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Nearby Towns

Dec 1, 2011

The largest town, and the county seat, McMinnville is perfectly situated to serve as a base for exploring neighboring towns.

AMITY
Established in 1880, Amity is home to wineries and vineyards, as well the historic Briggittine Monastery, and historic buildings and houses.

CARLTON
Established in 1899, Carlton boasts a recently renovated historic and quaint downtown, wineries and winetasting rooms, and extraordinary views of the Coast Range.

DAYTON
Established in 1880, Dayton features many historic buildings and parks, including the Yamhill Blockhouse in city park, historic churches, 1852 Joel Palmer House restaurant, Yamhill Locks Park, Red Hills Park, and nearby Maude Williamson State Park. DUNDEE Location: Highwa Established in 1895, Dundee is famous for it's picturesque Red Hills, wineries, and hazelnets.

GRAND RONDE / VALLEY JUNCTION / FORT HILL
The Indian reservation was established in 1856 for 40 Northwestern tribes and is now known as the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde. Area attractions include Spirit Mountain Casino, Spirit Mountain Lodge, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde pow-wow grounds, and outdoor recreation including hiking, swimming, fishing and hunting.

LAFAYETTE
Established in 1847, Lafayette offers the Lafayette Antique Schoolhouse stores, Yamhill County Historical Museum, Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey, and many homes from the 1860's.

NEWBERG
Established in 1889 as a Quaker settlement, Newberg features outdoor adventures on the Willamette and Yamhill rivers, wineries, art galleries, and Herbert Hoover's boyhood home, Minthorn House.

SHERIDAN
Established in 1866, Sheridan is home to the famous "Erratic Rock," left by the Missoula flood glacier during the last ice age, and a historic downtown featuring restaurants, shops and antiques.

WILLAMINA
Established in 1903, Willamina offers a historic downtown, nearby hunting, fishing, camping and swimming along Willamina, Mill and other coastal hills creeks and the South Yamhill River, and five city parks.

YAMHILL
Established in 1891, and named for the Yamhill Indians, the original inhabitants of the county, Yamhill features easy access to Coast Range camping at Menephee and Bald Peak parks, antique and gift stores, and wineries and winetasting rooms.

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

Upcoming Events

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Downtown McMinnville
Downtown McMinnville

May

01

62nd Annual Distinguished Service Awards

McMinnville Grand Ballroom | McMinnville

McMinnville Distinguished Service Awards has been a long standing tradition since 1955. While this is not an MDA event, we do assist with logistics and planning to keep this tradition alive. RSVP by April 26th. Call Rebecca at 503-472-3605 or email your reservation to Info@DowtownMcMinnville.comTickets are $40.00 per personNo Host Bar Honoring:Rocky Wade- Man of the Year Mary Martin- Woman of the ...
McMinnville Grand Ballroom
McMinnville Grand Ballroom 325 NE Third Street

May

19

Each year in May, downtown McMinnville is "visited" in a cosmic sense. Beings from other galaxies walk the street during the Worlds Largest UFO Festival in the World!  Partake in a parade, enjoy live entertainment, watch the pet costume contest and peruse vendor booths over this two-day festival. 

Jun

24

RELAY REUNION: Rediscover, Reconnect and Reunite!

Duniway Middle School Field | McMinnville

McMinnville Relay For LifeAmerican Cancer SocietySaturday June 24, 2017 Noon to Midnight Duniway Middle School Field (On 2nd Street just past Michelbook Lane)Not too late to form a team.Survivors & Participants can register free at relayforlife.org/mcminnvilleor For more info contact us at mcminnvillerelayforlife@gmail.comCheck us out on Facebook at McMinnville ...
Duniway Middle School Field
Duniway Middle School Field

Jul

07

Celebrating its 57th year, Turkey Rama is one of McMinnville’s oldest and most loved traditions! The community festival observes the historical importance of the once-thriving turkey business in the surrounding county. The turkey farms are gone, but Turkey Rama lives on!  As the face of our community has changed, so has the festival itself. Downtown you’ll find vendors, a Food Court ...
Downtown McMinnville
Downtown McMinnville
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