Downtown Davis businesses will roll out the welcome mat for UC Davis students during the week of Oct. 1-6, inviting them to Discover Downtown Davis.
New this year is an Instragram contest. To enter, students must take an Instagram photo at one of the Discover Downtown Davis participating businesses with the hashtag #downtowndavis. The photo that best represents the downtown will win a $100 Davis downtown gift card.
All participating downtown businesses will offer students (with current UCD IDs) special deals or discounts during the promotional week.
Other events include:
* Saturday, Oct. 5: Fall Welcome concert on D Street between First and Second streets;
* Sunday, Oct. 6: Square Tomatoes Craft Fair at Central Park, Third and C streets;
* Various ARTober events during the entire week.