Montevallo became a Designated Main Street community in June 2016.
With ongoing training and support from Main Street Alabama and Main
Street America, Montevallo Main Street works year-round to promote
and revitalize our picturesque downtown.
We focus our efforts on the Main Street District, which extends
down Main Street from City Hall to Village on Valley, and one street over on
each side. Whether you already have a business in downtown Montevallo, or you
are interested in starting one, we are here to help you thrive.
Interested in locating your business in Montevallo? Check out
our Downtown Montevallo Market Profile, 2017 Market Study,
and 2017 Market Study Executive Summary.
Montevallo Main Street follows the National Main Street Center's
trademarked 4 Point Approach of Promotion, Design, Economic Vitality, and
Organization. We have also added Sustainability as a focus. Our Transformation
Strategies, which are the overarching goals we strive to achieve through our
downtown an engaging atmosphere for people of all ages
an environment for healthy lifestyle options
and celebrating growth in the arts
In addition to supporting existing businesses in the Main Street
District and helping recruit new ones, we also focus on the aesthetic beauty of
downtown, as well as special events that bring residents and visitors downtown.
We gather and examine market data, share information with business owners
interested in relocating to Montevallo, and support economic development
initiatives. Some of our ongoing projects include:
Nights at the Cove
arts events such as Tinglewood Festival and Art Stalk
- Façade grant
street pole banner series including the Veterans' Banners (order at this link), "Make Your
Mark," Historical, and Holiday series
- Print and
downtown for holidays
View our 2020 Impact Report, 2019 Impact Report, and 2018 Impact Report online.
Montevallo Main Street is a true public-private partnership. Our
program is overseen by an Executive Director, who is a city employee, and by a
volunteer Board of Directors comprised of local business owners and other
stakeholders. The program itself is a 501(c)6 non-profit, and it is financially
supported in part by annual memberships purchased by businesses and individuals
who support our work.
We frequently partner with regional economic development
organizations such as Montevallo Chamber of Commerce, the Shelby County
INC, UA Center for Economic Development, and
Want to make your mark on Montevallo? Contact
us for more information about volunteering with Montevallo Main
Street as a board or committee member, supporting
our work as an annual member, or simply to share your ideas!
You can also stay in touch with us via our Facebook
Page or weekly email newsletter.
Since Montevallo became a Designated Main Street Community in June 2016: