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Welcome to Destination Downtown Reading!


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Welcome to Destination Downtown Reading!


Welcome to Destination Downtown Reading!

Destination Downtown Reading embodies what the Reading Downtown Improvement District is all about – focused on creating a vital, vibrant, productive and commercially active environment in downtown Reading.

The Improvement District provides cleaning, security and marketing services for a specially designated commercial district in the city, and also sponsors several events and activities throughout the year, including the Downtown Alive outdoor concert series, Reading Fire + Ice Fest, Reading Holiday Parade and MidDay Café.

The District’s boundaries encompass a 24-block area that stretches from Second and Penn Streets to 11th and Penn Streets. Find out more about us →

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What's Happening Downtown


What's Happening Downtown


What's Happening Downtown?

What's Happening Downtown is your go-to guide for all things happening in and around downtown Reading, Pennsylvania, including events, parades, festivals, concerts and more! Having an event and would like to list it on our calendar? You can do that too!

UPCOMING EVENTS

For visitors and locals, Destination Downtown Reading offers a complete calendar of events for things happening in and around the city. Check out some of the upcoming events by clicking on the button below. For those looking to list their events, SUBMIT THEM HERE →

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Reading, Pennsylvania, is a major destination for events, from festivals and parades to professional sports, cinema and theater, and concerts featuring some of the world's most popular artists. There's something for everyone in downtown Reading!

STAY AND PLAY

With so much to do in downtown Reading, you may need a little help on finding some things like the best hotels and eclectic dining hot spots, parking information, local transportation or info on some of the prestigious landmarks in our area. We've got you covered!

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Click on the logos below to check out the websites of our community partners and learn more about how these organizations are helping to shape downtown and the Greater Reading area.