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'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 &

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

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

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

Sponsored by Port of Vancouver USA, VDA's Annual Meeting and Van-tastic Award Ceremony will be held virtually on our Facebook page at vdausa360 on Friday, February 19th at 10AM. ⁣⁣Don’t miss the recap of 2020!⁣ Learn about our 2021 initiatives which include Clean & Safe, Vancouver-made, e-commerce technical assistance, and others.⁣ The winners of the Van-tastic Awards in the following categories will be

Check out our recent lighting improvements at 9th & Main and 11th & Main! We recently launched a clean and safe initiative, Spruce the Couve, which focuses on lighting improvements, graffiti removal, power washing, and new trashcans throughout our downtown core. ⁣Spruce the Couve will be a legacy program moving forward for the VDA—these efforts will continue throughout 2021 and onward!⁣ Based on

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