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Welcome to the Batesville DORA

Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

The Main Street DORA celebrated their grand opening on May 1, 2024. The Main Street District is the heart of the Batesville Community, a Downtown rooted in history and commerce. The Main Street District is home to small businesses owned by residents of the community that share a love and passion for the heart of Batesville. They work every day to help build the economy of downtown and strive to make it a place that all will visit again and again – a place for residents to be proud to call home. Welcome to the Main Street DORA!

Click the map pins below for participating businesses and their locations


The Sherman Bier Hall Event Factory

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Benny’s Bar & Grill

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VFW Auxiliary 3183 – Batesville

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Randy’s Roadhouse

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Big Four Café

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Lil Charlie’s Restaurant & Brewery

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DORA will be active daily from Noon-Midnight, 7 Days a Week.
DORA beverages must be purchased from approved Designated Permittees within the DORA District.

Participating Businesses

DORA beverages may only be consumed in the approved DORA cup. 
These cups are a ONE-TIME USE. They CANNOT be refilled or reused.

No more than two (2) DORA beverage cups from a Designated DORA Permittee may be carried out of an approved establishment at a time. The contents of an open container may not exceed:
  • Beer or flavored malt beverage of not more than 16 ounces.
  • Wine, cider or hard seltzer of not more than 12 ounces.
  • A mixed drink of not more than 10 ounces containing not more than 2 ounces of liquor.
DORA beverages must stay within the DORA boundaries. Look for these signs designating the boundary lines for the DORA District.
  • No outside alcohol may be carried into a DORA boundary. All alcohol must be purchased from a designated permittee.
  • Patrons cannot carry DORA beverages into another business/merchant location unless the business/merchant approves. Please check each individual location for a Beverages Welcome sign.
  • Patrons cannot enter a liquor establishment with a DORA beverage. Your DORA beverage must be consumed before entering a liquor establishment.
  • You must be 21 or over to purchase a DORA beverage and entering a motor vehicle with a DORA beverage is not permitted.

    Possessing an open container of an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle may constitute a Class C Misdemeanor under I.C. 9-30-15

Most importantly…DRINK RESPONSIBLY

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Medical Facilities

Margaret Mary Health is a top-20 critical-access hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services.
A comprehensive oncology center, MMH Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons since 2008 and serves Batesville and surrounding communities with high-level cancer care and support services.
Children’s Health Care of Batesville and Greensburg offers primary pediatric care for children from birth through adolescence.
For acute illnesses to sports injuries and lab testing, Accudoc Urgent Care is open 7 days a week and provides a wide range of health services.
One of the largest and fastest growing orthopedic practices in the region, Beacon Orthopaedics is a comprehensive practice that specializes in surgical and non-surgical orthopedics, sports medicine, orthobiologics, joint replacement and spine care.
The Heart Institute at Mercy Health offers specialized cardiac care from one of the state’s leading providers.

Music & Art Studios

Miss Shannon's Music Studio

Miss Shannons’s Music Studio
Miss Shannon has been introducing music to little ones and sharpening adult musical skills for more than a decade. Discover the perfect singing class or favorite instrument lesson for you and the family.

SEI Dance Inc.

Southeastern Indiana Dance
Build character, confidence and friendships while learning nearly any style of dance at this not-for-profit comprehensive dance studio for all ages.

Miss Lizzy's Performing Arts Academy

Miss Lizzy’s
Discover a love of dance or continue your training with jazz, hip hop, tap, contemporary and ballet classes for all ages and skill levels.