Red Wing Downtown Main Street

Simply put, we’re are champions for Red Wing’s historic downtown. We partner with many diverse groups – each with a vested interested in our mission’s success – to build and enact a downtown revitalization plan. Together, we want to build a thriving downtown, so the whole community – businesses, residents and visitors – benefits. We believe our downtown can be an amazing place. A fun, interesting and distinctive place that makes you want to come back to time and time again. A place you want to share.

Our Mission

Revitalize and sustain Red Wing’s historic business districts.

Our Vision

Realize a vibrant, prosperous downtown which attracts people, young and old, to its natural and historic features, recreation and cultural centers, specialty and convenience shopping and services.

Our Approach

Our organization follows the Main Street Four Point Approach® – a philosophy, a program, and a proven comprehensive approach to commercial revitalization of historic business districts. This approach has been implemented in more than 2,000 cities and towns across the nation with the help of statewide revitalization programs and the National Main Street Center at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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Board of Directors

Downtown Red Wing would not be what it is today without the efforts and guidance of Red Wing Downtown Main Street. Likewise, Red Wing Downtown Main Street would not be as influential as it is without the continued support and insights of its board members. To learn more about the Red Wing Downtown Main Street’s Board of Directors, please click on the link below.

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Red Wing Downtown Main Street is made possible by the generous support and donations of our member organizations, businesses, and individuals. If you would like to become a member and support the revitalization of historic downtown Red Wing, please call 651-385-7850 or e-mail To view our members list, please click on the link below.

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We’re Unique

Many people ask what the difference is between the key organizations in downtown Red Wing. We thought we would take this opportunity to help clarify. Please understand that each of the organizations mentioned below also have overlapping roles, and we often work closely together to achieve goals.

Downtown Main Street

Preserve, protect and promote Red Wing’s historic business districts.

City of Red Wing

Dedicated to creating, preserving and enhancing the quality of life for all.

Chamber of Commerce

Represents the interest of its members with the goal of increasing, retaining, promoting and fostering the economic health and quality of life of the Red Wing area.

Port Authority

Allows our city to proactively seek out, attract and retain businesses that add to the long-term vitality of Red Wing.

Visitor & Convention Bureau

Encourage business and leisure travelers to choose Red Wing as a year round cultural, recreational and meeting destination.

Housing & Revelopment Authority

Provide quality, affordable, sustainable housing and community redevelopment programs utilizing resources that develop public and private partnerships.