As Bedford Main Street is dedicated to enhancing the economic and cultural environment of Centertown, we host several events and activities that help to showcase downtown and draw new people and ideas into Bedford.

Farmers Market

The Farmers Market is located at the corner of Washington and Center Streets. It is open Tuesdays from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.,Fridays from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and the first Saturdays of every month during the season (April through October). Please refer to our Farmers Market page for more information.

Second Fridays

Second Fridays are your opportunity to experience Bedford by night! There is live music in the Centertown Plaza, retails shops stay open late for shopping, and the restaurants feature specials just for these nights!


This is our annual fall street festival where vendors come from across the state and even the Carolinas to sell jewelry, crafts, art, and much more. There is live music, a beer garden, carnival rides, and a vast variety of food. It’s fun for the whole community! Please check out our Centerfest page if you’re interested in attending or being a vendor.


Our Christmas events include the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Window Decorating contests, the annual Parade, Santa Land with visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and carriage rides thru town!

BMS Business Bootcamp

BMS Business Bootcamp program is for entrepreneurs interested in starting a business within the Town of Bedford! The program is nine weeks of intensive discovery and business planning. At the end of the nine weeks, participants are eligible to enter into a “pitch” competition for an award of up to $5,000 to the best business idea.

Other Events in Town