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If you love to shop, you're in luck. Portland is a shopper's mecca. Discover shops you'll love, from charming boutiques to dependable department stores.

Portland Shopping Guide: Thrift Stores
Attention portland shopping fans: our city is packed with amazing thrift stores. Not only is buying used an inexpensive way to shop, it's also great for the planet! Keep in mind that many of the thrift stores listed here will also re-sell your unwanted goods for you.

Saturday Market
Discover handmade crafts, tasty food, and family entertainment under the Burnside Bridge.

Portland Shopping Streets
Instead of heading to the mall, why not hit up one of Portland's shopping streets? You'll support local businesses, find more interesting merchandise, and get to know a Portland neighborhood a little bit better.

Present Perfect: Shopping for Gifts in Portland
Give locally this season. Discover the best places in Portland to shop for your friends and family.

Shop the Neighborhoods
If you're more of a boutique shopper than a mall-goer, you'll swoon for the cool stuff at these holiday neighborhood shopping events around Portland.

Gourmet Shopping on Hawthorne
Browse cookbooks, gourmet kitchenware, and ingredients for a delicious feast.

Portland Shopping Tour - NW 23rd Avenue
A shopping tour of Portland's best shopping street, NW 23rd Avenue.

Macy's Holiday Parade + Tree Lighting Ceremony
Make plans for the day after Thanksgiving. The Macy's Holiday Parade is a fun way to start the biggest shopping day of the year. In the evening, head to Pioneer Square for the Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Best Places to Buy Shoes in Portland
Find out where to shop for men's and women's shoes in Portland, Oregon.

Mother's Day in Portland
What to do for Mom on Sunday, May 11.

Enjoy Tax-Free Shopping in Oregon
Not only are there great stores in Portland, but the shopping is tax-free!

Where to Get Halloween Costumes
Where to shop and rent costumes for Halloween in Portland, Oregon.

Reasons to Shop at Powell’s Books
Learn why the locals love to shop at Powell's books.

Where to Shop for a Car in Portland
The best places to look for a car in the Portland area.

Saturday Market
Discover handmade crafts, tasty food, and family entertainment under the Burnside Bridge.

Shopping Malls in Portland Oregon
Explore Portland's best shopping malls and shopping centers.

Little Boxes PDX 2012
Little Boxes PDX features 162 local businesses banded togetger to provide a local shopping alternative to 2012's Black Friday -- one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

Portland's Top Thanksgiving Destinations and Events
The round-up of Portland's Thanksgiving options includes info on how the town does Black Friday shopping a little differently.

Upgrade Your Home: 2013 Portland Fall Home and Garden Show
If you're looking to upgrade your home -- the interior, exterior, landscaping or garden -- the Portland Home and Garden Show brings together the area's best contractors and designers to inspire you and, if you need the help, arrange to bring your dreams into reality.

Portland Tattoo Expo
The fifth annual Portland Tattoo Expo brings together tattoo artists. associated vendors, and various contests and prizes for the tattoo artists and recipients. Whether you're looking for artwork for yourself, or you're just curious about the craft, the Tattoo Expo is the place to go. Tattoo rtists will be performing their work on the spot.

2013 Holiday Food & Gift Festival

Mayor Hales Launches Portland's Ugly Sweater & Yarn Bombing Holiday Festivities
Portland brings unique flavor to Pioneer Courthouse Square with live yarn bombings of a dozen statues and ugly sweater events.

Little Boxes 2013 Means Big Business to Local Stores
Little Boxes is a two-day Black Friday alternative shopping event that unites more than 200 small, independent Portland businesses in an effort to keep more of the city's money right here in the community.

Portland's Cycling Brands
Portland has a well-deserved reputation as the bicycle capital of America. Here's a roundup of some of the most prominent bike businesses in and around the city.

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