Downtown Moultrie has been around since the 1800s. It is a place that feels like home. Traditions, like walking on the retaining wall around the Colquitt County Courthouse, have been carried out throughout generations. Grandparents and parents now take their little ones to Lights, Lights, Thanksgiving Night to watch their faces light up in wonder and amazement, just as theirs did all those years ago. Downtown Moultrie is a place where old traditions remain, and new ones begin.
More than a dozen events are held annually in Downtown Moultrie. The most popular are Lights, Lights, Thanksgiving Night, and the Spring Fling and Backyard BBQ. Thousands of people flock to the square and surrounding businesses to participate in the festivities, shop, grab a bite to eat, see old friends, and make new ones.
While in town, make sure you stop by one of our more than 50 specialty stores. You will find great gifts, rings, antiques, an array of different clothes in different styles and sizes, jewelry, carpets, kitchen wares, and handcrafted items made right here in Moultrie, Georgia!
All that shopping is sure to make you hungry, thankfully our locally owned and operated restaurants can fill any craving you’re having. You’ll receive hometown service, fabulous food, and of course, delectable desserts.
Have a big event coming up? Let Downtown Moultrie help you get ready. Shop owners can find you the perfect outfit and accessories. Hairdressers can make sure roots are covered, and every hair is in place. We have great nail technicians who can do a basic mani-pedi or something with a little more pop! And if you’re stressed, you can make an appointment to get a relaxing massage!
Main Street is a national movement that has spanned more than three decades and taken root in more than 2,000 communities. Moultrie was designated a Georgia Main Street City in 1989.
Main Street is founded on the goal of economic development within the context of historic preservation. This concept allows for new development that is compatible with the existing downtown physical environment.
Since 1989, Moultrie’s Main Street program has spurred the rehabilitation of many buildings, been a catalyst for hundreds of new businesses creating hundreds of jobs, and established events downtown that continues to attract thousands of people each year.
Visit Historic Downtown Moultrie, GA, where you can stroll, shop, and dine in more than 50 specialty shops and restaurants. Whether you are shopping for clothes, gifts, jewelry, or furniture, Downtown Moultrie has something for everyone. After strolling down Downtown’s sidewalks and browsing through many of Downtown’s specialty shops, relax and enjoy a meal in any of Downtown’s unique restaurants.
The Moultrie Main Street Program will be recognized as a national leader in Main Streets across Georgia and the USA. We will maintain effective partnerships with the city and local business owners to successfully compete with emerging competitors and assure economic vitality. We will attract and maintain a diverse business mix to ensure the quality of products, services, and entertainment experiences.
To Recognize Downtown Moultrie as the core historic business/retail district of the community, while strongly promoting economic development and historic preservation by involving property owners, government agencies, merchants, and the community as a whole.