News from Downtown

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Annual MDA Awards Banquet

This year the MDA Annual Awards Banquet will be held at the Missoula College on Wednesday, January 31 at 5 PM. Awards are given each year at the MDA Annual Awards Banquet to recognize the accomplishments of individuals who contribute to the quality of Downtown Missoula. Please join the MDA and members of our community to celebrate and recognize individuals and businesses and all of their accomplishments. Reserved tables include sponsorship recognition signage and complimentary bottles of wine.

Click here to make a reservation.

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Friends of Downtown Campaign

The Missoula Downtown Foundation's (MDF) "Friends of Downtown" annual campaign continues through December 31st.  MDF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which supports Missoula through enhancement of Downtown, now and for future generations:  Commerce, Heritage, Culture & Living.  Online donations can be made at or via mail to 218 E. Main #C, Missoula MT 59801.

What does the MDF do?

The MDF fosters and nurtures pride in Downtown as a place where the community gathers to connect.  We secure and reinvest financial and other resources to enhance the Downtown experience.  We connect individual and corporate donors to create partnerships that support investment in Downtown.  And, we partner to create a beautiful and vibrant Downtown that supports the local economy and is the social center of Missoula, showcasing the arts and celebrating our cultural heritage.

If you'd like to learn more or visit about the projects and activities of the foundation, contact Director of Giving, Karen Snow, at 543-4238 or

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Festival of Trees

Thank you for attending and supporting The Festival of Trees. The Festival was a wonderful opportunity to further our mission of connecting the community and celebrating everything that Downtown Missoula has to offer. If you are interested in designing and decorating an item for the 2018 Festival of Trees, contact April Sommers at 406-543-4238 or by email at

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