'General News' Category

April Sommers New Membership & Events Director For Downtown Missoula Partnership

With a significant amount of non-profit and event planning experience, April Sommers is the new Membership & Events Director for the Downtown Missoula Partnership. She will be responsible for the Out to Lunch Summer Series, portions of River City Roots Festival, the Festival of Trees and all membership events. She is also responsible for membership… Read more »

Downtown on Tap

    Tuesday, June 27 Families First Children’s Museum (225 W. Front St.) 5-7pm June’s Downtown on Tap is at Families First Children’s Museum! Meet new Executive Director Nick Roberts  and tour the facility while enjoying drinks and appetizers. Learn about plans for the museum and parenting programs and get a glimpse of the organization’s… Read more »

MDA Membership Luncheon

  Child Start Inc., Head Start (1001 Worden) Tuesday, June 13, 11:30 am – 1 pm Child Start Inc., Head Start is excited to host June’s Membership Luncheon! Come learn about their high quality FREE Preschool offered in Missoula and Deer Lodge. Enjoy lunch, tour the facility and have the opportunity to view a classroom!… Read more »

Downtown on Tap

Out to Lunch & Downtown ToNight Schedules Released CLICK HERE  to see the schedule of both of these beloved Missoula summer events! CLICK HERE  to see the schedule of both of these beloved Missoula summer events!

APPLICATION PERIOD OPEN FOR OUT TO LUNCH AND DOWNTOWN TONIGHT SUMMER SERIES One of the best things about summer in Missoula is the Out to Lunch and Downtown ToNight Summer Series that take place every Wednesday afternoon and Thursday evening in June, July and August in Caras Park.  The Missoula Downtown Association is gearing up… Read more »

MDA REINVIGORATES MISSOULA FESTIVAL OF TREES MOUNTAIN HOME MONTANA GIFTS FESTIVAL TO MDA After planning and producing the Missoula Festival of Trees since 1999, Mountain Home Montana and Festival Chairman Laura Snyder have gifted the holiday event to the Missoula Downtown Association (MDA), which will look to build, expand and sustain the event into a… Read more »

Downtown on Tap

Berkshire Hathaway Missoula Tuesday, February 28, 5 – 7 pm Missoula is an amazing place to live and a dynamic place to do business. At Berkshire Hathaway Montana Properties, our passion is helping get you into the right home or space for your business. Join real estate agents Matt Mellott and David Miller at our… Read more »

MDA Member Luncheon

Bayern Brewing & Edelweiss Bistro Tuesday, February 14, 11:30 am – 1 pm Join us for lunch at Bayern Brewing's Edelweiss Bistro!  Enjoy some authentic German dishes while hearing more about Bayern Brewing and the Bistro. Founded in 1987, Bayern Brewing is the oldest brewery in Montana and the only German brewery in the Rocky… Read more »


The Missoula Downtown Association is pleased to announce that Downtown Gift Card sales increased by 2% and redemptions were up 7% between 2015 and 2016. The MDA sold 6,128 Downtown Gift Cards in 2016 for a total of $249,593. That’s $6,785 more than what was sold in 2015. Much of the increase in sales can… Read more »