THE MISSION of the Avoca Main Street is to sustain our downtown district as the economic, cultural, and social center of our community by utilizing the four point approach of the National Main Street Trust.

THE VISION is to grow and enhance the quality of life and promote historical preservation in our downtown district, ensuring a healthy, inviting, and vibrant future for our community.




Organization Goal:

To establish a strong Avoca Main Street organization which utilizes a growing number of participants in the implementation and funding of the program. 

Avoca's Monthly Newsletter:

January: /uploads/files/1-2017%20Newsletter.pdf

February: /uploads/files/2-2017%20Newsletter.pdf

March: /uploads/files/3-2017%20Newsletter.pdf


May: /uploads/files/5-2017%20Newsletter%281%29.pdf

June: /uploads/files/6-2017%20Newsletter.pdf

July: /uploads/files/7-2017%20Newsletter.pdf

Avoca Main Street, Inc. is a non-profit organization and has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. 

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Volunteers are so important to the Main Street program!



Design Goal:

To encourage improvement and appreciation of Avoca's Main Street district's physical appearance.

The Design Committee is currently working on a project to clean up abandoned signage on Avoca Main Street. If your storefront needs an update to reflect availability or new ownership, let us know!



Economic Restructuring Goal:

To strengthen and broaden the economic base of the Avoca Main Street District.

Avoca Main Street, Inc. is happy to be partnering with the City of Avoca's Urban Renewal Agency to offer up to three $10,000 matching grants for new business start-ups in the district. 

More information and application materials are available below, or you may contact Amber Mohr, Program Director, at 712.307.0172 or 


Market Analysis:


4 Page Summary of the Market Study:




Avoca's Main Street Market 

Promotion Goal:

To market the Avoca Main Street district to establish a unified image and encourage an exciting variety of activities for all members of the community.

Every Wednesday June through September from 5-7 p.m. come to North Elm Street for the Avoca Main Street Farmers Market! 

Other activities to look forward to on Avoca Main Street can be viewed in our Main Street Weekly posted every Friday on our Facebook page:



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