May 2020
Downtown Evansville businesses have started reopening. Each business will be implementing their own practices and procedures to keep you safe and healthy. Please refer to each individual location for specific safety measures.
For ongoing updates regarding Downtown Evansville and COVID-19, please visit
Welcome back
Shop for mom downtown
Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10. Here are gift ideas from some of your favorite downtown businesses.
Wine basket from Entwined
$75 Mother's Day Gift Basket from Entwined includes:

  • Bottle of Jean-Luc Colombo Rosé
  • Bottle of Diora Chardonnay
  • Two chocolate truffles
  • Two tequila shooters
  • $10 Entwined Gift Card
  • Delivery

Call (812) 550-1393 to order.
Brunch from Just Rennie's
Just Rennie's is open and ready to handle your Mother's Day brunch plans.

Place your order by Wednesday, May 6, at 3 PM. Pickup will take place Saturday, May 9, from 11 AM - 2 PM.

Call (812) 401-8098 to order.
Something sweet from Lic's Deli & Ice Cream
Celebrate mom with sweet treats from Lic's Deli & Ice Cream.

  • Gift Wrapped Choco-Cremes Quart $9.99

  • Ice Cream Cake $23.99

  • Turtle Pie $17.99

  • Oreo Candy Bar Pie $17.99

  • Gift Card Deal - Buy a $25 gift card receive a $5 bonus card

  • Many items are ready - just drive thru!
Gifts from Posh on Main
Buy a gift card for mom to enjoy later, or stop by Posh on Main for Grab & Go Mother’s Day baskets, art, clothing and more. Masks and hand sanitizer are also available for purchase.

Questions? Call (812) 431-2908.
Curbside pick up and shipping available.
Flowers & more from River City Coffee + Goods
River City Coffee + Goods has plant pre-orders, gift sets and Mother’s Day cards to celebrate mom. Shop locally made gifts with in-store shopping hours, Friday, May 8 through Sunday, May 10 from 7 AM - 2 PM.

Visit and reserve yours today.
Create something beautiful from Grateful Threads
Grateful Threads Fabric & Furnishings is the destination for beautiful fabrics that mom will enjoy.

The shop has been remodeled, painted, cleaned and stocked with new fabric arrivals. Please note, face masks are required and hand sanitizer will be provided at the door.

Call ahead (812) 402-0053 with any questions.
Still not sure what to buy for mom?
Visit our Business Directory at for a list of downtown restaurants and shops to purchase a gift card for mom to use at any time.
Tutoring special at Education Navigation
E-learning blues? Do you need tutoring help for your student?

During the month of May purchase a Tutoring Package at Education Navigation for 10 Sessions and receive one session FREE. Also included is a FREE Academic Profile to see what your student needs the most help with.

Contact Betsy Pruitt:
(812) 431-5780
#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity on May 5, 2020 - as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Come together and support downtown nonprofits, as well as the local COVID-19 response fund. To donate to an organization or fund, visit the links below:

Market on Main returns June 3
Market on Main returns to the Ford Center Plaza (6th & Main) starting Wednesday, June 3.

This year the market will act as an essential local food provider and will be operating as an "in and out" market.

Watch this video on our YouTube channel for more details.

Market on Main is held every Wednesday from June 3 through September 16 from 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM.
Clean, safe & beautify efforts
A clean, safe & beautiful downtown is one of our areas of focus. Visit our YouTube Channel to learn about our 2019 clean, safe & beautify efforts, including litter removal, holiday decor, graffiti removal and more.

To learn more about our organization, view our Annual Report .
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