This vibrant neighborhood includes enticing eats, quirky shops, impressive architecture and distinctive entertainment, all of which make Fountain Square a great place to call home. Comparable to a European village with its town square and central fountain, Fountain Square is also known for its visual, literary and performance artists.
Spend a day on the cultural trail, an 8-mile world class urban bike and pedestrian path along Virginia Avenue. Stop for breakfast, lunch or dinner at unique eateries. Check out local and national acts in one of the many entertainment venues. Experience live music in a more intimate setting. Visit the galleries during the First Friday events where you can view amazing art. Shop for clothing, food, comics, and vinyl during your visit and understand why Fountain Square is Square One.
The Fountain Square Merchants Association hosts several community art and musical events throughout the year. Plan your visit around one of the signature events and see why Fountain Square is anything but Square.
WELCOME TO FOUNTAIN SQUARE
Anything but Square!
FIRST FRIDAYS. Explore artist studios and galleries in Fountain Square and Fletcher Place
ART SQUARED. September Art Squared is a full day free, family friendly event, featuring music and art. Over 100 vendors display their unique items. Music and art competitions as well as a parade will also take place throughout the day. Stick around for the neighborhood block party and get to know the Fountain Square community.
SCARE IN THE SQUARE. October 31, follow the trail of treats in the heart of Fountain Square during this annual community events supported by local merchants.
SANTA IN THE SQUARE. An annual community event giving the young and young-at-heart an opportunity to meet St. Nick. Visit any of the eateries for tasty treats and beverages and browse the shops for your holiday gifts.
A great place to live, work, play and visit, this community is ethnically and socially diverse. Fountain Square is anything but square!