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Upcoming Events

Oct 7

Join us for the 42 annual Oktoberfest festival in Uptown Martinsville! More Info >

Info for Businesses

Facade Grant & Guidelines

Martinsville Uptown/Chamber's Partnership for Economic Growth offers a matching grant for qualified renovation projects. Business and/or property owners can be awarded up to $4,000.00 maximum for projects cost for exterior renovations to uptown property.

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In The News

Body by Jenise Boutique Fitness Studio Opens
March 14, 2023

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Greg James Insurance Ribbon Cutting In Uptown Martinsville
January 26, 2023

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Martinsville’s uptown welcomes new business after COVID-19 peak
November 15, 2022

New businesses are filling the storefronts of Martinsville’s uptown. The small Southside Virginia city with a population of about 13,500 is experiencing an influx of locally owned and operated shops. According to the local chamber of commerce, 50 businesses have opened or expanded since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading >

  VA Main Street Affiliate


Martinsville Uptown works to establish consensus and cooperation by building effective partnerships among all uptown stakeholders.


Martinsville Uptown works to strengthen uptown's existing economic assets and fulfill its broadest market potential.


Martinsville Uptown works to enhance the unique visual quality of uptown by addressing all design elements to create an appealing environment.


Martinsville Uptown works to create and market a positive image based on the unique attributes of the uptown district.
  Main Street America Affiliate™
As a Main Street America Affiliate™, Martinsville Uptown/Chamber’s Partnership for Economic Growth (C-PEG) is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.