Holiday Sip & Shop December 8th!

The second annual Holiday Sip & Shop will provide a small town festive holiday experience in Downtown Camas. The Holiday Sip & Shop is a holiday after hours shopping, dining, and historic tour event on Thursday, December 8th from 4-9pm. A fundraiser for the Downtown Camas Association (DCA), this event will feature holiday shopping specials, specialty drinks, treats, caroling and entertainment, seasonal street lighting, and holiday cheer throughout town.

The evening also includes a ride on a double decker bus and a tour of the newly refurbished Mill Interpretive Center. The Interpretive Center was completed by Georgia Pacific in October and boasts an elaborate mill history timeline, videos, mill artifacts, and historic mill product in a quality industrial aesthetic. Local historian Virginia Warren will be on hand from 5-8pm to talk about the mill and what it has meant to our town. The double decker bus will make frequent loops through downtown and nearby neighborhoods and will share historic and fun facts about Camas and its homes and buildings as well as holiday music and complimentary refreshments.

Ticket price is $25 and includes the double decker bus ride, a free drink in a downtown location of your choice, Mill Interpretive Center tour, two tickets to enter holiday raffles of your choice, and a holiday passport. Merchants will each have a prize in their shops valued at over $100 that you can enter to win with the two included tickets. Also, for every 5 stamps in your passport, be entered to win an “Enjoy Downtown Camas” package including an overnight stay in the beautiful Camas Hotel, dinner for two, movie tickets at the historic Liberty Theatre, free coffee, free cupcakes, free bottle of olive oil of your choice, and more. You also receive tickets to enter to win with every $10 you spend downtown that evening.

The popular Washougal High School XET Carolers will be returning to provide holiday caroling throughout the town during the evening. Double Decker PDX, owned by Camas couple Minda and Kevin Coombs, is sponsoring this event and providing the double decker transportation for the tour. iQ Credit Union, a strong supporter of Downtown Camas events, is also a sponsor.

Tickets may be purchased at the event webpage at . Pick up your tickets and passports at the DCA table at Arktana Shoes, 415 NE 4th, starting at 4:00pm that evening.

A charming way to experience the holidays!

Golden Ticket Event Enters You to Win!

Golden Ticket Event info here:, November 26th through December 16th

Thanks for supporting local in Downtown Camas for the holidays!

Jolly Holiday Christmas Bazaar November 19th 9am-5pm


Hometown Holidays Coming December 2nd!

Join us for a magical evening First Friday December 2nd, 6-9pm in Downtown Camas! The biggest First Friday of the year hosted by the City of Camas. All the info here.

Thankful for Pie Was a Sweet Treat!

Pie tastings, pie raffles, pie crafts–a whole night celebrating with pie! S’mores, art, shopping, dance parties, activities and more rounded out the fun. For pictures of the night, click here!

Nominate Your Favorite Downtown Camas Businesses for 2016 Annual Awards!

We’d love your input! Each year the DCA gives awards to downtown businesses and individuals that are making a difference in downtown.

Award categories include:
Best Downtown Improvement Award—Exterior
Best Downtown Improvement Award—Interior
Outstanding Window Display Award
Creative Local Marketing Award
Putting Camas on the Map Award
Change is Good Award
Something New in Camas Award
Outstanding Customer Service Award
Downtown Spirit Award

Please take a few minutes to nominate! Helps us to continue to promote excellence in our downtown. More information on the categories and the nomination forms can be found here.
Please submit nominations to or by mail (see forms) by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 2nd. Thank you!

Please submit for each nomination:

Name of Business or Individual:
Category nominated for:
Why you are nominating them:

Thank you for helping to recognize those that are making Downtown Camas thrive!

Boo Bash Trick or Treat Was a Blast!

Click here for all the pics of the event! SO fun!


October First Friday Was Serious Fun!

11th Annual Pumpkin Pageant, Star Wars Costume Contest, Ribbon Cutting for the new Mill Lobby Interpretive Center, Art Shows, Shopping and Dining, Kids’ Crafts, treats, prizes, and much more created another exceptional First Friday! For pictures of the ribbon cutting, click here and for all the other pictures of the night, click here!

October First Friday Will Be Fall Fun!

October First Friday, October 7th, 5-8pm will bring the 1th Annual Pumpkin Pageant and also a Star Wars Costume Contest to Downtown Camas! Plus lots more all throughout town. For all the details and to learn how to participate in the pageant, click here!

For a printable flyer, click here.

Camas Girl’s Night Out Was Amazing!


Thank you to all that participated and made this night one to remember! For photos of the evening, click here and for photos from the Arktana Photo Booth, click here!

Save the date for next year’s GNO event, Thursday, September 28th, 2017!

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