Light Up Your Holidays

Monument Square Tree Lighting. Photo by Sarah Beard Buckley.

From Pandora’s spectacular winter lights to Longfellow’s jolly red scarf, there’s holiday cheer at every turn downtown. We invite you to “Light Up Your Holidays” with these community events that celebrate all of the great things about Portland!

Monument Square Tree Lighting Presented by Hood Eggnog
Friday, November 24, 2017 • 5-6:30pm
A traditional downtown favorite — featuring live entertainment and a special guest in a red suit! Learn more

Shop for a Cause Day Presented by Machias Savings Bank
Saturday, November 25, 2017 • All Day
Shop local to support Amistad! Learn more

Merry Madness
Thursday, December 7, 2017 
Pick up your wine glass and shopping bag at Portland House of Music & Events, then shop ’til you drop until 10pm! Learn more

Eventbrite - Merry Madness

Horse & Wagon Rides
November 24 – December 17, 2017 (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only)
Enjoy free rides on a horse-drawn carriage throughout enchanting Downtown Portland. Pick up and drop off every half hour in Monument Square. Hours: Fridays 4-8pm, Saturdays 2-6pm, Sundays 1-5pm. Learn more

Elfternoon Lunchtime Shopping
Three Wednesdays — Nov 29, Dec 6, and Dec 13 • 12-2pm
A series of shopping days with a delicious twist. Enjoy free nibbles when you shop at participating locations! Learn more

Holiday Window Display Contest
November 24 – New Year’s
Feast your eyes on the gorgeous displays, then cast a vote for your favorite! Learn more

First Friday Art Walk — Managed by Creative Portland
Friday, December 1, 2017 • 5-8pm
Soak up our vibrant downtown arts scene. Learn more

So, what do the holidays look like in Portland? Check out this video to get a taste!
Created with love by Tall Story Pictures