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Mini Bethel Better Block & Art on the River Celebration

Better Block is back - mini style! On Saturday, May 19, the BRI will bring back a small-scale version of the popular Better Block event. Come out and experience a vibrant downtown, including businesses new and old, a pop-up park with live music and games, tacos, art projects, pedestrian bulbouts and more! 

Learn more about the event and how you can get involved.


9:00 AM: Downtown Beautification Work Party

2:00-7:00 PM: Pop-up fun at Babe's parking lot (formerly the Bethel Depot)... music, games, treats, kids activities and more.

2:00-5:00 PM: Downtown Business Open House & passport challenge; Electric Vehicle showcase at Town Hall

3:30 PM: Art on the River Celebration and Walking Tour

5:00 PM: Tacos are back!

6:00 PM: Second walking tour

7:00 PM: Stories of Bethel (at the Arnold Block)