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WELCOME TO HASTINGS MAIN STREET

Our vibrant community is dedicated to preserving the charm of our historic downtown while fostering growth and prosperity.

 

We believe in the power of our local businesses, the beauty of our heritage, and the strength of our community.

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Our Vision

To create and nurture a sustainable Main Street Community that supports small town values and renewed pride for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Our Mission

To empower all supporters of small town values to preserve, protect, and improve the historic Hastings Town District and surrounding communities.

WHAT IS THE MAIN STREET PROGRAM?

The Main Street Program, initiated by the National Main Street Center, supports the revitalization of historic downtowns and commercial districts. It provides resources and a structured approach known as the Main Street Approach to help communities renew and revitalize their downtown districts.

THE MAIN STREET
FOUR POINT APPROACH

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Organization

Bringing together diverse stakeholders to work collaboratively for sustainable revitalization.

Promotion 

Highlighting the unique experiences of downtown Hastings through marketing and events to attract visitors and new residents.

Design 

Enhancing the visual appeal of downtown by preserving historic buildings and improving public spaces.

Economic Vitality 

Strengthening local businesses and attracting new ones to ensure a dynamic and prosperous economy.

HASTINGS MAIN STREET ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 Formation of Our Non-Profit and Florida Main Street Designation

Establishing our organization and gaining official recognition was a crucial first step in our journey.

Successful Events

We hosted the Fall Festival of Art in collaboration with the St. Augustine Art Association, organized monthly community meetings, and held five vibrant Markets on Main Street.

Revitalization of Traditions

We reignited the beloved Cabbage and Potato Festival and collaborated with the Rotary Club of Hastings to bring back the Great Hastings Mow Down.

Business Growth

Main Street welcomed three new small businesses—Main St. Pizza, Belle's Seafood Market, and Hastings Coffee Co.—which have quickly become community favorites.

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