top of page
We_re Open Signage


Waltham is a vibrant city with a rich history. DWP's goal is a downtown that is friendly, diverse, safe, sustainable, and thriving.

to the 

  • Promote and revitalize the downtown area


  • Preserve and assist with Historic Preservation efforts in downtown Waltham


  • Improve the appearance of the streetscape


  • Provide assistance to business and property owners with renovation and development projects


  • Encourage a wide variety of businesses


  • Assist in making downtown Waltham cleaner, greener and more pedestrian oriented

Upcoming Events in 2024

Watch City Steampunk Festival

Join us for a free, all-day, outdoor Steampunk Festival on the Common in Waltham. filled with vendors, performers, and whimsy!

Saturday May 11th, 2024

10am to 5pm

On Waltham Common


Sponsored by the Downtown Waltham Partnership. Check out the website for more information or for details on how to become a vendor, performer or volunteer!

Waltham Riverfest

A Celebration of the River, Music, Art, Food, and Culture.

Saturday, June 15th, 2024

Riverfest is sponsored by the Downtown Waltham Partnership and the Waltham Tourism Council, with support from various businesses. The organizing committee has gathered together a vast array of events, including music, children’s entertainment, a parade down Moody Street, a pet parade, and many other attractions and activities.

Get Involved

Downtown Waltham Partnership is made up of people like you who care about our downtown! We represent businesses, cultural groups, social service nonprofits, downtown residents, and elected officials. DWP is for anyone who loves our downtown and wants to make it even better.


Join our efforts to revitalize Waltham's downtown.

Our Members

The Waltham businesses that make it happen.


Help us keep Waltham a wonderful home town.

bottom of page