Welcome to Downtown Manchester

Welcome to Downtown Manchester where over 195 unique shops, restaurants, service businesses and professional offices thrive in a classic, turn-of-the-century town center. We have created this web site to provide you with a virtual introduction to our historic downtown – its businesses, special events, commercial opportunities and more.

Should you wish to visit us in person, we can be easily reached via I-384 and Connecticut Routes 83, 6 and 44.

Thank you for your interest in Downtown Manchester. We hope you enjoy visiting our site.

DOWNTOWN TREE LIGHTING TONITE ~ DEC. 1ST!

6:30PM TO 7:30PM

LAWN OF ST. JAMES CHURCH

896 MAIN ST.

ARRIVAL OF SANTA VIA MANCHESTER FIRE ENGINE

COSTUME CHARACTER MARSHALL THE FIRE PUP

CERMONIAL TREE LIGHTERS

LT. MORIA PEREZ, MANCHESTER FIRE-RESCUE-EMS

OFF. JASON CARBONE, MANCHESTER POLICE DEPT.

MUSIC BY

THE ENSEMBLE FROM THE SALVATION ARMY CITADEL

SILK CITY CHORUS

MEMBERS OF LITTLE THEATRE OF MANCHESTER

SPONSORED BY STATE FARM INSURANCE

BELLER’S MUSIC

THE DOWNTOWN MANCHESTER SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICT

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For information on

the Downtown Manchester Parking Lots Improvement Project 

please click below.

CONSTRUCTION ALERT – OVERALL PHASING 

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