Longview is full of unique boutiques, antique stores, thrift shops, restaurants, galleries, and watering holes. From professional services to new boutiques to a great meal and happy hour - we have it all. Entertainment & Events. Downtown Longview boasts the Historic Columbia Theatre and Monticello Hotel. Our galleries and eateries offer something new all season long. Longview was built during the Lumber Boom of the roaring 20's, Downtown Longview has a unique history and friendly feel of the present with the past.
Downtown Longview is home to the Longview Downtowners. The Longview Downtowners are a 501c(3) non-profit, membership-based business and community association. The "Downtowners" is dedicated to the promotion, preservation, and development of Downtown Longview. Our initiatives include revitalization through beautification, tourism, event creation, business assistance, and investment recruitment. Our members include downtown business owners, property owners, community members, and other special interest groups. Membership dues are reinvested in events, decorations, and basic overhead costs such as insurance, event creation, advertising, marketing, and working towards paid staffing.