Light Up Your Holidays

Tree Lighting in Monument Square, November 2015
Tree Lighting in Monument Square

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

Details will be announced Fall 2017. Join our newsletter for event updates.

Monument Square Tree Lighting
Friday, November 24, 2017 • 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 25, 2017 • All Day
Shop local. Give back. Make a difference.

Merry Madness
Thursday, December 7, 2017 • 4-10pm
Shop ’til you drop! Get your Merry Madness wine glass, then shop downtown ’til 10pm!

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

Elfternoon Lunchtime Shopping
Three Wednesdays — Nov 29, Dec 6 and Dec 13 • 12-2pm
Enjoy free lunch & snacks while you shop downtown.

Holiday Window Display Contest
November & December 2017
Feast your eyes on the gorgeous displays and vote for your favorite!

First Friday Art Walk — Managed by Creative Portland
Friday, December 1, 2017 • 5-8pm
Enjoy shopping, art exhibitions and live performances.