Mission Statement

Spies Library Menominee MichiganThe purpose of the Menominee Downtown Business Association, Inc. (MDBA) is to promote the interests of service and retail business in Downtown Menominee, Michigan; to encourage the further development of Menominee’s Historic Waterfront Downtown; and to enhance goodwill between business and residents of the community.


In addition to promoting member businesses, the MDBA strives to enhance the quality of life in our community by strengthening the “heart” of our City.

MDBA Members Support:

  • The beautification of the Downtown with flower baskets
  • The Yellow Bike program
  • Concerts in the Park
  • Downtown Farmer’s Market
  • Harmony
  • The promotion of all other events held in Historic Downtown Menominee
  • The continual development of a downtown the entire community can enjoy and take
    pride in
  • Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Da Yooper Plunge
  • Downtown Beautification

Current Activities:

  • Business Watch (Shoplifting and Fraud Prevention Network)
  • Family Recreation Day
  • Annual Giant Pumpkin Festival
  • Downtown Treat-or-Treating
  • Menominee’s Historic Downtown Christmas Parade
  • Downtown Holiday Open House with FREE Carriage Rides
  • Days of Music

Future Development:

  • Hiring an individual to coordinate marketing efforts, seek additional membership, and apply for grants
  • Billboard advertising
  • Additional regional advertising promoting Menominee as a destination
  • Way Finding Signs