• Dining in the Pearl


    Discover Portland’s best restaurants, bars, cafes and bakeries

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    The Pearl is home to many beautiful parks with public art and outdoor activities

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    Find yourself in one of Portland’s most vibrant and livable urban neighborhoods

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    The Pearl is renowned for its many art galleries and museums, and Portland Center Stage

  • Dog Friendly Portland


    The Pearl is the best place for pets in a city reknowned its pet friendliness

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    Find Portland’s best boutiques, clothing, home furnishings and gift stores

The Pearl Magazine

Live it. Love it. Find it in the Pearl

Easily one of Portland’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Pearl District is home to some of the city’s best known chefs and restaurants, world class art galleries, and vibrant shops and boutiques. Located in the heart of downtown, businesses ranging from finance and real estate to renowned advertising agencies and software firms can be found here, nestled among family-friendly parks that attract visitors and locals, many of whom call the neighborhood’s iconic residential buildings home. Formerly a neglected corridor of abandoned warehouses and railways, the Pearl District has earned a worldwide reputation for urban renaissance.

Fat Head’s Brewery

Fat Head’s Brewery

While gaining national attention for their beer, Fat Head’s initially became famous for it’s food – from massive munchies to colossal sandwiches, including Headwiches billed as “roughly the size of your head.” These meals on a bun with funRead more Read More

White Space Gallery

White Space Gallery

White Space is a 4,200 square foot 100 year old warehouse space in the Pearl District featuring modern and contemporary artists from around the world, but primarily focused on artists from the Pacific Northwest. Read More

Yoga Pod Portland

Yoga Pod Portland

Our Mission To create a sanctuary of peace where each student can rejuvenate their body, refresh their mind and replenish their spirit. Our Vision We offer quality, inspired yoga taught by remarkable, passionate teachers, in a peaceful and pristineRead more Read More


The Pearl on Instagram #PearlDistrict

 A beautiful combination - turquoise and coral  For those who travel to Portland, and specifically by train, the new Residence Inn (Marriott) in the Pearl District is just a few blocks from Union Station. Includes free breakfast. I had a wonderful two night stay here, and my room was spacious. #hotel #marriott #pdx #pearldistrict @travelportland @ResidenceInn
 Oh hello there @pomomagazine - We're glad to read that you think we're fashion forward too! Thanks for sharing this @myriammarcela #PearlDistrict #Pdx #portland #pnw #fashion #GoodPress  #vscocam#portlandvibes#pearldistrict#pdx#pdxdowntown#portland#nwlife#pdxcity#oregon#nwisthebest#northwestcreatives#thatpnwlife#citymorming
 Don Quixote #sandwich from @thephoenixtulsa in the #PearlDistrict @blueoxtulsa #tulsafood #EverythingBagel  Block 17 tower crane. #blackandwhite #construction #constructionworker #architecture #art #style #stumptown #skyline #city #citylife #countryboy #country #dowork #rugged #superintendent #zetter #portland #portlandia #portlandnw #portlandstyle #touryourtown #pdx #nw #pnw #instagood
 Old pawn anyone? We added these to the collection this week and couldn't wait until Friday to show them off  #pdxleather #portlandoregon #portlandoregon #oregon #Oregonian #oregonexplored #oregonskateparks #oregonskateboarding #oldschoolskateboarding #madeherepdx #pdxmade

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featured Holidays in the Pearl Window Displays

Holidays in the Pearl Window Displays

Explore Portland’s Best Holiday Window Displays and enter to win one of our great holiday prize packages! ‘Tis the season for festive decorations in the Pearl District! The neighborhood is set to sparkle with holiday décor and displays – and tempting business-donatedRead more Read More

Little Boxes in the Pearl

Little Boxes in the Pearl

Little Boxes is the Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping event where you have the chance to win big raffle prizes—such as an iPad, restaurant gift certificates, hotel stays, and a $600 shopping spree—simply by taking a stroll through the Pearl. Portland’s otherRead more Read More

Macy's Holiday Parade Comes to the Pearl!

Macy’s Holiday Parade Comes to the Pearl!

The 2014 Portland Macy’s Holiday parade takes place Friday, November 28th, the day after Thanksgiving. This year the new parade route brings the inflatable floats, marching bands, Santa and his sleigh, and nearly 600 costumed characters right into the middle of the PearlRead more Read More


About the PDBA

The Pearl District Business Association is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote the Pearl District as the region’s premier destination for shopping, dining, art and living. Our goal is to enhance the vitality of business by providing value to our members and to our community.

Pearl District Business Association

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