There are many ways to become involved in Downtown and the Pocatello & Chubbuck community. Getting your business' name out and becoming involved doesn't have to cost a fortune. It just takes time and effort. Here are some ideas to get you started:
Get to know your neighbors - walk along the blocks surrounding your business and introduce yourself and your business. Hand out business cards, brochures, menus, and if you'd like offer an "Downtown Neighbor Special" to get your neighbors in to visit your store.
Join the Chamber of Commerce and start networking - the Chamber of Commerce is located in Downtown and they understand the needs of small businesses. Becoming a member has many advantages including the opportunity to network at monthly events including the General Membership Lunch on the first Friday of each month, Business After Hours on most Thursdays, and there's more. Give John Azzola, Membership Director, a call at 208-233-1525, and he will stop by and introduce you to all of the benefits of becoming a member of the Greater Pocatello Chamber of Commerce.
Become a First Friday Art Walk stop - this monthly event draws hundreds through your door with very little cost.
Join a Downtown Pocatello Committee - there are three Downtown committees welcoming new members who are excited about sharing their expertise and committing time to work in a hands on way to create and work on the direction of Downtown Pocatello.
The Design Committee (landscaping, building appearance, streetscape, public spaces. public art) meets on the third Tuesday of each month at Noon at the Historic Downtown Pocatello office, 420 N. Main St. Ben Ledford is the Chair of this committee.
The Promotions Committee (events, marketing, PR, advertising) meets on the first Monday of every month at Noon at the Historic Downtown Pocatello office, 420 N. Main St. Jane Warnock, First Friday Art Walk Coordinator, is the Chair of this committee.
Relight the Night Committee (saving our historic neon signs) meets every other month throughout the year. Randy Dixon is the Chair of this committee. Randy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this committee.
If you have an interest in joining one of our committees, please attend a meeting or email email@example.com and indicate which committee you'd like to join. We'll get you added to the email list for that committee and you'll be invited to upcoming meetings.
Come to the Downtown events and meet the community - bring your friends and family, too. Wear a name tag or a shirt with your comany name on it, and be sure to have business cards handy.
Historic Downtown Pocatello
420 N Main St
Pocatello, ID 83204
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Monday Food Truck Round Up!
Every Monday at the Downtown Pavilion enjoy a variety of food trucks serving a variety of yummy foods from 4pm to dark.
Revive @ 5 Wednesday Concerts !
The Bannock Civitan Club is excited to invite you to Revive @ 5 every Wednesday! Come listen to great music, enjoy delicious food and cold beverages at the Downtown Pavilion! Concerts will continue every Wednesday thru September 8, 5-8pm.
The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market is open for another exciting season. The market will be open every Saturday at the Downtown Pavilion, 420 N. Main St., from 9am to 1pm through the end of October.
Be sure to stop by The Crafter's Market at Station Square. This indoor market is open on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm inside Station Square located at 200 S. Main. Discover unique and exciting locally crafted items with over 20 vendors each week.
First Friday Art Walk
On Friday, August 6, you are invited to come Downtown and enjoy First Friday Art Walk. The festivities will begin at 5pm and will include local and regional art, live music, food, fashion and more. Plan now to come stroll through Downtown and enjoy the charm of our monthly Art Walk! Admission is free and so is the parking!
Rod & Custom Car Show
Vintage cars, hot rods, cool rides and more all on display on Saturday, August 7 from 9am to 3pm. This is a fundraiser for the Senior Activity Center so plan to buy some raffle tickets anc votes for your favorites! Click here for the registration form.
Relight the Night Historic Neon Sign Project
Relight the Night is in the process of raising funds for our next neon sign restoration. To help make this next sign relighting possible click on the Donate Now button below. Thank you!
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