Main Street Lexington is a volunteer-based organization established in 2013 to preserve, sustain, enhance and promote beautiful Downtown Lexington, Virginia. We are affiliate members of the Virginia Main Street Program, which uses a proven "Four Point Approach" created by the National Main Street Center to achieve economic revitalization in the context of historic preservation.

Upcoming Events

September 20, 2016

Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge Ribbon Cutting

RHS inherits the Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge Friday October 21, 4:00 p.m Wells Fargo Bank Plaza, corner of Main and Nelson Streets in Lexington The read more
September 19, 2016

Lexington After Dark: September

Check out Lexington After Dark this September!
September 19, 2016

Virginia Science Festival @ Lexington

3rd Annual Lexington Science Festival & Maker Faire Sunday, October 16th, 2pm to 5 pm Based on the success of the past two Science Festivals, Main read more


Downtown Lexington is a vibrant district filled with great eateries and entertaining watering holes. From historic buildings to family-oriented pizzerias, each of our restaurants offers a personality all its own. Whether you’re passing through, staying for the weekend, or moving for good, you’ll find great cuisine.


Downtown Lexington is a great place to relax and enjoy yourself. Take a horse & carriage ride. Visit Stonewall Jackson’s home. Take in a movie or walk the streets after dark on a guided Ghost Tour. And if you’re here on the first Friday of the month, join our First Fridays Art Gallery Walk.


From musical instrument stores to upscale boutiques, Lexington’s shopping scene is a collection to satisfy any need. The number of shops in the downtown area makes it a shopper’s dream. With landmarks throughout the district, downtown couldn’t be more convenient.


Stunning renovations to historic downtown properties bring a new level of hospitality to Downtown Lexington. Whether you’re visiting for a weekend or a week, you’ll find comfort, convenience, and good old Southern graciousness at one of our hotels or inns.

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