Still Room For Businesses At BooFest

Chillicothe’s annual BooFest is back on the downtown square this year.  Main Street Chillicothe organizes BooFest each year and Director Pam Jarding says there are still spots available for businesses that want to come to the Downtown area.  Jarding says registration is $10 and can be done with a phone call to the Main Street office at 660-646-4071. BooFest will […]

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Main Street Offering “Upper Story” Workshop

An expert on the importance of upper story development, Jim Thompson will make a presentation in Chillicothe on November 4th. Main Street Chillicothe is providing the training through the Downtown Strong Program.  Main Street Director Pam Jarding talked about Thompson’s visit to Chillicothe. Jarding says Thompson also will give great insight into the reasons for doing upper story development above […]

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Main Street Chillicothe Survey Available

Main Street Chillicothe wants YOUR opinion on the Downtown Chillicothe Area.  Main Street Director Pam Jarding says a survey will be available starting Friday. Jarding says they hope to gather some good information. Jarding says it will also be shared with those interested in growing the downtown offerings. Links will be available on the Main Street Chillicothe Facebook page and […]

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Chillicothe Downtown Business Help Available

Help is now available for businesses in downtown Chillicothe to strengthen their business. Pam Jarding with Main Street Chillicothe says the program is called “Downtown Strong-Building Resilient Economics”. Jarding says more than $700,000 is available through the grant program. She explains what the funds may be used for. Jarding explains what type of consultants are available to the business owners. […]

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Downtown Street Closing For Event

A portion of Webster Street will be closed for seven hours on May 14th.  Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples says Webster Street will be closed from Locust to Washington Street from 4:00 – 11:00 pm for an event at Silvermoon Plaza. Main Street Chillicothe will have their Spring 2021 Wine Walk, with a concert at Silvermoon Plaza.  The street closure […]

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Fall 2020 Wine Walk

The Fall 2020 Wine Walk, sponsored by Main Street Chillicothe will be held on Friday, October 2nd.  Main Street Director Pam Jarding says due to the COVID-19 they’ve had to make some adjustments to the event. Jarding says this year, there will be no commemorative glasses handed out, but they are still serving Missouri Wines. Fifteen merchants are participating for […]

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Interactive Historic Walking Tour Of Chillicothe

A Downtown Historic Walking Tour has been created to showcase the downtown Chillicothe area.  The Livingston County Library, in partnership with Main Street Chillicothe, the Grand River Museum, and the Livingston County Preservation Society created Walking Tour that currently includes 23 buildings. Each building on the tour has been assigned an individual QR code that can be placed in a […]

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Chillicothe Boo Fest is Thursday

Chillicothe Families are encouraged to bring their children downtown this Thursday night for Boo Fest. Main Street Chillicothe sponsors the Boo Fest event and Pam Jarding says it is a great alternative to knocking on doors of strangers. Jarding says Boo Fest begins at 4:00 pm and ends at 6:00. About 1500 little ghosts and goblins are expected to visit […]

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