Have you ever visited a place where you felt right at home? That’s just what you’ll experience when you walk through Downtown Jonesboro. Whether you’re from here, attending school at A-State, or just passing through, the scenic, historic downtown and welcoming, openhearted community are sure to beckon you back.
There’s a lot of pride in being a Downtowner. An inviting, walkable downtown close to cultural spaces and the always rising Arkansas State University. Just six blocks away sits St. Bernards, the region’s largest healthcare employer. Local and award-winning retail boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, accommodations, and a host of truly exclusive art exhibits exist to invite you to stay. Downtown Jonesboro certainly offers a spirited atmosphere filled with arts, entertainment, food and fun. It creates a sense of community that intrigues individuals to eat, shop, play, work and live Downtown. After all, that’s what being a Downtowner all is about— experiencing a sense of place.
It’s no secret that Downtown Jonesboro offers the best local dining experience in town, and is the regional hub for fantastic food palettes ranging from New Orleans style cuisine to farm to table entrees to a good ole’ American steak. Whether you’re looking to enjoy an intimate setting with an old world feel, or feel like entertaining your taste buds with sushi from an award winning Japanese steakhouse, Downtown Jonesboro is the place for you! Stop by and feast like a king while relaxing to live music, or take your meal out on the balcony and socialize while eating under the stars. Taste award-winning steaks cooked to perfection, signature meat and three sides’ cuisine, classic health foodie shakes, fresh baked local pastries, or perhaps even some fresh Mexican fare. Whatever you’re hungry for, our Main Street community has it, and it’s going to be delicious.
Need a shopping day, or maybe an outing with your friends? Check out some of our retail shops that reside on Union, Main or Church. Custom children’s clothing. Classy boutiques. Rugged outdoor lifestyle goods. Remarkable artwork. Chic lens wear. A dress shop dedicated to your wedding or formal wear needs. Enjoy shopping local while you’re visiting the neighborhood!
There’s always something going on in Downtown Jonesboro. Always. Whether it be a merchant hosting a fashion trunk show, a demo by our locally owned cycle house, Downtown Jonesboro hosts a wide array of signature events that are designed to gather a community of locals and visitors alike in celebration of food (hello, BBQ Fest!), holidays, home game football weekends, culture, and even Staying Alive After Five. Being a Downtowner is all about food and fun, so much fun!