010-2020

Located directly on the Interstate-81 corridor in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Harrisonburg is the ideal location for business owners seeking to successfully balance work and life.  As a university town, Harrisonburg enjoys all the arts and amenities of a big city combined with the ease, recreation and charm of a small city.  Harrisonburg continually receives national recognition, including:

Ranked #1 in 50 Most Popular Mid-Size Cities People Are Moving To – moveBuddha.com, 2018

Ranked #2 for Lowest Cost of Business in Best Small Cities for Business – Forbes, 2019

#6 in America’s Favorite Towns
– Travel & Leisure, 2016

Named one of America’s Top 10 Mountain Bike Towns – National Geographic Society, 2017

Ranked #1 in the Top Cities for Starting a Business in the U.S. PennyGeeks.com, 2018

Named one of the 25 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. – Forbes, 2017

Ranked #7 out of 325 metro areas in Best Places for Millennials to Move
 Reviews.org, 2019

Selected as 1 of 4 in Best Towns To Visit in 2021 – Film Daily, 2021

Shop Harrisonburg This Spring! Now that the long, cold winter is over, it's time get outside, enjoy the warm weather and support your local businesses! Check out our new promo.... ... See MoreSee Less
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IMPORTANT - The SBA's Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program opens today at noon! Visit the link for more details.𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓𝐀𝐍𝐓: 𝐒𝐁𝐀'𝐬 𝐒𝐡𝐮𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐕𝐞𝐧𝐮𝐞 𝐎𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐬 𝐚𝐭 𝐍𝐨𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐎𝐃𝐀𝐘! Reach out if you need assistance with this program. We're here to help. Access the application portal here: svograntportal.sba.gov/s/ ... See MoreSee Less
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It's going to be a tasty weekend!As the days get longer and weather gets warmer, grab your favorite ice cream from Branchs soft serve ice cream etc. Now located in #downtownharrisonburg starting Friday, April 9th! #hburgrocks #loveva ... See MoreSee Less
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Timeline PhotosGrow with Google! The Shenandoah Valley Partnership, in coordination with the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center, is initiating a series of webinars to assist our investors in learning best practices and very helpful information – direct from Google! Learn more and register now >> ow.ly/tqIZ50EcfBK#growwithgoogle #randipenfil ... See MoreSee Less
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Spring is here Harrisonburg! And the Farmer's Market is back! ... See MoreSee Less
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