Why a Statue – Why a Music Festival? “he was so devoted to the city that on the day he felt so sick and decided to go to the hospital, his biggest concern was about the possibility he might not see the downtown project completed.” Learn More The Harbor District welcomes Alex Neal Alex is very excited to work with the Harbor District this summer and can’t wait to see all Washington has to offer! Learn More River Walk Gallery’s 25th Anniversary ! We are announcing that this year is River Walk Gallery's 25th Anniversary ! And we will be celebrating each month as we lead up to the main festive celebration event in October! Please stop by and see our new "Nautical-theme Window Display", as we celebrate being the... Learn More WHDA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultivating an economy anchored in local ownership, because local-independent businesses are the cornerstone of our culture, economy, and character. SHOP DINE PLAY STAY Strength in rural places: Anchored in Washington Nation Hahn and Bridgette Cyr (used with permission from EdNC) WHDA’s latest project is our new Harbor District Market in Downtown Washington, NC. Watch the video for scenes from our exciting grand opening.