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The 15 Best Markets in Portland That We Locals Can’t Live Without

Want to know where the average Portlander gets their household stock? If it’s not at big box grocers, it’s the wide range of markets we have, actually! These are hosted every week or sometimes, every summer or winter season.

We don’t want you to end up in some scammy location while you’re here, so we’ve listed our fave markets all around town. Our staff’s picks are mostly farmers’ markets, but we also included indoor public markets as well as food markets to keep things unique.

Portland Farmers Market at PSU


Address: 1803 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201, United States

Contact details: +1 503-241-0032

Operating hours: Saturday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

If you’re buying goods during the summer, one of the best places to stop by is PSU Farmers Market. This year-round farmers market is open every Saturday inside – where else? – the campus of Portland State University (PSU).

The best thing about this market is that you can actually pay in so many ways – cash, cards, and even benefits. 

For instance, you can take advantage of your SNAP/Oregon Trail EBT. You can also join programs such as Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) and Oregon Farm Direct Nutrition Program to receive discounts and issued checks.

Just take note that the place can have as many as 10,000 shoppers on a good day. Fortunately, there are plenty of amenities you can use and there are Street-level ADA-accessible parking spaces surrounding the area. 

Portland Saturday Market


Address: 2 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204, United States

Contact details: +1 503-222-6072

Operating hours: Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Type of Market: Outdoor arts and crafts market

For those who love art, you definitely can’t miss the Portland Saturday Market. This market has been operating for 50 years as the largest, nationally recognized marketplace for arts and crafts. 

Here you can find the city’s biggest collection of handmade art, from specialized crafts to unique foods. The best part is that you get to support local businesses and get in the know with lesser-known local artists.

Getting here is super-easy as well via the MAX light rail train or TriMet bus – you even get a free ticket home when you buy items totaling $25! But if you’re driving, parking is validated for a $25 purchase if you park at SmartPark garage. 

Portland Flea + Food


Address: 240 SE Clay St, Portland, OR 97214, United States

Contact details: 

Operating hours: Sunday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Type of Market: Indoor public market

For the rainy days, bookmark Portland Flea + Food for your weekly getaways. This indoor market is where you can score some of the craziest vintage goods you’ll find in the city – think accessories, jewelry, home goods, and clothes.

Since the market also sells food, you won’t have a rough time spending an entire day here. There are about 80 vendors you can check out so you’re basically spoiled for choice whether you’re hungry or hunting for unique pieces.

The place also sells fresh produce. So, if you’re ever in need of a 3-in-1 shopping experience, you know where to go. 

Hollywood Farmers Market


Address: 4420 NE Hancock St, Portland, OR 97213, United States 

Contact details: +1 503-709-7403

Operating hours: Saturday: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

If you can’t get to Hollywood in LA, then this market in Hancock might just be a fun alternative. Here, you can discover over 50 local vendors for the best fresh produce, hot food, and other locally-made products. 

What’s interesting about this market is that it actually feels like a real event. It’s because the community is especially vibrant with live music and activities that the entire family can enjoy.

On top of that, the place is very dog-friendly, allowing your fur friends to come in between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. If you do have a service dog though, don’t worry – they’re welcome anytime!

Montavilla Farmers Market


Address: 7700 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215, United States

Contact details: +1 503-902-4858

Operating hours: Sunday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

Fun fact: this farmers market was actually a product of countless volunteers coming together to create a market for fresh, local food in the district. In 2007, they only had a mere 17 vendors but have continued to grow with thousands of shoppers coming in. 

Come here and you’ll find high-quality, local, healthy food. Plus, you get to support an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist marketplace – they house small businesses that sell hot food, food artisans, and baked goods (all made with local ingredients, of course!). 

OHSU Farmers Market


Address: 3266 SW Research Dr, Portland, OR 97239, United States

Contact details: +1 503-494-8792

Operating hours: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

OHSU Farmers Market is the way to go if you want a wide variety of produce that you can only snag during the summer season. This market is set up on the Oregon Health & Science University campus and usually takes place from June to September.

Apart from fresh produce, the market is also a great spot for those who want to try different sauces, baked goods, fresh-pressed juice, and jams. There are also several lunch vendors and crafters on site so you won’t run out of things to check out. 

While we encourage you to experience the market yourself, you can also try out their app to order and pick up goods. However, it’s only a 10-minute drive to the south of the city center, so you might just want to drop by!

Hillsdale Farmers’ Market


Address: 1405 S Vermont St, Portland, OR 97219, United States

Contact details: +1 503-475-6555

Operating hours: Sunday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

If you have a long shopping list, you might just do it all in one go at Hillsdale Farmers’ Market. This year-round market hosts over 50 local farmers and food artisans all over Oregon, so the options are almost limitless.

You can score all the best fruits and vegetables and even try various types of honey and bread. You may even find some amazing pre-arranged bouquets here and sweet treats for that special someone.

It’s pretty much easy to get here whether you’re Eastbound or Westbound (via bus, it’s a stop at SW Capitol Hwy and Sunset Blvd). Just take note that it’s on top of a hill so it’s rather windy – best to dress in comfy clothes!

Pine Street Market


Address: 126 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204, United States

Contact details: +1 971-347-3166

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Type of Market: Indoor food market

If you’re visiting Portland to enjoy local food, Pine Street Market is a fantastic way to start. It’s an indoor food market so you don’t have to melt in the scorching heat to enjoy a good meal. Plus, it’s located in the historic Carriage and Baggage Building!

The place is a bit hidden away but it’s worth the stop for local beers, cultural comfort foods, and delicious donuts. The best part is that there are options that are vegan-friendly, so dietary restrictions won’t hold you back.

Pro tip: if you’re travelling as a group, don’t be afraid to order different dishes each. That way, everyone can find something they like and you can still hang out together in the eating area, with great music blasting through the speakers

Second Sundays Market 


Address: 1005 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214

Type of Market: Open air market 

Despite being relatively new to the scene, Second Sundays Market is definitely uniquely Portland. Located outdoors at Urbanite PDX, it’s a great way to discover small businesses that offer everything from food to vintage treasures.

The best thing about this place is that it’s actually a rotating market. This means that every month, the market chooses 45 unique vendors to ensure shoppers always have something new to see (and that the picks are always fresh!). 

On top of that, the area has amazing live music, so you can simply chill outside with your friends with drinks in your hands. Since the community here is friendly, it’s actually a wonderful place to engage and meet vendors around the town. 

People’s Food Co-op


Address: 3029 SE 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97202, United States 

Contact details: +1 503-232-9051 

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM 

Type of Market: Farmers Market

People’s Market is Portland’s longest-running year-round market that was established in 1994. And with that kind of history, you pretty much get everything you need in one go – from artisan foods to handmade crafts. 

What’s great is that they have plenty of bulk items in store including grain, beans, pastas and spices. They also have home goods that you can buy in big volumes such as soap and cleaning supplies.

And if shopping isn’t on your mind yet, you can simply drop by for the live music. There are also plenty of educational events and cooking demos that you can check out – just make sure to stay updated with their weekly calendar!

King Farmers Market


Address: NE Wygant St &, NE 7th Ave, Portland, OR 97211, United States

Contact details: +1 503-241-0032 

Operating hours: Sunday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

This family-friendly spot features 30 farmers and food artisans that sell freshly grown and harvested fruits and vegetables. And while the market is a fantastic place for household ingredients, it’s also a great spot for fantastic eats.

In general, you’ll find plenty of breakfast and lunch options, offering baked goods, and specialty foods. You can even enjoy your food in front of live music to really get that tight-knit community experience. 

But if there’s one thing you can’t miss, it’s definitely the food carts and trucks where you can sample local eats. If you feel hungry for sweets you can try crepes, but if you’re more into staple options, the fried foods are a great choice too. 

South Waterfront Farmers Market


Address: 3508 S Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97239, United States

Contact details: +1 503-972-3289 

Operating hours: Thursday: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

South Waterfront Farmers Market may be small but it has just about everything you need in a market. There are even stands that you won’t find in other markets such as keifer water, granola, and pistachio butter.

The entire place is also pet-friendly as long as you keep them on a 4-foot lead. That’s because the place can be a little too crowded and we don’t want people tripping on leashes, right?

Just a quick tip – parking here can be difficult even on relatively chill hours. We highly encourage commuting to the place instead or simply opt for this location if it’s just a couple of minutes away from you. 

Fubonn Shopping Center


Address: 2850 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266, United States

Contact details: +1 503-517-8877

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Type of Market: Indoor market/shopping center

When it comes to Asian food and ingredients, Fubonn is the only place to go. The market has a vast variety of produce, as well as high-quality meat and deli. And of course, you can’t miss the range of spices made for Vietnamese, Chinese, and Filipino dishes.

Apart from these goods, you can also score amazing eats at this center. You can try anything from Asian street food to gourmet cuisine (our personal faves were the hot pot and BBQ).

And of course, you can’t miss the iced bubble milk tea just around the corner. Plus, since the place is an indoor shopping center, you can relax at any of the massage spots inside or shop for Asian gifts and fashion items. 

Portland Farmers Market at Shemanski Park


Address: 1010 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205, United States 

Contact details: +1 503-241-0032

Operating hours: Wednesday: 1:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

Being close to the city center, this farmers market at Shemanski Park is easy to come and visit.

And even with the bustle surrounding the area, it still feels calm and colorful – thanks to the flowers being sold in some stands!

Like most markets, you’ll see plenty of fruits and vegetables here. But there are also fun finds such as pastry, salami and nuts. If you ever get hungry, there’s a handful of cooked food vendors nearby (you can enjoy your meal on the benches in the park).

Pro tip – if you end up coming late at closing time, you might just score a good deal as the vendors are simply packing up. Just do if you’re genuinely out of time though – we still want to support the community!

Irvington Farmers Market


Address: 1710 NE 16th Ave, Portland, OR 97212, United States

Operating hours: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Type of Market: Farmers Market

Irvington Farmers Market has everything you expect from a Portland market. Apart from the usual produce, it’s also a great spot to enjoy amazing local food that truly shows what Hudson Valley has to offer.

But actually, it’s the experience that might draw you to this place. With local bands providing live music and cooking lessons on scheduled dates, there’s always something to look forward to. You can even attend a talk from a guest speaker if that’s your vibe! 

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