Six Shooter was envisioned by 3 business partners that wanted to open a bar that reminded them of their small hometowns—a place with delicious food & drink, country rock, pinball, and pool.⁣ Located at 611 Main St, Six Shooter awaits you!⁣⁣ HOURS: Wed-Sun 4-12⁣⁣ HAPPY HOUR:⁣ Wed-Sun 4-6⁣⁣ MENU:⁣ https://www.sixshooterbar.com/menu

We are thrilled to announce that VDA's parklet initiative was featured in the Urban Land Institute's newest international publication, The Pandemic and the Public Realm. Vancouver was featured alongside 10 other cities including Paris, Melbourne, and Buenos Aires. This effort was a collaborative partnership between VDA, LSW Architects, Riff Creative, FrontdoorBack, and Vancouver, Washington City Government. Check out the publication here (download PDF for best viewing experience)

VDA's annual report is available for viewing! In 2020, VDA kept downtown resilient by developing and executing programs to meet unexpected challenges, while also keeping downtown vibrant by continuing our legacy programs. Last year, our 40 committee volunteers contributed over 1,700 hours to work on initiatives to support our downtown community. CLICK HERE FOR ANNUAL REPORT

VDA is partnering with Office Moms & Dads to activate their new storefront on 8th & Main! Leveraging Seanette Corkill, owner of FrontdoorBack, and VDA Design Committee members, we are providing direct assistance to help them get their new space up and running. Stay tuned for updates! Office Moms & Dads partners with child welfare offices to provide a nurturing environment for children entering foster care. Learn more: www.officemomsanddads.com  

VDA's Flower Basket Program will return mid-may with 95 glorious baskets adding color and vibrancy from 5th through Uptown Village. These baskets will showcase our community pride and resiliency as the public is welcomed back into downtown. WE NEED YOUR HELP—our beloved program relies purely on donations from individuals & businesses to make this effort possible. We appreciate any support, large & small! DONATE ONLINE: www.vdausa.org/flower-baskets CASH & CHECKS: Vancouver's Downtown Association 811 Main Street Vancouver, WA 98660 Your donation is tax-deductible due to our 501 c(3) status. Your name will

We are in the process of installing new litter receptacles throughout our downtown core! This effort is in response to feedback received by business owners and the public. Our new standard features graphics referencing Vancouver’s sense of place, Esther Short Park and Grant Street Pier, more iterations to come. ⁣ ⁣Swipe right to see the old standard that we are replacing.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣This effort is a part of our new “clean & safe” initiative, Spruce the Couve, which focuses on lighting improvements, graffiti removal, power washing, and

The City of Vancouver supports businesses and employees during this difficult period. The city is working with economic development partners in Clark County, the Greater Portland region, Washington state, and at the federal level to provide important information to assist businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To find the most up-to-date information regarding business and worker assistance, click here. 

WELCOME to the 2020 Vancouver's Downtown Association Van-Tastic Awards Ceremony! 2020 was a year full of unprecedented challenges for our downtown community. During this time, our businesses worked relentlessly to pivot, adapt, and survive through the uncharted territory of a pandemic. Over the last 10 years, the Van-Tastic Award Ceremony has been a celebration of our small businesses and Vancouver’s community-centric values—thank you for attending and being a part of it! This year, the Van-Tastics was condensed into an engaging 8-minute video, available for viewing below. View

Check out our recent graffiti removal efforts on Main St! VDA recently launched a “clean & safe,” initiative, Spruce the Couve, which focuses on lighting improvements, graffiti removal, power washing, community cleanups, and new trash cans throughout the downtown core. This initiative will improve the quality of life of our residents, increase visitor traffic to our small businesses, and create an attractive employment center. Thank you, Casey Evans Media, for capturing this effort!

Come visit Daron, one of the many personal stylists at The Difference Clothing Boutique! Located at 110 E Evergreen Blvd in downtown Vancouver, The Difference exists as a place helping women look and feel their best every day. Through their personal, meaningful approach The Difference helps clients with the outward expression of their personal style. The outcome is confidence they can express – whether at work, for play, special occasions or when life changes. Shop local any time via appointment! LEARN MORE: https://www.thedifferencepdx.com #dtvanwa

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