Downtown Nashua


We’re happy to announce several fun events on our horizon:


We’re excited to gather again! As COVID-19 conditions continue to improve, we still encourage social distancing, hand hygiene, and mask usage of non-vaccinated individuals at our events. We’ll clarify as each event gets closer, and we all return to a happier level of normalcy together!

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Downtown Nashua Summer Events!

Great American Downtown is happy to announce several events coming up in the months ahead. Let’s get out and enjoy the beautiful weather and get together again! JUNE 20: NASHUA FARMERS MARKET OPENS Beginning on Father’s Day, join us from 10 am–2 pm every Sunday at City Hall Plaza, 229 Main Street. Free parking at [...]

Getting into the swing of things: Established Nashua business serves change-up pitch with new endeavor Walter Bat Company

For more than 70 years, Nashua has been home to W.H. Bagshaw Company, a family-run manufacturing business that dates back to an 1870 origin in nearby mill town Lowell, Mass. The oldest pin makers in America, W.H. Bagshaw also manufactures high precision, Swiss-style CNC turned parts. It’s unlikely that 150 years ago, founder Walter H. [...]

WalletHub: Nashua is ranked one of the best-run cities in US

Nashua ranked fourth overall as one of the best-run cities in the country, according to a recent metric evaluation done by WalletHub. Nearby Manchester also made the cut of 150 well-run cities, coming in at number 14. WalletHub made its determinations on the efficacy of local leadership as they combated the challenges of 2020’s pandemic [...]

Two pop-up dance events this weekend in Downtown Nashua

Great American Downtown is pleased to announce two dance events happening this weekend in Downtown Nashua.  Lead With Arts is organizing a Pop-Up Dance performance in conjunction with our Saturday Sidewalk Sessions, and another one at our Nashua Farmers Market on Sunday. “Pop-Up Dance is a casual and joyous way to share the craft of [...]

Renew, Revive, Resurge: Refreshing new beers celebrate Downtown Nashua

When you head to Downtown Nashua this month, be sure to stop by our local breweries for their fun and frothy cross-promotion:  Liquid Therapy, Martha's Exchange Restaurant & Brewery  and Odd Fellows Brewing Co are presenting their annual collaboration of creating a trio of Belgium IPAs to share with you for a limited time. Kick [...]

Peace, love, and tie-dye! Grab your new summah faves!

ONE WEEK ONLY! Pre-order campaign only through June 11! Great American Downtown is partnering with our friends at Mint Printworks to offer you these tasty flavors of tie-dye fun! Choose from four color palettes of tie-dye:  Adult and youth t-shirts (in order above) in Pastel Rainbow, USA red/white/blue, or Watercolor Spiral; and Hooded sweatshirts in Sunset Swirl! [...]

#WelcomeBackNashua – River Light Parade, Live Music, Art & More!

Here at Great American Downtown, we are so excited to #WelcomeBackNashua for a fun day - out and about on Main Street and along the Nashua Riverwalk! Enjoy free parking all day Saturday at the Elm & High Street Garages! Many great spots to grab lunch or brunch, with over 40 dining establishments on and [...]

‘NH Gives’ 24-hour online charitable giving event, June 8–9

Please donate to Great American Downtown, as we continue to promote our vibrant community through events and programs   The NH Charitable Foundation has a NH Gives campaign with a matching grant program as part of it. Great American Downtown, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping promote vibrancy and engagement for Downtown Nashua, is asking [...]

New and established restaurants sharing their Latin, South American flavors and vibe

¿Tengo hambre? Nosotras tambien somos! (Hungry? We are, too!) Nashua has a booming and wide-ranging selection of restaurants offering the flavors of Mexico, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Spain and other Hispanic/Latin countries. Our neighbors have often come directly from these nations, bringing authentic recipes, traditional dishes and their homemade, family style to their menu. [...]

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.