Perry Main Street Coordinator Appointed to State Downtown Board

January 9, 2020

  Haley Bryant, Perry’s Main Street Coordinator, was appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association’s (GDA) Board of Directors.  She will represent Region 6 in Georgia. Bryant is one of fifteen elected members to serve on the GDA which includes twelve downtown program professionals and three representatives from private or government sectors. The GDA is a non-profit that promotes economic redevelopment of Georgia’s downtowns.  The association uses advocacy, education, and marketing to focus on the positive economic impact of downtown areas. Learn more about the GDA on their website at www.georgiadowntownassociation.org.  

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Perry #1 Most Beautiful, Charming Small Town in Georgia!

May 27, 2016

OnlyInYourState.com, a travel website, has named Perry the #1 Most Beautiful, Charming Small Town in Georgia! The entire Perry community should be proud of this recognition. Some of the reasoning behind this lofty ranking include the fact that Perry has “beautiful parks and a charming little historic town center. It is also home to the annual Georgia National Fair.” You can find the complete article here.

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Downtown Perry Bus Parking

February 2, 2016

The City of Perry is dedicated to providing safe, reliable, and efficient parking throughout our community to our residents and visitors. The City is pleased to now offer dedicated bus parking in Downtown Perry! Available to all buses on a first come, first serve basis, the bus parking is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Perry at 805 Main Street between Jernigan Street and Ball Street, directly across from the New Perry Hotel.   Map to Downtown Perry Bus Parking For more information please contact the City of Perry Economic Development Department at (478) 988-2757.

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First Friday Mardi Gras!

January 21, 2016

Make plans to join the Perry Arts Center Committee and the Perry Downtown Merchants for a Mardi Gras celebration on February 5 at 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Perry! Featuring local artists and artisans, live music, a MardiGrowl parade, food and drink from local restaurants, and a second line parade, this FREE event will be fun for the whole family. Laissez les bons temps rouler! For more information and the event flyer please click here.

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Third Annual Perry Buzzard Drop!

December 28, 2015

Make plans now to attend the Third Annual Perry Buzzard Drop! Beginning at 9:00 p.m. in Downtown Perry, Middle Georgia’s premier New Years Eve event will feature live entertainment, food and beverages, a dance contest, and of course, Bob the Buzzard, as we ring in 2016! For more information on this free event visit the Perry Buzzard Drop website or connect through the Perry Buzzard Drop facebook page.

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BOOST Your Business!

May 8, 2015

The Perry Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is excited to announce the BOOST Downtown Perry Investment Group. Designed to help small businesses in Downtown Perry, the BOOST program provides grant awards to businesses that show a clear need. The best part of the program is that it’s the businesses who participate that get to decide who is awarded grant funds! Let’s grow Perry together! For more information, please follow the link below or contact Ms. Catherine Edgemon, Main Street Coordinator with the City of Perry, at (478) 988-2758 or via email at catherine.edgemon@perry-ga.gov. BOOST Downtown Perry Investment Group  

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