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!

Stay tuned for details – coming this fall!

Monument Square Tree Lighting
Friday, November 23, 2018 • 5-6:30pm
A traditional downtown favorite — featuring live entertainment and a special guest in a red suit!

Shop for a Cause Day
Saturday, November 24, 2018 • All Day
Shop local while supporting a local nonprofit!

First Friday Art Walk — Managed by Creative Portland
Friday, December 7, 2018 • 5-8pm
Soak up our vibrant downtown arts scene.

Merry Madness
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Pick up your wine glass and shopping bag, then shop ’til you drop until 10pm!

Horse & Wagon Rides
November 23 – December 16, 2018 (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.

Elfternoon Lunchtime Shopping
Three Wednesdays — Nov 28, Dec 5, and Dec 12 • 12-2pm
A series of shopping days with a delicious twist. Enjoy free nibbles when you shop at participating locations!

Holiday Window Display Contest
November 23 – New Year’s
Feast your eyes on the gorgeous displays, then cast a vote for your favorite!

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