Our annual Trick or Treat Down Main Street will be Friday October 31, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. Bring your little ghosts and goblins down for a safe alternative to trick or treating! Local businesses will have candy to give out.
Held the first Friday of each month, participating downtown businesses will stay open later into the evening and provide promotions, special activities, musicians, artists, and other incentives to spend your evening in downtown El Dorado!
The Frontier Wester Celebration is held yearly during the first full weekend of August.
A Facade Improvement Grant is now available! Applications must be submitted to the Main Street office by April 14, 2015. The FIG was established to support and encourage small businesses to reinvest in the downtown by providing 25% matching funds not to exceed $2,000. These funds offered by El Dorado Main Street are to assist […]CONTINUE READING →
The El Dorado Main Street Board of Directors is proud to announce Emily Connell as the new Executive Director for El Dorado Main Street. Emily is a multi-award winning entrepreneur, preservationist, community planner and volunteer, fundraiser and visionary with nearly thirty years of past experience in private- public partnership and nonprofit work. She has started […]CONTINUE READING →
The award-winning El Dorado Main Street organization is seeking an Executive Director who will develop, lead and maintain a strong and aggressive revitalization and business development program for the Historic District in downtown El Dorado. This person will function as the manager, coordinating all aspects of the organization, and will report directly to the El […]CONTINUE READING →
How many times have you either said or heard a phrase similar to, “Hey, I didn’t know that was Downtown”? Over the past several months, I’ve witnessed several situations where this very statement was mentioned. In fact, I have said it to myself just recently! Why is this? Is it because people don’t care about […]CONTINUE READING →
In early-to-mid September, I posted several questions on the El Dorado Main Street Facebook site that assisted me in gathering information about what is important to our community and what they liked and do not like about our downtown. A few of those questions pertained to parking, walking distance, cost, quality and customer service. With […]CONTINUE READING →