DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Downtown Thomasville is open for business, and the City of Thomasville’s Main Street Program is doing its part to assist merchants during these changing times. “Our downtown merchants are using a variety of social media platforms and technology in order to continue to serve their clientele during this quickly evolving situation,” said April Norton, Main Street & Business Development Director. Merchants are following and adapting to recommendations set forth by the Centers for...



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2020 FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLL SERIES KICKS OFF ON MARCH 6th

The City of Thomasville’s 2020 First Friday Sip and Stroll series kicks off on Friday, March 6th. A concert by The Leftovers will cap off the evening. “We are excited when the month of March comes around because that means First Fridays begin again!” says Madison Eaton, City of Thomasville events coordinator. “We are enthusiastic about the 2020 lineup and are happy to jumpstart the First Friday series with a local favorite like The Leftovers.” From 6:00-8:00 p.m., stroll...



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DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE SEMI-ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE THIS SATURDAY

The Downtown Thomasville Semi-Annual Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, February 15th beginning at 10 am. Stroll through beautiful downtown as your favorite retailers step out of their store fronts and onto the sidewalks with some of their best deals of the year. “Downtown merchants will be offering great deals on end of season merchandise and are excited to showcase new 2020 inventory.” says April Norton, City of Thomasville Main Street and Business Development Director. Be...



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2nd ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY PARADE, CELEBRATION TO FOLLOW

The City of Thomasville invites you to join the community in Downtown Thomasville on Saturday February 8th for a celebration our local Black History, with the 2nd Annual Black History Month Parade & Celebration. The 2nd Annual Black History Month parade is scheduled to begin at 10am. at the intersection of Broad Street and Washington Street (between Thomasville National Bank and the First Baptist Church parking lot). It will travel down Broad Street, turn right on West Jackson Street, and...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE PREPARES FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS

The national celebration of Black History Month is a time to honor the contributions of African Americans to our nation’s history. This year, the City of Thomasville is once again working with community partners to celebrate our local history. According to event organizers, 2020’s celebration will include online trivia contests, a parade and other community celebrations. “Black History Month is intended for the community to come together to celebrate the history and achievements...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE STAFF MEMBER APPOINTED TO GEORGIA DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April Norton, Main Street and Business Development Director, has been appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association’s Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is made up of fifteen representatives from around the state of Georgia, with twelve being downtown program professionals and three being representatives from the private sector or government sector with an interest in downtown development programs. Candidates must be nominated by their peers and pass a rigorous selection committee...



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33rd ANNUAL VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS TO BE HELD IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE DECEMBER 12th AND 13th

With wreaths hung on lamp posts, garland decorating each storefront, and cooler weather here to stay, Thomasville is in the Christmas spirit! Join us in historic Downtown Thomasville for the 33rd Annual Victorian Christmas, Thursday and Friday, December 12th and 13th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. each evening. “This is our largest Victorian Christmas to date,” said Madison Eaton, City of Thomasville events coordinator. “With the beautiful new streetscape project completed on West Jackson...



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FIRST FRIDAY HOLIDAY SIP AND STROLL TO BE HELD IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE ON DECEMBER 6TH

Downtown Thomasville’s First Friday Holiday Sip and Stroll will be held Friday, December 6th from 6-10 p.m. This will be the final First Friday Sip and Stroll of the year. “The December First Friday is anticipated to be our largest First Friday of the year,” says April Norton, City of Thomasville Main Street and Business Development Director. “With it being two weeks before Christmas, everyone is in the holiday spirit, including our Downtown merchants. You’re invited to come...



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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

Downtown Thomasville will be welcoming the holiday shopping season with the Holiday Open House on Sunday, November 24th from 1-5 PM. Enjoy Sunday shopping and dining hours, on-street entertainment, and complimentary trolley rides throughout Downtown. “This event is a great opportunity for locals and visitors to begin their holiday shopping and enjoy a beautiful Sunday in Downtown Thomasville,” said April Norton, Director of Main Street and Business Development. “We’re also...



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VETERANS DAY PARADE TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 9TH IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

The City of Thomasville, in partnership with local veterans groups, is honored to present the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 9th at 10:00 a.m. in Downtown Thomasville. The community is encouraged to attend the parade to celebrate the men and women who have served in our U.S. military. Veterans Day officially became a national holiday in 1938. It’s a day to show respect and gratitude to those who were willing to serve our country. “The City of Thomasville supports active...



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FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLLS CONTINUE THIS MONTH WITH THE MAINSTREAM BAND

The City of Thomasville’s First Friday Sip and Stroll concert series continues this Friday, November 1st from 6:00- 10:00 PM in downtown Thomasville. This month’s theme is “Fall Fest,” and the concert will feature the musical stylings of the Mainstream Band. The Mainstream Band works hard to live up to their namesake, playing an exciting, high energy show filled with mainstream music that fans of all ages can enjoy. “We are excited to welcome the Mainstream Band to The Ritz...



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FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLL ROCKS THE RITZ THIS OCTOBER

Roll into the fall season with a rocking good time this Friday! The City of Thomasville’s First Friday Sip and Stroll will be held on Friday, October 4th from 6:00-10:00 p.m. in Downtown Thomasville. This month’s theme is “Rock the Ritz.” From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., bring the family for a bite to eat at one of Downtown’s delicious restaurants and enjoy extended shopping hours at many shops and boutiques. “Local merchants are setting the tone for the fall season with new seasonal...