September 6, 2018
Your Weekly Updates
The Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development and Tourism is pleased to bring you Fred Focus, an e-newsletter that goes out every Thursday and keeps you up-to-date on Fredericksburg events and business news.
Many events upcoming in Fredericksburg
To add your event to, contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center Manager Danelle Rose .
Upgrades, new name coming to Fun-Land

A Central Park amusement park is planning a new name and the first multi-level go-kart track in Virginia.    

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Tourism spending up in City, region

U.S. travelers spent about $612.5 million in the Fredericksburg region in 2017 and $186.6 million in the City of Fredericksburg alone, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC). 

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P-Nats, Washington Nationals renew contract

The Washington Nationals have extended their player-development contract with the Potomac Nationals through the 2020 season (which, if all goes well, will be in Fredericksburg!). 
Slide FXBG wraps up inaugural year

We hope everyone had a great time sliding down Hanover Street Saturday. There are too many to thank individually, but we'd like to mention the University of Mary Washington, City of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg EDA, Kodiak Events, Wonder FXBG, Shifflett's Waste Services, Rappahannock Development Group, Lifecycle Construction Services, Cary Street Partners, Hilldrup, Union Bank & Trust, Rappahannock Orthodontics, Wack General Contractor and Coldwell Banker Elite. Special shout-out to EDT's Clint Manning for spearheading the overall event.

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ARB to take up several projects

Click below to see what downtown projects will be in front of the Fredericksburg Architectural Review Board on Monday. (Sorry we provided the wrong link with this item last week).

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Freehling Finds a new place for Falafels

Video features The Falafel Joint

This week's edition of "Freehling Finds" profiles the new eatery at the back of the Sugar Shack Donuts shop at 801 William Street.

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What sold last month in Fredericksburg?

August's deed-transfer list includes several properties that changed hands through the recent Celebrate Virginia South auction, as well as the first sale of the new live-work units at Amelia Square.

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Apartment project nears completion

A project to convert office space at 2217 Princess Anne Street into 23 apartments is nearly finished. 

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Property of the Week: 1281 Central Park Blvd.
1,252 s.f. and 5,000 s.f. available for lease. Well-located retail center off Route 3 & I-95. High traffic counts on main thoroughfare in Central Park.  
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