June 11-17 is the 2nd annual Main Street Week. To celebrate, we're hosting a Storytelling Station to collect downtown memories and to find out why downtown Anacortes is important to you. Today, we're talking to folks at the Anacortes Farmer's Market. Come find our booth to say hi and tell us your story. If we … Continue reading Why is downtown Anacortes important to you?
Whale of a Sale – June 24th
The Downtown Anacortes Alliance is thrilled to partner with our local businesses and with the Chamber of Commerce to make this year's Whale of a Sale bigger than ever before with 33 participating businesses downtown. Local shops are bringing their best deals outdoors. Local restaurants will have drink specials in their outdoor seating. Local musicians … Continue reading Whale of a Sale – June 24th
Read our April Newsletter to meet our new board members and read about Whale of a Sale and our social media team.
Read our March Newsletter to meet our new board members and get updates about the Arch, Street Painting at 10th and Commercial, and to give input on city policy for the parklets.
We just posted our February Newsletter. Thanks to everyone who subscribes. If you want to sign-up, subscribe here.
Downtown Gateway Planning Workshop
The Downtown Anacortes Alliance hosted a Planning Workshop with local volunteers and statewide experts. We are focused on 3 goals: Create a gateway for Anacortes that is inviting Make the transition from car-first to pedestrian-first space Celebrate Anacortes's marine character and deep commitment to the arts And we are planning 2 projects: Refurbish the welcome arch including paint … Continue reading Downtown Gateway Planning Workshop
Read all about us in Fidalgo Living
We are featured in the February 2023 issue of Fidalgo Living. We're thankful to the fine folks at Fidalgo Living for sharing our story and so many wonderful stories from our neighbors.
We just sent out our January Newsletter. Thanks to everyone who subscribes. If you want to sign-up, subscribe here.
Read about us in the Anacortes American
Thank you to the Anacortes American for writing a great front page story about the Downtown Anacortes Alliance! Read the story online, and if you don't get the American, subscribe to our hometown paper.
Local Holiday Raffle
We are working with over 30 downtown businesses to invite our neighbors to try more businesses, and to enter folks who visit 5 businesses between Dec 10-20 in a raffle to win prizes provided by local merchants. Our goal is to invite our neighbors who are already downtown to walk into more businesses while they … Continue reading Local Holiday Raffle