Noël Vancouver began with a vision to create a unique and magical Christmas experience in Downtown Vancouver. Due to the circumstances, however, Noël’s intended 2020 launch had to be postponed. Luckily, there is an active display at 9th & Main of what is to come! Noël 2021 will be full of Christmas market festivities including a wide array of vendor booths, traditional market treats and holiday-themed drinks, Christmas caroling, and so much more. Noël 2021 is sure to build holiday cheer and family traditions for

We are excited to announce our final mural installation at 12th & Main in downtown Vancouver, WA! This art piece is located on the south-facing elevator tower wall of the Main Place parking garage. Jane Degenhardt (pictured right) and her copartner, Michele (pictured left), are local Vancouver artists. The mural is a panel installation of an art piece painted by Jane named Bramble. Artist Description: "The title "Bramble" refers to a blackberry bramble I photographed at close range and in the fall, when colors are

Our bike racks have been installed at 12th & Main and 8th & Main! VDA partnered with students at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics on the design. The fish depict native species, and the mountain depicts Mt. Saint Helens pre-eruption. Due to a generous donation by First Pacific Financial, we will be installing an additional 10 throughout our downtown core. Keep your eye out for them! These bike racks are one component in a larger Main Street project which includes a large street mural at 12th

Please give a warm welcome to our newest business in downtown Vancouver, Lyon & Pearle! Located at 607 Washington Street, Lyon & Pearle is a clothing, toy and gift boutique for children and families.⁣ "At Lyon & Pearle, we’re all about growth, community and connection. We are here to help you love on kids; the future of our community.⁣ We have an inherent love for our community and so much love for children and fostering healthy growth. Our hope has long been to come alongside families

Outdoor Seating App— Looking for a place to patron safely during phased restrictions? VDA partnered with The City of Vancouver to create a live map of businesses with outdoor seating amenities! You are able to narrow down your search by business and seating type to meet your needs. Photos of each location are available as well. Click Here: Desktop App Click Here: Mobile App New Curbside Pickup Locations— The City of Vancouver has installed special curbside pickup signs on many blocks in Downtown Vancouver and Uptown Village. The colorful signs

Our Launchpad winner, Marianne Wilson Stein, is moving quickly to open her new space at 109 W 7th Street in downtown Vancouver. As most of you know, Launchpad was a regional shark-tank-style competition providing a $40,000 community-sponsored grant to a new business locating into our downtown community. Marianne will be opening Dandelion Teahouse & Apothecary, which will feature her specialty tea blends and skincare products. Her business will also host a makers space. Marianne has had great success at the Farmer's Market and looks forward to

Today we are featuring Kafiex Roasters - Coffee Lab! Located at 720 Esther Street in downtown Vancouver, Kafiex is a specialty coffee shop and roastery founded by Seidy and Matthew Selivanow. With emphasis on diverse coffee brewing methods Kafiex proudly offers certified organic and fair-trade coffee while empowering women and educating the public about the incredible journey of coffee from farm to cup. How did Kafiex begin?  “Kafiex is truly a product of our passion. Initially starting as a hobby, we visited farms across the world,

We are excited to announce the completion of our new murals at 12th & Main! These murals have words of encouragement and reflection to touch on this moment in history. In addition, the trees on the pillars are in loving memory of Lee Coulthard, a VDA volunteer who led the effort to plant street trees in downtown. Additional mural components will continue to be added until the end of the year. These murals are a component in a larger Main Street project which includes a

Vancouver’s Downtown Association is working hard to keep downtown vibrant. We are launching Spruce the Couve, a Clean and Safe Program. Graffiti removal, power washing, new trash cans, and improved lighting are all examples of tasks that will be completed under this initiative. This program is launching in November 2020 and will continue through 2021. Keep your eye on our social media pages & www.vdausa.org for updates! #dtvanwa

VISIT downtown Vancouver and VOTE for your favorite Harvest Moon Storefront. Three winners will receive $250 courtesy of the Vancouver's Downtown Association—this is great way for your show support of our local businesses! CURRENT PARTICIPANTS: Angst Gallery Main Street Vintage Home Center Stage Clothiers, LLC Olson Engineering, Inc. My Jewelers Divine Consign Furniture Most Everything Vintage Doppelgänger House of Vintage - Vancouver Harry's Locksmith Service MELT Glass Art Supply If you are a business in downtown that would like to join, please email admin@vdausa.org with your business name and contact information. CLICK HERE TO VOTE: www.bit.ly/2SNLrRX

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