Headland was designated as a Main Street City in June 2019. Headland Main Street works with the City, the Headland Area Chamber of Commerce, and our many volunteers to help Headland thrive. Great things happened since 2019. The following businesses opened: Glass Garden Gallery, Bottle Tree Restaurant, Do South Interiors, Big Mikes Seafood and More, David’s Pizza, Groove Nutrition, Pinspiration, Moo Cow Designs, TLC Photography, Timeless Strands Salon, Creekside Farms, and Petite Sweets Boutique Bakery.
Keel & Company Distilling is currently building an 8000 square foot event venue and enlarging their tasting room for tours. Diann’s Florist/Magnolia and Lemon Gifts has grown and moved to a new larger building. Kingdom College has purchased and is renovating a 6000 square foot space for their new library, classrooms, and conference center.
Headland Main Street established an online presence through a new website and social media. A "Ram Cam" video series is hosted regularly with the Chamber to better keep the community informed on business and community events.
Under the Oaks is a free concert series on the square hosted by Headland Main Street. It is held each March through September on the third Friday evening of each month. A band plays from the gazebo, families bring bag chairs and blankets, and businesses and restaurants are open. Food trucks provide additional fair. A car show is held each night with a trophy awarded for best of show.
Main Street has begun adding placemaking projects including 2 new corn hole boards on the square. Placemaking is an effort to strengthen the connection among people and our community. Our beautiful square in the center of our district encourages community gatherings.
Promotions such as “Harvest Harvey” have helped bring customers into participating businesses. Similar events are planned.
Thanks to a grant from Alabama State Council on the Arts, there are 2 new Instagram Photo Opportunity Spot murals painted on walls in our district. Many people, young and old, have stopped to take and post their pictures on social media. More projects are planned in the future.
Thanks to a grant from Alabama Power a new GoBo projector is being installed to promote the city, community businesses, and events.
Thanks to a grant from Alabama State Council on the Arts and partnership with Headland National Bank a historical mural will be painted in spring 2021.
We have many more projects planned and look forward to a great future! If you haven’t visited Headland, please do. You will be glad you did!