Holidays

25 Festive Markets and Shopping Events for the 2022 Holiday Season in Portland

ScanFair, Crafty Wonderland, and More
November 22, 2022
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ScanFair is the destination for some holiday hygge. (Nordic Northwest via Facebook)

The supply chain is all sorts of messed up and it’s prime porch thief season, so skip the hassles of holiday shopping and support local businesses with these curated markets featuring the city’s finest vendors, makers, and artisans. From procrastinators to folks looking to support social causes with their dollars to shoppers looking for a luxe experience, there's a market this season that will fit your needs. For even more opportunities to shop 'til you drop, check out our full holiday market calendar. Happy shopping, happy gifting, and happy holidays! 

Buckman Makers Market & Bar Hop Add to a List
Bounce between Ecliptic's Moon Room, Cascade Brewing Barrel House, Rogue's Eastside Pub to shop 30 local makers while enjoying local brews.
Various locations (Fri Nov 25)

Indigenous Marketplace: Winter Pop-Ups Add to a List
Find unique gifts handcrafted by 15 Indigenous and Black vendors at this weekend pop-up, then warm up with bevvies and snacks inside Bar Carlo.
Bar Carlo, Foster-Powell (Nov 25-26)

PDX Moon Market Add to a List
This lunar-loving market was created by a pair of queer vendors/owners of Little Rituals. They've created a space to celebrate fellow small business owners, and you can help them by patronizing makers like Clay with Moni, Sweetbody Laboratories, The Anxious Peach, and more. Stop by at noon for a cocktail demo by Straightaway Cocktails or 2 pm for a food demo by chef Josh Ferguson of Artemis Foods. (Leashed and well-mannered) pups are welcome and shoppers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bags.
Everett West (Nov 25-26)

Omiyage Holiday Store Add to a List
The Japanese American Museum of Oregon’s pop-up holiday shop offers distinctive Japanese-inspired gifts created by local artisans, from origami objects to curated vintage and art. Head there to shop for that "person who has everything," and feel good about your purchases—proceeds benefit JAMO and help them on their mission to preserve and honor the history and culture of Japanese Americans in the Pacific Northwest.
Japanese American Museum of Oregon, Old Town-Chinatown (Nov 25-Dec 23)

Silverton Christmas Market Add to a List
Head south to Silverton for the Oregon Garden's annual holiday celebration where you'll find a dazzling display of over a million lights (pro tip: grab a cup of gluhwein or cocoa for your scenic stroll), an authentic German Christmas market, roaming carolers and live bands, and snowless tubing.
Oregon Garden Resort, Silverton (Nov 25-Dec 23)

Mike Bennett’s Snow Day Add to a List
Starting on Black Friday, professional joy bringer Mike Bennett will set up shop at The Cleaners with a snowy wonderland of seasonal goodies—think wrapping paper and tree ornaments, plus lawn decorations, greeting cards, and other brand-new holiday merch. (Does this guy ever sleep?)
403 SW 10th Ave, West End (Nov 25-Dec 31)

Art of Craft Holiday Market Add to a List
The Oregon College of Art and Craft, which was founded in 1907, tragically shuttered in 2019—but you can still support the one-of-a-kind art school's alumni at their annual holiday market, planned at the Multnomah Arts Center this year. Scope out the participants' amazing skills in ceramics, woodworking, and more for holiday gifts your DIY-loving friends will dig.
Multnomah Arts Center, Multnomah Village (Sat Nov 26)

The Golden Evening Makers Market Add to a List
Stop by the Golden Evening on Small Business Saturday to shop local. Astral will host their annual pre-order tamale pick-up and will also be serving hot food at the market.
The Golden Evening, Eliot (Sat Nov 26)

Pomarius & Friends 6th Annual Holiday Bazaar Add to a List
If you're an avid flora fan, Pomarius' plein air bazaar among plants aplenty is the holiday gift destination pour vous. Stroll through the nursery's open-air green space and enjoy fare from Newberg's Ruddick/Wood. DJ Passports will bring the tunes, and 100% of admission from the event will go to the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA). Don't forget to make a timed-entry reservation.
Pomarius Nursery, Slabtown (Sat Nov 26)

The Scandinavian Christmas Goat Market Add to a List
Get into the julstämning (holiday spirit) Scandinavian style at New Sweden Cultural Heritage Society's artisanal market in the historic Norse Hall, where visitors will find everything from holiday Lego villages to traditional food, drinks, and crafts.
Norse Hall, Buckman (Sat Nov 26)

Spectrum Holigay Art Market Add to a List
Show off your pride and grab holiday gifts crafted by local LGBTQ2SIA+ artists at this wintry pop-up market, where visitors will find sparkly ceramics, textiles, jewelry, accessories, housewares, and more at the Art Design Xchange (ADX) creative space.
ADX, Buckman (Sat Nov 26)

Geek the Halls 2022 Add to a List
The long-running craft fair presented by PDX Guild of Geeks is back with 80+ local artists hawking gifts for each and every nerd in your life. Find wares from Flame and Fable Candle Co, GeekKraft, DokiBunny, and more on Small Business Saturday (and Sunday)!
Doubletree Hotel, Lloyd District (Nov 26-27)

The Makers Fair Holiday Market Add to a List
Hammer & Stitch Brewing Co. and ASSEMBLAGE (formerly Makers Union PDX) are teaming up for three shopping events that will showcase 10 different local artisans over three Saturdays leading up to Christmas. After crossing names off your shopping list, reward yourself with the brewery's pub fare and craft beer.
Hammer & Stitch Brewing Co., Northwest District (Nov 26-Dec 17)

Portland Bazaar Pop-Up at The Square Add to a List
Think of this pop-up as an appetizer to the Bazaar's main event Add to a List in December—40+ vendors will be dotted around the square's magnificent tree for a holiday shopping event like no other.
Pioneer Courthouse Square, Downtown (Sun Nov 27)

Portland Night Market Add to a List
The quarterly night market returns for its winter edition, promising outdoor food vendors and plenty of booths to peruse. Plus, get a complimentary cocktail or zero proof drink, check out live ice sculpting, send Santa your wish list at the holiday postcard mailing station, and build a holiday citrus garland or wreath. Snag fast pass tickets for the Thursday "VIP night" to skip the lines. 
100 SE Alder St, Central Eastside (Dec 1-4)

Nuestra Navidad JUNTOS Add to a List
The Latinx community organization JUNTOSpdx is hosting its inaugural Christmas market, giving shoppers the chance to connect with over 20 Latin American vendors who will be sharing their craft. A mystery tattoo artist will be at the market inking Christmas tats, and JUNTOS promises attendees three special gifts, music, and entertainment.
Lolo Pass (Sat Dec 3)

Oregon City Tree Lighting & Holiday Market Add to a List
Small town charm will be on full display at historic downtown Oregon City's holiday market. Shop goods from artisan crafters, bakers, and more as performers take the North Pole main stage. Then, at 5:30 pm, rock around the Christmas tree with Santa as he lights it up for the season. 
Liberty Plaza, Oregon City (Sat Dec 3)

Oregon Contemporary Holiday Art Market Add to a List
Oregon Contemporary is your one-stop-shop for gifts by favorite local artists this year—Demian DinéYazhí, Jodie Cavalier, Emily Counts, Ansar El Muhammad, Jean Nagai, Alyson Provax, and Carson Ellis (!) will share their wares alongside dozens of other contemporary trendsetters. Come away with housewares, prints, jewelry, and other gifts for your most stylish friends, or snag a curated gift basket from Shop Ox (orders close 11/28) with Milk Glass Market meringues, an Oregon Contemporary Baggu bag, a Freeland Spirits cocktail kit, and much more.
Oregon Contemporary, Kenton (Sat Dec 3)

WoodWorker Holiday Market Add to a List
Taking inspiration from a natural material integral to the craft of beer brewing, Baerlic’s celebration of wood pays homage to artisan makers who use it to craft furniture, housewares, and of course, the aged oak barrels that store their brews. Enjoy one of Baerlic’s barrel-aged beers with pizza from Ranch PDX while you shop vendors like Hew Woodworking, Shwood, and Xylem Jewelry. 
Baerlic Brewery, Hosford-Abernethy (Sat Dec 3)

Unique Markets: Portland Holiday Market Add to a List
In addition to hunting down the perfect gifts amongst over 160 local designers, artists and small businesses, wrap said gifts at the market's DIY gift wrapping station, hit the photobooth to get a holiday portrait taken, and enjoy free refreshments all under one roof. Shoppers who are 21+ can also level up their market experience with a VIP ticket that adds on a couple of complimentary Straightaway Cocktails, plus some fun freebies.
Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Lloyd District (Dec 3-4)

NW Marine Art Works Open Studios + Holiday Market Add to a List
Seize the chance to see where artistic magic happens as NW Marine Art Works welcomes you into their studios for an open house and holiday market. Over 50 local artists and artisans will be set up around NWMAW's industrial space (organizers suggest bundling up and warm drinks will be available) with a selection of jewelry and accessories, apparel, paintings and prints, photography, ceramics, sculpture, and housewares. Plus, head across the street to Staver Locomotive to check out model steam trains in action.
NW Marine Art Works, Northwest District (Sun Dec 4)

Crafty Wonderland Holiday Art and Craft Market Add to a List
One of Portland’s OG indie markets, Crafty Wonderland, is back for a holiday shopping extravaganza including over 250 artists, designers, and crafters. Tickets for the event’s Friday preview night are pricier than weekend admission (which will have timed entry every hour), but you’ll get a first go at the goods and a free drink from the bar. 
Oregon Convention Center, Lloyd District (Dec 9-11)

ScanFair Add to a List
Winter is prime hygge season—at this market, you’ll be able browse through vendors for Scandinavian baubles that will help achieve maximum holiday coziness at home. While you’re there, indulge in Nordic treats like Swedish cardamom buns and Norwegian rommegrøt, watch a meatball eating contest, meet Joulupukki (the Finnish Santa Claus), and more. 
Oregon Convention Center (Dec 10-11)

Portland Bazaar Add to a List
Now in its 12th year, this highly curated holiday market (by the same producers as the Portland Flea) features the cream of the crop of Portland’s maker scene. This year, expect over 160 vendors, custom gift wrapping from March Goods, and refreshments from Dear Sandy and Radiant Coffee x Oatly.
Premier Gear and Machine Works Building, Slabtown (Dec 10-11, 17-18)

Holiday Vegan Night Market Portland Add to a List
Bop around to tunes by DJ Fabulous Ross Vegas in your most festive Christmas sweater and check out booths from over 65 local vegan restaurants, pop-ups, small businesses, nonprofits, and grassroots organizations. Plus, participate in a raffle for the Portland Animal Welfare (PAW) Team, snap some photo booth pics, and partake in boozy and zero-proof beverages at the "Drink Up Grinches Bar," curated by Sarah Motter of Epif.
The Redd on Salmon, Buckman (Sun Dec 11)

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