Welcome to Historic Downtown Canton, Texas!


In Downtown Canton you will find boutique clothing, trendy fashions, fine jewelry, elegant antiques, collectibles and treasures, specialty shops, gifts for all ages, floral design, a museum and services of all types.  Restaurants and quaint cafes offer eating opportunities for all tastes including Mexican, Italian, down-home cooking. 

Canton entered the Texas Main Street Program in 2001 and has achieved recognition from the National Trust for Historical Preservation for its efforts at revitalization.   Come shop, dine and stay in Historic Downtown Canton!

Business Spotlight

Buttermilk's Restaurant

 BEN HAS DONE IT AGAIN!!   BUTTERMILK'S HAS RECENTLY EXPANDED AND RENOVATED THEIR RESTAURANT.  yOU ARE GOING TO LOVE THE NEW DESIGN AND OF COURSE THE FOOD IS THE SAME AS YOU HAVE COME TO KNOW.  tHE CANTON MAIN sTREET PROGRAM WAS PROUD TO PARTNER WITH BUTTERMILK'S AND OFFER ASSISTANCE WITH THE MAIN STREET INCENTIVE GRANT.

BEN HAS DONE IT AGAIN!!   BUTTERMILK'S HAS RECENTLY EXPANDED AND RENOVATED THEIR RESTAURANT.  yOU ARE GOING TO LOVE THE NEW DESIGN AND OF COURSE THE FOOD IS THE SAME AS YOU HAVE COME TO KNOW.  tHE CANTON MAIN sTREET PROGRAM WAS PROUD TO PARTNER WITH BUTTERMILK'S AND OFFER ASSISTANCE WITH THE MAIN STREET INCENTIVE GRANT.

Downtown Canton Farmer's Market

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Every Saturday starting on April 21st. Downtown Canton will be hosting a Farmer's Market. Local fruits, veggies, honey, eggs, and more. Cooking shows, classes and live music. 

Outdoor Movie Series

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Join us this year for our free downtown movies! Bring your lawn chairs, snacks, or buy popcorn and hotdogs from our concession stands!

The Town Square Initiative

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The Canton Main Street Program is set to launch redevelopment of the downtown area while partnering with the Texas Historical Commission Town Square Initiative .