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2013 bannersMainStreet Cleveland is a non profit organization dedicated to the revitalization and promotion of historic downtown Cleveland, Tennessee.

Cleveland, TN has a proud heritage going back more than 160 years. It’s a fun place to visit and a great place to live. With so much to do and enjoy, everyone feels at home in Downtown Cleveland.

An accredited Tennessee Main Street Community since 1990, downtown Cleveland has more to offer - more activities, more shops, more homes, more offices and more life.

MainStreet Cleveland is composed of dedicated citizens, business owners, government officials and other friends who recognize the important role a vital downtown plays in preserving and furthering our community's identity, spirit and economy.

Mainstreet Cleveland Announces Property Enhancement Grant Recipients

Downtown Building Inventory GIF Map.



Membership Meeting - Mark your calendar for the Mainstreet Cleveland membership luncheon on Monday, January 23 at 12p. As is our tradition, the new year kicks off with programs from the City and County. The January program is all about downtown including the Cherokee Hotel redevelopment presented by city manager Joe Fivas and Mayor Brooks. We will meet at the Elks Lodge, please RSVP for the buffet lunch.  Note the change to the 4th Monday in January and February due to MLK and President’s Day holidays. 

Downtown Winter Lights - To welcome 2023! The Downtown Winter Lights are staying on until Valentine’s Day. It brightens the winter nights and the lights are just to pretty to take down! Thank you so much to Mainstreet Cleveland's partners for making the lighting additions possible: Mayor Brooks & City of Cleveland, Bradley County, Logan-Thompson Law, Cleveland Utilities, Community Foundation of Cleveland and Bradley County, First Horizon, HHM CPAs, Johnny Holden, Lynn DeVault & Glo Ghegan, and Visit Cleveland TN.

MainStreet Cruise-In
Join us during the 2023 Cruise-In season. The very popular car show attracts an average of more than 500 classic cars and special interest vehicles to our downtown. Fourth Saturday of Each Month, April - October from 1 to 6 p.m. There is no entry fee to exhibit a vehicle or attend the cruise-in and it is open to all vehicles – antique, classic, muscle, street rods, and special interest.

Contact Randy Howard (423-421-6356) or visit the Cruise-In website for more information.

MainStreet Minutes - Test your Cleveland knowledge. Watch this video series for interesting & fun facts about downtown Cleveland, featuring Mayor Emeritus Tom Rowland. 

Downtown Cleveland Events

MainStreet Cruise-In - The 4th Saturday of each month, April - October- 1 to 6 p.m.

April 23, 2023   Aug. 26, 2023
May 27, 2023   Sept. 23, 2023
June 24, 2023   Oct. 28, 2023
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Downtown Dine Around - Spring 2023...
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Friday Festivals - June 2023
Fridays from 7-9:00 p.m. at First Street Square

Downtown Farmer's Market - June - Aug. 2023
Thursdays from 3-6 p.m. at the Old Wollen Mill

Cleveland Apple Festival - October 2023
Visit for more information

Downtown Halloween Block Party - Monday, Oct. 31, 2023 - Don’t miss this 35-year downtown tradition complete with tons of Mars chocolate on Treat Street, live music, delicious foods, games, and costume contest. 5-10 p.m.

A Classic Christmas in Cleveland - Nov. - Dec., 2023

Mainstreet Cleveland Announces
Pet Friendly Downtown

Shop Your Downtown
Merchants & Restaurants...


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    As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, MainStreet Cleveland 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. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.
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