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In The News

Concrete poured for Carter Green community space 


Destination Downtown hosts Movies on Main, coat drive Friday 


Artists paint the town red (and lots of other colors) 


Destination Downtown garners high honor for efforts in revitalization 


Downtown South Boston's Fire Hydrant Walking Tour featured on the cover of Showcase Magazine 


Downtown South Boston's Fire Hydrant Walking Tour featured on the cover of Showcase Magazine 


‘Carter Green’ first in series of downtown projects 


Greenspace beautification project launched downtown 


New banners going up in downtown South Boston 


Destination Downtown, Town of South Boston receive awards for revitalization efforts 


Destination Downtown reaps special honor 


Tobacco warehouse transforms into apartments showcasing character, history 


A Grand Welcome 


New life for a landmark 


Open house to celebrate loft project completion 


New Brick Historic Lofts to cut the ribbon March 20 


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2014 Event Calendar


Thanksgiving Food Drive

Present - Friday, November 14th, 2014

Destination Downtown South Boston is partnering with Serving Hope Food Pantry on a Food Drive to give Thanksgiving meals to those in need. Look for the grocery carts in front of Electric Service, 3 Women No Truck / Puryear's Florest, and True Value or the boxes in Mike's TV, Natural Way Health Food Store, Images by Swanson Photography, and Main Street Diner to drop off your food items through Nov. 14.

View The List of Suggested Food Items

28th Annual Downtown South Boston
Christmas Open House

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014  |  1 - 5 pm
Santa Pictures | 1 - 4 pm

Come start the holiday season with our merchants opening their doors for your holiday shopping pleasure. Stroll along enjoying the holiday lights and decorations while listening to the Christmas music piped out onto the street!

C Action Photography by David Conner II will be printing Santa pictures onsite at Moving Voices The Isadora Duncan Cultural Exchange, 419A Main Street from 1 - 4:00.

4x6 - $5 | 5x7 - $8 | 8x10 - $15. Various backgrounds available.

You are also welcome to bring your own camera and visit with Santa!

Register to win $100 Downtown Gift Certificate!

Sponsored by Destination Downtown South Boston.
Thank you for Shopping Local & Supporting Our Community's Economy!

Email info@downtownsobo.com or call 434-575-4209 for more information.

Annual Downtown South Boston Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 6, 2014  |  5 pm

 Join us for The South Boston Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 5 pm. sponsored by Destination Downtown South Boston, Inc. and Elliott Electric, Inc.

Have fun with this year's theme, Retro Rockin' Christmas - the 50's!

Early registration for the parade ends on Friday, November 21 at 5 pm. After that date, there is an additional $5 charge to register. The final deadline for all applications is 12 Noon on Friday, December 5.

Download The Application