The Weekender: Tigard
With a population of about 50,000, the city of Tigard offers a wealth of things to see and do. Plan a weekend getaway filled with art, recreation and tax-free shopping.
Start the weekend with a stroll down Main Street Tigard. Stop for coffee at Symposium Coffee, a local coffeehouse that serves local coffees and teas, and makes a tasty latte. Try a cardamom latte for a special treat.
Schedule a glass-blowing experience at Live Laugh Love Art, a one-of-a-kind art studio, which offers glass blowing, welding and painting classes for all abilities. Reserve your space, then let your creativity flow.
After creating an art masterpiece, enjoy an Italian-inspired meal at Cafe Allegro. Choose from a menu of classic dishes, such as spaghetti, ravioli, calzone, pizza and much more.
Start Saturday off with a leisurely stroll along the Fanno Creek Trail, starting at Tigard’s Main Street and Grand Avenue. Here you will find an interpretive panel and map to help you both learn about the Fanno Creek Trail and plan your walking path.
While in Tigard, explore the city’s restaurants, which feature cuisine from around the globe. Taco del Sol, Sanchez Taqueria, The Tamale House, and Taqueria La Fuente are a sampling of some of the stellar Mexican food restaurants located here.
After lunch, you’re ready for an afternoon of tax-free shopping at Bridgeport Village, the region’s premier outdoor shopping complex, where you can find the nation’s top names in clothing, housewares, art, jewelry and more.
Take a break from tax-free shopping by catching a flick at Regal Cinemas Bridgeport Village Stadium 18 and IMAX. Sfterward, enjoy dinner one of the myriad restaurants at Bridgeport Village.
End your day with a little musical entertainment at Broadway Rose Theatre Company, a multiple award-winning professional musical theatre company, and the toast of the Tualatin Valley. Upcoming shows include:
- Fly By Night (September 22 – October 23)
- A Very Merry PDXmas (November 23 – December 22)
Your last day in Tualatin Valley starts and ends with more shopping! Washington Square, Oregon’s preeminent shopping center, features more than 170 specialty stores and five anchors–including the largest Nordstrom in the state–all tax-free! Show your out-of-state identification or hotel room key for a complimentary Visitor Rewards incentive, chock-full of savings.