These events are open to the public.
The Georgetown Swirl is a Texas Downtown Association (TDA) President’s Award-winning Texas wine, local food and downtown shopping celebration, on the Georgetown Square.
Breakfast Bites is a quarterly meeting of the Georgetown Main Street Program to learn about updates from downtown partner organizations and new businesses in the downtown district that have opened or are under construction.
Blazin’ Beer Crawl
Blazin’ Beer Crawl is held annually on the Georgetown Square to help support local businesses and ensure the continued beauty and architectural integrity of the downtown district.
Second Saturday Market Days and Concerts
Visit the Square on the second Saturday of the month from March to November and find an outdoor marketplace of jewelry, art, clothing, delicious food and drinks and antiques and collectibles. Guests also enjoy live music and a kids’ area, making the whole day a fun, family-friendly event.
Red Poppy Festival
One of Georgetown’s most beloved annual events, Red Poppy Festival kicks off with a street dance followed by a weekend of live music, student performances, artisan booths, an eclectic and amazing food court, a classic car show and the hometown parade.
Festival of the Arts
Organized by top local musicians and arts leaders, this event takes place at venues all over downtown and brings in world-renowned musical talents to delight all who attend.
Lighting of the Square
Each year, the Lighting of the Square kicks off the holiday season with traditional carolers, hot chocolate and cookies and a mass countdown to switching on thousands of lights on rooftops and the courthouse.
The first weekend in December, the Square is transformed into a hotspot for the holidays with a festive marketplace, Bethlehem village, activities just for kids and a parade with local flair. Downtown businesses are decorated to the nines and the streets are alive with merriment.
For our downtown businesses, the Business Retention and Expansion Program (BR&E) is an excellent source of information, resources and assistance.