Downtown Porterville is more than just a collection of streets and buildings. It's the city's soul, a tapestry woven with rich history, unwavering community spirit, and boundless potential. Here, the echoes of the past blend seamlessly with the energy of a future brimming with promise.
We invite you to explore this historic business hub, where:
- History comes alive: Stroll through our charming historic district, where beautifully restored Victorian-era buildings tell stories of Porterville's vibrant past.
- Innovation thrives: Witness the entrepreneurial spirit that fuels our diverse businesses, from classic barber shops and clothing shops to family-owned cafes and quality restaurants.
- Creativity inspires: Immerse yourself in a historic downtown where every turn highlights the historic vibe of yesteryear blended with businesses showcasing local talent.
- Community connects: Gather with friends and neighbors at lively events, farmers markets, and outdoor concerts that celebrate the heart of Porterville.
Explore, invest and thrive in Downtown Porterville.
- Business development opportunities: There are areas to grow in Downtown Porterville. Please contact EcDev@ci.porterville.ca.us to discuss business development opportunities.
- Business resources: The City of Porterville provides a variety of business resources and a liaison can be assigned to prospective or existing business owners wishing to enjoy the personalized support of City staff.
- Communication channels: Downtown Porterville businesses wishing to receive regular communication about the downtown business district may request to be placed on a mailing list. Please fill out the form to be included in upcoming communication and invitations to join discussions regarding downtown.
- Downtown Business Newsletter: The Downtown Businesses Newsletter is dedicated to sharing information pertaining to downtown businesses and facilitating communication between the City of Porterville and the business community.