New Albany Main Street Gets Ready for Spring

NEMiss.News Main St. Easter 2022

03/27/2021 – It’s beginning to look a lot like spring, and New Albany Main Street has two
events on the horizon.

Spring Open House is set for Saturday, April 9th.

  • The fun kicks off with an Easter Parade at 9:30am which will go up West Bankhead from the bridge to the Union County Courthouse.
  • An Easter Egg Hunt for children, walking to 10, will follow with an Easter Bonnet Contest and, of course, pictures with the Easter Bunny.
  • Main Street retailers will have in store specials and Easter fun from 10am until 4pm. You can
    find a list of Main Street’s “Downtown and Around” partners at

“We are welcoming trucks, trailers, side by sides, walking groups, bicycles, horses, and
more”, said Main Street staffer Tracy Vainisi. “Church groups, businesses, civic clubs,
and community members can showcase their spring spirit in the Best Southern Small

New Albany Main Street will also be holding their first ever Spring Gala!

On Friday, April15th, enjoy live music from The Bonfire Orchestra, sweet and savory appetizers
showcased by Main Street partner eateries like Tallahatchie Gourmet, El Agave
Mexican Grill, Mannings BBQ, Game Tyme, Ciao Chow New Albany, Sugarees, and
Little House Catering, as well as signature beverages and springtime fun.

It’s all happening under the twinkling lights of the Union County Heritage Museum. The event will help
fund beautification updates for the historic downtown district.

Chris Pugh, event planning committee member commented, “We expect everyone who
wants to celebrate spring to come out looking fabulous and ready for some fun. He
added, “Main Street staff, investors, and partners work hard throughout the year and
this event will be a celebration of all they have accomplished.”

There are a limited number of tickets left online and at the Main Street office, 135 E. Bankhead Street.

If you would like any details about Main Street’s Spring Open House, Easter Parade, or
Spring Gala, contact Tracy at visitnewalbany@gmail.com or 662-534-3438.

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