Downtown McMinnville

Oregon's Favorite Main Street

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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

May

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Opening May 12 through October 13 • Join us every Thursday from 1–6PM!

Sep

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Currents Gallery in McMinnville has selected the finest work submitted by local Oregon artists to be exhibited during the 7th annual juried Fiber Arts Show.  This is a much anticipated yearly event that features the diverse talent and lush textiles of the Willamette Valley and beyond.   The original fiber art includes wall pieces, art to wear, 3-D soft sculpture, and more made with wool, ...

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Oct

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Zero Waste McMinnville is planning a special meeting for guests to find out about Zero Waste and howe you can participate. Monday Night, October 3rd at 5:30 in The Carnegie Room at the library. We want to hear your ideas and begin the conversation that invites your participation.

Oct

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Doug Anderson Auditorium McMinnville High School 615 E. 15th Street  Proceeds benefit K-12 music enrichment programs through the McMinnville Parks and Recreation’s “Kids in Koncert” program  Don’t miss this wonderful evening set to showcase the talent of these professional musicians and students:  Michael Allen Harrison, Julianne Johnson, We Three Vintage ...

Oct

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Come join us for an informative talk about initiatives affecting the downtown over breakfast! 

Oct

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Oct

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Please spread the health: The SNACK Program, Yamhill County Health Department, and Oregon Oral Health Coalition are co-hosting Toothtastic Vax-A-Palooza, a dental screening and immunization clinic for kids and families in Yamhill County. The event will take place on Friday October 28th from 2-7 PM at the Public Health Department (412 NE Ford Street). This is a great opportunity to get up to date on ...

Oct

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What would Halloween be without costumes and treats?!

Nov

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Start the holiday off right with Santa's Parade in downtown McMinnville!

Nov

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Support your local businesses by participating in Small Business Saturday! Head downtown on Saturday, November 28th to check out some great deals and sales.

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