Downtown Construction Update

As laid out in the previous update (which can be read here), we are engaged in a three phase improvement project for Downtown Visalia. We have good news! We are in the home stretch, light at the end of the tunnel, regarding the water main infrastructure work! California Water Service will be completing work in the…

Your Downtown

I get asked a lot, “How can I find out what’s going on downtown?” This is a great question and an area where we must do a better job of keeping you informed!  I guess the simple answer would be to come here to our website, www.downtownvisalia.com.  You’ll find a calendar with our events, a…

Improvements to Downtown Visalia

Downtown Visalia is getting a face-lift! I am sure by now everyone is wondering what is going on Main St., the construction, the road being in poor condition, sections being closed in the early mornings, detour signs being posted, the list goes on. We are entering a three phase improvement plan to enhance downtown: First…

Upcoming Summer 2021 Events

Get ready for summer in Downtown Visalia! Our summer event schedule is filling up with fun events for downtown! June 28th – July 9th: Find Tipper Tipper is on the loose! Along with his band of buddies, they have all scattered around downtown, and we need your help to catch them. If you spot him,…

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How to Beat the Summer Heat

As we continue through this COVID-19 journey, it is safe to say we are all itching to get back out into our community again. Living in the Central Valley means dealing with summertime heat, making it hard to be anywhere other than on a raft in the pool or directly under an A/C vent. Luckily,…

Fall 2020 Events

An update on 2020 Events Safety and health is always a top priority for us in Downtown Visalia. To ensure the safety of the public and our merchants, the Board of Downtown Visalians,has determined with regret to cancel our remaining events for 2020. The Board supports the States requirements for social distancing and feels the…

Buy Local

  During this troubling time when the order of the day is to “Stay at Home” we have small businesses that are trying to keep it going for the sake of their business and the employees they employ.  I am talking about our Downtown restaurants.  Their business model may have changed to take out and…

Parking

When discussing parking on Main St. the question always arises who is actually using the space, is it customers, employees or the actual owner?  The easy response should be customers, but that isn’t always the case and then the response will be well it should be!  Maybe if we put a dollar value to the…