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First Fridays
Oct 1

C-PEG thanks the community for your understanding regarding Oktoberfest and keeping our community safe and healthy! We are excited to announce the alterative event(s) that will take place of Oktoberfest will be First Fridays! We will host a series of 3 events at the Uptown Martinsville Farmers’ Market on Friday evenings to allow vendors the opportunity to sell their products. The events will take place October 1, November 5, and December 3 from 4PM to 8PM. More Info >

Oktoberfest - Canceled
Oct 2

Unfortunately, due to the increase in COVID-19 cases within our region, the Chamber’s Partnership for Economic Growth’s (C-PEG) board and the City of Martinsville felt it was necessary to cancel Oktoberfest 2021. We are disheartened by this announcement to cancel Oktoberfest 2021 but feel it is necessary to ensure the safety of vendors, citizens, and staff. We sincerely apologize that we are unable to host Oktoberfest! Thank you to our platinum Martinsville Uptown sponsors, The Lester Groups & Showcase Magazine for not only supporting Oktoberfest, but all of Uptown's events! More Info >

First Fridays
Nov 5

C-PEG thanks the community for your understanding regarding Oktoberfest and keeping our community safe and healthy! We are excited to announce the alterative event(s) that will take place of Oktoberfest will be First Fridays! We will host a series of 3 events at the Uptown Martinsville Farmers’ Market on Friday evenings to allow vendors the opportunity to sell their products. The events will take place October 1, November 5, and December 3 from 4PM to 8PM. More Info >

Info for Businesses

Facade Grant & Guidelines

Martinsville Uptown/Chamber's Partnership for Economic Growth offers a matching grant for qualified renovation projects. Business and/or property owners can be awarded up to $4,000.00 maximum for projects cost for exterior renovations to uptown property.

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In The News

Oral Presentations
September 8, 2021

To hear oral presentations from Martinsville City or Henry County officials as part of the Commission's review of City of Martinsville - County of Henry Voluntary Settlement Agreement providing for Martinsville's reversion from City to Town status. The City of Martinsville and Henry County will be presenting evidence to the Commission during their oral presentations. To promote greater virtual acc Continue Reading >

First Fridays
September 3, 2021

C-PEG thanks the community for your understanding regarding Oktoberfest and keeping our community safe and healthy! We are excited to announce the alterative event(s) that will take place of Oktoberfest will be First Fridays! Continue Reading >

Oktoberfest 2021 Canceled
August 31, 2021

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases within our region, the Chamber’s Partnership for Economic Growth’s (C-PEG) board and the City of Martinsville feel it is necessary to cancel Oktoberfest 2021 Continue Reading >

  VA Main Street Affiliate

ORGANIZATION

Martinsville Uptown works to establish consensus and cooperation by building effective partnerships among all uptown stakeholders.

ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING

Martinsville Uptown works to strengthen uptown's existing economic assets and fulfill its broadest market potential.

DESIGN

Martinsville Uptown works to enhance the unique visual quality of uptown by addressing all design elements to create an appealing environment.

PROMOTIONS

Martinsville Uptown works to create and market a positive image based on the unique attributes of the uptown district.
  Main Street America Affiliate™
As a Main Street America Affiliate™, Martinsville Uptown/Chamber’s Partnership for Economic Growth (C-PEG) is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.