Newkirk Main Street will be a revitalized, inviting, and vibrant historic downtown filled to capacity and serving as the heart of the community, attracting local residents and tourists of all ages. This beautifully restored downtown will offer a balanced mix of attractions, including dining, shopping, art, entertainment, parks, green spaces, and other activities and events in a friendly, safe, and accommodating environment. The integrity and character of the historic residential and commercial district will be a showcase for the region, with revitalized buildings, attractive storefronts, unique shops, and opportunities for people to live, work, shop, worship, and enjoy activities for all ages in Newkirk.
The mission of Newkirk Main Street, a volunteer driven nonprofit, is to improve the quality of life for all residents by strengthening the historic core of the community through concentrated efforts in Organization, Promotion, Design, and Economic Vitality.
Whether you're 9 or 90, we love our volunteers! From attending weekly meetings throughout the school year to helping with annual events, we have volunteer opportunities available to suit just about anyone!
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As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Newkirk Main Street 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.
For more than 30 years, Oklahoma’s Main Street program has been pumping new life back into the heart of communities across the state. Historic preservation, downtown revitalization efforts and powerful economic stimulation combine to restore the core assets of communities and enhance the quality of life for Oklahomans.
Membership with Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OKCNP) provides Newkirk Main Street with access to the largest nonprofit network in the state. This includes opportunities to learn best practices from some of the nation's leading experts. OKCNP helps to strengthen Newkirk Main Street by providing top-of-the-line resources and tools to better serve our community and carry out our mission.