44 Reasons To Attend The 2022 Portland Holiday Market

Oregon’s Largest Holiday Show. Over 100,000 square feet of display space and hundreds of exhibitors make this the biggest holiday show in the Oregon.

Shop Outside The Big Box. No big box stores here, just hundreds of small, local businesses selling their unique products. You’ll find items at the Portland Holiday Market you won’t find in big box stores.

Do ALL Your Holiday Shopping In One Place At One Time. You can get everything you need for the holidays at the Portland Holiday Market! Food, gifts, ornaments, home and holiday décor, jewelry, artwork, kid’s toys, clothes, spirits and much more!

A Focus On Handmade. You’ll find LOTS of one-of-kind, locally-produced, handmade items at this year’s Portland Holiday Market. It’s what makes this show special, different and better! Talk to the people who make these products, one-on-one, get their story and the story behind the items you purchase. We’ve traveled far and wide to bring you the very best makers and creators in the northwest and beyond.

Get A Jump On The Holidays! Will 2022 be the year you get all your Christmas and holiday shopping done early? Imagine going into Thanksgiving knowing you have all or most of your holiday shopping done. You can do it at the Portland Holiday Market and get a jump on the season.

Holiday Movies! Stop by the FREE Holiday Theater where Christmas-themed movies will be playing all day, every day of the show. It’s a great place to take a break and get in the spirit of the holidays during your shopping journey at the show. Click here for the full schedule.

Holiday Wine Garden. New for 2022 is our specially-stocked wine garden with a wonderful selection of wines including: Pinot Noir, Chardonnays, Pinot Gris, Sparkling wines, Rose, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Riesling. Sip and shop the show in the comfort of the Portland Expo Center.

See Santa and Mrs. Claus! Bring the kids and capture a memory with Santa and Mrs. Claus at SantaLand at the Portland Holiday Market everyday of the show. Photo packages are optional and available for purchase.

A 20′ Living Blue Spruce Lighted Christmas Tree. We have another great photo opp, our 20’ lighted blue spruce Christmas tree. After the show our wonderful Christmas tree will be replanted so it can continue to grow and thrive!

Zuzu. Please extend a warm Portland welcome to Karolyn “Zuzu” Grimes! Karolyn was a child star who appeared in over a dozen movies. Most notable was her role as Zuzu in Frank Capra’s classic, “It’s A Wonderful Life” that starred James Stewart and Donna Reed. “It’s A Wonderful Life” was nominated for 5 Academy Awards and was Capra’s favorite film. Karolyn Grimes personal story is moving and inspirational. She’s getting the accolade she deserved decades ago…now. Stop by and see her at the show, she’ll be selling her cookbook and “It’s A Wonderful Life” themed ornaments every day of the show. You’ll find her located under “Wonderful Life Studios” on the floorplan. It’s A Wonderful Life will also be playing at the Holiday Theater on Saturday at show.

Woooot…Woot! You’ll hear the whistle of the train as it makes its way around the track. Beaverton Modular Train club will be setting up their tracks, landscapes and scenes that beautifully capture the magic and thrill of the railroad. We’re told the Polar Express may be making an appearance too!

Four Days Of Festive Fun. Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, huge Christmas tree, holiday movies, wine garden, thousands of gift items, food, holiday décor and the region’s biggest and best holiday market makes this a don’t miss holiday event for the whole family!

Buy Your Holiday Ham (or turkey) Here. Honey Baked Ham is in the house! You can purchase AND pick-up your holiday ham or turkey RIGHT AT THE SHOW!!! You can’t miss the Honey Baked Ham booth, it was a huge hit last year and it’s back again! You can also order your ham or turkey early for Thanksgiving and the holiday season!

Buy Local. Nearly all of this year’s exhibitors are from right here in the Pacific Northwest. Northwest-sourced, produced and sold. You can feel good about the purchases you make are supporting local home-grown businesses.

Holiday Dècor. You’ll know you’re in the right place right when you walk into the show and find Cedarglen Floral Company. Their handcrafted holiday décor brings the fragrance of the forest into your home with a mix of door hangers, candle rings, baskets, runners, wreaths and more! This is a rare opportunity for the public to purchase directly from them.

Miniature Rainforests For Sale. Bring the outdoors, indoors with Roosevelt’s Terrariums. These clever and fun projects are a beautiful addition to any home and make great gifts! Roosevelt Terrariums will be selling their products and offering their expertise on how-to do this successfully.

Cool Clothes. Will there be any clothes at the Portland Holiday Market? Well YES!!! How about Wild Dixie Boutique, Nikki Stitches, Cary’s Painted Shirts, Jamie Slye Hats & Accessories, To Dye For Clothing, Six Chicks Boutique LLC, NW Designs3, Eye Clothing Co. and Kakadu Traders for starters?

Outstanding Ornaments. Get your house ready for the holidays, or even better, share your holiday spirit with loved ones with holiday ornaments. There will be plenty at this year’s show. Be sure to visit the VJ Pemberton Art, Santa’s Personalized Gifts, Laserfied, 43 Mercantile and The Christmas Bear booths. You’ll find plenty of holiday ornaments to shop, buy and share with friends and family.

Even More Holiday Spirit(s). Pilot House Distilling, Wild Roots, 503 Distilling, Just Rum, Dregs Vodka and Straightaway are all bringing their “A” game to the Portland Holiday Market. You’ll find plenty of spirit at the show…and spirits too!

Ceramic Artists On Display! More great gifts! Mi Tierra Pottery, Shoalwater Pottery and AJE Pottery produce amazing handmade pottery pieces and you’ll find them at the Portland Holiday Market just in time for Christmas!

Meet The Authors! The Northwest Independent Writer’s Association will be at this year’s show with hundreds of books in a sprawling 30’ space. All written by local authors this is a goldmine of Christmas-giving opportunity. Books make great Christmas gifts!

A Picture’s Worth… There’s lots of great art at the show, Call of the Mountains Photography is a great example of exceptional talent worth stopping by and shopping. One of the great benefits of a show like this is you can meet and talk to the photographers, artists, potters, jewelers, etc. themselves and learn the backstories.

Cutting Edge Technology. Need a knife? Goddard, Cutco and Cobra Tec Knives offer beautifully detailed custom and chef quality knives. Hunting, kitchen, camp and utility…you’ll find it here.

Amazing Art! And there’s more! Meet the artists, admire their work and take one home! Christina Daltoso Studio & Design, Reggie Norbury Artist, Pamela Sue Johnson Art, Black Line Creations, Xoko Art, Sandy Moore Arts, Art by KDB, 10 Buffalos Art & Custom Work, Olivia Serrill Art, Local Art Boutique Two LLC and Mightyfly Studio will have their work on display and for sale.

Pudding River Wood Carving Studios. Tables, mantles, panels with relief carvings, benches and end tables, all created by the genius of artisan and woodworker, Jim Barton. These are functional works of art that we’re excited to introduce to Portland Holiday Market shoppers. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Commission Jim to design and build it for you.

Handsewn Bags, Purses, Etc. Were we right in saying that “you can do all your holiday shopping” at this show? There is no shortage of great gift ideas coming to the Portland Holiday Market. Adding to that ever-lengthening list are Woolly Made, Buckin’ Beauty Custom Leather and 43 Mercantile who will be selling their distinctive hand sewn bags, purses and accessories.

Original Jewelry. If you’re looking for something special you’ll find it at the Portland Holiday Market. There’s some really cool jewelry coming to this year’s show. There’s KT Rocks, JewelryLush, Rose Walker Clay, Bee Creative PDX,Timber Fox Traders, Mystic Visions Jewelry, Wilderness Mint and 43 Mercantile for starters and more. The Portland Holiday Market is a great opportunity to shop several styles and makers side-by-side and find just what you’re looking for.

Woodworking. If you thought that “woodworking” is carving a statue or building some deck chairs, au contraire! It’s that, but so much more and you’ll find a spectrum of woodworking talent at this year’s show. Included in the “woodworking” category are: Fine Pens & Wood Gems, Creative Clover Studio, Brit’s Table Co., Blue Duck Woodworking, Butter’s Boards, Seat & Hutch, and Pioneer Pacific Flags — stop and shop all of them — no two are alike.

Heavy Metal. Elegant Garden Design, CCR Custom Metals, Forgeress Ironworks, Steel Image, Creative Ironworks, Rosemary Meadows and Back Country Cutouts will all be selling their distinctive and creative metal art at the Portland Holiday Market. Again, no two are alike and there’s plenty of really imaginative and fun items to purchase, which of course, are all handmade locally.

Bath and Body That Soothes The Soul. Your skin is the largest organ on your body and you can count on plenty of products to shop that make your skin feel great! Do something nice for your body and stop by these fabulous booths and check out their products. Soap With A Twist, Sister Products, Olive & Shea and The Bath House Co. will all be there with an assortment of spectacular products for that special someone (including you) in your life.

We Love Our Pets. Pacific Hound and All Dog Kind will be selling their fun, customized pet scarves, bandanas, collars and leashes. Buy one for each of your friends, they’re affordable and a wonderful gift for any pet-owner.

Oh Honey, Honey! There is nothing that even comes close to the sweet and distinctive taste of actual honey from bees. The Portland Holiday Market is pleased to welcome T Bee S Honey, Browny Bee Honey and Bees in the Burbs to this year’s show. These companies specialize in real deal bee honey that will transform any cup of tea, favorite recipe or piece of toast into something very special.

Light Up Your Life! Oh those sweet smells and soft lights only a candle can produce. There are several candle companies for you to shop including Plant Based Candles, Scentual Nature, Handmade by Gwen, Phoenix Phurnishings LLC and Naty’s Candles. Treat yourself and your friends to some welcome holiday warmth with the gift of a candle.

Fantastic Food. Stock-up for the holidays! Just get a couple of each and you’ll be ready! Here are some go-to booths to shop, no doubt you’ll find others. Greenville Farms, OMG Olive Oils and Vinegars, Oliver’s Gourmet Company, For The Love of Pasta, Seely Mint, Six Stix Gourmet Pretzels, Pilgrim’s Roasted Nuts, Bob’s Freakin’ Nuts, Manja Creations, Wild Heart Sipping Vinegar, Koa Roots, Garlic Gourmay, H&H Brands, DJ’s Food and Gifts, Wild Pacific Foods, Honey Baked Ham, The Olive Branch and Pepper Preppers.

Tea Time! Tea lovers will drink up the soothing flavors and aromas of these companies at this year’s show. Valhalla Tea Co., Nil Organic Tea, Dandelion Tea House and Apothecary, Smith Teamaker and Snapdragon & Thistle and will all be at the show with their proprietary tea blends and flavors. Stop by and check them all out — they have amazing products and are undoubtedly the start of something very special and quenching.

More Great Books! We have some great books for you to wrap and put under the Christmas tree…here’s a couple book booths you’ll definitely want to check out for yourself (and the kids) while you’re here. Be sure you include on your shopping list: A & J Books and Mightyfly Studio.

Here’s Your Sign! You’ll bring a smile to someone’s face with these great gift stops…Sara’s Signs and Modern Artifacts. Sara’s Signs are hand painted on wood and are perfect for every room in the house. Modern Artifacts is a blend of neon and retro-inspired signs that are sure to be a hit with whoever unwraps them.

Do Something Good For Yourself. You’ll find some of nature’s best remedies at the Portland Holiday Market. Great stocking stuffers or something to try to improve your level of wellness, check-in with these locally sourced and run businesses offering a spectrum of wellness products. Metolius Hemp, Whole Circle Farms, Vesper Mushroom Extracts will be at the show — do something good for yourself and stop by and say “hi”!

More Art. New for 2022! Juniper Creek Gifts & Gallery have a large area in the show that features a collection of several different artisans. You can bet this will be a popular stop at this year’s show!

Sweet Stuff. Got a sweet tooth or a hankering for something yummy like a cheesecake, bundt cake or cupcake? Well then, take a pick between Ahtamum Berry Patch and Bakery, Granny’s Fudge Shop, Mamancy Tea Company, 29 Kettle Confectionary, Bombshell Sweets, Nothing Bundt Cake, Mason’s Cheesecake Co., Change Your Narrative Today, PNW International (licorice) or Northwest Expressions. Better yet, just get something from each of them!

Get Sauced. There’s really nothing like handcrafted, small batch sauces to make a good meal…great! Hopefully, your mouth is already watering at the prospect of the assortment of spectacular sauces coming to this year’s Portland Holiday Market. Included in the line-up are: Newks Hot Sauce, Manja Creations and Artisan Food Co., Best Damn BBQ Sauce, 2 Angry Cats, Koa Roots, Pepper Preppers, Garlic Gourmay and For The Love of Pasta.

Soft Sculpture. Bring the tooth fairy home for your kids with Christina’s Tooth Fairies. These are cute, tooth-shaped stuffed animals with a little pouch for your little-ones tooth so the fairy knows just where to look and leave something nice in return. Very clever and cool! She’s at the show and well worth the stop to shop.

Fun Time! Not just a fun time to be had going to the show but Fun Time RV! They’ll be bringing a couple small travel trailers, perfect for getting out into the outdoors in style and comfort. RV’s have been enormously popular these past couple of years and the units Fun Time’s bringing are a great place to get started.

Cakewalk? Well not exactly, but the Portland Holiday Market has some amazing baked goods at this year’s show like: La Frenchie, Humble Pie Baking Co., Nothing Bundt Cakes and Tipsee & Spice Bakery and Specialty Cakes. You’ll be the hit of any holiday party with these goodies!