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Esther Short Park

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Address: W. 8th & Columbia Streets, Vancouver, WA 98660
Phone Number: 360-696-8171
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5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Relaxing park

lots of activities happen at Ester Short Park. Farmers Market right next door. Grad some lunch and stretch out in the grass for a relaxing Sunday afternoon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

lots of activities happen at Ester Short Park. Farmers Market right next door. Grad some lunch and stretch out in the grass for a relaxing Sunday afternoon.

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Atascadero, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very cool downtown park, there was an art festavile with continual live music which was great. Really good local art there on a permenent basis.

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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The recycle fair and Esther short Park was so much fun last weekend. Put on very well top professional presentation. Good food court area. Not enough places to sit and eat. That is the one improvement they need to make for future events at Esther Short Park. The selection of vendors the friendly people or a lot of fun this... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fun for the whole family We love going to the farmers market on Saturday or Sunday and there's always some event going on in Esther Short park

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

I adore this park & the farmer's market that accompanies it on the weekends throughout the spring and summer. One of most fascinating thinks about this park is the old growth trees that cover it's grounds. A great place to hang out and people watch! As the waterfront in Vancouver continues to get developed, Esther Short will still be a... More 

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San Diego, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great park that allows one to immerse oneself into some quiet time. has swings for the little kids and a beautiful Rose garden. On Saturday and Sunday there is a real Farmers market with great vendors. Most events are held here at Esther Short Park.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited Vancouver and Esther Shore Park in May of 2015. The Farmer's Market is one of the best we've seen and the park itself is peaceful as well as beautiful. There are walking trails close by. Restaurants also surround the park. The people in the park and at the market were so freindly and welcoming. We were glad we... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Ester short is where many events take place in Vancouver. During the right season there's a great farmer's market just on the side street adjacent to the park. It's a nice place to walk or just sit and have a picnic or read a book. It's a nice safe place.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The park is very clean, and has several water features. Saturday Farmer's market is right next to park, so you get to enjoy both experiences. The park puts on wonderful summer eve concerts, holds several events such as the Wine Festival, The Recycled Arts Festival and many other events. Love going to this park!

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Its a nice city block park and during the summer there are a variety of weekend festivals that take place. The farmers market is nice, small, but nice. There is always a good selection of fresh cut flowers and the prices are well under what you pay in regular retail stores (flower stores or the flower section of the market).... More 

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Additional Information about Esther Short Park

Address: Address: W. 8th & Columbia Streets, Vancouver, WA 98660
Phone Number: 360-696-8171
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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