Free Mother’s Day event with Grate Co.

Downtown Portland partners with holiday pop-up turned brick and mortar, Grate Co., for a free Mother’s Day event.   



Downtown Portland partners with holiday pop-up turned brick and mortar, Grate Co., for a free Mother’s Day event   

PORTLAND, OR- Downtown Portland is partnering with Grate Co. to create a free and interactive event for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 8. The event will include a 15-minute photo session for each mother (one-on-one or with kids) with the photographer, a “My Mom Is” interactive display to attach a notecard for an Instagram dedicated to Portland Mothers or keep to gift to their mother, a beautiful flower bouquet, and a Grate Co. product gift bag valued at $94!  

Online registration opens Wednesday, May 4 at noon, to the first 50 people to sign up.

Who: Downtown Portland + Grate Co. 

What: Downtown Portland is partnering with local pop-up Grate Co. for a FREE Mother’s Day Event. Participants will use a registration link to sign up in 15-minute increments on Sunday, May 8, where they will receive a complimentary photo, a gift bag of Grate Co. products, a flower bouquet, and an opportunity to write a message on an interactive wall.  

When: Sunday, May 8 from 11:00am to 6:00 p.m.  

Where: Grate Co., 412 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204  

Why: To celebrate Mother’s Day  

How: This is a limited opportunity available to the first 50 people to register. Registration: 


Grate Co. 

Founded by creative duo Greg + Nate, Grate Co. is intentional in choosing events that allow creative freedom from start to finish in order to create a cohesive experience that fully embodies a client’s story in every aspect of wedding/event planning, design, invitations, project management, and more. 


Downtown Marketing Initiative  

The Downtown Marketing Initiative is a program of the Portland Business Alliance, Greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce, that promotes Downtown Portland to the greater Portland metro region. Marketing programs include holiday promotional efforts, robust social media messaging, events and programming, seasonal cooperative retail and restaurant promotions, and public relations campaigns to promote Downtown businesses. Downtown businesses may participate in the program at no charge. Visit: for more information.  


Media Contacts: 

Greg Soliven, Co-Owner 

Grate Co. 



Sommer Martin, Director of Downtown Marketing 

Portland Business Alliance