Main Street Success
Tappahannock Main Street provides leadership, assistance and resources for the revitalization of downtown Tappahannock. Our goal is to promote the town's quality of life and unique downtown shops, while enhancing visitor experiences related to historic and cultural resources. With a strong core of dedicated volunteers over the last few years, Main Street continues to thrive, with the success of the Revitalization Plan, the Farmers' Market, the Historic District street sign initiative, and now the cooperation among local civic groups for economic growth. Thanks to our wonderful corporate and individual sponosors, without whom we could not have acheived these gains. We want your involvement and commitment to making Tappahannock great!

Why "Main Street"?
Tappahannock is the benficiary of its geographic location, the river, its marvelous history, its charm, and its small town ethic, yet there is a groundswell of opinion that we need to preserve these features and find opportunities for leveraging the other assets the community has such as the riverfront, and enhancing and adding opportunities for businesses and amenities that will be attractive to residents, such as more public greenspace.

To that end, a group of local interested individuals have come together to explore the means to accomplish these goals.

Through several meetings and community discussion it has been decided that the geographic boundaries of the Main Street effort will encompass the area from "Creek to Creek"--that is, from Hoskins Creek to the June Parker Marina.

Phase 1 will focus on the area that comprises the original 50 acre grant.

The Geographic Plan  
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Main Street Area
  "Creek to Creek"

Phase 1: The Historic District

How You Can Help
  • Become involved
  • Donations, Grants
  • In-kind contributions
  • Grants writing
  • Real estate development expertise

Contact us today.

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Tappahannock Farmers' Markets are located in historic downtown Tappahannock. The markets are held from 9-1 pm on the third Saturday of each month starting April and running through November.

The Markets feature: vegetables and fruits; meats and seafood; garden plants and accessories; bread and baked goods; home made crafts and fine arts; and an assortment of restaurant and food vendors, as well as, music by local performers.

Located on Cross Street on Fountain Green, and now extending to Courthouse Green, right in the center of historic downtown Tappahannock, these community gathering places feature the best in local produce and handmade goods.

Join us!