News and Press Releases

Main St Central Business Dist has 0% Vacancy Rate

Downtown's core Main Street Central Business District has a 0% vacancy rate as of January 2019!  Every storefront has a signed lease and renovations are underway in several properties.   This is the first time Downtown Harrodsburg has been completely occupied in decades.

Harrodsburg First to Relocate

Harrodsburg First has signed a three-year lease with the Ragged Edge Community Theatre to relocate to 109 South Main Street.   The move will take place in early 2019.  

Christmas Parade Winners


Harrodsburg First Main Street Program is pleased to announce the 2018 float winners of the Twilight Christmas Parade:

  • Business Category – Family Farm Kennel
  • Civic Category – Girl Scout Troop #7145
  • Church Category – Faithway Gospel Church
  • School Category – Girl Scouts Troop #722, #725, #731
  • Family/Individual Category – Camden Family 

Annual Awards for Downtown Revitalizaiton

Harrodsburg First Main Street Program presented awards for excellence in downtown revitalization at the annual meeting on Thursday at Studio G, on Main Street in Downtown Harrodsburg. Executive Director Julie Wagner explains, “Each of our awards reflect one of the Four Points of Main Street which are the pillars of our organization; and recognizes an individual or group that exemplifies the principles of downtown revitalization.

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Christmas Parade Theme Announced

 The 2018 Harrodsburg Twilight Christmas Parade theme is "The Joy of Christmas."    Details and parade application can be found here.  

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Wagner Briefs City Officials on Streetscape

Oct 22, 2018

Executive Director Julie Wagner gave 

 City Commissioners an update on the pending sidewalk project planned for US 152/68.   The design phase has been approved by the state and next steps were shared with the public.

Downtown Ferris Wheel

October 12, 2018

Oktoberfest to replicate the 1902 downtown carnival by bringing a ferris wheel to Main Street.  Rides will cost $3 per person or $6 for unlimited rides and free admission to the kids play area. 

Halloween Events Announced

October 1, 2018

The annual Spooktacular parade is scheduled for Saturday, October 27th at 7 pm.   Pumpkin scoop off, costume contests and more will begin at 5:30 at the Judicial Center on Main Street.

Night of the Great Pumpkin, Trick or Treat is Wednesday beginning at 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Downtown Harrodsburg

Annual Membership Meeting

Harrodsburg First Main Street Program's annual membership meeting is scheduled for November 15 at 5:00.  

The annual downtown revitalization awards will be announced.