Enhancing the economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being of historic downtown business districts in Missouri.
Public and Private INVESTMENT
Net new businesses
Net New jobs
Designated Missouri Main Street communities report economic impact in their districts each quarter. Cumulative totals for the program.
Join Us In 2021
Happy 200th Birthday Missouri!
Missouri Main Street Connection is excited to
present the Missouri Main Street Bicentennial Passport to help you explore the great state of Missouri
in 2021. Communities across the state are joining in the
celebration! These celebrations signify the strength and vitality of both community and statewide pride.
Through the Main Street America movement,
Missouri Main Street Connection empowers
community revitalization by honoring, supporting
and sustaining Missouri’s historic commercial districts
and downtowns. The Missouri Bicentennial is a time
to celebrate the rich heritage and culture of this great
state and explore Missouri’s historic districts and
downtowns. We encourage you to post photos and videos on social media of your Missouri Bicentennial adventures with #Missouri2021. Select photos will be featured on Missouri Main Street Connection’s website, social media, and other promotional materials.
Gather stamps as you visit passport events across the state.
Anyone who collects 21 or more stamps is eligible for the prize drawings.
Passport or copies of the stamped pages must be submitted via U.S. Mail to
Missouri Main Street postmarked by December 31, 2021. Submissions
can also be submitted via email. Only one submission per household.
Mail the passport or copies to: Missouri Main Street Connection, Inc. PO Box 1066,
Branson, MO 65615 OR email scans/page photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
With your passport submission, please include your name, address,
phone number and email. The drawing will take place on January 14, 2022,
and winners will be notified via email or telephone.
Private Tour of the Governor's Mansion, Priceless
Missouri Made Items Gift Basket Donated by John & Christine Johnston Valued at $150
Gift Basket of St. Louis Artisans Donated by Bill Emmons Valued at $100
Gift Basket of Missouri Made Items Donated by Missouri Division of Tourism
"Tour of Kansas City" Gift Basket Donated by SFS Architecture Valued at $100
Tin Pan Cinnamon Rolls Donated by Tin Pan Cinnamon Rolls Valued at $100
Framed Print Entitled "Capital City River and Rail Transportation, 1856" by Missouri Artist Gary Lucy.
Original Painting on Display in the Missouri Governor's Mansion.
Donated by Sandy & Gary Lucy and Bridgette & David Kelch. Valued at $215.
We want to thank the following sponsors:
Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC) is
sponsoring this project in partnership with the Missouri
Humanities Council (MHC) and with support from the
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and
the National Trust Preservation Funds (NTPF).
Update on all events here!