Downtown Worker Appreciation Day

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Portland’s largest employee appreciation event, held Thursday, May 25, 2023 in Monument Square.

View the event photo gallery here.

2023 Downtown Worker Appreciation Day sponsored by Portland Downtown, Benchmark Real Estate, Machias Savings Bank, Fidium Fiber, JB Brown & Sons, and Portland Buy Local

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2023 Raffle Winners 

More than 30 downtown workers took home top notch raffle prizes in 2023, courtesy of the generous businesses listed below. Give a big round of applause to our 2023 raffle winners!

Get Your Business Involved Next Year

Please Note: Updated information will be added closer to the 2024 event. 

Portland’s premier employee appreciation event annually attracts of hundreds of downtown’s diverse workforce for a celebration of them! There’s no better way to get your business name, products, and services in front of downtown Portland’s very own. Here’s how your business can get involved:


Become A Sponsor

There’s no better way to get your business name, products, & services in front of downtown Portland’s very own. Check out the various Downtown Worker Appreciation Day sponsorship opportunities here. Email questions to 



Donate A Prize

All downtown workers are eligible to join the Downtown Worker Appreciation Day Raffle. Show appreciation for downtown’s workforce by donating a prize.

Here’s what we can offer you:

  • Shoutout on social media in front of our 20.5K Instagram followers & 35.6K Facebook following
  • Photo of donated prize with winner featured on social media (should the winner give the OK)


Offer A Coupon

This event’s shining star is the annual Coupon Booklet, filled with exclusive offers & deals. Treat downtown workers to a discounted massage, BOGO coffee deals, 20% OFF tickets to an exciting event/show, a free gift with purchase, or anything else! PLEASE NOTE: This fan-favorite will be virtual in 2023 via the Scavify app. 

Offers valid May 25th – June 8th. Deadline to submit is May 1. Email questions to

Offer inspiration:

  • 20% off one service of your choice
  • Buy one get one specials
  • Anytime Happy Hour pricing
  • Free beverage with sandwich purchase