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Downtown Attractions

Riverside presents a plethora of activities to engage every visitor. Whether it's meandering through the galleries of The Cheech, gaming at the Game Lab, or hiking Mt. Rubidoux, there's something for everyone. The dynamic blend of urban and natural experiences ensures that those seeking culture, adventure, retail therapy, or relaxation will find their perfect activity in downtown Riverside.


Downtown Pedestrian Mall

The Downtown Pedestrian Mall in Downtown Riverside is a bustling hub of activity and commerce that invites visitors to stroll, shop, and dine amidst a vibrant urban setting. Spanning several blocks along Main Street, this pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare is lined with a diverse array of shops, boutiques, restaurants, and cafes, offering something for everyone to explore and enjoy. With its charming storefronts, outdoor seating areas, and lively atmosphere, the Downtown Pedestrian Mall serves as the beating heart of Riverside's historic downtown district, providing a welcoming space for residents and visitors alike to gather, socialize, and experience the vibrant energy of the city.

Arts & Culture


Historic Sites

Embark on a captivating journey through time in downtown Riverside. Today's downtown area is a vibrant tapestry of history, activity, and architectural splendor, complemented by tree-lined pedestrian spaces and an array of cultural and entertainment facilities. As you stroll through the streets, Riverside's rich heritage illuminates, highlighting key landmarks and sharing fascinating stories of its past. From the iconic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa to the historic Fox Performing Arts Theater, each step unveils a new chapter in Riverside's evolution. Experience the charm and allure of this urban getaway right next door, where the past meets the present in a delightful fusion of culture, history, and community spirit.

Walk your way through the history of Riverside with the Downtown Partnership's Guide!


Outdoor Activities & Other Attractions