Holiday Weekend Kick-off


We’ve all heard of Black Friday, but do you know about PLAID FRIDAY?  Think outside of the big box and shop local for the holiday season.

Shift your shopping: Shop Local - Shop Plaid.

Shop to Win!

Shop Local on Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday for your chance to win a Downtown Astoria Shopping Spree to finish off your holiday needs. To enter the raffle, make a purchase at one of our sponsoring stores for a raffle ticket. Then join us for the Downtown Lighting at The Liberty Theater at 5:30pm where the winner will be drawn. (Need not be present to win, but it'll be fun!)

Shop Plaid means Shop Local! Wear your plaid attire and head to Downtown Astoria for this local alternative to Black Friday. 

Downtown Lighting

Join ADHDA and the Christmas Club in partnership with The Liberty Theater for the ceremonial Downtown Lighting on Saturday, November 25th at 5:30 on the corner of 12th and Commercial Streets. Together, we'll celebrate the beginning of the season and see our beautiful downtown decked out for the holidays. See you there! 

Get Your Shop Plaid Bag

Shop at 3 or more participating stores and earn your own Shop Local, Shop Plaid reusable shopping bag!  Bring your receipts to The Liberty Theater box office Wednesday-Saturday or In the Boudoir 7 days a week through the holidays to redeem your bag. Only 150 will be given away, so shop early!

Shop Plaid Stores:
Astoria Downtown Market
Astoria Vintage Hardware
Capricorn Pub & Fine Food
Commercial Street Antiques
Gimre's Shoes
Godfather's Books and Espresso
Gulley's Butcher Shop
In the Boudoir
Lucy's Books
Luminari Arts
Old Things and Objects
Old Town Framing
Purple Cow Toys
Street 14 Cafe

*new stores added daily


Information for Merchants pdf Document

ASTORIA MAKERS - MEET YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - The Astoria Makers purchased a building downtown and are rapidly advancing on plans to open a community oriented Makerspace, including tool and space rental, and collaborative work environments.

FRUFFLES - MEET YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Fruffles is a home decor and gift boutique specializing in kitchen goods and gadgets.

RUSTY DAHLIA - MEET YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Rusty Dahlia is a rustic vintage home decor and more boutique on 10th Street near the Riverwalk in Downtown Astoria. They also offer crafting and gardening workshops.

MO'S CHOWDER - GET TO KNOW YOUR BUSINESS NEIGHBOR - Mo's Chowder comes to Astoria's historic waterfront; learn more about the company and Get to Know Your Business Neighbor