Category Archives: Happenings & Events

Exciting happenings and events in the Downtown Richmond area.

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Pumpkin Party on October 4th Farmers’ Market

As part of our “Eat Local, Buy Local” beliefs we are having a PUMPKIN PARTY on October 4th.   This will be our last festival of the year!  To celebrate this event we will host 3 competitions: BEST PUMPKIN DISH 1st Contest!  We are looking for the best culinary dishes, sauces, dips and more, all made out of  PUMPKINS […]

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Family Fun & Fitness – July 24, 2014!!!

Come out for our last Family Fun & Fitness event for 2014! On Thursday, July 24th from 6:00 to 8:00pm! The event takes place on Main Street in Downtown Richmond, (between First Street and Irvine Street).  Plenty of FREE parking will be available! We are going out with a bang!  The following will be happening: […]

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Come out to Family Fun & Fitness on June 26!

You’re Invited!  Our second Family Fun & Fitness event is taking place this Thursday, June 26 from 6:00 to 8:00pm.   We are excited to announce our second year of  Family, Fun & Fitness edition of Thursday Night Live in 2014! Our First event in May brought out a good crowd of families, and fitness conscious […]

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Strawberry Festival on June 21st!

As part of our “Eat Local, Buy Local” beliefs we are having a Strawberry Festival in June! There will be farm fresh strawberries by the carton available for purchase, as well as strawberry flavored breads, muffins, desserts and jams.  Specials, contests, live music and other strawberry themed events and games for adults and children.  Come, enjoy […]

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Meet your Farmers Tour on June 28th

Downtown Richmond is so excited to participate in the upcoming MEET YOUR FARMERS TOUR on June 28, 2014, presented by the UK College of Agriculture Food and Environment Cooperative Extension Service of Madison County.  Tour participants will get special discounts on purchase at the Downtown Richmond Farmers Market on June 28th.  Take the tour! See […]

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Kiwanis Club 42 Annual Fundraising Auction

Get Ready! The Kiwanis Club of Richmond KY, Inc. will be having their Annual Fundraising Auction at Richmond City Hall on Saturday February 22, 2014. Everybody loves this auction! The club has been hosting this fundraising event for over 40 years. You don’t want to miss the excitement, the huge variety of items to bid […]

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EKU Students offer Vision for Downtown Richmond

A group of Eastern Kentucky University students are offering several ideas to spur on activity in downtown Richmond.  A forum was staged Tuesday night, February 4, 2014  in Eastern’s student center. It was promoted as an EKU student conversation with Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes.  Organizers say it was the first time a sitting mayor participated […]

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DRA Farmer’s Market featured on Tourism Talks

  Melodie Lincavage and Rose Rex were featured on Richmond KY Tourism’s ‘Tourism Talks’.   The Farmers market will launch on March 1, 2014. For more information on our Farmers Market:   CLICK HERE     

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DRA’s booth at the Chamber’s Annual Kickoff

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2014 Annual Kickoff on January 16, 2014 at the EKU Perkins Building.  Downtown Richmond Association was very excited to sponsor an exhibitor table at the event so we can meet and greet with other chamber members and tell them about our exciting calendar of events for 2014 and […]

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New Farmers’ Market coming to Downtown Richmond

We are pleased to announce an addition to our exciting line-up of Downtown Richmond sponsored events:  The 2014 Downtown Richmond Farmers Market!  It will be held every Saturday from 8:00am to 2:00pm, beginning March 1 through October 25, 2014! There will be a wide variety of vendors with everything from homegrown fruits, vegetables and herbs […]

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