Downtown Eugene

Downtown Eugene has a vibe that draws visitors to the city's center. Kesey Square, named after the famous author, is a community space full of color. The Hult Center is Eugene's performing arts mainstay and the Park Blocks host the colorful Saturday Market and Lane County Farmers Markets. And once you are downtown, you'll discover an array of fantastic boutique shops, art galleries and great restaurants. 

Where to Stay

Where to Eat

A Metro Experience Getaway
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A Metro Experience Getaway

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A Bakery Road Trip

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Rainy Day Things to Do
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Rainy Day Things to Do

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From live music and performing arts to foodie festivals and cultural gatherings, discover downtown Eugene's robust calendar.

Getting Around 

The Amtrak depot and the LTD public bus system's central transfer station are both in downtown Eugene. There are also city parking garages that offer free parking on Saturdays and Sundays barring special events. Plenty of metered parking spots and pay lots also surround downtown. 

Once you are here, getting around is easy with PeaceHealth Rides, a bicycle ride-share program. Eugene also has Uber and Lyft.

Walking Tours

One of the best ways to explore Eugene's downtown is by walking tour. You can do a self-guided tour of the international collection of outdoor murals or follow the Strides for Social Justice app tour to learn the history of Black residents and discover places that are special to the ones making history here today. 

Nearby Neighborhoods

Explore Nearby

Downtown Eugene is at the center of Eugene. It is also the center of the region between the Cascades and the Coast. Reach these close destinations through ride share and public transportation options. Distances are approximate.