Downtown McMinnville

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Get in the alien spirit - decorate a lamp post in the Alien on a Lamp Post Contest! Rules and entry form here

Events

MDA 2013 Inaugural Scarecrow Contest

Aug 19, 2013

Now is the chance to enter the first ever McMinnville Downtown Association Scarecrow Contest! This is a good chance to have fun and be creative! Rules and Entry Form here: Scarecrow Contest Rules ...

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Art and Wine Walk, Third Saturday of Each Month

We invite you to join us for Art & Wine Walk the Third Saturday of every month for an evening of art, wine, music and refreshments. Walk our downtown, and stop at participating ...

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Historic Home Tour: McMinnville 100 Years - Then, Now and Beyond

Aug 6, 2012

Historic Homes Tour, Saturday, August 11

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UFO Strange but true

Apr 27, 2012

A Guide to Oregon's Extraterrestrial Past and Present - Portland Monthly, April 2012

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The Jake Blair Band, June 20

Brown Bag Summer Concert Series

We're proud to present the 20th Annual Brown Bag Summer Concert Series in Historic Downtown McMinnville.Thursdays, 12pm to 1:30pm, June 13 - August 22, 2013.Free and open to the public. With the ...

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2012 Holiday Event Sponsor

Downtown Holiday Open House

The Holidays Sparkle in Downtown McMinnville and on Saturday,  December 14, we'll celebrate with a Downtown Holiday Open House. Take a FREE ride on the horse-drawn carriage.  There ...

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The mission of McMinnville Downtown Association (MDA) is to sustain and enhance historic downtown McMinnville as the cultural, retail and professional heart of the community.

Upcoming Events

May

03

Downtown businesses are offering great specials, exclusive previews, trunk shows and drawings.  The Goodwill Ambassadors will be handing out carnations to the first 300 moms, beginning at 1:00 at the US Bank Plaza (3rd and Davis St). Check back soon for specific sales and promotions! 

May

16

Each year in May, downtown McMinnville is "visited" in a cosmic sense. Beings from other galaxies walk the street during the second largest UFO celebration in the country.  Partake in a parade, enjoy live entertainment, watch the pet costume contest and peruse vendor booths over this two day festival. McMenamins Hotel Oregon will also be hosting live speakersm music and more! Visit ...

May

22

McMinnville Farmers' Market

NE Cowls St between 2nd and 3rd

Jun

12

Free, outdoor lunchtime music at the US Bank plaza, NE 3rd and Davis, downtown McMinnville. More info including lineup coming soon.  Sponsors Platinum Boersma's Sewing Center Cascadia Landscaping Citizens Bank Dave Franey Electric Gormley Plumbing + Mechanical Harvest Fresh Hillside Emeritus McMenamins Hotel Oregon Recology Western Oregon Union Block Building   Diamond 3rd ...
97128 NE Third and Davis St, McMinnville OR 97128

Jul

11

The McMinnville Downtown Association and the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering once again to present the 2013 festivities which will feature Vendors, Music and Entertainment, Vendors, a Downtown Street Dance, the “World’s Largest Turkey BBQ,” a Carnival, the Turkey Trot (8K Run, 5K Run/Walk, & 2M Walk),  and much more!  For vendor ...

Jul

25

The IPNC has served as a showcase for the northwest's famed farm-to-table cuisine. Each year over 50 guest chefs from the region's most revered restaurants create inspired courses made from local farm ingredients. The three day event takes place on the beautiful campus of Linfield College.Visit  IPNC for more information.

Aug

22

HE 5th ANNUAL DRAGGING THE GUT FESTIVALFriday & Saturday, August 22-23, 2014 in Downtown McMinnville. Friday Night Kick-Off Cruise. It's a no-host, no frills old style cruising. 5pm to Midnight.Saturday is the big day. Ezra Koch Car Show Noon - 5pm; Live music Noon - 10 p.m.; Cruising 5pm to Midnight; After-party 10pm to ???For more info: Webpage: http://www.GutFest.com/ Facebook ...

Oct

01

Oregon Main Street works with communities to develop comprehensive, incremental revitalization strategies based on a community’s unique assets, character, and heritage. Services are based on the successful Main Street Approach® developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and include training and technical assistance. The goal is to build high quality, livable, and sustainable ...
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