RevitalizeWA 2023 was a resounding success! 🌟 This week, VDA had the privilege of hosting 350+ attendees, representing 72 Washington communities, and 8 states. Over the course of 3 exciting days, we gathered at 15 downtown venues to engage in 50 thought-provoking workshop sessions centered around economic development, placemaking, and preservation. Our downtown lit up to welcome these attendees, many of which were

VDA unveiled Volunteer Corner, an awe-inspiring 7-ft metal sculpture and a charming miniature public plaza, right at the heart of Vancouver - at the intersection of E Evergreen & Broadway. This remarkable project is a tribute to the boundless spirit of volunteerism that pulses through our city. It's a celebration of the profound impact of Vancouver's Downtown Association (VDA) and City of

Step into a realm of grooming sophistication at Blind Tiger Barber Co., an urban sanctuary located at 111 W. 9thStreet. Under the visionary helm of owner Quincy Blanchette, this barber shop transcends mere haircuts to deliver an elevated experience. With a fusion of old-world charm and modern aesthetics, Blind Tiger Barber Co. boasts a skilled team that meticulously sculpts hair and

Flight Form Fitness: Elevating Fitness to New Heights Elevate your fitness journey with Flight Form Fitness, located at 600 Washington Street. Vancouver’s premier destination, where innovation meets inclusivity. Helmed by Owner Diana Alcomendas, this dynamic haven offers a transformative experience for individuals of all fitness levels. Step into the future of fitness with cutting-edge Lagree and EVO2 training on state-of-the-art machines, meticulously designed

August 4-6 | Free and open to all ages, the Vancouver Arts & Music Festival invites you to enjoy three days of world-class music, art, dance, food and fun! Stages, pop-up galleries, family activities and food vendors will be available throughout downtown Vancouver and Esther Short Park. LEARN MORE: SCHEDULE: 

We are excited to announce the passage of Senate Bill 5336! This bill secures Vancouver’s place in the Washington Main Street Program, providing the framework and resources needed to support the critical work that we do. SB 5336 was passed unanimously by both the Senate and House, signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee on 4/14/23. “The passage of SB 5336, spearheaded

Vancouver Sign Co. celebrates 100 years of being in business! Founded in downtown Vancouver in 1923, VSC has been a staple in the community with major recognizable signs including: Kiggins Theatre, Dick Hannah being the largest sign in Vancouver, Burgerville on Fourth Plain, Steakburger, the first signs for both the Vancouver Chamber and The Columbian and so many more. VSC became innovators

Presidential Cabinet Member, Isabella Guzman, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Pérez, and Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, paid a special visit to VDA and downtown businesses last week! During this site visit, officials met one-on-one with our small business owners to identify their needs & challenges, in addition to connecting them with funding, counseling, training, contracting assistance, and

The Vancouver's Downtown Association is thrilled to announce that Downtown Vancouver will be host site for RevitalizeWA 2023! RevitalizeWA is Washington’s annual statewide conference focused on the continued care of place through historic preservation, placemaking, and economic development. Save the date! October 4-6. Sign up for updates about registration, speaker and session proposals, and more: Thank you to our conference partners: Washington

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