Beautiful, historic and well-preserved buildings complement a thriving economic mix of businesses, residences and public services. An exciting combination of unique shopping, dining, arts, entertainment, recreation, and gathering places draw individuals, families, and professionals Downtown, as a place to spend both money and time.
Downtown Hays has experienced a significant transformation during the past decade. Major building renovations and new businesses made the historic area an exciting destination and community gathering space. Our bright future cannot be celebrated without honoring our past through the Chestnut Street District.