Better in Batavia

Visit Downtown Batavia for drinks and dining, unique shopping experiences, the Batavia Boardwalk Shops, Markets, and events all year round. Batavia MainStreet is your downtown non-profit, small business and community advocacy group.
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Downtown Batavia Restaurant Guide

Cocktails in the Park

27 July
Cocktails in the Park has been Batavia MainStreet’s largest single fundraiser for the non-profit o...
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Batavia Block Party & Taste of Batavia

01 September
Event Details Celebrate Labor Day weekend at the Downtown Batavia Block Party & Taste of Batavi...
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BatFest

26 October
BatFest Schedule of Events Daytime Fun:  10:00am- 12pm- Downtown Trick or Treating 10:00am- 2:00...
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Batavia Businesses

We are proud to share our downtown businesses with you. Come shop, dine, stroll and check out the events Downtown Batavia has to offer. 
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Your help is vital to the success of Batavia MainStreet. In 2023, more than 150 volunteers contributed nearly 1,200 hours of time to Batavia MainStreet projects!
Volunteer Opportunities

30

Years of Markets

150+


Volunteers

60+

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Meet our Merchants

Cheryl Cryer- CryBaby Wellness/Urban Apothecary & Fat Sam's for Pets

Meet Cheryl "CryBaby" Cryer from CryBaby Wellness/Urban Apothecary, a woman-owned formulator, maker, and wellness space located on First St. in Downtown Batavia.

Uniquely local with a national reach, they make premium, small-batch natural wellness products to help with pain, sleep, stress and so much more including their pet-care brand (and pet shop) right next door, Fat Sam's for Pets.

Cheryl started her companies in 2017 after a self-guided, doctor-approved journey prioritizing natural healing over pharmaceuticals. A formulator, educator, and maker, you can find her bulk and finished products at select small shops, wellness providers, and by specialty foodservice professionals across the US. Cheryl has an MBA from University of St Francis (2004) and recently earned a certification in medicinal plants from Cornell University (2022).

Shop their small-batch natural wellness products at 102 and 104 First St or online at urbanapothecarey.shop


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We provide free support to small business merchants in our downtown special service area. Our programs include: The Batavia Farmers’ Market, The Artisan Collective, and the Batavia Boardwalk Shops.
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