Downtown McMinnville

Oregon's Favorite Main Street

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UFO Festival

"The festival has been taking over the small downtown for the last 17 years, bringing in throngs of tourists and locals alike for four days of UFO-themed festivities. There are lectures, live bands, vendors and balls, but the highlight of the weekend is Saturday's alien-themed parade, run by the McMinnville Downtown Association, which winds through the streets of the town.

People packed the sidewalks, four-deep in some places, to get a view of the costumed paraders. There were plenty of big-headed green creatures and Star Wars characters throughout the 30-minute procession, but they walked among sights more unusual."

—Jamie Hale, The Oregonian

The McMinnville Downtown Association works to promote and enhance our historic downtown as the economic, social and cultural heart of the community.

Upcoming Events



Fridays & Saturdays, Thanksgiving through Christmas from 10 am to 6 pm, Sundays 10 am to 3 pm! 

Come shop local Crafts and Artisanal products for that special holiday something! 



Course: Verbal excellence (Leading - Persuading - Defusing)

When: 12/09/16 8:00am - 4:00pm

Where: Riley Hall, room 201 at Linfield College

Cost: $99

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Come downtown for our annual Holiday Open House

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