Successful “Safe Trick or Treat”

The Halloween tradition continued this year with thousands of pieces of candy being handed out by our merchants on Hyannis Main Street and we do believe it was the biggest turnout yet. The community spirit and the phenomenal costumes made our Safe Trick or Treat such an enjoyable experience. Thank you again to the wonderful … Read more

Community Service Officers

  Columbus Day marks the final day the remaining four Community Service Officers of Hyannis Main Street finish their summer tour of duty being the eyes and ears for the Barnstable Police department. The CSO’s are a vital part of Main Street in the summertime and add so much positive value to the energy of … Read more

Film Festival Preview

An exciting “introductory public gathering” is happening this month on Hyannis Main Street to introduce the future Hyannis Film Festival taking place in 2020! “Guest artists at the Oct. 20 preview will be Hyannis-born author and screenwriter Casey Sherman and co-author Dave Wedge, who have collaborated on “Boston Strong,” the basis for the movie “Patriots … Read more

Cape Cod Times features Hyannis Main Street

The Cape Cod Times featured a very positive article about Hyannis Main Street on the cover of their Business section in Sunday’s paper. There is so much to be excited about on Main Street right now, with new businesses coming in and summer events just around the corner. If you haven’t had the chance to … Read more

BID Winter Photo Contest Winner

Katelynn Snell is our BID winter photo contest winner! Katelynn, of Snell Photography, is a freelance photographer from Sandwich. She has lived on the Cape all her life, loves attending events on Main Street, and had a great time at the Hyannis Open Streets event when she took her winning photo. She loves seeing kids … Read more

3rd Annual Spring Kick-Off Fundraiser for Hyannis Open Streets

The 3rd Annual Spring Kick-Off Fundraiser for Hyannis Open Streets will be on Thursday, March 28, from 5- 8 pm at Flashback Retro Arcade, 294 Main Street. There will be prizes, raffles and a 50/50 cash raffle! Come out and enjoy Main Street’s newsest entertianment experience while supporting these great community events!

HYCC Job Fair

The Hyannis Youth and Community Center will be hosting a Youth Job Fair on Wednesday, March 6th from 2:30 to 5 pm. Local businesses are encouraged to sign up by contacting Amy Harwood at 508-862-4638. This is a great opportunity for high school students and local businesses to find each other for great employment opportunities!

Winning Cookie Stroll Recipe from Kandy Korner!

Kandy Korner Oatmeal Salted Caramel Cookies 16 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon fine salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup of chocolate chips Kandy Korner Sea Salt Caramel 1. Preheat oven to 375F. … Read more

An Update on Hyannis Main Street Lights

We wanted to thank everyone for their continued support of Hyannis Main Street and the Dress up Downtown campaign. We have received very positive feedback from locals and visitors alike about the first phase of our downtown revitalization efforts. These efforts would not have been possible without everyone’s support. While we are lucky that Hyannis … Read more

GHCA to Host Second Public Forum on Performing Arts Center

The Greater Hyannis Civic Association invites the community to its second public forum on the Oceanside Performing Arts Center, to be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis. “The civic association is doing this as a public service,” said GHCA President Deb Krau, who stressed … Read more

Shop Local Day is October 13th!

Shop Local Day on Hyannis Main Street is Saturday, October 13th. When you shop local, you are supporting your local small business who then support their local community. Check back here for updated listings!

                                                      Hyannis Main Street Businesses Welcome Cape Cod Healthcare to the Neighborhood

(Hyannis – July 30, 2018) When Cape Cod Healthcare moved 225 jobs to the West End of Hyannis, the merchants in the Main Street area knew it would help with the effort to revitalize downtown. “One of our goals is to bring flourishing businesses to Hyannis,” said Elizabeth Wurfbain, Executive Director of the Hyannis Main … Read more

Barnstable Patriot Article on Hyannis Rotary Kiosks

By Samantha Walsh [email protected] Posted Jul 13, 2018 at 3:01 AM While Boston has its Freedom Trail, Barnstable now has its own walkable Heritage Trail. The Hyannis Business Improvement District and the Rotary Club of Hyannis recently installed seven specially designed informational kiosks along Main Street Hyannis. With custom weathervanes and graphic panels, the kiosks were collectively dedicated July 10 … Read more

Little Miss Cupcape is July’s BID Featured Business

Taylor Stump aka Little Miss Cupcape, opened her doors at 388 Main Street in 2014 right after graduating from college. Walking into Little Miss Cupcape you are greeted by charming, whimsical décor and the smell of amazing, fresh baked cupcakes and treats. Taylor was recently approved for her liquor license which means she is now … Read more

Town of Barnstable Fourth of July Information

Town of Barnstable’s 4th of July Activities   FIREWORKS DISPLAY:  WEDNESDAY, July 4, 2018 (Rain date is Saturday, September 1, 2018.) Shot off of a barge in Lewis Bay at dusk (approximate time 9:00 PM) by Atlas Fireworks of New Hampshire   Viewing:  The main viewing locations for this year’s fireworks will be Aselton Park, … Read more

Bennett Gallery is June’s BID Featured Business

Bennett Gallery, located at 357 Main Street, is a photography gallery and custom frame shop on Hyannis Main Street. Local photographer Kevin Bennett focuses on capturing landscapes, seascapes, and architecture unique to the Cape Cod region. He uses line, texture, form, and color to create visually intriguing compositions of the natural landscape. Many different images … Read more

Hyannis East End Improvements Meeting on June 14th

Notice of Public Meeting Hyannis East End Roadway Improvements June 14th at 5:30 p.m. – Barnstable Town Hall   The Town of Barnstable Departments of Public Works and Planning & Development invite the community to a listening session on proposed roadway, streetscape and intersection improvements in Hyannis’ East End.  The meeting will be held at … Read more

Zion Union Heritage Museum 10th Anniversary Performance

Zion Union Heritage Museum will host Sing Sistah Sing!—a dazzling tribute to Leontyne Price, Marian Anderson, Donna Summer, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, and other singers in the pantheon of American music. Lovers of all musical genres—from blues, jazz, and gospel to art song and opera—will enjoy this event. This celebration of the outstanding contributions of black female … Read more

Shop Local Day is May 12th!

Shop Local Day on Main Street is May 12th from 11-4 pm. When you shop local, you are supporting your local small business who then support their local community. Check back here for updated listings! Red Fish Blue Fish- 20% entire store Port Cargo- 25% to 50% off special Mrs. M’s Summer House- 50% off … Read more

Seaporium is May’s BID Featured Business

Linda Dantonio opened Seaporium at 645 Main Street in the fall of 2015 and has become a must visit destination for those looking for unique gifts and décor. Linda is an artist who upcycles furniture in her own store, as well as selling the works of 18 other local artists. One of her artists is … Read more

Skip the Straw Program

The Hyannis Main Street  BID is proud to support the Skip the Straw Program!         CARE for the Cape and Islands is launching a plastic-free campaign on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, with a focus on a Skip the Straw program.  Americans use 500 million drinking straws every single day. They are … Read more

Hyannis Open Streets Fundraiser

The Hyannis Open Streets fundraiser held on Thursday, March 29th, at Embargo was a huge success, with over $2,300 raised to help fund all 4 of the Open Streets events this year. The Greater Hyannis Civic Association and BID are happy to help bring Open Streets to Main Street, which puts Main Street at the … Read more

March Newsletter

BID News Thank you for your support of the 5 Year Renewal of the Hyannis BID!  The vote was a majority in favor. We presented lists of our accomplishments, our strength in collaborations and copies of the member ratified 5 Year Plan. We look forward to working together with everyone to bring even more positive changes … Read more

Rotary Club of Hyannis “Home Garden and Lifestyle Show”

The 60th annual Home Garden and Lifestyle Show presented by the Rotary Club of Hyannis will be held March 17th from 10-5 pm and and March 18th from 10-4 pm at Barnstable High School. For information on becoming a vendor, visit their website here:

Barnstable Grad Named to Olympic Team

From the CAPE COD TIMES By Steve Derderian Jan 24, 2018 at 10:23 PM Updated Jan 25, 2018 at 4:28 PM Mike Trapp has spent the past few months training and competing in snowboarding in the mountains of countries such as Italy, Slovenia and, this week, Bulgaria. Pretty soon he’ll add South Korea to that list. Trapp, a 2006 Barnstable High graduate, was named Tuesday … Read more

LoveLiveLocal Video

LoveLiveLocal has made a video demonstrating the importance of shopping locally on Cape Cod. Please watch and remember that where you spend your money matters! LoveLiveLocal Video

Town Of Barnstable Releases Tools For New Business Development

The Town of Barnstable’s Planning & Development Department announces the release of twoeconomic development resource tools for new business attraction and development. The newly re-designed Business Barnstable website and the Barnstable Business & Permitting Guide werecreated for companies and entrepreneurs interested in opening a business in Barnstable, the commercial hub of Cape Cod. The Business … Read more

Hyannis Main Street earns excellent marks from Trip Advisor

The Barnstable Patriot recently published an article about Hyannis Main Street’s certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor. Main Street received this distinction because of our great reviews from visitors, we are so proud that they have enjoyed and embraced Main Street and all that it has to offer for locals and tourists alike!

Cellar Leather in fourth decade on Main Street Hyannis

Click below for a great article from the Barnstable Patriot about a Main Street staple, Cellar Leather has been a part of Main Street since 1980 and we couldn’t be happier to have them!

Cape Cod Healthcare to Relocate Jobs to North Street

          New North Street Offices In an effort to improve working conditions, as well as help revitalize the village of Hyannis, we will be relocating 225 Cape Cod Healthcare jobs to a downtown location at 297 North Street at the west end of Hyannis.  This move is scheduled to take place … Read more

13 Towns In Massachusetts With The Best, Most Lively Main Streets

5 out of the 13 are on Cape Cod! Before supermarkets and sprawling malls, a town’s main street was the center of community life and business. Massachusetts is lucky to still have plenty of bustling, beautiful main streets that ooze old-fashioned charm. Check out these main streets across the state that are packed with places … Read more