RICHLAND MAIN STREET
Georgia Main Street Affiliate Program
Providing matching funds for economic development and historic preservation projects on Broad Street.
Downtown Welcome Banners on Broad Street
Banners welcome residents, visitors and the seasons on Broad Street. Main Street will continue to invest sponsorship funds to purchase seasonal banners which will hang from street light poles on Broad Street all year.
Richland Heritage Park at the Historic Richand Inn
A park on Broad Street next to the historic Richland Inn, which serves as a community center offers a small park for residents. Benches, a lighted flag pole and Tea Olives welcome all to downtown Richland. This is the first phase for a multi-phased plan to landscape the Richland Inn.
Festival Sponsorship Program
The Richland Pig Fest, which is home to Richland Backyard Pig Fest Challenge, Stewart Webster Cancer Fund Motorcycle Poker Run/Games, the Budweiser Stage and Beer Tent, The Pig Fest Corn Hole Challenge, Pyrotecnico Fireworks Display and the Southern Carnival Midway, are supported by corporate donors, business donors and individual sponsors like YOU.
Taste of Richland
The Third Annual Taste of Richland will be held Sunday, April 23, 2017. This farm-to-table food event is a special opportunity to taste Georgia Grown products and meet the people who make them. Not only can you sample, you can buy your favorites at the Taste Market. Tickets will be available soon online at www.tasteofrichland.org.
Richland is experiencing a revitalization! New businesses are coming. Our Main Street board is excited and we hope you are too. There is more economic activity in Richland now than since the sixties.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs' Office of Downtown Development (ODD) coordinates the Georgia Classic Main Street program. The program assists Georgia cities and neighborhoods in the development of their core commercial areas. Assistance provided by the Office of Downtown Development emphasizes community-based, self-help efforts grounded in the principles of professional, comprehensive management of core commercial districts.