Jan
1
Dec 31

SECOND SATURDAY EVENT SERIES

The Historic Milford Association is excited to announce that the second Saturday of every month the businesses of old Milford will create a special event to give you one more reason to dine and shop in Milford.  With a great mix of unique, family owned restaurants and shops offering extended hours, complimentary food and drinks, guest artists, musicians and special pricing, what's not to like?

See below for upcoming events!

Jul
8
11:00 am11:00

Celebrate Summer!!!

Celebrate Summer and shop local in downtown Milford!  Main Street is alive with one of a kind shops, incredible dining, and quaint boutiques.  Enjoy complimentary treats and beverages, plus special offers at participating businesses.  This is where you need to be!

Tickled Sweet: Turtles and Cookies and Truffles, Oh, my! ... with so many choices how can you choose? No need... pick them all! In honor of the 4th of July mention Second Saturday and the fireworks begin! You will receive 20% off your entire order! You will truly be Tickled Sweet.

That Shop in Milford:  Enter drawing to win a $20 Gift Certificate and a special bag of Sweet Treats! (Open 11-7)

Scintilla on Main:  Stop by Scintilla On Main, cool off with a cold drink and receive 10% off any regular priced merchandise!

Salon'63:  $18 Blowouts and $10 off highlight, cut and style with Amber!

Row House Gallery & Custom Framing: Sangria and snacks after 4 & 20% off custom framing with mention of Second Saturday.  Meet Robert Coomer and view "Steeling Cincinnati” during the opening reception from 5-7:30 PM.  The exhibit is the first time the Cincinnati daguerreotype has been printed on steel, using modern techniques - a must see!

Roads Rivers and Trails: 20% Flip Flops and Sandals and Shorts!

Primitives and More Milford: We’re serving snacks and drinks (tea & lemonade) along with a SALE of 30% off summer florals and 30% off all patriotic items.  Enter a drawing for our $20 gift certificate. 

Padrino Italian: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on July 8.

One Main Gallery: One Main Gallery is celebrating summer with fun Medicine Bluff turtle tiles on the beach; plus lots of beautiful local art with bright colors; one of a kind Rockwood Pottery pieces including new vases; Motawi Tiles featuring Charley Harper Artwork and more!  Receive a free small soy candle with awesome scents and funny names with your $100 purchase or more!

Made New: Complimentary refreshments and drinks - FREE root beer floats while supplies last!

Jackson | Whitacre: FREE Wax crumble for orders of $50 or more!

Infinity Indoor Flowers: 10% off (Open Saturday 11-7)

Enchanted Moments: "PICK YOUR OWN DISCOUNT"  - Various discount amounts will be placed in a basket and any customer who makes a purchase of $5 or more may select a "Flag" with a discount (ranging from 5%-20%).  We’ll also offer little bites.

20 Brix: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on July 8.









 

 

 

 


Jun
10
11:00 am11:00

Dad's the Man - Celebrating Father's Day

Show dad 'He's the Man' in historic Downtown Milford with one of a kind shops, incredible dining, complimentary treats and beverages, plus special offers at participating businesses!

20 Brix: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on June 10.

EmbodySKINCare: 20% off all services

Infinity Indoor Flowers: 10% off (Open Saturday 11-7)

Made New: We're celebrating our 1st Anniversary on Second Saturday, June 10th! Complimentary refreshments and beverages will be served all day. Sign up for door prizes and grand prize $25 Made New gift certificate. Come celebrate with us and find great gifts for Father's Day too! Open 10-8

Old Milford Parlor: Coffee & Ice Cream: Free upgrade on cone/cup size.   Buy a small and get a large cup or cone of ice cream

One Main Gallery: How about a Rookwood Spirit of Baseball framed tile or even an Opening Day Piece from Milford Artist, Kate Albert for Father's Day?  Check out some awesome local art and Rookwood, Motawi, Medicine Bluff Tiles for Dad and receive a free small soy candle with your $100 purchase, plus enjoy free beverages and treats from 5-8p with our great Artists!

Padrino Italian: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on June 10.

Primitives and More Milford: We'll be giving away a $20 Gift Certificate. Also we will have all our metal signs on sale for $10 for the man of your life. These are garage, gun, hunting, coke, man cave, gearhead tin signs. Just in time for Fathers Day! Snacks and drinks will be provided for the weary shoppers.

Roads Rivers and Trails: 20% Off Summer Tops, Shorts, and Flops for Dad!

Row House Gallery & Custom Framing: Recent Works & Stories by DeVere Burt, artist and president/CEO emeritus of the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History; and a local expert on the life of John James Audubon during the 13-year period Audubon lived and worked along the Ohio River. Burt is the June artist of the month at Row House and will feature a collection of his works that has not been displayed previously in the Cincinnati area. Meet the artist and enjoy his story-telling during Downtown Milford’s 2nd Saturday, 5:30-7:30 pm at the gallery.
·  Lite bites and Sangria
·  20% framing discount to “spring clean” your existing art with updated mats, frames, backing, and/or glass

Scintilla on Main:  Purchase a beer tote and receive two free freezer packs to keep dad's beer cold or receive 10% off any regular priced item. Stop by for your Fathers Day present shopping!

The Main Cup: Check out our special drink discounts for dad and enter to win your dad a $15 Main Cup gift certificate!

Tickled Sweet: Oh, do the guys enjoy their fudge! With over 18 types to choose from you're sure to find their favorites! Special for our Dad's Day Event: Buy 4 Get 2 Free... Dad's can also pick up a complimentary Chocolate Mustache to add to all the fun!

May
13
11:00 am11:00

CELEBRATE MOM IN DOWNTOWN MILFORD!!

Treat Mom to a trip to beautiful, historic Downtown Milford with one of a kind shops, incredible dining, complimentary treats and beverages plus special offers at participating Businesses/Merchants/Restaurants/Service Providers!

Plus enjoy our very first Wet Paint Sale, where you will see Local Artists positioned in various locations on Main Street in Downtown Milford:

20 Brix: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on May 13.

Bishops Bicycles: 15% discount on all Nantucket baskets when you mention Second Saturday.

EmbodySKINCare: 20% off any services for Mother's Day "week" - 5/13 through 5/20.

Infinity Indoor Flowers: 10% off on red labels

Made New: $20 Gift Certificate Drawing; Complimentary refreshments.

One Main Gallery: How about one of a kind local art, handcrafted jewelry, beautiful Rookwood Pottery, Motawi Charley Harper Tiles or Cincinnati Medicine Bluff Tiles for Mother's Day? She'll love it!  For every $100 in gifts, receive an awesome small soy candle with funny names and amazing scents, plus enjoy free treats/beverages from 5-8p with our great local Artists!

Padrino Italian: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on May 13.

Roads Rivers and Trails: 20% all Life Is Good apparel for mom!

Row House Gallery & Custom Framing: Sangria and lite bites; and will offer 20% off framing for any art work purchased at the wet paint sale. Stop by the gallery on May 13 for your coupon!

Scintilla on Main: Open from 10-5. Offering 10% off any full price item (OR) Buy any Nora Fleming platter etc. & get a Mother's Day Butterfly Attachment FREE (OR) Buy any Coton Colors plate etc. & get a Mother's Day flower attachment FREE.

That Shop in Milford: Sign up to win a $20 Gift Certificate and delicious box of chocolates for your favorite Mom.  Complimentary treats. (Open Saturday 10-5)

Tickled Sweet: Moms deserve more!  Enjoy "Tickled Treasure" $1 for every $10 spent.

Villa SanctuaryMimosas and Treats (Open 10-7). Art Class with artist and Author of "Your Home: A Living Canvas" Curtis Heuser!  Very limited seating, $60 Registration Fee.  Contact Brad at 239-5438.  Selected Mother's Day Discounts!

Apr
8
11:00 am11:00

CELEBRATE SPRINGTIME IN DOWNTOWN MILFORD!!

Somewhere there’s a baseball field beneath snow’s winter fall; Somewhere dreaming children hear the umpire shout “Play Ball!” John G. Lawless. Come and Celebrate ALL the rites of spring in the Ohio Valley. Downtown Milford Ohio's Second Saturday Celebration of Spring comes with special good times and offers that are (gulp) ... bustin' out all over! 

Tickled Sweet: We've got Easter in the bag! 10% off all bagged chocolates & candies


Scintilla on Main: 10% off regularly priced merchandise

Enchanted Moments: Pick Your Discount all day!!

Roads Rivers and Trails: Celebrate Spring Second Saturday! 20% OFF All Flip Flops and Sandals; Complimentary Spring Treats!

Made New: $20 Gift Certificate Drawing; Complimentary refreshments; Free gift with $10 purchase!

20 Brix: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on April 8.

Padrino Italian: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on April 8.

MJ's on Main: 15% off when you mention Second Saturday on April 8.

One Main Gallery: 5-8p Meet and Greet with our great Local Artists, complimentary treats and beverages; free small soy candle with a $100 purchase (while supplies last)!

Villa Sanctuary: New Arrivals; 20% off single item; Spring Coktails!

Row House Gallery & Custom Framing: Sangria and light snacks after 5. Join our artist of the month, who will be joining us for Second Saturday. 20% off custom framing with mention of 2nd Saturday!

That Shop in Milford: Complimentary treats! Sign up to win a $20 Gift Certificate and a delicious box of Easter Treats! Open 10-5 Saturday.

Mar
11
11:00 am11:00

Pre-St. Patrick's Day Celebration!

Saturday, March 11th is going to be a day full of celebration, libation, savings and frivolity – but no snakes!

Saint Patrick’s Day ( Lá Fhéile Pádraig) is Ireland’s National Holiday, named after Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It started as a religious holiday, and became an official feast day in the 1800’s. It is a public holiday in Ireland, Newfoundland and Labrador and in Montserrat (Caribbean Island). It is also widely celebrated by the Irish (and Irish wannabees) all over the world, especially right here in good old Milford, Ohio!

Stop by Downtown Milford on the 11th and get your Irish on! Our community will be featuring special stuff all up and down the street … such as? Take a look:

Tickled Sweet: Sample our tongue-tingling Corona's and KeyLime Krunch

Villa Sanctuary: March is our “Spring Sneak Peak”; stop by and sample Green Beer, and enjoy special pricing on select merchandise

Roads Rivers and Trails: Come on by for our Pre-St. Patty's Day Second Saturday. Join us for green beer and 20%OFF when you show us your Shamrock!! *Exclusions Apply See Store for Details

Enchanted Moments: Pick Your Discount all day!!

Made New: $20 Gift Certificate Drawing, Complimentary refreshments, Free craft for kids

20 Brix: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on 3/11

Padrino Italian: 10% off when you mention Second Saturday on 3/11

MJ's on Main: 15% off when you mention Second Saturday on 3/11

One Main Gallery: free small soy candle when you spend $100 or more; while supplies last...meet and greet with local artists from 5-8p with complimentary beverages and treats.

Row House Gallery & Custom Framing: Sangria and light snacks after 5. Join our artist of the month, Judy Stewart, who will be joining us for Second Saturday. 20% off custom framing with mention of 2nd Saturday.

That Shop In Milford: Complimentary treats and sign up to win a $20 Gift Certificate; Open 10-5 Saturday.

Scintilla on Main: We will be celebrating with green refreshments in keeping with the St. Patricks Day spirit. We will also be having two drawings one for a Nora Fleming garnish dish complete with St. Paddy’s day attachment and one for a Coton Colors platter with St. Paddy’s day attachment.

Feb
11
10:00 am10:00

February Second Saturday Valentines Celebration!

Enjoy sweet deals and sweet treats starting at 10a from your favorite Historic Downtown Milford Businesses...just in time for Valentine's Day!

Dine at one of our great family owned Restaurants, find unique gifts for your special Valentine, pick up fine chocolates and take advantage of offers from our many great service providers.. all nestled in beautiful, charming Milford Ohio!

We have it all!

Be sure to pick up a shop hop pass from participating Merchants/Businesses/Restaurants and not only take advantage of sweet deals and complimentary treats, but you could also win a $100 gift card from one of our great Participating Merchants!
Simply have your shopping pass initialed and drop off your completed pass to either Padrino or MJ's on Main that night, stay for dinner and enjoy live music! One lucky winner will win a $100 gift card to the participating business of their choice! Look for the balloons and check out downtownmilfordohio/facebook for specific Business offers!
siness of their choice! Look for the balloons and check out downtownmilfordohio/facebook for specific Business offers!

Roads Rivers and Trails: Buy One Get One 50%OFF For Your Special Someone; *Exclusions Apply See Store for Details

Villa Sanctuary: 20 - 50% off furniture; Champagne and Sweets

Row House Gallery & Custom Framing: Sangria and light snacks after 5; 20% off custom framing with mention of 2nd Saturday.

That Shop in Milford: Enter to win a $20 Gift Certificate and Big Box of Chocolates! Complimentary sweet treats!

Made New: Make your own Valentine Card $2; Drawing for $20 Gift Certificate
Refreshments

Tickled Sweet: Check-in on facebook and receive a complimentary slice of fudge.

One Main Gallery: Meet local Artists from 5-8p; enjoy complimentary treats and beverages; receive a free small awesome soy candle with any purchase $100 or more (while supplies last)

Scintilla on Main: 10% off regularly priced merchandise

Padrino Italian: 10% off your dine in bill (excluding alcohol)

20 Brix: 10% off your dine in bill (excluding alcohol)

 

 

Jan
14
10:00 am10:00

Luminaria Canceled - Second Saturday January

Due to weather we will be cancelling the Luminaria but Second Saturday music, specials, and complimententary treats will still be available in Downtown Milford.

Celebrate Winter in our charming little town featuring outstanding dining, unique shops and services plus complimentary treats, specials and extended hours at various participating Businesses..

.... Music that night at both Padrino Italian and MJ's on Main! Come see us!

For More Information Check Out Our Event on Facebook

Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

Men's Night - Second Saturday December

Let the shops and restaurants in Downtown Milford make your holiday shopping a breeze! Bring your Wish List to participating locations and take advantage of discounts on items we know your family will love. Enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages while we wrap your items and make you a holiday hero!

See the balloons or read below for participating Merchants/Restaurants!

That Shop in Milford; Open till 5p - Enter to win a $20 Gift Certificate and big box of chocolates.

Villa Sanctuary; Open till 7:30p - Fine Jewelry Trunk Show with Pulled Pork and Bourbon

Tickled Sweet: Open till 5pm - Sample complimentary Port and Chocolate Pairings with Storewide Specials on Deliciousness

Row House Gallery & Custom Framing: Open till 4pm - 25% off art books with free gift wrap for books

Roads Rivers and Trails: Open till 8pm - 20%Off select items, free gift wrap, 6pm beer sampling with 50 West Brewery

 

Nov
12
11:00 am11:00

Second Saturday November

Enjoy live music, local art, great dining, unique shops and specials. Most shops are open 10a – 8p; Restaurants open later.

Pick up your Downtown Milford Passport and visit participating business to take advantage of November Second Saturday specials, giveaways, and food & drink. Have your passport stamped at each location and submit it at Padrino to be entered to win the grand prize gift basket, donated by the participating businesses.

While you're out, grab a Shop Local Wish List. Show friends and family that you support local businesses by picking up our handy wish list and filling it full of unique gift ideas from Downtown Milford for the holiday season.

See the balloons for participating Merchants/Restaurants!

Oct
8
11:00 am11:00

Second Saturday October

Enjoy live music, local art, great dining, unique shops and specials…several Merchants will be offering extended hours as well! Most shops are open 10a – 8p; Restaurants open later.

MJ’s on Main: open till 1am, Happy Hour Specials 11a to 7p,  5ive Stories will be rocking 9pm to Midnight.

Tickled Sweet: open till 8pm, sample our Auel's Fine Chocolates buckeyes while enjoying discounts on our newest partner's Smooth Cincy Coffee!

Villa Sanctuary: open till 7:30 p.m, serving Fall Sangria, featuring Fall Tablescapes and 20% off Fall Décor.

Gardenia Garden & Home Décor: open till 5 pm, Hot apple cider and snacks! 10% off all Fall and Halloween items.

That Shop in Milford: open till 5pm, sign up to win a $20 gift certificate!

One Main Gallery: open until 8p, meet and greet with local artists from 5-8p; complimentary treats from Pizzeria Locale; complimentary beverages; discounts on select items and great selection of beautiful fall pieces!

Roads Rivers and Trails: open till 8pm, 10% OFF entire purchase when you mention 2nd Saturday.

Sep
10
1:30 pm13:30

Spirits - Past and Present

Milford is home to lots of Spirits, those of the ghostly kind as well as the tasty alcoholic variety.  Come to connect with participating Downtown Milford vendors to discover the “Spirits” and specials they have to offer.

Enchanted Moments will feature the soft sculptures of Joe Spencer’s Gathered Traditions with one being awarded to the winner of the free raffle.  At One Main Gallery come see a great selection of beautiful fall pieces from local Artists,  plus lots of fun cats from Rookwood Pottery, Motawi Tileworks and Medicine Bluff with 5% - 10% off select pieces. From 5-8p meet and greet our great local Artists, enjoy complimentary treats and beverages! There will be spirits all day this Saturday, September 10th, at Villa Sanctuary. Starting at 10am enjoy Mimosas in the morning then Fall Sangria for afternoon and evening. Plus 15% off sterling and semi precious gemstone jewelry hand made in Nepal. Visit the Gallery Ghoulie, sidewalk ghost, at Row House Gallery & Custom Framing for a raffle featuring a $100 print w/matt titled “The Haunted Ham” by Will Bullas. Raffle tickets are $1/each or six for $5. All proceeds will go to Hospice. Drawing will be held on October 2nd Saturday at 8. Just in time for Halloween! Also, enjoy Sangria and lite bites! Other specials include:  Merino Wool Sock Sale at Roads, Rivers & Trails, 10% off and special spirited drinks at 20 Brix and Padrino’s, and more!

Just look for the Milford Paranormal Society logo on participating vendors to discover the special surprises they have in store for you.  You just may encounter the ghosts of long ago and the treasures of today in this historical town built on Indian mounds along the Little Miami River.

Hosted by Enchanted Moments

Aug
13
1:30 pm13:30

Second Saturday August

Enjoy live music, local art, great dining, unique shops and specials…several Merchants will be offering extended hours as well! Most shops are open 10a – 8p; Restaurants open later. See the balloons for participating Merchants/Restaurants and below for special offers!

DINNING SPECIAL OFFERS:

20 Brix: open 11 till 10, drink specials and 10% off

Padrino:  open 11 till midnight, drink specials, 10% off, and live music till 11:30

MJ's on Main: open 11 till midnight, 15% off their total bill (excluding alcohol, tax, and gratuity)

SHOPPING SPECIAL OFFERS:

Villa Sanctuary:  open 10 till 8, Come celebrate their First Anniversary with Champagne and cake, 50% off all summer items and special pricing on selected merchandise. 

One Main Gallery:  open 10 till 8, meet and great with local artist, beverages and treats, 10% off select items– come see a tremendous selection of local art and proud official Rookwood Pottery Retailer

That Shop in Milford:  open 10 till 5, sign up to win a $20 gift certificate with lots of "sweet treats" for all

Gardenia Garden and Home Decor: open 10 till 7:30, refreshments, a gift with purchase, and the awesome End Of Season Sale.

Roads Rivers and Trails: open 10 till 8, End of Summer and Back to School Sale

Auels Fine Chocolates:  open 10 till 8, Complimentary Chocolates for all our Guests.🐾🐾 (Including Delicious Treats for your Dog)

Event organized by One Main Gallery

Jul
9
3:30 pm15:30

Bluegrass Night

We continue the Second Saturday Event Series with "Bluegrass Night" on Saturday, July 9th. Music starts at 4pm and many participating shops have extended hours until 8 p.m. Come down to shop, have a bite, and listen to the best of local bluegrass musicians from our area.

The lineup:

  • 4-6pm "East of Vine" at Road Rivers and Trails
  • 4-6pm "38:20 Bluegrass Band" at Old Milford Opry
  • 6-8pm "Mill Creek Drifters" at MJ's on Main
  • 7-8pm "P's in a Pod" at The Parlor
  • 8-11pm "Round Bottom Road" at Padrinos
  • 8-11pm "Traveling Jam" at Old Milford Opry

Deals and Specials Offered by local businesses:

Villa Sanctuary 10a - 8p; Bluegrass and Bourbon theme

One Main Gallery 10a-8p; meet and greet local artists, 10% off select pieces of local art, & complimentary beverages & treats.

Tickled Sweet 10a-8p; complimentary chocolates and a variety of sweet specials throughout the store

Enchanted Moments 10a-8p; 15% Entire Store

Primitives and More Milford 10a-8p; $20 Gift Cert Giveaway, 20%Off Written Signs, a Scavenger Hunt for 20%OFF 1 item.

Roads Rivers and Trails 10a-8p; 20%Off Appalachian Trail Merchandise

 

Event Organized by The Modern Insurance Store and Old Milford Opry

Jun
11
11:00 am11:00

Ladies Day

Saturday June 11th we kick off the Second Saturday event series with "Ladies' Day".  Many participating shops have extended hours until 8 p.m.  There will be complimentary food, drinks, "goody" bags, giveaways and special pricing.

DINNING SPECIAL OFFERS:

20 Brix: open 11 til 10, specials on Ladies cocktails, 10% off food all day

Padrino:  Open open 11 til midnight, specials on Ladies cocktails, 10% off food all day

MJ's on Main: Open 11 till midnight, 15% off for all ladies food purchases when they mention "Ladies Day", the Eric Layton Band will be playing for ladies after 8pm

SHOPPING SPECIAL OFFERS:

Villa Sanctuary:  open 10 til 8, Mimosa Bar, Cosmos, snacks, special pricing and free flowers with purchases.

Kurtz Boots:  normal hours , 15% off all ladies boots

One Main Gallery:  open 10 til 8, meet and great with local artist, beverages and treats, 10% off select items

Enchanted Moments:  open 10 til 530, 20 % off jewelry

That Shop in Milford:  open 10 til 5, sign in to win a $10 gift certificate.

Gardenia Garden and Home Decor: open 10 til 8 , refreshments, giveaways, free gift with purchase, specials.

Scintilla on Main:  open 10 til 8, pink lemonade, special pricing.

Roads Rivers and Trails: open 10 til 8, Special discounts, snacks, an afternoon signature cocktail, and goodie bags!

Kirk & Co. Jewelers: open 10 til 4, FREE jewelry cleaning

Event hosted by Villa Sanctuary.