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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Danny Brown for today's Brown Bag Concert, how perfect is that? 😊 #CarbondaleProud ... See MoreSee Less

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Friendly and foolish festival fun today with Bill Harper! #CarbondaleProud ... See MoreSee Less

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Nothing Gruesome about this Twosome... Join us today at the Town Square Pavilion 😜 #CarbondaleProud ... See MoreSee Less

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Carbondale Main Street

Celebrate 618 has officially kicked off! Check out these flyers to see all of the exciting events taking place June 9th - June 15th! The weather is looking great, so get out and enjoy great food, music, art, and help us celebrate all things 618! Visit for more information. #celebrate618 #onlycarbondale ... See MoreSee Less

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Is it ever too cold for an ice cold beer? Find out tonight at the Underground #cdaleBOTW #CarbondaleProud

Truffle Fries?? Yes, please. Stop by Keepers Quarter’s to try them out! #cdaleBOTW #carbondaleproud

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

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