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Esther Short Park

605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660-3021
+1 360-487-8311
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its a very nice area. With unfriendly shop owners. And the best and nicest people without a home... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
Jeremy F
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Highlight of Vancouver

Best place for singles,couples,family, and friends! Lots of activities throughout the year. Don't... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Gilda R
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Vancouver, Washington
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A 5-acre park in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Esther Short is the oldest public square in the state of Washington. Today the park contains a clock tower, gazebo, large picnic shelter/stage, playground, rose garden, walking paths and seasonal water feature. You will find the Vancouver Farmer's Market here on weekends mid-March through October.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“farmers market” (174 reviews)
“clock tower” (32 reviews)
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605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660-3021
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"farmers market"
in 174 reviews
"clock tower"
in 32 reviews
"downtown vancouver"
in 62 reviews
"jazz festival"
in 20 reviews
"rose garden"
in 19 reviews
"summer concerts"
in 15 reviews
"free concerts"
in 14 reviews
"water features"
in 14 reviews
"hilton hotel"
in 13 reviews
"people watch"
in 16 reviews
"saturday and sunday"
in 10 reviews
"across the street"
in 32 reviews
"nice playground"
in 8 reviews
"on saturdays and sundays"
in 7 reviews
"kids play"
in 7 reviews
"big trees"
in 6 reviews
"cool off"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

its a very nice area. With unfriendly shop owners. And the best and nicest people without a home ive ever encountered.

Thank Jeremy F
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Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Best place for singles,couples,family, and friends! Lots of activities throughout the year. Don't miss the Saturday and Sunday farmer's market!

1  Thank Gilda R
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

Ester Short Park has all the charm of a small town but all the activities you would expect in a bustling big city. You can find quiet times under the beautiful trees or you can hear the exciting musical note of the many concerts that...More

Thank raulamador
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Reviewed February 18, 2017

Whether there is a n event or you just want to visit a park, come here. Sometimes there are homeless slleeping the shelter and a little scary. But there is history in this, the oldest park in the City of Vancovuer. And the Hilton hotel...More

Thank Movingman143
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

Way too much say, Lots of great music, events, crafts, food, Great playground for children. Easy access.

Thank Singlelarity
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

This park is downtown Vancouver,WA has been refurbished over the years and is beautiful. It has a rose garden,waterfall,clock tower,music gazebo,play ground and so much more. Great place for a family to picnic and in the summer there are concerts and a Farmer's Market. In...More

1  Thank Patricia J
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

Beautiful design in the middle of downtown. Classic gazebo and wonderful children's playground. Number of people strolling around, the square is surrounded by restaurants and shops.

Thank tiredandtravelled
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

good place to walk around the paths or watch your kids play on the playground. Best time to visit is Saturday Market from late spring to early fall.

Thank Edmund1138
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Nice small park downtown Vancouver. Labeled as community garden. Numerous events during summer. Farmers market every weekend with fresh local produce ,flowers and food.

Thank Lloyd0815
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Esther Short park is a public square in the central business district of Vancouver Washington. Loads of activities in the summer including concerts in the park. Farmers market on weekends. Water features, children's play area and walking paths. Close to hotels, restaurants, brew pubs, the...More

Thank Byron R
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