Welcome to Downtown Portland!
A hotbed of innovation and economic growth. A center of culture and creativity. A gathering place for Portlanders and visitors. Downtown Portland — one of the city’s most welcoming and lively areas — packs a whole lot of personality into a diverse, dynamic and energizing hub.
There’s a good reason why visitors and locals alike come together downtown. The accessible public transportation system, bike lanes, pedestrian-friendly walkways and green park space make it easy for everyone to explore this community. And a coalition of passionate people and organizations work seven days a week to keep downtown a place we’re all proud of.
Business owners, downtown ambassadors, safety and cleaning crews: We all love Downtown Portland, and we’re pretty sure you will, too. But why take our word for it? Head this way to see why Downtown Portland is the heart of this city.
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2nd Annual Pride Ride
Join us June 2 for this family-friendly bicycle parade commemorating all the great things about Darcelle XV, Pride Month, and World Bicycle Day!
2023 Bloom Tour
Spring has officially sprung in Downtown Portland and Old Town with the first annual Bloom Tour, visit all twenty-six stunning large-scale floral installations.
State of Downtown & Central City
The Portland Business Alliance and Downtown Portland Clean & Safe released its State of the Economy and State of Downtown & Central City reports.
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Downtown Portland Clean & Safe Services
Our cleaning crew keeps the heart of our city clean seven days a week, sweeping sidewalks, removing graffiti, picking up litter and pressure washing throughout the district.
Our safety team resolve conflicts and provide enhanced safety in the downtown core. Their visible presence, close collaboration with Portland Police and quick response time help keep everyone safe.