There’s a lot of pride in being a Downtowner! An inviting, walkable downtown close to cultural spaces and the always rising Arkansas State University. Just six blocks away sits St. Bernards, the regions largest healthcare employer. Local and award-winning retail boutiques, restaurants, accommodations, and a host of truly exclusive art exhibits to invite you to stay. Downtown Jonesboro certainly offers a spirited atmosphere filled with arts, entertainment, food, and fun! It creates a sense of community that intrigues individuals to eat, shop, play, work, and live Downtown. After all, that’s what being a Downtown is all about–experiencing a sense of place.
Not only does our Downtown offer the best local art palettes in Northeast Arkansas, we’re home to award winning restaurants! Main Street (and Church) offers the best homegrown dining experience in Jonesboro, and it’s also the regional hub for fantastic food palettes ranging from southern home cooking cuisine to artisan farm to table entrees to a good ole’ hamburger with just the right fixings. Whether you’re looking to enjoy an intimate setting in an old world feel, or you feel like entertaining your taste buds with sushi, Downtown Jonesboro is the place for you!
From ringing in the New Year at Midnight on Main, to holiday trunk shows at Mingle & Jingle, there’s always something going on Main Street. Love food? BBQ Fest is the premiere BBQ event for the state of Arkansas in October! Love football? Then don’t miss out on our game weekend experience, Pack Pride Weekends! Before every home football game, join us Downtown for a Friday night event, couple with a Saturday shuttle express for a minimum fee to and from Centennial Bank Stadium, and then Brunch & Browse with us on Sundays! Love art? Every third Thursday of the month from April to October, Downtown Jonesboro becomes Alive After Five with artisan vendors, music, and activities!
So, next time you want to celebrate community, cuisine, and culture, be sure to head Downtown. Take a stroll down Main Street. Enjoy your meal with an old and new friend. Visit, stay, belong in Downtown Jonesboro!