Welcome to Downtown Coldwater
Your destination for a unique mix of history, culture, dinining, shopping and entertainment!

We are the Coldwater Downtown Business Association supporting the heart of Coldwater.  "Downtown" is where the history of Coldwater resides and where our community celebrates various cultural events together year-round.  We are rich with unique, one-of-a-kind businesses serving you from historic buildings that provide the backdrop for a stroll down memory lane.



Support The Downtown!

Want to be a part of what's going on in Downtown Coldwater?  Check out our various membership levels and stay connected!




The DBA is looking for corporate sponsors for these great downtown events.  Interested in having your name on all promotions? Contact the Coldwater Downtown Business Association at dba@coldwater.org or by phone at (517) 278-5985.

2014 Coldwater Downtown Business Association Events:




June 6th & November 14th

Coldwater is home to many artists and twice a year, they are showcased inside business members of the CDBA.  During this Friday night event, businesses stay open late, you can meet the artists, view their work, listen to live music and enjoy the downtown alive with ART!!




June 21st 

Each spring, the Downtown Business Association’s Strawberryfest welcomes guests from near and far to enjoy over 120 vendors who line the streets of Downtown Coldwater’s historic Chicago Avenue selling arts, crafts and of course… strawberries!  This event represents a time in history when festivals brought communities together through celebrations of their harvests.  It has continued to grow in popularity year after year.  Join us in 2014 for music, food, crafts, games and much more!




Tuesday’s in July

Live music in the heart of Downtown Coldwater where folks from all around gather on the lawn at the main 4-corner park to listen to live music for each of the 5 Tuesdays in July!  The event is so well attended that we’ve placed speakers across the street for additional seating and space for attendees.  A free event, open to the public.  Bring your family & your lawn chairs for 5 nights of entertainment downtown.




July 27th 

Special-interest cars and motorcycles park on the streets throughout downtown Coldwater.  There will be food, music, entertainmanent and a bounce house!  The CDBA encourages everyone to arrive early, stay late and enjoy all that Coldwater has to offer.




September 20th 

Nothing welcomes fall like crafts and apples and people and apples and vendors and apples… you get the point.  Much like Strawberryfest, year after year the downtown sidewalks are lined with over 160 vendors and the attendance is huge!  Many fun activities throughout the day.




December 7th

Santa Claus comes to Downtown Coldwater!  This is your chance to meet Santa and stroll through downtown Coldwater for other fun holiday events.




January 26th

Bundle up and head to downtown Coldwater where the streets are lined with custom ice sculptures themed “Wonders of the World”.  Tour local restaurants hosting chili for the chili cook-off – vote for your favorite!  Professional sculptor, Randy Finch and his team are in Coldwater, on Main Street performing live carvings.  This well attended winter event is the perfect chance to get outdoors for fun winter activities downtown!