Downtown Lynchburg Association

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Ashley Kershner
Main Address:
901 Church Street
Suite 103
Lynchburg, VA 24504

What We Do

Downtown Lynchburg Association is an accredited program of the Virginia Main Street and the National Main Street Center™ and a member of International Downtown Association. For more than two decades, the organization and the City of Lynchburg have worked together to sustain and develop downtown as a vital economic, cultural, recreational, residential and historic center for our community.

We strive to create a strong, vibrant, and welcoming downtown with a unique and historic character. We do this through marketing initiatives, public space improvements, business engagement programs, cultural events, and more, we have and will continue to contribute to the establishment of a strong and vibrant downtown district.

As an organization, we are well positioned to tackle new and recurring challenges to developing Downtown Lynchburg. Downtown Lynchburg Association will continue to be the voice and ambassador for downtown Lynchburg, promoting the cultural resources and business community of downtown.

Interesting Info

Last year, we installed three beautiful takeout patios in Downtown Lynchburg!
We raised $50,000+ for our Downtown Recovery Initiative through our Downtown-A-Thon in July 2020.
We are striving to foster a thriving and diverse storefront economy.

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Upcoming Events

Fireworks on the Riverfront July 1, 2022 - 9:00pm to 10:30pm Read more »

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