Finish Your Holiday Shopping with These Last Minute Deals

T-minus 3 days until Christmas. Are you ready? If not, there are still plenty of last minute deals and discounts to be found in neighborhood business districts. Search for gnomes on Alberta, countdown to the holidays in Gateway, get Golden Tickets in Hillsdale/Multnomah Village, and enjoy twinkling lights all over St. Johns. No matter where you go, neighborhood business districts are creating holiday magic with wonderful window displays, special deals, and discounts to make the season merry and bright. Venture out and find your last minute gifts today.

  • Alberta: Shop local businesses and find the gnomes! When you find a gnome, scan the QR code on the accompanying sign, and you could win your very own gnome to decorate and take home. Also, check out the MESO Marketplace for a variety of local vendors through 12/24.
  • Beaumont: The Arrangement has a thoughtfully curated collection of unique items for anyone on your list. How about a board game? Check out the selection of games, puzzles, and dice at one of Portland’s newest game stores, Puddletown Games.
  • Foster: Stumped for last-minute gift ideas? Red Castle Games has you covered with an array of tabletop games for all age brackets and price ranges.
  • Gateway: Check out the Countdown to the holidays in Gateway through 1/3. Shop at 3 participating Gateway businesses for a chance to win a Gateway Gift Bundle. 
  • Hillsdale/Multnomah Village: Golden Ticket continues through 12/31. Receive a Golden Ticket when you shop at participating neighborhood businesses. The Golden Ticket can then be redeemed at a neighboring participating business for a special discount or a gift with purchase. Both districts have holiday lights on trees and buildings on SW Capitol Highway.
  • Lents: Stop by Refuge Coffee House to try their new Intent brand of coffee and for last-minute gifts, shop the local art on display.
  • Lloyd: Joe Brown’s Carmel Corn has been selling handmade holiday treats since 1932. Pick up a few bags to share with family!
  • Midway: Spruce up your holiday decor with a model train! Whistle Stop Trains is the Northwest’s premier model railroad destination for hobbyists and enthusiasts at all levels. Stop in for gift ideas and gift cards. 
  • St. Johns: Pick up a vintage cocktail shaker with cocktail recipes, vintage glass tree topper, or Culver glasses at the Metamorphic Winter Garden Holiday Market Pop-up. Open thru 12/23 from 12-6pm and 12/24 from 12-4pm.
  • Williams District: Stop by Reclamation and wish happy holidays to Elliot the shop tortoise! While you are there, pick up a new plant or cozy blanket to warm up your space. Find unique vintage pieces alongside new, local, quirky gifts and a great selection of jewelry at Workshop Vintage.

This list is non-exhaustive so go for a stroll around your neighborhood business district and see what last-minute gift ideas you can discover. Just make sure you are keeping your hard-earned money ‘home for the holidays’ by shopping exclusively at Portland’s small businesses this holiday season.