Main Street Complete Streets Project
The City of Farmington is beginning a project in 2019 that will improve pedestrian walkability, safety, and accessibility; and create an inviting space that will help attract new residents, businesses, and investors.
Dear Downtown Business Owner:
Welcome to the new look of the Downtown Newsletter! We hope that you find this format visually stimulating and informative.
2018 Construction Season Update:
Waterline installation continues on W. Broadway between Auburn and Orchard. Beginning next week, traffic control will be changed over to allow for service tie-ins for business on the north side of Broadway. Contractor will begin at Auburn and move east toward Orchard. Contractor will be notifying each business of any water disruptions during this time. For the latest updates on street restrictions or closures contact Public Works at 505-599-1308 or http://www.fmtn.org/658/Public-Works-Closures
UPDATED TIME: Next Stakeholder Meeting will be held on September 17th at 10am.
Metropolitan Redevelopment Area Meetings:
MRA meeting are held the third Tuesday of each month. Next meeting is September 18th at 4pm.
Business Resiliency Project:
Classes begin September 17th at 8am to 10am. Topics include Marketing Plans, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Customer Service, Merchandising and Point of Sale Systems. Visit the website and register at: www.fdbrp.org First class is FREE!
Art in the Alley:
First completed mural is located behind Brown's Shoe Fit inside the pocket park behind Studio 116. James Joe and he's crew did a fantastic job. Jamie Fairchild's mural at the same location is in progress.
Jazz Jam is every Wednesday evening at 7pm to 9pm in the pocket park behind Studio 116. Sponsored by the Connie Gotsch Foundation for the Arts.
Maker's Market is held in Orchard Park every Thursday evenings from 4:30pm to dusk until the October 25th. Anything Handmade, Homemade, and Homegrown. http://www.fmtn.org/632/Makers-Market
4 Corners 4x4 Week: This five day event will be having a Downtown Takeover on September 7th from 6pm-9pm on Main Street from Behrend Ave to Wall Ave. Main Street will be closed during this event. FREE admission, food, music, a raffle and giveaways. Go to www.cliffhangers4x4.com for registration and more information on other events around town during the 4 Corners 4x4 Week.
Chile in October: Test your salsa or chile recipe against others or be a taster and vote for the best in town. Held in Berg Park on October 6th, 2018 from 11am - 3pm. https://farmingtonnm.org/events/chile-in-october