Improving and promoting downtown Carbondale, Illinois since 1989.






Click here to find out what is going on in downtown Carbondale.




Learn more about our new Downtown Design Center! For more information, click here.

The photos from the Fourth Friday Fair: Fall Harvest are done!

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(618) 529-8040

Carbondale Main Street is proud to help improve and promote the downtown district of Carbondale, Illinois.  We as an organization are a resource for the businesses in our district. We offer design assistance grants and promotional tools for all of our retail locations, restaurants, offices, etc.  We also plan and help to coordinate all of the special events in downtown.

If you are a Downtown business owner, a Carbondale resident, or a visitor to the Capital of Southern Illinois, please feel free to take advantage of what our district offers.

We’ll see you Downtown!

                                -Meghan Cole, Executive Director



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Congratulations to all SIU graduates who are graduating tomorrow! #carbondaleproud ... See MoreSee Less

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Look at this amazing thing Tres Hombres Mexican Restaurant & Bar is doing! Pop on over to Tres Hombres donate to Toys for Tots. #carbondaleproudEach year we decorate our restaurant with stockings of every employee, this year we decided to share the love with everyone, with one stipulation... we ask that you make a small donation to Toys for Tots! We are doing a toy drive this year ending on Friday, December 21st so we are taking toys and donations. Spread the word and the love! ... See MoreSee Less

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The holiday season is right around the corner, so don't forget to get gifts for everyone! Purchase a Java Fest mug and holiday ornament package for only $12! Make sure to call our office at 529-8040 or stop by today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you purchased your Java Fest mug yet? Well what are you waiting for? They're for sale at Jen's Joe or here at our office! Stop by today or call us at 529-8040 to purchase one today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you need a last-minute gift idea? We are selling holiday ornaments for $5! You can choose from silver, red, yellow, or blue . . . and guess what? They light up! Call us at 529-8040 or stop by our office today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Java Fest is still happening! We will be in Artspace 304 until 12:00pm. Come taste coffee samples from @CristaudosCafe, @longbranchcafe, and more!

There's ONE WEEK LEFT to VOTE! Go to the link below and vote for Carbondale! #carbondaleproud

Congrats to our #cdaleBOTW Home2 Suites by Hilton! They're a new arrival to Carbondale and are located right on Illinois Avenue! #carbondaleproud

Remember, this is where you can get a ticket for free admission into the after party at @trescarbondale! #carbondaleproud

Mark your calendars, it’s tomorrow from 6-9pm! We can’t wait to see you there! #carbondaleproud

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