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  • Student (enrolled in high school or post-secondary institution) $15

  • Senior (65+)   $15

  • Individual    $35                                                                                

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    Family (2 adults in same household, any children under 18) $50

    • 2 free passes to DFI ticketed events*

  • Friend      $75  (and up)

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*Any ticketed event is eligible except for the Downtown Celebration


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*Business members enjoy special ticket benefits at the 2019 Downtown Celebration*

email courtney@downtownframinghaminc.org

Email Robert Mitchell  for more information

Email Robert Mitchell for more information

  • Contributor $150   

    • Website and newsletter recognition

    • 1 ticket to the Downtown Celebration

    • free website and social media analysis

  • Patron   $275   

    • Website and newsletter recognition

    • 2 tickets to the Downtown Celebration

    • 7 days of boosted Facebook social media marketing

    • free website and social media analysis

    • free one-on-one business needs analysis

  • Partner $500   (BEST VALUE!)

    • Website and newsletter recognition

    • 4 tickets to the Downtown Celebration

    • 7 days of boosted Facebook social media marketing

    • free Oktoberfest vendor registration

    • logo inclusion in Downtown LIVE! credits

    • free website and social media analysis

    • access to DFI marketing and trend data

    • FULL DFI individual business consultation


Deborah Blumer

Deborah Blumer

Harvey Eisenberg Trust in memory of Deborah Blumer


Celebration of Marriage of Irwin Blumer and Andrea Haynes

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MutualOne Bank Checking for Charity

>> Leading Event Sponsors

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Welcome to Alta Union House, where eye-catching design meets urban vibes. Located in burgeoning downtown Framingham, we'll offer one, two, and three bedroom apartments unlike any other in the area. With sleek, modern interiors and an unparalleled collection of community amenities, Alta Union House will have the home you’ve been searching for.


Avidia Bank is committed to the concept of community banking. We proudly accept and fulfill our responsibilities as a corporate citizen by contributing to the well-being of the people and organizations around us. 


Boston Eventos creates powerful moments that define brands and inspires people. Boston Eventos brings your magnificent event dreams to reality with amazing staging, branded barriers, LED lighting, and more!


Founded in 2011 by three brothers, Jack, Eric, and Sam Hendler, Jack’s Abby has become a mainstay of the craft brewing scene in the Northeast and nationwide.  Jack’s Abby brews lagers, and only lagers.  

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As one of the largest mutually owned savings banks in the country, Middlesex Savings Bank has no shareholders, so we can always put our customers first.  That will never change.

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Springdale Beer is the experimental offshoot of Jack's Abby Brewing. The Barrel Room is where we let the ancient alchemy between beer and oak work its slow magic. Springdale Beer Barrel Rooms host many DFI events, including the Taste of Downtown Framingham, Holiday Artisan Market, and social strolls.


Welcome to TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank. Visit now to learn about all our personal banking products like accounts, loans, cards & more. TD Bank generously supports community-based events, including the Downtown Oktoberfest.

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At The Umina Group,  we take our clients’  real estate goals and dreams very seriously.   In fact,  your dreams are our dreams!  We fully believe that everyone should Love Where They Live. We are here as advisers to open the door of possibility to the world you want to be in.  Our mission is to hold ourselves to the highest professional and ethical standards to give our clients all of the information they need to realize their personal capabilities and make the best real estate decision possible based upon YOUR needs. 

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At VTT Management, our goal is to offer you the highest quality apartment living at an affordable rate.  Become an Amsden All-Star today leasing new apartments at 2 Kendall Street!  Call 508-820-4961!

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Our commitment to you is simple: Every Day You Get our Best. Our customers tell us they choose Wegmans for the helpful people in our stores, help with delicious meals from our chefs, and the freshest ingredients possible. Offering choice, quality and value in every aisle is how we hope to make your shopping experience a genuine pleasure.

>> Meet the Business Partners of Downtown Framingham, Inc.

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Welcome to Alta Union House, where eye-catching design meets urban vibes. Located in burgeoning downtown Framingham, we'll offer one, two, and three bedroom apartments unlike any other in the area. With sleek, modern interiors and an unparalleled collection of community amenities, Alta Union House will have the home you’ve been searching for.


Atlantis Dental in Framingham, MA provides a wide range of dental treatments. Dr. Sumbul Naqvi focuses on helping patients achieve healthy teeth and gums for life.

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Avidia Bank is committed to the concept of community banking. We proudly accept and fulfill our responsibilities as a corporate citizen by contributing to the well-being of the people and organizations around us. 

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Enjoy all the flavors of Brazil in a casual atmosphere at Braza Grill. With pleasant music, relax with friends by tasting hand-crafted cocktails, wines, and draft beer.  


At Bose we “always dream of things that are better, and think of ways to reach those things.” From the first noise cancelling headphones to a revolutionary seat suspension system for long-haul drivers, we invite you to experience the first 50 years of innovation of Bose.


Since 1871, Brookline Bank has built a legacy of consistent financial strength, trust, outstanding banking services, and strong customer relationships. Today, we deliver an expanding array of valuable banking and financial services geared to helping individuals and businesses manage their finances. With 25 offices, we make it easy for customers in Greater Boston to access our services in person or via our Mobile, Online and Telephone Banking systems, as well as virtually any ATM worldwide. As a trusted financial resource to our customers, it's our everyday commitment to do more, deliver more, and exceed expectations.

As independent insurance agents, the professionals at BRZ Insurance are ready to help you protect your part of The American Dream. We're eager to show you the benefits you realize when you shop local and work with a local, independent  insurance agency.


The Bullard Building, LLC. is a historic brownstone located at the intersections of Routes 135 Waverly St and 126 Irving St in Downtown Framingham across from the MBTA Station. Lease Space Now from Brian Li, recipient of the 2018 Downtown Hero Award! 

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Exhibit 'A' Brewing Company is focused on brewing amazing beer in Framingham, MA. Come visit our brewery, have a pint or grab some cans or growlers to go! Exhibit ‘A’ Brewing Company supports many events each year and gives generously to charities working to better our area!


The Framingham Source is your best source for Framingham News. Owned and operated by journalist Susan Petroni, the Framingham Source releases news stories on array of topics, including local schools, state and local politics, and community events.

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Framingham State University is a place where inquisitive, career-focused students thrive. New ideas and discoveries are a daily occurrence on campus. 


At MAPA Translations and Language Solutions we provide high quality and cost effective translations, interpreter services and multilingual voice overs for public schools, academic institutions, law firms, financial institutions, non-profit organizations, medical personnel, multinational companies, and individuals.


MetroWest Commercial Real Estate company provides you with the highest level of service for your commercial real estate needs. 


At Miranda Bread, experience the artisan tastes of an authentic Brazilian bakery! Our food is always fresh, our staff is always friendly, and our customers are always treated like family. Whether you need a fresh cup of coffee or full catering for a birthday party, Miranda Bread is ready to offer you the finest tastes of Brazil.

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Motion and Energy, LLC is the biggest name in the business. No one can get you the high quality parts as fast as we can. MOTION & ENERGY LLC is a family owned and operated NAPA store. We have no limits to what we can sell. 


n+1 cyclery is a robust bicycle shop that sells and repairs new and used bicycles and also restores old bikes. n+1 cyclery hosts a bicycle museum, participates in community events, and produces the Annual New England Vintage Bicycle Show and Swap Meet.

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RR6 Kitchen & Bar is a family restaurant offering the wonderful flavors of North, Central and South American cuisine with quality and great pricing. RR6 is best known for its delicious tacos, burritos and soups. RR6 Kitchen and Bar was crowned the 2018 Champion of the Taste of Downtown Framingham.

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At the Natick, MA Sleep Number® store, we're improving lives by individualizing sleep experiences. Only Sleep Number® mattresses allow you to adjust each side to your ideal firmness, support and pressure-relieving comfort for deep, restful sleep.

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Welcome to Terra Brasilis Restaurant! With a varied menu of pasta, meat, and salads, our success comes from our dishes based on Brazilian food.
Book your private events or parties in our private room! You can order online, request catering, and more! Check out the daily meals and changing specials!

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Sofa Café was established in 2011 in São Paulo, Brazil, from the idea of a forest engineer who could not get through the day without his dose of caffeine. Diego Gonzales, founder, started a coffee shop in an environment resembling a cozy “home´s couch”, which is literally “sofá” in Portuguese. What makes Sofá Café so interesting is their special way of serving coffee in brew methods and its specialties line of flavors such as: Affogato (vanilla ice cream + espresso + whipped cream), Cult (espresso + milk + Nutella + baileys coffee creamer), Ventura (iced coffee + sugar + lime) .


SMOC Financial Services (SFS) was established in 2015 to build upon this mission by providing microloans and technical assistance to low- and moderate-income (LMI) entrepreneurs in the MetroWest and Worcester areas as well as to build partnerships with and organize other organizations and institutions to build a network of services available to businesses in these often overlooked communities.

>> Meet the Business Patrons of Downtown Framingham, Inc.


Auto Bright Car Care provides car washes, express oil change service, auto detailing, 24/hour gas and diesel with mart, and the great Unlimited Club! This downtown mainstay has been supporting the area for decades!

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Owned and operated by the Varela family, El Mariachi takes pride in serving the most authentic Mexican recipes and drinks in the heart of Framingham. Every time you eat with us you will get a true taste of Mexico’s cuisine. Our dining room and bar are colorful and vivid, offering a great atmosphere for your friends and family. 

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LaRueBoweRs Photography is unique and YOU. We strive to make sure every photo is one of a kind. I love watching my couples grow - from engagement to family and beyond. It's such a thrill to be able to capture each step of a client's life cycle.


MetroWest Community Federal Credit Union is committed to helping individuals and eligible business in our communities to manage their financial needs by offering a wide range of affordable products.

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MetroWest Medical Care, Inc. is a medical practice group serving the downtown community. MetroWest Medical Care is located at 61 Lincoln Street Suite 701.

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Philip Ottaviani has 20 years of experience in real estate & construction. Phil also chairs the Framingham Zoning Board of Appeals.

He knows what the Seller needs and what the Buyer wants. "I Make Deals Happen!"

WSV is proud to be redeveloping the historic Bancroft building into 258 class A apartment units to be delivered in spring 2020. WSV is a vertically integrated Real Estate Investment Management and Development firm with offices in Boston and New York City.

>> Meet the Business Contributors of Downtown Framingham, Inc.



Braz Optical, founded in 2009, constantly invests to provide the visual and aesthetic needs of its clients. In addition, it constantly invests in a computerized laboratory and service improvements. Discover the best sunglasses and eyeglasses brands in the world at 149 Concord Street.

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Congress Insurance Agency has been building successful client relationships for over 70 years, spanning several generations. Congress Insurance Agency offers professional insurance services to suit your individual, family, or business needs. Customer service excellence continues to be the Agency’s #1 goal, a market of success witnessed through their dedicated client base.


Founded in 1976, Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects (GRLA) is a multidisciplinary firm offering a full range of architecture, master planning, and interior design services, as well as building envelope consulting and forensic services. We are client-focused, technical problem solvers.

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IK Images captures your very best, enabling you to present a professional, enduring personal reflection to the world - whether potential connections on LinkedIn or that all-important image for your business flyer or conference presentation.

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Kumon of Framingham is part of the world's largest after-school math & reading program, helping children of all ages become self-learners. Kumon is located at 1164 Worcester Road in Framingham, MA 01702.


Perfecting the art and science of payments. Michael P. Cannon & Associates provides specialized multi-disciplinary advisory and consulting services to multiple facets of    the payments industry:  acquirers, ISOs and the merchant community.             


Whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior, a person looking to be healthy, or just looking to have fun while working out, Summit Fitness is the place for you! We welcome all levels of fitness and all ages from 5 to 105 years old. We will help you attain and manage your wellness, nutrition and fitness goals.

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Tesoro Supermarket has been a downtown mainstay for 12 years, boasting more than 10,000 products.  The newly redesigned interior makes shopping for fresh produce, meat cuts, bakery, dairy, and grocery products an easy and enjoyable experience.  

>> Meet the Friends of Downtown Framingham, Inc.

  • Dave Anderson Head of Talent Acquisition at Genevant Sciences Corp.

  • Jill Bennett Executive Director Amazing Things Arts Center

  • Adam Blumer and Sarah Guernsey public school teachers

  • Karolyn and Orlo Coots

  • Peter Chisholm Director of Government Relations Framingham State University

  • Colleen Coyne Assistant Professor Framingham State University

  • Erin Ellsworth

  • Carol Fassino Founder, Fair Trade Caravans

  • Mike Gatlin, Esq.

  • Julie Ginn Director of Career Services MassBay Community College

  • Dale Hamel Executive Vice President Office of Administration, Finance, and Information Technology Framingham State University

  • Helen Lemoine Executive Director Leadership MetroWest

  • Susan Nicholl District Liaison Office of Senate President Karen E. Spilka

  • Anne O’Connell Executive Director, Literacy Unlimited

  • Phil Ottaviani, Real Estate Broker and Chair, Framingham Zoning Board of Appeals

  • Karen Spilka, Senate President

  • Cheryl Tully Stroll, At-Large City Councilor

  • Barbara Ward Family Promise MetroWest

  • Pat West

  • Amy Weader Saxonville Studios

>> Meet the Families of Downtown Framingham, Inc.

  • Sal and Amanda Bellone Family

  • Artist Kristen Conant Family

  • Stephanie Deeley and Jim Pillsbury

  • Chip Fontaine Family

  • Audrey Hall Family

  • Leslie White Harvey Family

  • City Councilor Judy Grove and FSU Professor Dr. Thomas Grove

  • State Representative Jack Patrick Lewis Family

  • Pablo Maia Family

  • Joao Oliveira Family

  • Richard Panza Family

  • Jennifer Pfeiffer Family

>> Meet the Individuals of Downtown Framingham, Inc.

  • Mary Kate Feeney

  • Justin Kapust

  • Nadine Nesbitt

  • Robert Schecter