• Welcome to Downtown South Boston, VA

    A Main Street America™ Accredited Town

  • Where People and Fun Come Together

    Downtown South Boston, VA

“A healthy, viable downtown is crucial to the economic
health and civic pride of the entire community”

~ National Trust for Historic Preservation


SATURDAY, December 2, 2023 at 5pm

Christmas in Toyland is marching into downtown South Boston for the 2023 Christmas Parade! It’s time to get your entries registered so you can get started with creative ideas. So many ways to create an entry centered around Toyland!

Register early – fees increase by $10 on November 18. You don’t want to be late!

And if you’d like to enter your marching band in the parade, please let us know. Call us at 434.575.4208  or email to info@downtownsobo.com.


Downtown South Boston Business Directory

If you’re looking for a downtown business, you’ve come to the right place. All downtown South Boston businesses are included in our online Business Directory. You can search by name, category (type of business), or view the alphabetical listing. If you don’t see a business you’re looking for, please contact us and let us know. Thank you for supporting our downtown businesses and helping them grow and thrive in our community.

Downtown South Boston Farmers Market

The Downtown South Boston Farmers Market is home to many local farmers, bakers, and artisans. You can find homegrown vegetables, baked goods, plants and flowers, handmade gifts and home decor, and so much more. The Market is open seasonally and during other times of the year.

Visit the Facebook page to see  weekly updates on what’s available and see all of their events. Click the link below to learn more or to download applications for Daily or Annual participation in the Market. Shop small and shop local!

Thanks to Sentara Health for the Sentara Cares Grant funding programs for the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market.


It’s a great place in a spacious outdoor space with covered stage for your events.


As a Main Street America Accredited program, Destination Downtown South Boston is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.

Celebrate Your Veterans

Celebrate and honor your Veterans with a street banner. The initial cost per banner is $225 for the production, hardware, installation, and removal of the banner. If you apply to install a previously displayed banner that is still in good condition, the cost of installation and removal of the banner is $50.00. The banner will be displayed from June 30 to Veterans Day of each year (display schedule is tentative and could change each year). Click the button for more information.

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