Minden Main Street

Taylor Wren

PO Box 580
Minden, LA 71058
United States

2023 Accredited - Main Street America

Minden’s Historic Main Street District attracts history and architecture buffs as well as shoppers and diners. Minden has maintained much of its historic integrity, including its early 1900s brick Main Street, beautiful parks and sidewalk benches reminiscent of years past. The area offers antique shops, restaurants, gift stores, and more.

Economic impact

95 net new businesses

397 net new jobs

$55,192,544 public/private investment

39,742 volunteer hours

Annual events

Fasching Carnival and Parade, Grilling On Main, Vintage Car Show, Scottish Tartan Festival, Main to Main, Christmas in Minden and Parade, Duck Derby

Community spotlight

The popular HGTV renovation series Home Town spotlighted Minden in the final episode of its Home Town Kickstart spinoff series in 2022. What happened after the makeovers by HGTV stars? Find out in this article by Amanda Lanata, Assistant Director of Louisiana Main Street.

Click here to read "HGTV's 'Making Over Minden': One year after Home Town Kickstart."

District Map

Downtown Minden mural  Downtown Minden