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Tax-Free Shopping Spots in Portland to Get More Bang for Your Buck

Portland is known for many things, but one of our best-kept secrets is that we’ve got NO SALES TAX. That’s right, get your dollars out because they go farther here than many other places in the U.S. From fancy food to fun with friends, you’ll find what you’re looking for. Shop tax free, then rest your head with us… We provide the beds, you bring the rest.

THE 811 E BURNSIDE BUILDING

Travel Portland calls the 811 Building “Central Eastside’s industrial-space-turned-shopping-secret” Directly across from the Jupiter Hotel campus, the 811 E Burnside building’s glass storefronts house some of Portland’s most unique shops full of handcrafted artisanal gifts, fashions, and more. Between the cozy Seven Sisters, which will make your sustainable-fabric-loving heart go thump-thump, and evocative fashion designer (known for her killer bridal design) Holly Stalder’s quaint boutique/showroom/studio spot Haunt, you’ll find all your independent design shopping is covered. Need a bag to go with it? xobruno makes unisex leather bags that marry canvas and leather in a way that both compliments and forms to you and your body. Redux will take care of any and all local, handmade jewelry and accessories to finish out your epic Portland boutique ensemble. Want to know the coolest part? Every single shop in the building is owned by women. You know that we know how badass that is.

CRAFTY WONDERLAND

December 7-9, 2018, Oregon Convention Center. When you put 200+ artisanal craft makers in a room, you get one of the craziest (and yet weirdly chillest) shopping experiences of all time. Crafty Wonderland provides a literal one-stop-shop to gather up all your holiday gift goodies; We promise, you won’t need to go anywhere else. You’ll find hand-cut metal jewelry, kitschy Portland-centric ornaments, knitted blankets your grandmother will envy, tintype photographs, imaginative oracle tarot decks, and so, so much more. Don’t want to hit up the madness? They also have an online store AND storefront in SW Portland.

LITTLE BOXES

November 23-25, 2018. This city-wide shopping fest is the biggest little holiday shopping experience in Portland. Skip the big box frenzy and support local and indie businesses! Download the Little Boxes app, check in when you visit participating shops, and you’ll be entered to win rad prizes you’ll love. Buy stuff to get bonus entries because shopping is more fun when there’s a raffle!

FREELAND SPIRITS AND CARMAN RANCH: BOURBON & BEEF CSA

Freeland Spirits and Carman Ranch are partnering on a completely unique CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) starring Carman Ranch grass-fed beef and Freeland Spirits Bourbon. Beginning in January, CSA members can pick up five pounds of exceptional Carman Ranch beef and one 750ml bottle of Freeland Spirits Bourbon each month. Head over to the Freeland Spirits tasting room on NW 26th and Vaughn to sign up for the CSA, and check out the season’s best cocktails while you shop!

HEALTH & WELLNESS ALL DAY

Around the Jupiter Hotel, wellness products and services abound. Start with a cup of tea at Tea Chai Te, with over 120+ locally made classic and original loose leaf teas, before starting on your epic day of wellness. Then, head on over to Portland Rock Gym with their indoor climbing gym, auto-belays, bouldering center, and get your rock climb on (or buy a gift certificate for a pal!). Next, stop in to Modo Yoga for a dose of their killer hot yoga classes (now offering 50+ classes per week!). Finally, hit up our cannabis-loving buddies at Jayne for great accessories and other great gifts; and, of course, grab a little something for yourself at the end of the day… you deserve it!

OR YOU CAN BUY A STAY AT THE JUPITER!

Give the gift of sweet, restful slumber at our original or brand new Jupiter NEXT hotels! Bonus, your keycard gets you discounts at many of the places listed above. Contact info@jupiterhotel.com for info about Gift Certificates at either location!

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