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Sign up as a vendor for these upcoming Fall events. See the link on each event to sign up for that event.

Breaking News!

Tulare Fire Department, Altura Centers for Health and Tulare Downtown Foundation Invite You to "Paint the Plug!"

The Tulare Fire Department, Altura Centers for Health and the Tulare Downtown Foundation invite you to participate in the 2018 “Paint the Plug” contest.

Download the PDF information packet by clicking here.

Registration is open now by visiting clicking on our form here:

Contestants will be assigned a fire hydrant in downtown Tulare to decorate. Hydrants will be painted between Oct 3 and Oct 10, 2018.

Winners will be announced at the annual Fire Prevention Week event at Station 62 by the Tulare Senior Center on Saturday, Oct 13. 

If you are an artist, or if you have a group that would like to decorate a plug as a community-service project visit now or call us at 685-2350

Join us for the Altura Centers for Health Fall Festival! There's activities for the kids and, along with Altura promoting the event, the Downtown Association is marketing it as well with theater ads at Galaxy, posters and more! We are accepting applications for retail booths now. Sign up to join us at Zumwalt Park in Downtown Tulare by clicking on this link to our GoogleDocs Sign-Up form:

Click here for Vendor Sign Up!

This Halloween we've got something special: Radiant Church and the Tulare Downtown Association join forces for the Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee! Families can have fun trick-o-treating door-to-door at select businesses, trunk-or-treat at Pitty's Barbeque on "L" Street and enjoy carnival games. To be a vendor you need supply a bowl of candy and only $5 for a booth! Click on the following link to visit the sign up page...

Click Here for Vendor Sign Up!

The Haunted Hayride follows the Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee. Tour guides take you around Downtown Tulare to see ghosts from the past. You might even get chased by them or maybe some zombies!!! Advance wristbands available at the Tulare Downtown Foundation, 306 E. King Ave, Downtown Tulare. Adults-$10, Students with ID-$2.00 off, Kids 5-12-$5. For more info call the TDF at 685-2350.


Exclusive Report: Free Feedings in City Parks?

Here's a report from the Downtown Association about why this practice is NOT a good idea and why the City should discourage free feedings while encouraging helping the homeless through better methods. Click here for the full report given to Tulare City Council...



For more info about this event please visit our Facebook Page


Office of the Director and Staff

  John Harman is the director of the Tulare Downtown Association, the Tulare Downtown Foundation and the acting Manager for the Tulare Tower Square Property Owner's Association (PBID). John managest the day-to-day affairs of the associations, plans and promotes events, produces seminars and activities for the downtown businesses and seeks ways to improve Downtown Tulare's Image. He can be reached Monday thru Friday at the association office number (559)685-2350 or via email:


Arlene Ealy is the Administrative Assistant in the office. (You also see her working at the many events with which the Downtown Association is affiliated. Arlene handles data-entry, accounting, vendor recruitment and general administrative duties. She can be reached at the office or by email at  


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