Through Silver City MainStreet sponsored events, and participation in other organizations events, we encourage residents and tourists alike to experience the downtown historic district and discover for themselves the unique shops, great eateries and fun that is downtown Silver City. For a full list of Silver City Local Events →

Taste of Downtown 

Our annual fundraising event brings visitors and residents alike to meander downtown, visiting favorite restaurants, or discover new restaurants, enjoying creative and savory culinary creations of downtown restaurants.

Lighted Christmas Parade 

The annual holiday event begins just after dark on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This community event celebrates the holiday season with inventive floats made by numerous community organizations and businesses.

WNMU Bash 

WNMU hosts the Welcome Back Bash for students and the community. Silver City MainStreet teams up with Downtown businesses providing a list of the downtown businesses offering discounts to students. Businesses receive a window sticker to let students know they offer discounts.

Shop Small

On the same Saturday as the Lighted Christmas Parade, Shop Small encourages residents to shop locally at the diverse retail and dining establishments in our historic district. Retailers offer discounts to local residents encouraging them to continue to shop downtown.

Urban Challenge Fun Run 

For Territorial Charter Day, in collaboration with WNMU track coach Macario Campos, downtown is the scene of a fun way to discover downtown as participants wind their way through the streets of the Historic District. Entry fee is three cans of food for donation to our local food pantry. 

Love Local

Downtown merchants offer great deals, raffles and discounts for our local community residents and visitors. Supporting independent, locally-owned businesses, rather than nationally-owned, increases money for other local business and service providers, strengthening the economic base.