Venture Out

Venture Portland and its member business districts host more than 100 events every year. From webinars to street fairs, and shopping passports to mixers, there is always something exciting happening in Portland's business districts!

April 20, 2024 – Earth Day in Multnomah Village

Visit Multnomah Village and enjoy an engaging day of community activities, art, music, shopping, and food that celebrate and support Earth Day. Join an exciting range of Earth Day themed activities and special promotions planned for this year, including a clean-up, scavenger hunt, kids activities, and more.

April 20, 2024 – Third Saturdays in Laurelwood Park

Join the Foster Area Business Association on Saturday, 4/20 for free yard games in Laurelwood Park (1-4pm). Foster Powell Neighborhood Association will also be in attendance to provide family-friendly fun for the community. Cornhole, ladder toss, giant Jenga, and more!

April 24, 2024 – Lunch & Learn Wednesdays: Making Your Voice Heard at City Hall 

There are numerous ways your business can engage with the City of Portland to help shape policy and get support. From testifying at City Council meetings to engaging with city-led initiatives and serving on taskforces, you can help find solutions to the issues affecting our communities. Join us on April 24th where we will be joined by representatives from Commissioner Rubio’s Office and The Public Environment Management Office (PEMO) who will give us an overview of the work they have been doing to support small businesses and how you can get involved.

April 27, 2024 – St. Johns Spring Fling

It’s time to celebrate in St. Johns! Join your neighbors for some Spring fun! Visit St. Johns plaza for art and activities from local businesses. Pick up a drawing entry form in the plaza to win hundreds of dollars worth of gift cards and merchandise from St. Johns Businesses. Enjoy hula hooping with Allison Kirley, a visit from The Smalls mini horses, jazz duo Portland Standard Time, a Uniko Fotobus, AND Drag Queen story time!