Downtown Longview

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  1. As the original 100 acres of the city, Downtown Longview has long been a great place to do business as well as grow your own business. With a unique mix of professional service, restaurant, retail and museums, Downtown Longview is the perfect place for the entrepreneur who appreciates authentic spaces and creative growth. If you have specific questions about locating your business within Downtown Longview or opening a business, please contact the Main Street Coordinator at 903-239-5538.

Downtown Transformational Strategy Survey

Give your input on how you view Downtown Longview both now and in the future.  Downtown Longview has changed significantly over the course of our town's history. This survey helps us identify the current identity and desired future identity of our downtown. We will use this information to help decide marketing strategies, projects to fund and events to host in downtown. 

Give your thoughts in the Downtown Transformational Strategy Survey


Downtown Sculpture Garden

Getting Here

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Things To Do

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Downtown Live

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Business Resources

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Support Downtown

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Dandelion Notes Mural

ArtWalk Longview

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Downtown Events

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    The Story of Downtown Live

    Downtown Live has done a lot of growing over the past decade, and it is now a signature outdoor music series attracting hundreds of music and food truck fans to Longview each week in the Spring and Fall. Here's the story of how it began and grew. Read on...
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    Arts!Longview installs two sculptures in Cultural District

    A piece entitled, “Pegasus IV: Liftoff,” was installed on the lawn in front of Longview City Hall while another sculpture titled, “Life is a Balancing Act,” was installed in front of the LeTourneau University Belcher Center. Read on...
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    Arts!Longview Celebrates Longview Community Center Reopening

    The public is invited to join Arts!Longview on Thursday, March 10, for the reopening of the historic Longview Community Center, which will celebrate its debut with an opening night performance of the play “Crimes of the Heart” by Theatre Longview. Read on...
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    Arts!Longview names Longview Ballet founder as recipient of first Lifetime Achievement Award

    Arts!Longview is pleased to announce the selection of the organization’s first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Artistic Excellence. Read on...
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    Arts!Longview Welcomes New Executive Director

    Arts!Longview is set to welcome a new executive director in January. Christina Cavazos will take over for Cynthia Hellen, who is staying on board through the spring to ensure a smooth transition, Cavazos said. Read on...
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    Call for Sculptors

    We are now accepting proposals for two new sculptures to be located within the Cultural District. Written proposals are due by February 15, 2022. For information email Read on...
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    Artist Incubator/Accelerator Space Survey

    Arts!Longview is looking into an opportunity to develop a local warehouse space into an artist incubator/accelerator. This could include work (studio) space and public space for the artists to exhibit/display/sell/perform works. Read on...
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    Spring Hill freshman hopes to inspire others with downtown Longview mural

    A downtown Longview mural painted by a Spring Hill High School freshman invites the community to experience a spring melody. Read on...
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    Job Posting

    Arts!Longview is hiring an Executive Director. This is a full time position. For questions, please email Read on...
  10. Medallion Magazine Summer Cover

    Historical Museum Graces Magazine Cover

    Arts!Longview is proud to see the beautiful Gregg County Historical Museum on the cover of The Medallion's summer issue! Read on...
  11. Artist in front of mural at Longview World of Wonders

    Longview WOW Gets Downtown Mural

    A Union Pacific train rolled slowly by as Jamie Robinson painted with a steady hand on the back wall of Longview World of Wonders, working on a mural for the downtown hands-on children’s museum. Read on...
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    Local groups receive grants from Texas Commission on the Arts

    Four Longview arts organizations will receive more than $200,000 in grant money in October 2020 from Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA). Read on...
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    Letter of Intent Signing

    The Longview Arts District hosted a Letter of Intent Signing on January 8, 2019. The event was an overwhelming success and supported by many community members, local business owners, and government officials. Read on...
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    Longview Symphony Turns 50

    The Longview Symphony has been bringing classical music to East Texas since 1969. This season, they have been celebrating with a gala at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts and a special 50th anniversary concert, featuring their first conductor, James Read on...
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    The Arts!Longview Cultural District Named

    The Arts!Longview Cultural District was been named a Texas Cultural District by the the Texas Commission on the Arts at a ceremony in Austin on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Read on...
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    The Very Culture of Longview

    The following is from a Longview News-Journal editorial: Read on...
  17. Arts!Longview Ribbon Cutting

    Celebrating our New District

    The Arts!Longview Cultural District is official, after civic and state leaders cut the ribbon on its downtown office Thursday. At least 200 people toasted the state designation of the 342-acre district during a ceremony Read on...
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Contact Us

  1. Longview Main Street 

    Phone Number: 903-239-5536
     Address: Longview Main Street, 109 W. Tyler St., Longview, TX 75601
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