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“You can find something for everyone here!”

Portland Saturday Market
Ranked #17 of 445 things to do in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Operating since 1974 the Portland Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation. Located in Waterfront Park and Ankeny Plaza in Portland’s historic Old Town the Market is one of the most popular shopping destinations for local handcrafted goods. The Market offers a unique opportunity for customers to meet the artist as well as see one of a kind pieces created in the artist’s booth. Over 250 small businesses and individuals artists from across the NW region gather each week for the Saturday/Sunday event with live music and a plethora of exotic foods that will satisfy everyone’s appetite.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Lihue, Hawaii
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171 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“You can find something for everyone here!”
Reviewed April 23, 2013

It was an experience to walk through the saturday market. It is very large, on both sides of the street. You could spend hours there walking around and looking at all the crafts, vendors and enjoying all the different types of foods they have available. There are many of the same types of souvenir items from one booth to the next, so be sure to walk around first. I enjoyed people watching and listening to the entertainment that had available.

Visited September 2012
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Fremont, California
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“You'll Find It Here”
Reviewed April 22, 2013

My second trip to the Portland Saturday Market and I always find something there for me. So many great ideas and items to play with and buy. Most vendors are friendly and willing to strike up a conversation. Great way to spend Saturday Morning.

Visited April 2013
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Tualatin, Oregon
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70 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“One of the best markets around”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

At Portland Saturday Market, you can surely find any kind of gift to suit anyone's taste. What a wide variety of unique items! Browse your way from tent to tent, and you'll have a hard time making a decision. Good food choices as well from the many food vendors. It's also a great place to watch people and enjoy Waterfront Park. I would recommend taking the Max and avoiding parking.

Visited April 2013
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Something for everyone”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

A totally eclectic assortment of crafts, food and music. Never a dull moment. Great for people watching or finding a unique gift for someone.

Visited April 2013
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Mill Creek, Washington
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281 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2013

If you like outdoor markets, then this is a MUST SEE when in Portland. Lots of vendors selling their wares in two separate locations. Fun booths, good food & drink and great people watching.

Visited March 2013
Thank Gary2425
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