With no sales tax in sight, Portland is a shopper’s paradise. Explore the city’s vibrant maker scene and take home a made-in-Portland souvenir; go treasure hunting at one of the city’s many thrift stores or vintage clothing shops; or spruce up your style at one of the specialty stores featuring iconic brands that call the City of Roses home. Visit these neighborhoods and Portland shopping centers to find everything you need, want and more.
Know Before You Go
The statewide mask mandate has been lifted. However, masks are still required in health care settings and are recommended on public transportation, including buses, trains, airplanes and in airports.
Some businesses may continue to require masks and/or proof of vaccination or negative COVID test. Check with individual businesses before visiting and carry a mask with you just in case.
Visit the Oregon Health Authority website for more information.
Downtown Portland, the city’s retail core, boasts a wide array of shopping options, from department stores such as Nordstrom, Mario’s and major international retailers like those at Pioneer Place (see below) to the boutiques and specialty shops of the West End.
Downtown Portland’s home for big-brand shopping, Pioneer Place, houses major brands like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Yves-Saint Laurent, Tory Burch, J. Crew, H&M, Apple and more. In addition to more than 50 stores, the multi-block Portland shopping center has a large food court and a Regal Cinemas movie theater.
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Browse costume jewelry, tailored suits and racks upon racks of dresses at Portland's nearly 50 vintage shopping destinations.
Mid-century furnishings, hardware, kitchsy collectibles and vintage lighting and furniture all await in Portland's carefully curated antiquing scene.
From vintage wax to new European imports, those rare releases you’ve been searching for are surely waiting at one of these rockin’ local vinyl stores.
The Pearl District is renowned for national and international shops (including REI) as well as homegrown favorites like the iconic Powell’s City of Books, fashion-forward boutiques, interior design shops and art galleries. Tired of walking? Step aboard the Portland Streetcar, which runs through the neighborhood.
Northwest / Nob Hill
The centerpieces of this Victorian-lined residential area (also known as Nob Hill) are vibrant Northwest 23rd and 21st avenues, packed with whimsical boutiques, national retailers, and restaurants with sidewalk seating ideal for people-watching.
Casual collectors and seasoned sneakerheads can dive into the Portland sneakerhead scene at these Old Town Chinatown shops and businesses.
Sneaker Week offers fun events for sneaker addicts and footwear newbies alike.
Has trekking around Portland worn holes in your shoes? Head to these tax-free footwear staples and you’ll be back to exploring in no time!
The largest mall in the state houses more than 150 stores, a 10-screen movie theater and an indoor ice rink. Located near the Oregon Convention Center, Lloyd Center is easily accessed from downtown via MAX light rail.
If you’re “so over” the traditional mall format, 811 E. Burnside St. in the Central Eastside is just what the doctor ordered. This indie mall of sorts is home to several local apparel shops and accessory designers, plus a good selection of vintage threads.
Just 30 minutes south of Portland directly off of Interstate 5, Woodburn Premium Outlets is the largest tax-free outlet in the West. Pull in for sought-after style from more than 100 stores like Columbia Sportswear, Adidas and Banana Republic, often at deep discounts.
The Columbia Gorge Outlets, 25 minutes east of Portland, features Adidas, Gap, Levi’s, Coach and 40 more big brands.
Jantzen Beach Center
Jantzen Beach Center, just south of Vancouver, Washington, is an expansive outdoor mall with nearly 30 stores. The big brands on offer include Lane Bryant, TJ Maxx, and Ulta Beauty.
Conveniently located along the MAX light rail Red Line, two stops away from Portland International Airport, Cascade Station is one of Portland’s top spots for big-box shopping. The Northeast Portland shopping features 46 stores, including Oregon’s only IKEA, as well as Best Buy and the Banana Republic Factory Store.
These companies churn out consistently cool made-in-Portland products, from fashionable swimwear and accessories to leather goods and lighting.
Shop these Portland jewelry designers for beautiful, wearable art that exudes personal expression with a local touch.
Ready to upgrade your wardrobe, Portland-style? Turn heads with the latest fashions from these celebrated Portland designers of color.
Around the Region
Southwest of Portland, Bridgeport Village features 70 upscale shops in an open-air setting, while Tigard’s Washington Square Mall is home to five department stores, as well as more than 170 specialty stores, including Sephora, Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn.
Shoe Shopping in Downtown Portland
Has trekking around Portland worn holes in your shoes? Head to these tax-free footwear staples and you’ll be back to exploring in no time!
Socially Conscious Businesses in Portland
Enjoy shopping, beer and coffee in Portland while supporting B-corps and other businesses who share their profits with people in need.
Luxe Local Leather
Portland artisans are using high-quality, beautifully tanned and sustainably dyed leather for their goods, crafting pieces that will last for decades.
Portland Streetwear Shops
Portland's laidback, chic aesthetic makes it the ideal home for streetwear. Shop ‘til you drop (tax-free, of course!) at these Portland streetwear shops.
Speck’s Records & Tapes
When founders Maia and Michael “Speck” Gersten opened Speck’s Records & Tapes in North Portland's Kenton neighborhood, they created a space for music-lovers to gather, connect and discuss music while browsing vinyl and tapes.
Portland Costume Shops
People in Portland like to dress up all year! Find vintage duds, professional makeup and fabulous wigs at these favorite Portland costume shops.
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.
The Wide, Wild World of Portland’s Tender Loving Empire
Part record label, part handmade art showcase, this hybrid creative marketplace puts Portland artists first.
Started in 1986, First Thursday in the Pearl is a district-wide celebration that occurs on the first Thursday of each month. Originally a gathering of art collectors and dealers, the celebration has grown to a monthly event of over ten thousand people that includes art enthusiasts, wine aficionados, and scenesters looking to see and be…
The Portland Night Market showcases many unique businesses that call Portland home. Blending food, culture, music, drinks and retail together for an adventurous evening in the Central Eastside. Come meet some of Portland’s best makers and creators. The Portland Night Market is a FREE quarterly event and open to all ages. See the latest health…
Year-round on Saturdays, the Hollywood Farmers Markets hosts 50+ vendors, bringing you the best of the region’s agricultural bounty. In addition to amazingly fresh, local food, you’ll find live music, children’s activities, and fun events throughout the season. April through September, every Saturday 8 AM to 1 PM,October and November, every Saturday 9 AM to…
The Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University will be open every Saturday, year-round. April through October hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. November through March hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Market at PSU is located in Downtown Portland in the South Park Blocks between SW College & Montgomery Streets.
Rocky Butte Farmers Market is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit providing area residents with access to affordable, seasonal, and locally grown foods and artisan products. The market’s goal is to lower barriers to market participation for beginning and under-represented vendors and to strengthen connections within these diverse NE Portland communities. Rocky Butte Farmers Market is organized…
Bustling North Mississippi Avenue closes down for a day of food, vendors, music and fun. This year the fair will have: Three Music StagesKids ZoneGrandfathers Rib-Off CompetitionHundreds Of VendorsShopping and Dining
Parkrose Marketplace is a new outdoor market in NE Portland located at 10750 NE Sandy Blvd, across from Parkrose Hardware. Over 60 vendors bringing extraordinary art and craft, jewelry and clothing and things that are just hard to describe – but very cool. Great food, a family-friendly beer garden, live music and just friendly people…
Open every Saturday from March–December, Portland Saturday Market is the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the U.S.
Lents International Farmers Market opens on Sunday, June 5, 2022, and is open every Sunday through November 20, 2020. The Lents International Farmers Market (LIFM) is the only one in Portland with an intentional international focus. LIFM provides fresh, affordable and culturally appropriate produce to the diverse community of Lents neighbors. Founded in 2006 by…
The popular Woodstock Farmers Market features fresh produce, baked goods, fresh juices, sweets, cheese, meat and more from 30+ vendors, along with artisan-made products like jewelry, ceramics and art.
The Portland Flea + Food is a weekly market held every Sunday from April to October in Portland, Oregon. Every market features 80+ local artists, makers, and curators of the best vintage, handmade and locally sourced goods in town.
With its carts and vendors selling delicious meals under a lush green canopy of trees, this downtown farmer’s market at Shemanski Park is a popular lunch spot for good reason. Portland residents and visitors also use this shaded destination to buy locally grown groceries for dinner — or supplies for an alfresco picnic. (Wednesdays 10…
The Kenton Farmers Market is located in the heart of the historic Kenton neighborhood in North Portland. Founded in 2012, the market’s live music and the festive street-fair atmosphere thrive in this growing business district. Proximity to a MAX station and easy access for bicyclists and those on foot make this market a lively and…
Celebrate art with free, family-friendly fun at the annual Gresham Arts Festival with more than 140 artists, live music, a break dance competition and more. The Gresham Arts Festival draws thousands from around the region each year to Gresham’s charming downtown streets to meet, browse and shop from a carefully curated selection of Northwest artisans,…
Portland Indigenous Marketplace supports indigenous artists and entrepreneurs by providing barrier-free, culturally respectful spaces that encourage cultural resilience and economic sustainability by promoting public education through cultural arts. Indigenous & Black Vendors Raffle Music You can not miss it, in the parking lot 432 NE 74th Ave Portland, OR 97213 Plenty of parking available on-site…
Come Thru Market is an incubator market centering on Black and Indigenous Farmers and Makers. The market supports BIPOC growers in taking their small business dreams to the farmers’ market environment.
This neighborhood-wide event celebrates St. John’s community, small businesses, local artists, food carts, and more. The art walk unites the artists that work and live in the St. Johns area and showcases all the creative makers and fine artists that belong to this unique community.
Art Walk on Alberta This boisterous street fair attracts independent artists, performers, local bands, troupes of acrobats, buskers, makers and more to celebrate their art on Northeast Alberta Street. Held year-round, the event is biggest from June through August, when the street is closed to traffic during the festivities from 15th Avenue to 30th Avenue….
Montavilla Street Fair will bring 120+ local arts, crafts, food and retail vendors along with community organizations, live music and family activities to Historic Downtown Montavilla. Stroll down Stark Street and enjoy district businesses, a farmer’s market and family-friendly entertainment and activities. Vendors will be present at the event selling food and drink, art, handicrafts,…
The Fremont Fest is an annual street fair and festival celebrating the Beaumont Business Community and the Beaumont/Wilshire Neighborhoods. Come enjoy the summer and everything that this wonderful neighborhood has to offer. Head to Portland’s annual Fremont Fest to enjoy a bike and pet parade, shopping specials, vendor booths, live music, kid-friendly games and a…
Shop from 175 of Portland’s best-emerging brands & designers. Enjoy free drinks, creative DIY activities, photo booths, food & more. Discover & support the best of Portland & beyond’s independent designers, artists and emerging brands at the Unique Markets Portland Spring 2022 Pop-Up. Support your community, shop with your squad, make it a date, or…
ObonFest (Obon) is a summertime Japanese and Japanese-American memorial festival serving to commemorate one’s ancestors in a reflective and joyful way. Lanterns are hung, Bon Odori (Obon dancing) is performed, memorial visits are made and food is offered at home butsudans and temples. Central to ObonFest is Bon Odori (Obon Dancing) These festive community dances…
Join in one of the oldest Street Fairs in Portland Portland’s Multnomah Village is filled with character – as well as dozens of unique shops, galleries, restaurants, arts and more. Multnomah Days is a one-day open-air family-friendly street festival with 100+ vendor booths, live musical acts performing on the Bridge Main Stage, street entertainers, art,…
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