DOWNTOWN ALIVE ON BCTV.ORG
The Reading Downtown Improvement District produces a monthly program on Berks Community Television (BCTV) called “Downtown Alive.” We invite guests on the show to discuss such things as events and activities going on downtown and business opportunities in center city Reading. You can access the shows by going to BCTV’s website at www.bctv.org and typing in “Downtown Alive” in the search box or by clicking here.
Second Thursday of every month
6:00 PM (30 minutes)
- Friday 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday 12:00 p.m.
- Wednesday 8:00 a.m.
Our Events in 2016
Here's a compilation video of events we either sponsored or assisted with in 2016.
Park and Play
Downtown Improvement District + The Reading Musical Foundation + Art + A Donated Piano + The DoubleTree by Hilton Reading = JOY, SHARING, COMMUNITY AND, HAPPINESS!
We ask our community
Our friends at The People Chronicles ask the community what they think about our Downtown Alive free concert event?
Brothers Osborne are coming to Reading, PA on June 22 @ 5 p.m. at 5th and Penn Streets. They are part of a free concert series - Downtown Alive! Join the fun!
Making A Difference
Discover how the Reading Downtown Improvement District is making a difference in the city!
Fire + Ice 2016
Reading Fire + Ice Fest! The 2016 festival will be held Friday, January 15th and Saturday, January 16th, 2016 in the 500 block of Penn Street in downtown Reading, Pa. Brought to you by the Reading Downtown Improvement District, Reading Fire + Ice Fest will be an extraordinary weekend of outdoor and indoor activities for people of all ages.
Fire + Ice 2015
See highlights from Reading Fire + Ice Fest 2015.
This is a snapshot of how our Ambassadors help to keep the Improvement District clean.
Interview with Improvement District Leaders
Watch an informative interview with Mike Zielinski, Chairman of the Reading Downtown Improvement District, and Chuck Broad, Executive Director of the Improvement District.