Downtown Bradenton


You'll find a range of treasures unmatched in other cities our size. With a unique mix of arts, culture, heritage, and sports, Bradenton offers something for everyone. read more

Realize Bradenton


We bring people together to create a more vibrant, attractive, and prosperous Bradenton area for residents, visitors, and businesses. read more
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YouTube Channel


If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much more is a video worth? Find out for yourself by checking out our YouTube channel. You'll find videos of past events, activities, and initiatives.
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Walk Bradenton


Grab your smartphone and immerse yourself in local history, public art, and find your next place to eat, shop, stay, and play. Explore downtown like a local!
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Walking on Sunshine

Libraries, public art, eateries, live entertainment — downtown Bradenton and its surrounding areas is where locals come to relax after...

New “Road Art” to Connect Old Main Street in Downtown Bradenton to the Village of the Arts

Pedestrians and motorists will notice a unique and colorful street-applied installation of public art at the intersection of 12th Ave....

ArtSlam Returns to Downtown Bradenton

Downtown Bradenton’s Old Main Street will be transformed into a creative zone during Realize Bradenton’s 8th annual ArtSlam, March 4,...