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.

Downtown Eugene Stories

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  • Guide to Downtown Eugene's Nightlife

    Downtown Eugene's nightlife scene is a buzz of intimate music venues, craft breweries, great dining… Read More

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  • Getting Around Downtown Eugene Car-Free

    In downtown Eugene you can get from restaurant to theater or shopping to coffee by bike share, electric… Read More

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  • Eugene's Top Urban Wine Bars

    As close as Oregon's delightful wine country is, sometimes wine tasting right in town fits the… Read More

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  • 5 Favorite Restaurants in Downtown Eugene

    The best way to get to know a place is through the food. Eating like a local is easy in Eugene with this… Read More

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  • Shopping in Downtown Eugene

    While you are out exploring downtown Eugene and falling in love with the unique people and culture, these… Read More

    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. 

    Food & Drink

    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.

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

    Neighborhoods Adjacent Downtown