Downtown Nashua

Thanksgiving time means
it’s Plaid Friday time!

Plaid Friday is Downtown Nashua’s answer to shopping big box stores on Black Friday. Come support your locally owned small business neighbors, enjoy a festive and relaxed environment, grab a bite and lots of great deals!

 

Join us! Details HERE!

HOLIDAY CONTESTS IN NASHUA!

NOM NOM NOVEMBER
VOTING LIVE Nov. 17–24!

DAZZLING DECEMBER:
HELP US LIGHT UP NASHUA!

CONGRATS to the winners of Great American Downtown’s annual Downtown Scarecrow Competition! Check out all the entries and winners, by clicking the Winners box, to the right!

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Nashua Parks & Recreation’s upcoming December programs and events

Nashua Parks & Rec invites you to join them for their series of fun programming for the month of December! Elks 50th annual National “Hoop Shoot” Free Throw Competition – Dec. 4th  FREE event! Saturday, Dec 4th starts promptly 8 am to roughly 10 am Chestnut Street Gym, at Elm St. Middle School Boys and Girls [...]

Fortin Gage shares flower power with annual Petal It Forward day

Fortin Gage Flower & Gift Shop spread blooms and good vibes on Wednesday, Oct. 20, as they participated in the annual Petal It Forward initiative. The Society of American Florist’s annual Petal It Forward day was created in 2015. This goodwill initiative has participants handing out a pair of flowers or bouquets, as a surprise [...]

Nashua Veterans Day parade to be held Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021

Nashua Veterans Day Parade – Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 The Nashua Veterans Day Parade will proceed per usual this year, on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The Parade Committee has released the following information. All officers, enlisted men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States are cordially invited to participate in the parade. [...]

Saturday, Oct. 16: Oompah in the Park, Duck Derby pair up for a great Saturday!

Oompah in the Park, Duck Derby pair up for a great Saturday! 11 am – 5 pm Saturday, Oct. 16!   Oktoberfest means it's time for OOMPAH IN THE PARK! And this year we're having our event at the same time as Rotary's annual Duck Derby, so it's gonna be spec-quack-ular! Duck Derby happens in [...]

17th annual ArtWeek, KidsWeek Oct. 16–24

City Arts Nashua presents 17th annual ArtWeek & KidsWeek in virtual format Oct. 16–24 Due to the ongoing pandemic, City Arts Nashua is again featuring a virtual ArtWeek and KidsWeek. With a variety of quality arts-related programming, the weeklong celebration of the arts helps Nashua’s creative community reach an even larger audience, via social media [...]

Discover why the city of Nashua is a great place to Stay, Work, Play!

Our friends at StayWorkPlay.org has created a terrific and comprehensive guide showcasing many of the reasons Nashua is a great city! Their Regional Insider's Guide to Greater Nashua is chock-full of tips, facts and suggestions to entice you to make your life right here in the Gate City! Their guide presents an incredible 400+ wonderful [...]

Nashua Regional Planning Commission seeks input for economic recovery plan

The Nashua Regional Planning Commission is developing an economic recovery plan to address the impacts of COVID-19 on the region’s economy. NRPC has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) to undertake a comprehensive economic development recovery plan for the 13-community greater Nashua region. The plan will address the [...]

City Arts Nashua’s 17th annual ArtWeek seeks participants

City Arts Nashua, in collaboration with Access Nashua Community Television, has announced a call for artists, writers and performers to register and participate in the 17th annual ArtWalk ArtWeek, happening Oct. 16–23 this year. Last year during the pandemic, City Arts Nashua transformed its annual ArtWalk into ArtWeek, a virtual celebration, and is continuing to [...]

Welcoming Week activities Sept. 12–18 invite exploration of Nashua’s rich heritage

Nashua is a Welcoming City! Join us in celebrating the diversity of our community during Welcoming Week, Sept. 12–18. There will be a festive kick-off celebration Sunday at Greeley Park, and several events showcasing our neighbors and their heritages at the Nashua Public Library. Welcoming Week Kick-off Celebration 3–6 pm Sunday, Sept. 12 Greeley Park [...]

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