Food Truck Friday Series starts June 21
Woman shops for flowers at the Virginia Highland Farmers Market.
Supporting Small Businesses

About Us

VHDA was founded as a 501c3 tax-deductible nonprofit organization in 2020, made up of a volunteer board of directors and support staff. Our mission is economic development, public realm investments, and community engagement of the Virginia Highland business district. We take great pride in our top quality communications, partnership relations, and resident support.

Meet the Team

we support...

VaHi businesses, boosting foot traffic to the unique, local economy.
District investments like upkeep, repairs, placemaking, etc.
Safety initiatives in partnership with the VaHi Safety Patrol.
Community through events like Porchfest, Winterfest, and more.

Board Members

Founded by resident stakeholders, Virginia Highland District Association consists of a volunteer Board, with multidisciplinary professionals, invested in the prosperity of the Virginia Highland business corridor. Our Board of Directors meets once a month t discuss important topics and isses.

Monthly Meeting Minutes


Our staff works hard to put on our events and keep you in the know.

Virginia Highland District Association co-founders Lindsay Wheeler and Katie Voelpel meet for coffee.

We are grateful to our co-founders, Katie and Lindsay, for putting the Virginia Highland District vision in motion.

We are especially grateful to Lindsay and Tyler Wheeler for investing in the foundation of the association.

Check out our calendar

As the business association, VHDA supports the success of small, local businesses, kick-starts safety and beautification initiatives, and organizes events in the neighborhood.

Calendar of Events

Purchase Alive in VaHi, VHDA's annual Archival Book!

Two women read the first issue of "Alive in VaHi" near the main Virginia-Highland intersection.