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Park(ing) Day Returns to Portland

2022 event focused on Land Justice PORTLAND, ME — Portland Downtown, Portland Trails, & Friends of Congress Square Park are pleased to once again play co-hosts to Park(ing) Day — a global, public, participatory art project — scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16th across the City of Portland.  Park(ing) Day is a day when people across

Seasonal pocket park turns Milk Street into pedestrian freeway

Portland Downtown placemaking efforts to continue here through mid-November   PORTLAND, Me. — Portland Downtown has since early July fitted downtown cobblestone thoroughfare Milk Street with tools to make it a pedestrian-friendly freeway.  Dubbed “Pop-Up Park on Milk Street,” the roadway is closed to all but foot traffic between Exchange and Market streets. Visitors have

How businesses can support Downtown Worker Appreciation Day

So you want to help spoil downtown workers? We love to hear it! Downtown Worker Appreciation Day is our way of saying THANK YOU to Portland’s diverse & dynamic workforce. It has for more than 20 years showered thousands of downtown employees with fun, quirky, & tasty gifts, really spoiling the folks who keep Portland going

Monument Square Market Vendor Application

APPLICATION IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE Thanks so much for your interest and for taking the time to fill out our Market vendor form! Portland Downtown in conjunction with Monument Square property owners, and business owners as well as nearby stakeholders are coordinating a 2022 weekly market in an effort to bring additional