About Us


Enhancing quality of life through community, commerce and culture.


Provide a wide range of events and activities, shopping, and services with that hometown feel

Actively seeking and implementing opportunities that make the Minot area prosperous

Enriching the lives of residents and visitors through art, history, education and traditions.


  • Continually solicit new members, with membership today of over 81 area businesses and professionals.
  • Seasonally attract visitors and residents Downtown during various yearly functions, including the Easter Bunny Walk, street Festival, Halloween Walk, Olde Fashioned Christmas Open House, parades and more.
  • Support local Downtown Minot merchants by locally purchasing Christmas decorations, banners, flowers, and necessary maintenance materials needed through out the year.
  • Work together with local retail merchants to advertise to the public using a variety of media channels, including radio, television, and printed media.
  • Offer new business owners the opportunity to take part in the Downtown's unique character, charm, and history, such as the Historical Fountain on Main.
  • Remind area residents and visitors that Downtown Minot remains active, alive, and completive!

Association Goals

  • Create a unique Shopping experience.
  • Encompass a broader member-involvement base.
  • Publish a Downtown brochure and distribute to CVB Packets, Chamber Packets, MAFB New Arrivals, Downtown Businesses and more!
  • Continue to promote the Downtown area, to include professionals, services, and retail businesses.
  • Expand membership and membership involvement
  • Strive to inform and involve the entire Downtown Community in Association activities.
  • Create and maintain and interactive web site to promote the Downtown area, available only to members.

Valentine's Party

Don't miss the 2014 Valentine's Party!

This year's party will be held at the Taube Museum of Art.

Tickets are $75 per person, which includes:

• 5 course dinner
• Wine tasting at each course
• Dinner music
• Roses for the ladies
• Truffles for everyone

Tickets are available at Cookies For You.