Take the “Tax” Out of Holiday Shopping
Tax-Free Holiday Shopping
The Tualatin Valley is one of the best places to spend your days shopping for friends and family. Not only does the area boast a diverse selection of shops–from artisan shops to big-box stores–there is no sales tax on anything. So, bring your list and shop away!
Do most, if not all, of your holiday shopping in one place at these shopping centers.
Washington Square has more than 170 shops, holiday pop-up shops, Amazon Books, Nespresso, Bang & Olufsen and more. Plus, out-of-town shoppers can exchange currency and complimentary Visitor Savings at participating stores and restaurants. Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day. Learn more >>>
Bridgeport Village is an outdoor lifestyle center with a blend of upscale national and local retailers and restaurants, and is the exclusive Oregon location for several well-known shops, such as Saks Off-Fifth, Crate & Barrel, and more. Pets are welcome at Bridgeport Village during the holiday season. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day. See holiday calendar >>>
Cedar Hills Crossing shopping center offers and array of dining and shopping options, and has added new stores, such as Tuesday Morning and the only Oregon location of Buy Buy Baby. The center also features Best Buy, Old Navy and Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, a slightly smaller version of the famous Powell’s City of Books. This independent bookstore offers a large selection of new and used books, as well as fun gift items. Hours may vary from store to store.
Shop for holiday decor and treats at Sleighbells Gift Shop. Surrounded by a Christmas tree farm, Sleighbells is a world-class gift shop, featuring a large variety of holiday decor, ranging from kitschy to high-end.
Did you know that the venerable tea company Stash Tea is an Oregon brand? Visit the Stash Tea Store in Tualatin Valley and choose from more than a 100 varieties of loose-leaf tea. Find the perfect gift for the tea lover on your list.
Historic Downtown Beaverton plays host to its first-ever Beaverton Night Market Bazaar on weekends through December 22. The Beaverton Night Market Bazaar is a winter-time indoor market featuring goods made and procured by emerging global craft vendors to showcase their work and share their cultural traditions. In addition to handmade and unique arts and crafts, bazaar will feature music, storytelling, craft-making and more.
Insomnia Coffee Company’s annual Cashmere Christmas Market is back at two of their locations. Browse beautiful goods and gifts while sipping on some delicious coffee. Visit their Tanasbourne location to browse the market on December 15.
Make Your Own Gifts
Tualatin Valley has many places where you can make your own holiday gifts. Live Laugh Love Art features group and individual classes for artists to create their own masterpieces, including glass-blown ornaments, acrylic painting, wood painting and metal art. Painting studios, such as Escape and Paint and Wine & Design offer classes to allow you to express your personal artistry, while Cork & Board invites guests to paint their own wood sign.
Shopping in Tualatin Valley is tax-free, so stock up on unique finds and holiday treasures. Plus, parking is always easy and free!
From Christmas classics to cheeky reinventions, find your festive spirit with these fun, professional theater productions throughout Tualatin Valley.
Tualatin Valley's wineries are getting into the holiday spirits. With special tastings to fun hands-on events, plan your getaway around these special holiday wine events.