Make your July 4th Spectacular with These Local Businesses

This 4th of July weekend, we are grateful to be able to gather with friends and family, fire up the grill, and enjoy great food, drinks, and sunshine. While personal fireworks may be off the table, there are still plenty of other ways to celebrate this year. If you are looking for fun events happening here in town, browse this list from Travel Portland. We have also included a few local businesses below that can help make your backyard BBQ or your summer camping trip spectacular. Happy 4th!

  • Beaumont: Beaumont Hardware is your friendly neighborhood hardware store and frequently gives back to the community. You can count on them for anything you need, including grilling supplies for your backyard BBQ. Also, Adorn is having a special sale!
  • Central Eastside: A landmark Portland business for more than 20 years, Next Adventure has all the equipment you need for a weekend of outdoor recreation. If you are planning on grilling, make a stop by Sheridan Fruit Company, they have an extensive selection of house-made sausages. And don’t miss the chance to get 25% off everything at Cargo!
  • Foster: If you’re celebrating the 4th of July without alcohol this year, but want something to mellow your vibe, stop by Electric Lettuce dispensary for infused drinks, edibles, or even low-THC flower. They have something for every mood and every taste.
  • Lents: Enjoy America’s favorite pastime on July 4th weekend. The Portland Pickles have a whole lineup of fun for the whole family with different theme nights for their games on July 3-7.
  • Lloyd/NE Broadway: Ace Hardware has everything you might need for a long weekend of do-it-yourself projects at home. There is a very special event at the Metropolitan Tavern that looks incredible! Check it out here.
  • Midway: Since 1959, Portland Fireplace Shop has been long-standing supplier of fireplaces & related equipment, but they also offer a range of grills & smokers, plus assembly & delivery services.
  • Soul District: For meat products that are locally sourced – beef from Oregon Natural Meat, pork from Carlton Farms, chicken from Draper Valley – raised without added hormones, chemicals or additives, be sure to stop by Cason’s Fine Meats.
  • Stadium: Beat the heat with ice cream and bubble tea at 22 Below. They are famous for their rolled ice cream!
  • St. Johns: It is going to be a hot weekend, but disc golf is a great, low-impact way to spend the holiday. Gear up at Huk Lab!
  • Williams District: Want to dress up a little for that special party or backyard BBQ? Workshop Vintage just had some new arrivals that would be perfect for the occasion. If you need something to keep the family entertained during the long weekend, head to Spielwerk Toys for some truly unique fun.

This list is non-exhaustive. Be sure to support local businesses in your neighborhood this holiday weekend. How are you celebrating? Show us on Instagram and Facebook.