Historic, Innovative, Livable

Main Street Facts

Recent Projects

Canton Main Street LLC is a non-profit organization that partners with residents, businesses, government, religious congregations, and civic groups to maintain the cultural, economic, and social vitality of Canton’s villages and commercial centers.  

​We encourage civic engagement and effective economic development strategies while protecting and adapting historic buildings and places for reuse. Our goal is to keep Canton a desirable place to live, work, and visit.  


Founded: 2012

Owners: Citizens of Canton

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the Month


Areas of expertise: 
Community building through common goals and honest dialogue.

Canton Flower Bridge
Our first project brought color and beauty to the great bend in the Farmington River in Collinsville. The project is entirely supported by volunteers and donations,

Volunteer Fair
More people want to volunteer - they just don't know where or how. This annual event provides opportunities to marry citizen interests with organizational needs.

Collinsville Hot
A dream in the eye of a few volunteers has evolved into a full-throated festival of river and village. Live music, luscious food, great shopping and good, clean fun.

Christmas in Collinsville

The historic streets of Collinsville become magical with horse-drawn carriage rides and champagne samples at village stores. 

Shop Small
When local residents shop at local stores, everyone thrives. Canton Main Street partnered with the Canton Chamber of Commerce to promote local business this holiday season.