Downtown Greens
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Downtown Greens

Founded in 1995, Downtown Greens promotes environmental care by preserving two urban garden areas, using sustainable gardening methods, teaching children through a weekly Garden Club, and raising bees with the Urban Bees program.

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Downtown Greens is dependent on private donations. Make your tax-deductible contribution through the paypal button below or send a check to Downtown Greens, 206 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, Va 22401

In-Kind Support

There are many ways you can help Downtown Greens. In addition to our garden wishlist, we also welcome donations by skilled professionals, including electricians, plumbers, lawyers, accountants, videographers etc.

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Visit the Garden

The garden is open sunrise to sunset, 365 days per year. Take a stroll, read a book, meditate, and smell the flowers. We rely on volunteers help to keep the 2.7 acres of public greenspace maintained.

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Every year we host events in the garden as well as our two major fundraisers, the Down Home Ball in the fall, and the Fork it Over Festival in the spring. 

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Participate in our Programs

We have a lot going on for all ages! You can join us for one of our diverse workshops or regular programs: Herbal Enthusiasts, Marenje Marimba, Youth Garden Club, and Urban Beekeeping Club.

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Other Ways to Support Us

Spread the word: let folks know about the great things going on at Downtown Greens! Send us an email for other ideas of how you can be a part of the Downtown Greens community.

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Friends of the Garden

“Thank you!” to our generous friends that sponsored the 23rd annual Down Home Ball!

Check out a list of the sponsors and learn more about these great local businesses.

Downtown Greens Events

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Giving Tuesday 2019

Giving Tuesday | December 3rd, 2019

You don’t have to be a world leader or a billionaire to give back. #GivingTuesday is about ordinary people coming...

Down Home Ball 2019

The twenty-third annual Down Home Ball, Fredericksburg’s most time honored and favorite “elegant hoedown!” Learn more at

February Beer Dinner at Spencer Devon Brewery!

February Beer Dinner at Spencer Devon Brewery!

Please join Downtown Greens for the February Beer Dinner at Spencer Devon Brewery! Spencer Devon hosts monthly beer dinners to give...

Down Home Ball 2018

Down Home Ball An Elegant Hoedown Get Tickets Now Come one, come all! The twenty-second annual Down Home Ball, Fredericksburg’s...

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Downtown Greens is located at 206 Charles Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

Garden Hours: Thursdays 3:00–6:00PM and Saturdays 9:00AM–12:00PM.

Office Hours: Thursdays 12:30–2:30PM.

Call Us: 540.371.7315.


Let’s keep Fredericksburg green together