Downtown Activities During the Season of Love

Show your love for Downtown in the New Year!

When you think “shop local”, it’s hard not to imagine Downtown Hillsboro. The options can fulfill the wishes of those friends and family members that you have on your gift list and Downtown businesses are working hard to make your shopping experiences safe and memorable.

During the winter we celebrate the Season of Love in Downtown Hillsboro. We love you. You love us. There is lots to go around, so let’s share it. Our businesses continue to need your support during this pandemic, so please find your own way to show your support. Below are a few ideas.


Spread the love this season by displaying a personalized message to a special person in your life on banners hung throughout our Downtown neighborhood! All profits from this project will be donated to benefit the Hillsboro Medical Center. Your message will be displayed from mid-February through March 2021. Purchase yours HERE.


Shop Small® and do something big. According to research done by American Express, for every $1 spent at a small business, an average of $0.67 stays in the community. Wow, that’s a huge impact! And if that’s not motivation enough, come on Downtown and see what our small businesses have to offer.

The City of Hillsboro has been curating a map of small businesses that are open for business since the pandemic began. Check it out and maybe you’ll discover a local business you didn’t know about. 


Have you ever caught yourself saying “I love Downtown Hillsboro” to someone? Well now’s a great time to write a love letter to Downtown. What do you love about it? What have you been missing since the pandemic began? Who’s friendly face do you wish you saw more often? Please write down your professions of love and share them with us one of the ways listed below. 

  • Mail it to us the old-fashioned way at Hillsboro Downtown Partnership, PO Box 2788, Hillsboro, OR 97123.
  • Send it to us in email format at [email protected].
  • Drop it off at your favorite Downtown business. 
  • Post it on Yelp or Google reviews. 
  • Post it on your preferred social media platform and tag Hillsboro Downtown Partnership. (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok)

We can’t wait to reshare them! 


Tired of being stuck at home with the pandemic and weather. We’d love to have you volunteer at a project or lead one of your own. We have volunteer opportunites where you can get involved in the community, whether you are apply your experience or learning new skills. Check out these opportunities.


BUSINESS PARTICIPATION: Many of our Downtown businesses are able to participate in all of these activities, and some have to scale down their participation, because they aren’t big enough yet, but we love them all the same. 

If you are a Downtown business and would like to support or participate in one of these events, please contact us using the form below.