Downtown Nashua

Our annual Downtown Scarecrows contest
has begun!

More than two dozen custom scarecrows await you, created by our community businesses, schools and nonprofits.

Click on the image at right to see the 2020 competitors  and VOTE!

We miss our events, too!

As our community adjusts and accommodates in response to the novel coronavirus, Great American Downtown will continue to evaluate how to proceed and move forward with our signature annual events. We will keep you informed here as to cancellations and rescheduled events and programs, as decisions are made. The safety of our friends, family and community is our top priority. Thank you for supporting our mission.

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Our Farmers Market vendors are in demand!

Here at the Nashua Farmers Market, we like to consider ourselves a community of hard-working farmers and makers. When one succeeds, we all do. That's why we're so proud to share these two stories: market vendors Ryan Hulse and Teresa Moler have both recently had terrific things happen in their worlds of creating art. Read [...]

Nashua trick-or-treating is ON!!!

The City of Nashua will go forward with its annual trick-or-treating hours from 6–8 pm on Halloween night, Saturday, Oct. 31. Everyone is asked to abide by guidelines put forth by the City of Nashua’s Department of Public Health and Community Services, in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. If you are [...]

Nashua’s Veterans Day parade cancelled for 2020

Due to the current pandemic and the risks associated with large gatherings, as well as the limited availability of local school bands, it was determined this year's Veterans Day parade will be postponed until next year. Tributes honoring our veterans will still occur. Nashua organizations the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans DAV, and Veterans of Foreign [...]

Where to go after Oompah in the Park

Joining us for Oompah in the Park Saturday, Oct. 3, from 3–5 pm? Looking to extend your Oktoberfest experience once the music is over? Take a stroll up Main Street in Downtown Nashua and enjoy dinner, drinks, appetizers and even more live music, at one of our many fine establishments! Here are just a few [...]

Chamber honors Citizens of the Year

Shown above are Helen Honorow and William Barry, selected by the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce as its 2020 Citizens of the Year. The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Helen Honorow and William “Bill” Barry as its 2020 Citizens of the Year. The award will be presented October 8 at the Chamber’s Annual Gala. This year’s Gala, which will be held virtually for the first [...]

ArtWalk expands into ArtWeek, goes virtual

City Arts Nashua has been busy behind the scenes planning “ArtWeek Nashua,” a virtual program that will celebrate two of its signature annual events – the Meri Goyette Arts Awards and the 16th annual ArtWalk, combined into a wonderful week of programming! If we have all learned anything in 2020, it is to think outside of the [...]

Nashua, New Hampshire

Whether you’re seeking fine dining, eclectic shopping, a vibrant arts scene, historic architecture, fun-filled events or just a place to relax and watch the world go by, make your destination Downtown Nashua.