A Bazaar Weekend

The Portland Bazaar and Give Good Gift hit town this weekend with nearly 100 local vendors between them. We've got the who, where, why, and what on both.

By Eden Dawn December 3, 2013

Prep your wallets. Gather your naughty and nice lists. This is the weekend to get that shopping done. With two of our biggest annual bazaars taking place within mere blocks of each other, there will be nearly 100 local vendor options for you to get everything you could possible need from Grandpa to that co-worker who you weren’t going to buy a gift for, but they got you one last year so now you have to.

The Portland Bazaar

First up, the third return of The Portland Bazaar at Sandbox Studios. Started in 2011by Grace Bonney (, Greg Hennes ( and Matt Pierce (, their mission was to create an exciting event to highlight the skilled artists, makers and small businesses here (Hint: They’ve succeeded). This year, Hennes and Pierce present an eclectic roster of the finest clothing, accessories, home goods, books, music, vintage wares, food and spirits that our city (and beyond) has to offer. 

The Portland Bazaar
December 6–8
Sandbox Studio, 420 NE 9th
Friday night from 5–9pm is an event preview before the mass crowds with a $10 entry free (includes a drink ticket)

Saturday and Sunday it is open to the public for free as usual from 9–4pm

OLO fragrance Caravan Pacific Walnut Studiolo Draplin Design Co. The Good Flock Bridge&Burn
Beckel Canvas Phloem Studio Boys Fort Solabee Flowers Beam&Anchor Grove
Woodblock Chocolate Tiro Tiro Antler&Co. Wood&Faulk Revive Designs Floyd+Francess
Ampersand Vintage CORD Shwood Spacecraft Maak Soap Lab Bake Shop
Poler Frazier and Wing Chop Pendleton Woolen Mill Store Three Little Figs Dukers Dills
Volta Sound Sara Barner Revolution Design House Cloth & Goods A Little Weather Lilith Rockett
Keegan + Meegan Anna Mara Flowers Egg Press Grey Paw Kiriko Jacobsen Salt
Marshall's Haute Sauce Pine State Biscuits Bunk Sandwiches Beacon Sound Zanna Otter Wax
Keeps Fabius Grange 2550º Ladies & Gentlemen Studio Nong's Khao Man Gai Ristretto Roasters
Tastebud Megabolt Campfire Cologne Starvation Alley


Give Good Gift

Also returning for its third year the lovely folks at Union Pine bring back Give Good Gift. They say, “ As holiday season is nearing, in all its cozy morning, comfort food, and gift list-making glory, we have just the fix.”

Just half a mile away from The Portland Bazaar, you can find another 30+ of Portland’s favorite stores, designers, and artisans for shopping fun and ease. Friday’s evening market, 6pm to 10pm includes Hot Spiced Ginger Cider or Cranberry Fizz from New Deal Distillery, or a cold beer from Base Camp Brewing (who will be donating their proceeds to charity in the spirit of the season) while Saturday morning features Bloody Marys, Spiked Stumptown Coffee, and edibles from The Sugar Cube and Bunk to get you in the giving mood.

Give Good Gift
December 6, 6–10pm
December 7, 10–3pm
525 SE Pine Street 

AK Vintage Backtalk PDX Boys Fort Branch & Birdie Bridge & Burn Collected Works
Fieldwork Flowers Jacobsen Salt Hand Eye Supply Imogene + Willie Lowell Mag-Big
Marshall's Haute Sauce Mazama Monograph Bookwerks Oso Market Parts Per Million Pigeon Toe Ceramics
Portland Apothecary Quin Studio Olivine Summerland Salvage Works Solabee Flowers
Sword + Fern The Sugar Cube Trust Co Victory Worn Path Yo Vintage!
Base Camp Brewing New Deal Distillery Stumptown Coffee Bunk Sandwhiches    


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