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2017 Annual Downtown Davis Sidewalk Sale :: July 7-9

A favorite of locals and visitors alike, the Davis Downtown Summer Sidewalk Sale, well into its third decade of providing sizzling deals on fabulous merchandise, brings folks from near and far to find their favorite treasures in Downtown Davis.

The top RETAIL spender will win a $50 Davis Downtown Gift Card!
The shopper prize program will return again in 2017, and the top Downtown RETAIL spender (restaurants & service businesses excluded) with receipts dated July 7, 8, or 9 th, wins a $50 Downtown Davis Gift Card. Just email your receipts to info@davisdowntown.com or mail drop them in the mail to P.O. Box 72497 Davis, CA 95616. Deadline is July 31, 2017

PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES

2017 Annual Downtown Davis Sidewalk Sale :: July 7-9 2017-08-08T13:30:37+00:00

BAK2SAC 2017 FREE TRAIN RIDE DAVIS TO SACRAMENTO

 

Davis Downtown Launches
“Bak2Sac 2017” Free Train Ride Program

 

You’re invited to visit nearby Davis, leaving your car at home, and receive a free train ride back to Sacramento in Davis’ Bak2Sac 2017 Program!

How does the Bak2Sac program work? Come to Davis on or with your bike, and pick up a voucher for a free train ticket back to Sacramento at participating businesses. Your voucher is good for any number of convenient trains running seven days a week. Turn in your voucher at the Amtrak station and receive your train ticket. Hop on board with your bike and go Bak2Sac!

What is there to do in Davis? Visit the Davis Farmers Market, listen to music at Picnic in the Park, experience the one and only U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, visit art galleries on Second Friday ArtAbout, catch a performance at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, and shop and dine downtown anytime you please. You can also explore the beautiful Yolo County countryside, the perfect two-wheel destination.

When is the Bak2Sac program? Daily now through December 31, free travel vouchers are available for all “off peak” trains at participating locations. See below for train schedule and business locations. (Blackout dates: November 21-26.)

How do I get to Davis? By bicycle or a bike/train combination.

Bike route to Davis ~ From West Sacramento: Head west on West Capitol Avenue until you reach the crosswalk near the west end, turn right onto bike path and continue on to the causeway. At west end of causeway, proceed to the frontage road (CR 32A). Before the railroad tracks you can either go straight onto the bike path into Davis OR you can cross the RR tracks and follow CR 32A to […]

BAK2SAC 2017 FREE TRAIN RIDE DAVIS TO SACRAMENTO 2017-05-30T12:32:47+00:00

Downtown Open House

DAVIS DOWNTOWN OPEN HOUSE – Friday, February 10
In conjunction with 2nd Friday HeArtAbout, Davis Downtown will be hosting our 3rd annual Downtown Open House on February 10th, 6 – 10 pm.
Participating businesses will be keeping their doors open late and are looking forward to the community celebrating this festive time. Get familiar with all that downtown Davis has to offer. This is a free and family friendly event.

Participating downtown businesses are open until:

7pm
Shop Cuffs
Pinkadot
B&L Bike Shop
UC Davis Downtown Store
Davis ACE
Rire
Watermelon Music
Creme de la Creme
Bubble Belly

7:30
Symphony Financial Planning
Ken’s Bike and Ski

8pm
Haute Again
The Vault
Crucial Vibes
Couleurs Vives Art Studio & Gallery
Davis Odd Fellows
F St. Gallery of Hallmark Inn
Utah Creek Winery
Philanthropy- with a sale of 40%-60% off the entire store with a Stella and Dot pop-up shop event. Drinks and desserts will be served.

8:30pm
Art 26
Boheme
Fretted Strings
Logos Books

9pm 
Miyamo
Newsbeat
The Artery
Cork It Again
Pence Gallery
The Wardrobe- with an informal UCD Red Dress fashion show at 8:15 to 9pm. This show is part of the Red Dress and Power of Red window displays in downtown Davis. Stroll around 2nd, E & F Streets. The original formal dresses were created by UC Davis Fashion and Textile Department.

10pm
Armadillo Music
Avid Reader
Avid Reader Active

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Downtown Open House 2017-02-09T11:43:57+00:00

Downtown Free & Unlimited Parking 2016 Holiday Weekends

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The Davis Police Department and Davis Downtown have collaborated to offer free and unlimited parking every holiday weekend in 2016. All 90-minute and two-hour street parking are included, as well as public surface parking lots on F and G streets, the E Street paid parking lot and the F Street parking garage.

The holiday weekends are Nov. 26-27, Dec. 3-4, Dec. 10-11, Dec. 17-18 and Dec. 24.

The privately owned Davis Commons parking lot at First and E streets and the Fourth and G streets garage are not part of the free program. In addition, 20-minute parking at green curbs and handicap parking will be enforced,

 

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Downtown Free & Unlimited Parking 2016 Holiday Weekends 2016-12-28T20:15:53+00:00

Downtown Davis Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 1, 2016

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Downtown Davis Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 1, 2016

 

The 35th annual downtown Davis tree lighting and holiday opening will take place on Thursday, December 1 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The community is invited to take part in one of Davis’ oldest community traditions which includes the children’s candlelight parade, the holiday tree lighting in the E Street Plaza, Santa and Mrs. Claus greeting guests, performances by local musical groups, horse-drawn carriage rides and free showings of “The Grinch” at the historic Varsity Theatre.

 

Parade:  The annual Children’s Candlelight Parade has been sponsored by the Davis Food Co-op for over two decades. Parade participants will begin lining up at 5:30 p.m. at the Co-op at 620 G Street and the parade steps off at 6:00 p.m. following a Unitrans double decker bus and a fire truck. Walkers, strollers, wagons and bicycles are welcome and festive holiday lighting on parade entries is encouraged.

 

It is recommended that families who drive to participate park in the free public parking structure behind the Signature Stadium 5 Theatres at 4th and G streets. No parade parking is available in the Food Co-op parking lot on G Street.

 

Free candles with safety drip cups will be provided to children participating in the holiday parade courtesy of the Davis Food Co-op. Voluntary donations to the Wallace & Vannucci Women & Children’s Shelter will be gratefully accepted at the Food Co-op prior to the parade.

 

The parade will end at the E Street Plaza where the holiday tree is traditionally located in downtown Davis.  Special red recycling containers for the candles will be available at the end of the parade.

 

The holiday tree will […]

Downtown Davis Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 1, 2016 2017-02-08T16:58:03+00:00