Q. What is A main street?

 Main Street America is a network of more than 1,200 small towns, mid-sized communities, and urban districts across the United States that work to preserve and revitalize their commercial districts. Founded in 1977, the Main Street Project began as an initiative of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is now led by the National Main Street Center, Inc., a subsidiary of the National Trust. The City of Orlando is home to 10 Main Street programs – and growing. Find out more about Orlando Main Streets.

Q. What Does The Milk District Do?

A. As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, The Milk District is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.

Since 2016, The Milk District has developed a portfolio of programs that meet the unique needs of our business district, including marketing and special events, small business consulting, and technical support for physical improvements to commercial buildings.

Q. What are the boundaries of the milk district?

A. The Milk District generally covers the commercial area between Colonial Drive and South Street from Orlando Executive Airport to Bumby Avenue. View the Map.


Q. How is The Milk District funded?

A. The Milk District is a non-profit organization and receives funding through financial and in-kind contributions from businesses, community groups, property owners, and residents, and through the City of Orlando. The Milk District also receives support from volunteers who provide their time, effort, and expertise to the The Milk District Board of Directors, committees, and events. The Milk District is grateful for all the support we receive from the community.


A. Volunteer for a committee, attend Milk District events, sponsor our programs, and follow us online.

Contact us at director@themilkdistrict.org