Shopping fans, take note: If you time your visit perfectly, you can browse colorful bazaars featuring dozens of local makers and score Portland-made goods and clothing at unbeatable prices. Better bring an extra suitcase!
Monthly Shopping Events
Portland Flea + Food
Last Sunday of the month
Combining two of the things Portland does best (food and craft), Flea + Food’s monthly market takes over the intersection of Southeast Sixth Avenue and Salmon Street, offering more than 50 new and vintage vendors for your browsing pleasure. This collaborative project expands on the original Portland Flea by adding a vibrant showcase of local designers inside Rejuvenation and a pavilion of rotating food trucks, artisan snacks and craft drinks across the street at Jacobsen Salt Co.
Seasonal & Biannual Shopping Events
Portland Night Market
Seasonal: February, May, August, November
Over-the-top decorations and attention-grabbing booths are guaranteed when more than 100 local vendors pack into a century-old Central Eastside Industrial District warehouse for the highly anticipated Portland Night Market. Adorned with hanging lanterns and twinkly lights, and st\\uffed to the gills with music, food and libations, this festive celebration of culture and commerce feels more like a bustling block party than your average pop-up.
Caravan Traveling Market
This vagabond bazaar acts as a colorful temporary selling space for local artisans, collectors and merchants that lack brick-and-mortar locations. Peruse everything from carefully curated vintage housewares to hand-blended, small-batch perfumes at the Caravan Traveling Market.
PDX Collective Sale
Biannual: February & September
This biannual super-sale offers unbeatable deals from some of Portland’s best boutiques in one convenient downtown location: pop-up market hot spot, the Cleaners at Ace Hotel. Past participants have included such trendsetting brands like EcoVibe Apparel and Animal Traffic.
Biannual: May & December
Founded in 2006 as a small gathering of local artists and crafters, Crafty Wonderland has expanded to fill a 60,000-square-foot (5,574-sq m) hall in the Oregon Convention Center. Their annual holiday sale draws 20,000 shoppers each year, but if you miss the event, you can still browse creations by hundreds of Portland artists at the year-round Crafty Wonderland retail shop.
Annual Shopping Events
Jade International Night Market
Founded in 2014, Portland’s Jade International Night Market is the epitome of a multicultural community event. Strings of lights and lanterns illuminate the Southeast Portland parking lot where this annual event takes place. Scents of garlicky beef satay and crisp lumpia fill the air as children sit cross-legged during dragon dance performances. What started as a small volunteer group has expanded to keep up with attendance, which has grown to 20,000 attendees annually.
Icebreaker’s Portland Friends & Family Event
This yearly sale at Icebreaker offers high-performance New Zealand merino wool clothing, perfect for your next cold-weather adventure. With food, beer, games and prices up to 70% off, it makes sense to bring your whole crew (it’s the friends and family sale, after all).
Nau Warehouse Sale
Gear up for the rainy season with up to 80% off past seasons of Nau fashions at their Pearl District location. Shoppers will save big on eco-friendly coats and rain jackets, as well as sustainable tops and bottoms made with recycled polyester and organic cotton.
Treat yourself to natural beauty products at the flagship retail location of local company Pacifica. Peruse shelves of scented candles, nail polish, lotions, perfumes and makeup, all of which is gluten-free, vegan, cruelty-free and (best of all) up to 90% off during their annual warehouse sale.
My People’s Market Spotlights Local Entrepreneurs of Color
My People’s Market showcases local entrepreneurs and makers of color, connecting them with industry professionals and consumers.
Portland’s biannual art and craft fair boasts unique handmade wares from 225+ local vendors.
Jade International Night Market
Thousands gather every August in Southeast Portland to celebrate the Jade District’s diverse immigrant community at the Jade International Night Market.
Portland Saturday Market
Open every Saturday and Sunday from March–December, Portland Saturday Market is the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the U.S.
The St. Johns Bizarre is a uniquely crafted celebration that kicks off the summer street fair season in Portland with music, kids’ activities and more. Held annually on the second Saturday in May, the Bizarre brings music, crafts and food to the crowds attending the St. Johns Parade. After the parade, the entire six block…
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