Eclectic is the norm on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, a walkable street with block after block of vintage shops, boutiques and cafés.

Fine dining, thrift shopping, cozy bookstores and more await in this locally beloved Southeast Portland neighborhood.

Explore Hawthorne

Discover the city's best food, drink and things to see and do.

Hawthorne Dining

Southeast Hawthorne reflects the neighborhood's indie spirit, so you won't find many chain restaurants here.

Hawthorne Activities

From second-run movies to first-rate comedy acts, Hawthorne is home to an eclectic array of daytime activities and outstanding nightlife options.

Hawthorne Shopping

Hawthorne's indie boutiques and homegrown shops peddle plenty of only-in-Portland wares.

Top 5

Hawthorne Attractions

These local institutions showcase some of the best of Southeast Portland.

  • Red Light Clothing Exchange

    With one of the largest inventories of vintage clothing in Portland, this high-traffic store has been buying, selling and trading clothes with men and women of all styles and all walks of life since 1999.

  • Mt. Tabor Park

    This popular park features expansive views, picnic areas, natural-surface and paved paths, a dog off-leash area, a playground and a performance stage, plus tennis, volleyball and basketball courts.

  • CineMagic Theater

    This theater features a mix of contemporary releases, second-run films and classics — everything from foreign films to mainstream Hollywood pictures.

  • Hawthorne Theater

    One of the city’s busiest all-ages music venues, this former vaudeville house hosts rock, rap, metal and more. The theater also offers a lounge upstairs.

  • McMenamins Bagdad Theater & Pub

    This 1927 movie palace, renovated by the McMenamin brothers, screens first-run films and serves handcrafted McMenamins ales, wines and spirits. The location also includes the Bagdad Theater Pub, Back Stage Bar and Greater Trumps cigar bar.

Portland Adult Soapbox Derby

The PDX Adult Soapbox Derby at Mt. Tabor Park pits grown-up kids against each other every August in pursuit of speed and laughs.

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Vintage Shopping in Portland

Browse costume jewelry, tailored suits and racks upon racks of dresses at Portland's nearly 50 vintage shopping destinations.

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 vinyl stores.

Shop for Made-In-Portland Goods

These companies churn out consistently cool made-in-Portland products, from fashionable swimwear and accessories to leather goods and lighting.