Experience small town America in historic downtown Newberg. For visitors descending into the green Chehalem Valley from Portland, it’s the first stop in their tour of Oregon wine country. For locals, it’s our living room, a friendly place where we gather to work, shop and play. No matter who you are, you are welcome downtown. Come see what we have to offer!
For many years, First Street in downtown Newberg has transformed into Trick or Treat Street with merchants handing out treats to costume-clad children. The Newberg Downtown Coalition coordinated the event which attracted thousands of kids and parents for the largest downtown event of the year.
From The London Sunday Times to Canada’s Ottawa Citizen to USA Today to Sunset Magazine, people are talking about the resurgence of Newberg. We’ve collected quotes from 20 articles. Read what they are saying.
Downtown Newberg is home to eleven wine tasting rooms.
… all within walking distance of each other. Come enjoy some of our finest local wines.
Newberg Cultural District
The Newberg Downtown Coalition has joined with the city, library, parks district and Chehalem Cultural Center to develop the Newberg Cultural District, construction is targeted for completion in time for the Holiday Tree Lighting. This ambitious plan includes a water feature, outdoor reading area, stage and gazebo.
Ever heard of “Spring Cleaning”? We approve of the concept so much that we schedule a clean-up party for the Saturday before Memorial Day weekend AND again in September to coincide with George Fox’s Serve Day. Volunteers from the city descend onto the “grassy square” (on the corner First St and Howard, next to the Post Office and across from City Hall) where they’re assigned clean-up and beautification projects around downtown.
First Friday Art Walk
First Friday ArtWalk
The First Friday of the month year round.
One of the most cost-effective ways to improve property values and the pedestrian experience is through color. We encourage downtown merchants and building owners considering improvements to their facades, architectural elements and awnings to use our suggested downtown color palette to help bring a bright, coherent new look for downtown. For an example of our palette at work, check out the new paint colors at Art Elements Gallery and the Wine Barrel planters throughout downtown.
Newberg Downtown Coalition:
Making downtown Newberg into a destination
Through physical improvements, events, promotions and the proper business mix, the Newberg Downtown Coalition is making downtown Newberg into a destination that enriches the lives of those who visit and live here.
Join us as we work together to make downtown Newberg into a great destination. Our annual membership is just $100. We need your help. Here’s how you can get involved.