Historic Payne Avenue and Arcade Street offer truly unique experiences. If you’re looking for a combination of destination stores, fine dining and convenience merchandise and unique one-of-a-kind shops, you need look no further than Payne Avenue and Arcade Street on St. Paul’s Eastside. Just east of Downtown St. Paul, Payne and Arcade are easily walk-able, and reachable by car or by convenient public transportation.

Here, you’ll find a blend of family businesses in continuous operation for over half a century with young entrepreneurs operating new businesses. Payne Avenue, winner of the 2015 Munch Madness Final Fork competition (produced by the St. Paul Pioneer Press), features award-winning chefs who create delectable meals, utilizing locally-grown products and meat from sustainable and humane sources - where farming practices are better for the environment and produce healthier, better tasting meat. 

There is nowhere else in St. Paul quite like the Payne Arcade Commercial District - come and experience it for yourself.

Join the Payne Arcade Business Association

Dues for PABA membership are $100 per year for all businesses, regardless of the size of your business. The payments are due January 1st, to align with our annual Membership Meeting and Board of Directors Election, and should be paid by March 30th to qualify for all membership benefits. 

To become a paid member, make your check payable to PABA and mail the payment to:
Payne Arcade Business Association
P.O. Box 600368
St. Paul, Minnesota 55106

Or - If you wish to join on-line just click on the Membership Payment - Join Today web page and follow the instructions to pay with credit card or Pay Pal.

Due to Election Day (Nov 8) PABA will be holding our next monthly 

Board Meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 5:30


             Established in 1922 by Small Business Owners in Saint Paul, Minnesota

             Working together since 1922 to: Develop and promote meaningful business relations; Assist and support emerging and​ 

long-standing businesses; and create opportunities for our members to engage in civic activities.

KSTP-TV Reporter Todd Wilson covers a story on the East Side of St. Paul. Check it out on the following link:  http://kstp.com/news/eastside-st-paul-resurgence-business-back/4266414/?cat=1

Congratulations to the newest business to open on Payne

East Side Pizzeria - 1050 Payne Avenue