4 Days. 9 Holiday Events. 1 Festive Weekend! Neighborhood Business Districts are Merry and Bright

Great deals, bright lights and holiday fun await in neighborhood business districts city wide this weekend. Kick off the festivities on Thursday, 12/6 with some late night shopping and snacking during Ladies Night Out on NE Broadway and the Merry Montavilla Soiree. On Friday, watch Santa arrive by fire truck and listen to holiday carolers during Fremont Holiday Fest, light up the night with horse drawn carriage rides and a tree lighting at Multnomah Village’s Holiday Gala and see Kenton’s iconic Paul Bunyan statue get festive during Deck the Paul. Then head inside for 20% off everything at select retailers during Shop Williams Late. Start your Saturday at Multnomah Village’s Pancake Breakfast with Santa and then get your picture with Santa or Hannuka Harry at Montavilla’s Santa (and Harry) Saturday. On Sunday, go for a Holiday Stroll down Hawthorne and bring your pooch for an ugly sweater dog walk and tree lighitng. Find the full list of festivities to ‘Localize the Season’ at ventureportland.org/venture-out.

Thursday, 12/6

Friday, 12/7

Saturday, 12/8

Sunday, 12/9

And don’t forget, neighborhood business districts are offering a wide variety of month-long shopping deals, discounts and charitable giving opportunities to help you find the perfect present for everyone on your list including Bright Lights, Warm Hearts (Division/Clinton), Golden Ticket (Hillsdale and Multnomah Village) Foster Forward (good through 12/9), Williams Gives: Giving Trees (through 12/20) and Wooden Nickel (Kenton). For more info visit ventureportland.org