Light Up St. Johns Ugly Sweater Holiday Events

Nov. 6, 2023–Jan. 1, 2024
Days Vary
St John's Business District
OR 97203

The following description was submitted by the event organizer.

Join one of Portland’s most charming neighborhoods and Light Up St. Johns with Ugly Sweater Holiday Celebrations. The St. Johns Boosters and local businesses present a series of celebrations to revel in the most festive of seasons: 

11/6-1/1 | St. Johns Ugly Sweater Holiday Window Displays | Stroll the St. Johns Business District to see the Ugly Sweater-themed holiday window decorations from local artists. 

11/17-12/17 | Ugly Sweater Cut Outs Photo Contest | Visit St. Johns businesses and take a photo with one of the life-sized ugly sweater cutouts to enter to win one of the weekly prizes — post to Instagram with #uglysweaterstjohns for your chance to win.

11/17-12/17 | Mini Ugly Sweater Scavenger Hunt | While you’re in the district, keep an eye out for the mini ugly sweaters decorating the windows of local businesses — find them for a chance to win. Pick up a scavenger hunt form at any of the businesses where you find the mini sweaters — complete the form to enter to win.

11/17 | St. Johns Ugly Sweater Tree Lighting | Join the St. Johns Plaza for the annual Community Tree Lighting. Live music, free cookies and cocoa — it’s a ca n’t-miss holiday event. 

11/25 | Ugly Sweater Celebration and Shopping Event | Celebrate Small Business Saturday in St. Johns with specials from local businesses, wandering carolers, home business booths in the plaza, a visit from The Smalls mini horses and more. Make St. Johns your first stop to shop for the holidays.

12/9 | St. Johns Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl | Have a cheer in St. Johns with our annual holiday pub crawl. Don your best ugly sweater and join us for a toast, a scavenger hunt and tons of holiday fun. 

Upcoming Dates & Times

Saturday, Dec. 9
Sunday, Dec. 10
Monday, Dec. 11
Tuesday, Dec. 12
Wednesday, Dec. 13
Thursday, Dec. 14
Friday, Dec. 15
Saturday, Dec. 16
Sunday, Dec. 17
Monday, Dec. 18
Tuesday, Dec. 19
Wednesday, Dec. 20
Thursday, Dec. 21
Friday, Dec. 22
Saturday, Dec. 23
Sunday, Dec. 24
…and more dates through Jan. 1
More dates & times