Great American Main Street Award by the National Main Street Center
Metro Area in Virginia
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 #3 for Lowest Cost of Business in Best Small Cities for Business– Forbes, 2017
Ranked #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
CAN'T WAIT! If you haven't driven down the 300 block of N. Liberty Street recently, you won't recognize it! Amazing things are happening.Last test bake for a few days! While they last from 1-2:30 today—multigrain loaves and pastry 🍞🥐 Please use the bakery door and mask up. They went FAST yesterday, so please remember these are small test bakes right now ❤️
Next week we’ve got our kitchen team working out the DELICIOUSNESS on our full-service breakfast and lunch menu! 🍳🥪🥗 so that we can OPEN on July 28! 🤞🏻🎉 ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center!We are grateful to be voted BEST HOTEL in the Shenandoah Valley region by Virginia Living Magazine - THANK YOU to our guests and followers that chose us! #BestofVirginia2020 #VirginiaLiving #harrisonburgva #rocktown #jmu #jmunation #thankyou #BestOf #visitvirginia #shenandoahvalley #besthotel ... See MoreSee Less
Whether it's a stay-cation or a quick weekend getaway, Harrisonburg is a top destination for couples!Listed by DatingAdvice.com as a Romantic Destination for Couples in the Shenandoah Valley, #Harrisonburg offers a romantic #getaway for couples. Plan your next #trip here.
The SBA's EIDL program is back open. EIDL offers long-term, low interest assistance for a small business or non-profit. EIDL assistance can be used to cover payroll and inventory, pay debt or fund other expenses. Additionally, the EIDL Advance will provide up to $10,000 ($1,000 per employee) of emergency economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties, and these emergency grants do not have to be repaid. www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance... See MoreSee Less
We need business owner feedback! While we are now in Phase 2 of re-opening Virginia's economy, there are still many needs and obstacles. Our Harrisonburg/Rockingham Business Taskforce will continue working together to get our economy once again moving forward. In order for us to gauge the progress since early May and to determine what else can be done to help the transition back to "normal", please complete this Business Recovery Survey by the end of the day on June 19th. Summary results will be shared for continued recovery planning purposes. And thank you for all you do for our local economy! survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eh5577fwkbb1zyvx/a014tkbcbucxh/greeting... See MoreSee Less
As we move into Phase 2, many patios and some indoor dining areas downtown are now open at partial capacity. We've been collecting these updates as we see them on our COVID-19 directory at downtownharrisonburg.org/covid19/. Please send updates to firstname.lastname@example.org! ... See MoreSee Less
We're over here giddy with excitement as construction is starting to wrap up at Magpie Diner! It's been almost two years of little details and now we are ready for PEOPLE! We've got a simple online application form and would love to hear from you if you're passionate about food and community.
Phase 2 reopening is today. We got this Harrisonburg! Be respectful of a business's guidelines and your fellow patrons, and enjoy supporting our local, small business community!As of 4pm on Friday, June 5th, our dining room will officially re-open at 50% capacity! We are excited to welcome you back with our normal business hours and an expanded menu featuring our award-winning pizzas, delicious appetizers and salads, as well as our hand-made pastas.
Our spacious dining room provides ample seating for us to serve you safely, 6 feet apart. To ensure the welfare of our staff and guests, we will: -Require all persons over the age of 10 to wear a mask while moving through the restaurant -Perform frequent hand washing and sanitizing of all high contact points -Practice social distancing -Encourage staff members and guests to stay home if they feel ill -Comply with all state health and safety guidelines
If you would like to make a reservation for a party of 6 or greater, please call 540-433-1366. Reservations are limited but not required.