Historic Downtown Pendleton grew from a stop on the Oregon Trail into a bustling town that provided essential services to the region. Nestled between the Blue Mountains and the Umatilla River Pendleton is the perfect stop while traveling through Eastern Oregon.
Enjoy walking our historic district where you will find local artisans at work, amazing food & drink, professional services, unique hotels, and museums. Downtown Pendleton offers several free parking lots as well as local transportation options.
Mixing new with old visit our local brewery, distillery, or take a seat at the oldest bar in Oregon, operating since 1883 the Rainbow is an iconic part of our downtown’s history. Our Downtown prides itself on preserving the past while embracing the future.