The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is excited to announce the opening of its 2021 Building and Business Improvement Program. Downtown building and business owners have until April 5th, 2021, to apply to receive matching support towards investments related to...
Historic Tax Credit Workshop
The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation, in collaboration with Preservation Buffalo Niagara, is hosting a Historic Tax Credit Workshop on February 17th at 6 pm. Jamestown is home to three historic districts: Downtown, Forest Heights, and Lakeview. Properties in these...
Your Ideas for Downtown!
The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is looking for the community's input on where to focus resources next year and years to come, specifically ideas that relate to improving our community within the context of the downtown urban core. We are looking for great ideas...
New Grant Program for Downtown Businesses
Our Retail Expansion Grant is now available to downtown businesses. This grant offers matching grant dollars to support the purchase of gift cards, branded merchandise, and expenses related to offering a new product or service. Learn a little bit more about the grant...
Community of Lights Decorating Contest Accepting Entries Through April 5
Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) has partnered with Chautauqua Sign to develop a Greater Jamestown community decorating contest. The decorations will help add some color to these difficult times and allow community members to safely drive around the area and...
Doors Open Jamestown Recap
Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) is proud to report on another successful Doors Open Jamestown, with 17 participating attractions, and total attendance over 1,000. JRC and Jamestown Up Close would like to thank the attractions for their participation and support, as well as everyone that came out to see the attractions, and support downtown businesses on a snowy winter day.
Jamestown Up Close Shop Small, Win Big Winners Announced
Jamestown Up Close and Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) are excited to announce the winners and results of this year’s Shop Small, Win Big contest. In an effort to boost local commerce during the 2019 holiday season, Jamestown Up Close encouraged shoppers to shop downtown from Small Business Saturday through December 18th.
Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration Fireworks Brought to You by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) is proud to continue their partnership with the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF), to once again bring fireworks to the annual Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration. The parade will be held this Friday, December 6th, with live music at 5pm by “For the People”. The parade kickoff, tree lighting, and National Anthem start at 6:30pm, and the parade ends with a Santa-led fireworks celebration at the conclusion of the parade.
Shults Auto Group will Provide Santa’s Transportation for the Jamestown Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration
Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is proud to continue their partnership with Shults Auto Group, who will once again provide the Official Transportation for Santa at this year’s Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration. Shults Auto Group and Santa will bring up the end of the “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” themed parade, as it travels from the Third Street Bridge to City Hall on Friday, December 6, 2019.
JRC and TRC Continue Partnership for Annual Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 6, 2019
The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) is proud to announce that the annual Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration will once again be presented by The Resource Center (TRC) on Friday, December 6, 2019. The parade theme, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” was selected via Facebook vote. At 5pm “For the People” will begin playing live music in Tracy Plaza. The parade will kickoff at 6:30pm, moving from Third Street toward City Hall, where there will be a traditional tree lighting ceremony with Mayor Sam Teresi and the national anthem. Santa will bring up the end of the parade and count down to the fireworks at approximately 8pm.