Get Involved With Downtown Greens


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

If you think you have a gift or skill to put to work at Downtown Greens, reach out to us by email. Downtown Greens may be able to offer a tax deduction, after receiving an invoice for the fair market value.

We thank you in advance for your generous contributions to help the community greenspace.


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. These two fundraisers help sustain our annual operating costs.

Down Home Ball 2019

October 12th, 2019 Vicky McNeilan The twenty-third annual Down Home Ball, Fredericksburg’s most time honored and favorite “elegant hoedown!” Learn more at

Fork it Over Festival 2018!

April 23rd, 2018 greenspace Our annual Fork it Over Festival will take place on Saturday, May 19th, 2018, from 1–4pm, in Downtown Green’s Upper Garden at the intersection of Charles and Dixon Street. The festival is free for all community members to enjoy activities including live music, a plant sale, silent auction, the infamous smoothie bike, the classic wading pool
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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; Join the Herbal Enthusiasts group; Sign your child up for Marimba classes with Marenje; Join us in the upper garden for the Youth Garden Club; if you’re an aspiring apiarist, or just curious, join our Urban Beekeeping Club.

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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. If you’re ready to get your hands dirty and learn a thing or two about organic gardening, we will be hosting periodic garden work days throughout the winter months.

If you need more information, email us at, stop by or call during our office hours: Thursdays from 12:30-2:30pm.


Other Ways to Support Downtown Greens

Spread the word: let folks know about the great things going on at Downtown Greens! Send us a message to learn more about how you can be a part of the Downtown Greens community.