In October of 2019 members from the Main Street Program committees, employees from the City of Winona and Port Authority, Downtown stakeholders, and community members met and discussed what the Main Street Program will focus on for the next three years as we move into the next chapter of Downtown Winona. After several hours we narrowed the focus down to two "Transformation Strategies." 

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In October of 2019 members from the Main Street Program committees, employees from the City of Winona and Port Authority, Downtown stakeholders, and community members met and discussed what the Main Street Program will focus on for the next three years as we move into the next chapterDowntown Winona.

For the next several years the Winona Main Street Program will be focusing on improving the Dining & Nightlife hours between 5 and 9 p.m. during the weekday, as well as making Downtown Winona a more appealing place for workers and residents to spend time by focusing on beautification efforts and overall aesthetic improvements. 

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What the Main Street Program
is all about.

The Winona Main Street Program (a partnership between the Winona Chamber of Commerce and the City of Winona) is a nationally accredited program focused on the revitalization of downtown Winona, Minnesota. Since its inception in 2013, the Winona Main Street Program has supported business growth, development, events, and residential life in downtown.

Main Street's 3 Year Plan (2020-2023)

WORKERS & RESIDENTS

Make downtown a more appealing place for workers and residents to spend time after work by focusing on beautification efforts and improving the overall aesthetic of downtown. 

DINING & NIGHTLIFE

Increase downtown foot traffic between the hours of 5 and 9 p.m. on weekdays by growing the number of businesses that stay open past 5 p.m., and increasing/

diversifying the amount of dining options available

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