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Annual Events

The MFDA sponsors several annual events and works closely with community organizations, groups and individuals to create a fun event.

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Cinco De Mayo

Every year the MFDA is proud to help sponsor a community Cinco de Mayo festival. This event celebrates different aspects of Mexican culture including: food, dance, music, etc. The event is bilingual and open to the public. There are a plethora of activities for family members young and old alike


Milton Freewater Christmas Magic & Les Schwab Christmas Magic Parade

The MFDA participates in this holiday event to provide a market for locals and visitors to enjoy our downtown, visit our business partners for a bit of Christmas cheer and purchase local arts and crafts. 

You are encouraged to participate in the 2022 Milton Freewater Les Schwab Christmas Magic Parade.

Download 2022 Parade Application .pdf document.

Fillable 2022 Parade Application Word Document


Roger Brooks Webinar Series

A monthly webinar hosted by MFDA. Roger Brooks' 35 year career has been devoted to helping communities become great destinations, and he has learned what works and what doesn't. His goal has always been to share his knowledge and experience with as many as possible, providing how-to resources and information for the benefit of people everywhere.   

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Thursdays Rock

The first and third Thursdays of each month will see North Main Street spring to life from 5-8pm! Businesses will stay open late for your shopping convenience. Additional vendors will be offering products and tastings. Music will be provided along with other entertainment. Be sure to stop by one of the food establishments for dinner! Each month will have a different theme.

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Make A Difference Day

National Make A Difference Day is an annual community service event which is held on the fourth Saturday in October. The Milton-Freewater Downtown Alliance is proud to help organize local efforts each year in Milton-Freewater. In the past projects have included painting businesses, weed and trash clean up. We even have helped build The Gathering Place on the site of the historic Dairy Queen near McLoughlin High School. For more information on how to volunteer, or to propose a project idea, please contact our office. 



MFDA sponsorship opportunities 

General Support

Special Event Sponsor

$10 for My Town

Marketing Package

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