Independent We Stand "America's Main Streets" Contest


Feb 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018


Do you love your downtown? Is your “Main Street” deserving of national recognition? Independent We Stand would like to draw attention to “Main Streets” across America and promote the importance and strong economic benefits of the small businesses that help them thrive and prosper through the third annual America’s Main Streets contest.

Consumers and small business owners as well as Main Street organizations can nominate and vote for a deserving Main Street online at! The winning Main Street receives $25,000 in cash and additional sponsor-related prizes. Here's the contest timeline:

  • Nominations & Quarterfinalist voting: Feb. 26 to April 22
  • Semifinalist voting: April 30 through May 27
  • Winner Announcement: June 4
  • Winner "Main Streets Make Us Better" event: July 4



We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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