Tax-free shopping

In Portland, you’ll find everything you expect from big-city shopping — except the sales tax.

Pick up everything in Portland (everything!) without sales tax. From handmade items to designer goods, you’ll find it all, tax-free.

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Shopping Events

  • Pistils Nursery is one of many locally owned stores you'll discover during Little Boxes.

    Shop local during Little Boxes

    This Thanksgiving weekend, skip the Black Friday frenzy — and the sales tax — in favor of a fun, made-in-Portland alternative: Little Boxes.

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  • The Draplin Design Co. pop-up shop in 2014.

    PDX Pop-up Shops

    PDX Pop-Up Shops return downtown every winter, making it easier than ever to find the locally designed and crafted gifts on your holiday shopping list.

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  • Holiday shoppers browse local wares at Give Good Gift.

    Holiday shopping events

    Do your holiday shopping for locally made gifts at hip parties, makers' fairs, sprawling sales and garden grounds filled with handcrafted items.

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Neighborhood shopping guides

Portland Style

Specialty Shops

  • The Meadow's diverse offerings include a wide range of bitters.

    Kitchen & cooking stores

    Local kitchenware purveyors have an eager market with impeccable taste. Here are a few shops where you can grab souvenirs of Portland's food scene to savor at home.

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  • The equipment in action in the Columbia River Gorge.

    Outdoor clothing and gear

    The great outdoors isn't just a way of life for Portlanders, it's also big business for local outfitters whose gear will keep you dry and warm in the Northwest and beyond.

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  • Vintage shopping at Xtabay

    Vintage shopping

    Browse costume jewelry, tailored suits and racks upon racks of dresses at nearly 50 vintage shops in Portland.

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  • Catch a free live show at Portland's oldest music store, Music Millennium.

    Vinyl shopping in Portland

    From vintage wax to new European imports, those rare releases you’ve been searching for are surely waiting at one of these rockin’ local record stores.

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