Mt. Sterling Main Street Program

Laura Tipton
33 North Maysville Street
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

(859) 498-8725 – Office
(859) 498-8727 – Fax


Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Mt. Sterling Main Street Program began in 1987 and is a part of the Kentucky Main Street Program, the oldest in the nation. Mt. Sterling has also met the criteria to be designated a Renaissance Kentucky City and the local program is a member of the National Main Street and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The basics of the Main Street Program are designed to improve all aspects of the downtown district, producing tangible and intangible benefits. The purpose of the Main Street Program is to improve the quality of life by strengthening the downtown as the center of the community through concentrated efforts in organization, promotion, design and economic restructuring.

Special Downtown Events

  • Main Event
    A summer concert series held the second Thursday of the month from June through September, showcasing regional bands. The Main Event, started in 2000, brings together people of all ages, everyone is invited to bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the fun, food, fellowship and entertainment.

  • Annual Christmas Parade
    Held in early December, this event continues to grow each year with over 40 entries last year.

Mt. Sterling has an unsurpassed downtown; the rehabilitated buildings are truly something to see. People continue to come downtown for specialty shops, restaurants and an art gallery. Churches, historical sites and magnificent privately owned homes can be seen throughout the city.

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Mt. Sterling Main Street Program