January 17, 2019
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.
Here's what's coming up in Fredericksburg
To add your event to VisitFred.com, contact Fredericksburg Visitor Center Manager Danelle Rose .
Winter Restaurant Week kicks off tomorrow, runs until Jan. 27

This year's celebration of downtown's culinary delights will feature breakfast, lunch and dinner at a variety of price points. People who dine at five or more participating restaurants can qualify to win $250 worth of downtown gift cards.

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How did the housing market fare last year?

Click below to see a report on how the Fredericksburg housing market performed in 2018.

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An exciting year on tap for our region

VisitFred.com provides update on some exciting things scheduled to occur in the Fredericksburg region this year.

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More bicycle, pedestrian connectivity planned

The new Fredericksburg Pathways Plan includes a bike path, a section of the East Coast Greenway Trail and links to the City's existing trails as well as some on-street improvements.

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Archaeology work under way at Riverfront Park

Dovetail Cultural Resource Group began excavations this week to document the remains of archaeologically sensitive sites on the Sophia Street riverfront land, which will be affected when work on the park begins this year.
City begins branding effort

Representatives of HUB Ltd. are in town this week to help the City kick off a process that will culminate in a new brand strategy for Fredericksburg.  

Local education leaders see promise in Amazon's HQ2

Germanna Community College President Janet Gullickson and University of Mary Washington President Troy Paino led a summit last week to discuss Amazon's pending arrival and the national capital region's already-urgent demand for graduates trained in cybersecurity and other tech fields.    

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Parking promotion still under way downtown

Through January 31, downtown Fredericksburg shoppers and diners will be permitted to park for up to four hours in on-street parking spaces that usually have two-hour limits. 

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Property of the Week: 421 Park Hill Dr.

3,000-s.f. building on 0.40 acres available immediately for sale. Located in The Park at Snowden next to Mary Washington Hospital. Plenty of parking, and building can be expanded. Ideal for medical use.    
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